Research Articles
An Integrated High Power Self-Equalized Battery Charger Using a Voltage Multiplier and Phase-Shifted Full-Bridge DC-DC Converter for Lithium-Ion Batteries
An Integrated High Power Self-Equalized Battery Charger Using a Voltage Multiplier and Phase-Shifted Full-Bridge DC-DC Converter for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Mohsen Feizi; Reza Beiranvand; Mahdi Daneshfar

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 141-155

http://dx.doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.34921.1290

Abstract
  Conventional energy storage systems (ESSs) such as super-capacitors and lithium-ion batteries require voltage equalization systems to eliminate voltage imbalances, and bidirectional ...  Read More
Research Articles
Multi channels sEMG-based joint angles estimation of lower limbs utilizing bidirectional recurrent neural network
Multi channels sEMG-based joint angles estimation of lower limbs utilizing bidirectional recurrent neural network

Rohollah Hasanzadeh Fereydooni; Hassan Siahkali; Heidar Ali Shayanfar; Amir Hooshang Mazinan

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 157-165

http://dx.doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.33929.1263

Abstract
  Nowadays, rehabilitative robots that have received more attention in the field of rehabilitation can help patients in the rehabilitation training and reduce therapist workload. This ...  Read More
Research Articles
PWM Control Methods Based on Mathematical Equations for Z-Source Inverters
PWM Control Methods Based on Mathematical Equations for Z-Source Inverters

Taher Ahmadzadeh; Ebrahim Babaei; Mehran Sabahi; Taher Abedinzadeh

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 167-179

http://dx.doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.34508.1279

Abstract
  < p>In power converters, the total harmonic distortion (THD) can be decreased by using two strategies which are filtering and controlling methods. The filtering strategy is indeed ...  Read More
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RF source localization using obstacles map and reflections
RF source localization using obstacles map and reflections

Saeid Haidari; Hadi Moradi; Seyyed.M.M Dehghan

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 181-190

http://dx.doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2021.36257.1315

Abstract
  In this paper, RF source localization in non-line of sight condition, using map of the obstacles is proposed. Received signal strength indicator (RSSI) and angle of arrival (AOA) measurements ...  Read More
Research Articles
Multi-objective ORPD Considering Different Load Models for Active Distribution Networks
Multi-objective ORPD Considering Different Load Models for Active Distribution Networks

Saman Hosseini-Hemati; Shahram Karimi; Gholam Hossein Sheisi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 191-210

http://dx.doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.33855.1261

Abstract
  Secure and economical operation of distribution networks needs the management of reactive power resources. Optimal Reactive Power Dispatch (ORPD) optimally manages the reactive power ...  Read More
Research Articles
Soft Sensor Development for Monitoring ASTM-D86 Index: Effect of Feed Flow Rate Change
Soft Sensor Development for Monitoring ASTM-D86 Index: Effect of Feed Flow Rate Change

Bahareh Bidar; Mir Mohammad Khalilipour; Farhad Shahraki; Jafar Sadeghi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 211-220

http://dx.doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.34314.1275

Abstract
  The changes in the crude oil flow rate to an atmospheric distillation unit can influence the quality of the products. This paper presents a modification method for soft sensing model ...  Read More
Research Articles
Woodpecker Mating Algorithm for Optimal Economic Load Dispatch in a Power System with Conventional Generators
Woodpecker Mating Algorithm for Optimal Economic Load Dispatch in a Power System with Conventional Generators

Morteza Karimzadeh Parizi; Farshid Keynia; Amid Khatibi Bardsiri

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 221-234

http://dx.doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.35116.1296

Abstract
  The Economic Dispatch (ED) is one of the most important optimization problems in power systems the ultimate goal of the ED is to minimize the cost of operations in a power generation. ...  Read More
Research Articles
Optimal Design of a Brushless DC Motor Aiming at Decreasing Cogging Torque
Optimal Design of a Brushless DC Motor Aiming at Decreasing Cogging Torque

Mina Salarian; Milad Niaz Azari; Mostafa Haji aghai

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 235-244

http://dx.doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.35118.1297

Abstract
  One of the important issues in designing high-performance brushless direct current (BLDC) motors is reducing the cogging torque since it results in mechanical vibration, audible noises, ...  Read More
Research Articles
Efficient Networked Microgrid Management Considering Plug-in Electric Vehicles and Storage Units
Efficient Networked Microgrid Management Considering Plug-in Electric Vehicles and Storage Units

Mahdi Vosoogh; Masoud Rashidinejad; Amir Abdollahi; Morteza Ghaseminezhad

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 245-255

http://dx.doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.35847.1306

Abstract
  This article addresses the optimal energy management and operation of networked microgrids considering different types of dispatchable units like fuelcell and microturbine and nondispatchable ...  Read More
Research Articles
An Improved Sliding Mode Controller for DC/DC Boost Converters Used in EV Battery Chargers with Robustness against the Input Voltage Variations
An Improved Sliding Mode Controller for DC/DC Boost Converters Used in EV Battery Chargers with Robustness against the Input Voltage Variations

Gholamreza Mohebalizadeh; Hasan Alipour; Leila Mohammadian; Mehran Sabahi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2021, Pages 257-266

http://dx.doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.34462.1278

Abstract
  Abstract- An Electric Vehicle Battery Charger (EVBC) faces serious challenges as continuous charging voltage ripple, charging speed, input voltage level variations, and its ability ...  Read More