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On-board microgrids for the More Electric Aircraft: technology review (2018)
Journal Article
Giampaolo, B., Serhiy, B., Marco, L., Patrick, W., & Kamal, A. (2018). On-board microgrids for the More Electric Aircraft: technology review. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, doi:10.1109/TIE.2018.2881951

This paper presents an overview of technology related to on-board microgrids for the More Electric Aircraft. All aircraft use an isolated system, where security of supply and power density represent the main requirements. Different distribution syste... Read More

Variable voltage bus concept for aircraft electrical power system (2018)
Journal Article
Yeoh, S. S., Rashed, M., Sanders, M., & Bozhko, S. (2018). Variable voltage bus concept for aircraft electrical power system. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, doi:10.1109/tie.2018.2883276

The paper deals with the innovative concept of "variable voltage" bus concept for future more-electric aircraft platforms. Using new functionalities and opportunities offered by innovative sources actively controlled by power electronics, there is an... Read More

Experimental study of power exchange using a twin spool engine emulator (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Enalou, H. B., Rashed, M., Kulsangcharoen, P., Chowdhury, S., & Bozhko, S. (2018). Experimental study of power exchange using a twin spool engine emulator

The More Electric Aircraft (MEA) nad , with electrical machines on both HP and LP shafts and the advancements in power electronics, makes it possible to transfer power electrically from one spool to another. Preliminary results have shown considerabl... Read More

Generator overload reduction using smart power management (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Sagnolo, C., Sumsurooah, S., Hill, C., & Bozhko, S. (2018). Generator overload reduction using smart power management. In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Electrical Systems for Aircraft, Railway, Ship Propulsion and Road Vehicles & International Transportation Electrification Conference (ESARS-ITEC)

Weight reduction is a key driver in the aerospace sector. Every kilogram of weight reduction has significant benefits over the aircraft’s life cycle. This paper introduces a smart power management technique which is able to reduce the overload on the... Read More

Modulation limit based control strategy for more electric aircraft generator system (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Shen Yeoh, S., Rashed, M., & Bozhko, S. (in press). Modulation limit based control strategy for more electric aircraft generator system. In N/A

Vector based control strategies have been extensively employed for drive systems, and in recent times to the More Electric Aircraft (MEA) generator based systems. The control schemes should maintain the bus voltage and adhere to the generator system... Read More

Potential improvements in turbofan idle steady state and transient performance (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Enalou, H. B., Rashed, M., & Bozhko, S. (in press). Potential improvements in turbofan idle steady state and transient performance

Once the engine is designed, imbalanced air massflow between LP and HP compressors at low speed settings is inevitable which enforces implementing of bleeding. However, by emerging More Electric Aircraft (MEA) with electrical machines on both HP and... Read More

Variable DC bus voltage control scheme for the more electric aircraft power generation system (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Shen Yeoh, S., Rashed, M., Bozhko, S., & Sanders, M. (in press). Variable DC bus voltage control scheme for the more electric aircraft power generation system. In N/A

This paper aims to introduce a control scheme that offers variable voltage control for more electric aircraft electrical power systems. This control scheme allows increased power intake to the loads by variation of the bus voltage in addition to othe... Read More

Concept of experimental research for electrical vehicle electromechanical systems with hybrid energy storages (2018)
Journal Article
Peresada, S., Kovbasa, S., Nikonenko, Y., & Bozhko, S. (2018). Concept of experimental research for electrical vehicle electromechanical systems with hybrid energy storages. 00 Journal not listed, 2018(5), 57-60. doi:10.15407/techned2018.05.057

In this paper, the concept of experimental investigations of electric vehicles electromechanical systems with hybrid energy storages is designed. Hybrid energy storage system is based on accumulators and super capacitors.... Read More

Development of aircraft electric starter-generator system based-on active rectification technology (2018)
Journal Article
Bozhko, S., Yang, T., Le Peuvedic, J., Arumugam, P., Degano, M., La Rocca, A., …Wheeler, P. (2018). Development of aircraft electric starter-generator system based-on active rectification technology. IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification, doi:10.1109/TTE.2018.2863031

More-electric aircraft (MEA) has become a dominant trend for modern aircraft. On-board MEA, many functions, which are conventionally driven by pneumatic and hydraulic power, are replaced with electrical subsystems. Starting aircraft engines with an e... Read More

Comparative study of back EMF based sensorless control methods for dual three-phase PMSM (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Fan, L., Yang, T., Rashed, M., & Bozhko, S. (in press). Comparative study of back EMF based sensorless control methods for dual three-phase PMSM

Multiphase electrical machines have gained increased attentions recently due to its fault tolerance capability which is of great importance for more-electric aircraft application. This paper studies sensorless control of a high-speed dual three-phase... Read More

Direct vector control of induction motors based on rotor resistance-invariant rotor flux observer (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Bozhko, S., Kovbasa, S., Nikonenko, Y., & Peresada, S. (in press). Direct vector control of induction motors based on rotor resistance-invariant rotor flux observer. In NA

A novel speed-flux tracking controller for induction motors has been developed and experimentally verified. Direct rotor flux field oriented controller is designed for current-fed induction motor model on the base of full order hybrid continuous time... Read More

Control system design and the power management of MEFADEC assembled on More-Electric Aircraft (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Yin, M., Bozhko, S., Yao, T., & You, C. (in press). Control system design and the power management of MEFADEC assembled on More-Electric Aircraft

This paper deals with a novel control system design of More Electric Full Authorized Digital Electronic Control (MEFADEC) on the more electric aircraft. On the base of the analysis of the power management of MEFADEC system, the power of the more elec... Read More

A twin spool engine emulator for the study of power exchange idea (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Enalou, H. B., Rashed, M., Kulsangcharoen, P., Chowdhury, S., & Bozhko, S. (in press). A twin spool engine emulator for the study of power exchange idea

The More Electric Aircraft (MEA) engine, with electrical machines on both HP and LP shafts, makes it possible to transfer power electrically from one spool to another. Preliminary results have shown considerable improvement in turbofan performance in... Read More

A review of torque ripple minimization techniques in Switched Reluctance Machine (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Velmurugan, G., Bozhko, S., & Yang, T. (in press). A review of torque ripple minimization techniques in Switched Reluctance Machine

Torque ripple is a major problem in Switched Reluctance Machine (SRM). Despite the high torque ripple and vibration, SRM has many advantages over many other machines. In this paper, the torque ripple minimization control techniques commonly used are... Read More

An enhanced power generation centre for more electric aircraft applications (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Lang, X., Yang, T., Enalou, H. B., Bozhko, S., & Wheeler, P. (in press). An enhanced power generation centre for more electric aircraft applications

The more-electric aircraft (MEA) concept has become a major trend due to its multiple advantages. Many functions which are conventionally driven by pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical power systems are replaced by electrical ones onboard MEA. This re... Read More