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Optimal integration of renewable distributed generation using the whale optimization algorithm for techno-economic analysis (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Settoul, S., Chenni, R., Zellagui, M., & Nouri, H. (2020). Optimal integration of renewable distributed generation using the whale optimization algorithm for techno-economic analysis

A new method for optimal integration of renewable energy sources based on photovoltaic solar panels and wind turbines in the distribution network is presented with the objective of reducing the Active Power Loss (APL) index, to improve the Total Volt... Read More about Optimal integration of renewable distributed generation using the whale optimization algorithm for techno-economic analysis.

Circuit modelling by difference equation: Pedagogical advantages and perspectives (2020)
Journal Article
Salehizadeh, M. R., & Nouri, H. (2020). Circuit modelling by difference equation: Pedagogical advantages and perspectives. Mathematical Modelling of Engineering Problems, 7(1), 26-30. https://doi.org/10.18280/mmep.070104

Circuit theory is a cornerstone course in electrical engineering and control majors in ordinary universities and colleges throughout the world. This course covers fundamental principles and analysis methods of basic circuits commonly employed in the... Read More about Circuit modelling by difference equation: Pedagogical advantages and perspectives.

Mixed-integer quadratic constrained programming versus quadratic programming methods for distribution network reconfiguration (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Lahdeb, M., Tami, Y., Sebaa, K., Laacose, M. L., & Nouri, H. (2020). Mixed-integer quadratic constrained programming versus quadratic programming methods for distribution network reconfiguration. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICAEE47123.2019.9015181

This paper will examine the solution of the minimum loss reconfiguration problem of distribution networks that determine the optimal switches, by means of a mixed-integer quadratically-constrained programming (MIQCP) model The proposed MIQCP model is... Read More about Mixed-integer quadratic constrained programming versus quadratic programming methods for distribution network reconfiguration.

U -Model-Based Finite-Time Control for Nonlinear Valve-Controlled Hydraulic Servosystem (2020)
Journal Article
Yan, H., Li, J., Nouri, H., & Xu, L. (2020). U -Model-Based Finite-Time Control for Nonlinear Valve-Controlled Hydraulic Servosystem. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2020, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/7083639

© 2020 Hao Yan et al. Valve-controlled servosystems are widely used in dynamic tracking, but, not properly studied, nonlinearity, perturbation of internal parameters, and external disturbance have significant impacts on the control performance and ch... Read More about U -Model-Based Finite-Time Control for Nonlinear Valve-Controlled Hydraulic Servosystem.

Cross‐entropy method for distribution power systems reconfiguration (2019)
Journal Article
Sebaa, K., Nouri, H., & Gelen, A. (2019). Cross‐entropy method for distribution power systems reconfiguration. Engineering Reports, 1(3), https://doi.org/10.1002/eng2.12052

Cross-entropy (CE) is a powerful simulation method for the solution of continuous and combinatory optimization problems. The work presented here utilizes the CE method for the optimal topology of distribution power systems (DPSs). The optimal network... Read More about Cross‐entropy method for distribution power systems reconfiguration.

Induced voltages in metallic pipelines due to lightning strikes to nearby power lines (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Nouri, H., Șteț, D., Czumbil, L., & Micu, D. D. (2019, September). Induced voltages in metallic pipelines due to lightning strikes to nearby power lines. Paper presented at European EMTP-ATP Conference, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Installing pipelines in energy utility corridors containing high-voltage AC transmission lines subjects the pipelines to induced AC voltages which is a real and serious problem which can place both operator safety and pipeline integrity at risk. In c... Read More about Induced voltages in metallic pipelines due to lightning strikes to nearby power lines.

New studies on network frequency responses considering dynamic loads (2019)
Journal Article
Nouri, H. (2019). New studies on network frequency responses considering dynamic loads. International Journal of Applied Power Engineering, 8(3), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.11591/ijape.v8.i3.pp%2525p

The dynamic model construction of transmission network components that include generator buses, load buses and power branches, within MATLAB-Simulink environment is presented. The degree of frequency deviation of buses when the power of motor loads a... Read More about New studies on network frequency responses considering dynamic loads.

Bi-objective optimization model for optimal placement of thyristor-controlled series compensator devices (2019)
Journal Article
Nouri, H., Salehizadeh, M. R., Koohbijari, M. A., Taşcıkaraoğlu, A., Erdinç, O., & Catalão, J. P. S. (2019). Bi-objective optimization model for optimal placement of thyristor-controlled series compensator devices. Energies, 12(13), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.3390/en12132601

Exposure to extreme weather conditions increases power systems’ vulnerability in front of high impact, low probability contingency occurrence. In the post-restructuring years, due to the increasing demand for energy, competition between electricity m... Read More about Bi-objective optimization model for optimal placement of thyristor-controlled series compensator devices.

Optimal distribution power system reconfiguration using Genetics Algorithms and Branch exchange method (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Nouri, H. (2018, October). Optimal distribution power system reconfiguration using Genetics Algorithms and Branch exchange method. Paper presented at CISTEM2018

This paper uses Genetic Algorithms (GAs) and the branch exchange method to solve the optimal reconfiguration in radial distribution systems subject to power loss reduction that determine the optimal switches. The GA is a relatively powerful intellige... Read More about Optimal distribution power system reconfiguration using Genetics Algorithms and Branch exchange method.

Modeling dynamic frequency control with power reserve limitations (2018)
Journal Article
Nouri, H. (2018). Modeling dynamic frequency control with power reserve limitations

The frequency variation of a power system depends on the relationship between power generation and consumption. Increase in loads, losses or inclusion of renewable energies will lead to inaccurate controllability of the network frequency, which is th... Read More about Modeling dynamic frequency control with power reserve limitations.

Improved water pumping station supply systems (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Nouri, H. (2018, September). Improved water pumping station supply systems. Paper presented at Universities Power Engineering

The electrical grid experiences high demand during peak energy times (Triads) and so financial penalty charges are applied to discourage large industrial consumers. Onsite power generation through employment of gas engines mitigated during ‘Triad’ pe... Read More about Improved water pumping station supply systems.

Effects of high frequency modeling & grounding system parameters on transient recovery voltage across vacuum circuit breakers for capacitor switching in wind power plants (2018)
Journal Article
Nouri, H. (2019). Effects of high frequency modeling & grounding system parameters on transient recovery voltage across vacuum circuit breakers for capacitor switching in wind power plants. International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 104, 159-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijepes.2018.06.046

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd This paper investigates the transient recovery voltages across vacuum circuit breakers used for the switching shunt capacitor bank in wind power plants, which are connected to the power system. Consideration has been given to high... Read More about Effects of high frequency modeling & grounding system parameters on transient recovery voltage across vacuum circuit breakers for capacitor switching in wind power plants.

Arc-to-glow transition approach for practical use in DC low-power, low-voltage electric grids (2018)
Journal Article
Nouri, H. (2018). Arc-to-glow transition approach for practical use in DC low-power, low-voltage electric grids. IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology, 8(6), 932-938. https://doi.org/10.1109/TCPMT.2018.2791480

© 2018 IEEE. This paper presents and discusses results of analysis from investigations of arc-to-glow transformation phenomenon at contact opening, under dc low-energy (≤ 10 J) and low-voltage (≤250 V) inductive loads. Dependence of the duration of a... Read More about Arc-to-glow transition approach for practical use in DC low-power, low-voltage electric grids.

PID controller design for a novel multi-input multi-output boost converter hub (2018)
Journal Article
Nouri, H. (2018). PID controller design for a novel multi-input multi-output boost converter hub

This paper reports on the design, control, and modeling of a novel multi-input multi-output boost converter topology. The converter hub can integrate renewable energy sources such as wind turbines, photovoltaic arrays, and fuel cells for the provisio... Read More about PID controller design for a novel multi-input multi-output boost converter hub.

An approach for solving an inverse spherical two-phase Stefan problem arising in modeling of electric contact phenomena (2017)
Journal Article
Nouri, H. (2018). An approach for solving an inverse spherical two-phase Stefan problem arising in modeling of electric contact phenomena. Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 41(2), 850-859. https://doi.org/10.1002/mma.4649

In this paper, amodel problem that can be used for mathematical modeling and investigation of arc phenomena in electrical contacts is considered. An analytical approach for the solution of a two-phase inverse spherical Stefan problem where along with... Read More about An approach for solving an inverse spherical two-phase Stefan problem arising in modeling of electric contact phenomena.

Voltages state estimator algorithm of multi-cells converter using sliding mode (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Nouri, H. (2017, August). Voltages state estimator algorithm of multi-cells converter using sliding mode

This paper deals with the development of strategies of observer and controller which allows the balancing in a close loop of the floating voltages of a multi-cellular converter. More specifically, a sliding mode control algorithm and observer is desi... Read More about Voltages state estimator algorithm of multi-cells converter using sliding mode.

Coverage optimization of UK renewable energy sources: GA based approach (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Nouri, H. (2017, August). Coverage optimization of UK renewable energy sources: GA based approach

Worldwide demand for energy continues to grow each year, while at the same time, concerns about climate change are leading to stricter emissions regulations. Renewable energy sources and distributed generation will play an increasing role in current... Read More about Coverage optimization of UK renewable energy sources: GA based approach.

Evaluation of road traffic energy harvesting using piezoelectricity (2017)
Journal Article
Nouri, H. (2017). Evaluation of road traffic energy harvesting using piezoelectricity. https://doi.org/10.18488/journal.77.2017.31.17.23

In modern day society, cleaner, more sustainable forms of electrical power are needed to keep costs lower and to ensure a healthier environment for future generations. The use of piezoelectric devices installed within a road would enable the capturin... Read More about Evaluation of road traffic energy harvesting using piezoelectricity.

Load flow analysis in a 110/20 kV Romanian substation (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Nouri, H., & Czumbil, L. (2017, June). Load flow analysis in a 110/20 kV Romanian substation. Paper presented at The 7th International Conference on Modern Power Systems (MPS 2017)

The paper performs a load analysis in a Romanian substation. To respond to the increasing energy demand, consumption relocation and to reduce internal losses the substation has been recently retrofitted replacing old IO type circuit breakers with new... Read More about Load flow analysis in a 110/20 kV Romanian substation.

Design, control and modelling of a novel multi-input multi-output boost converter hub (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Nouri, H. (2017, May). Design, control and modelling of a novel multi-input multi-output boost converter hub. Paper presented at 10th Jordian Electrical & Electronic Conference

This paper reports on the design, control and modelling of a novel Multi-Input Multi-Output Boost Converter topology. The converter hub can integrate renewable energy sources such as wind turbines, photovoltaic arrays, fuel cells, etc. for provision... Read More about Design, control and modelling of a novel multi-input multi-output boost converter hub.


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