1. Tuning of Fuzzy Logic Controller Using an Improved Black Hole Algorithm for Maximizing Power Capture of Ocean Wave Energy Converters

Reihane Kardehi Moghaddam; Mohamad Jalali; Naser Pariz

Volume 09, Issue 01 , Winter 2020, Pages 1-11

  Seas and oceans are the most important sources of renewable energy in the world. The main purpose of this paper is to use an appropriate control strategy to improve the performance of point absorbers. In this scheme, considering the high uncertainty in the parameters of the power take-off system in different ...  Read More

2. Locating, Sizing, and Optimal Planning of the Distribution Substations Using Vanadium Flow Battery Storage to Improve the Efficiency of the Power Distribution Network

Ebadollah Amouzad Mahdiraji; Mojtaba Sedghi Amiri

Volume 09, Issue 01 , Winter 2020, Pages 13-21

  In power grids, there must always be a balance between energy production and consumption. Due to the variable nature of consumers, energy production should also be subject to these changes. Electricity storage is one of the most important issues in the electricity industry, which can generate many ancillary ...  Read More

3. Optimal Modelling for Decision Making of Electricity Retailer in Power Market Contracts by Considering Demand Side Management Programs

Kourosh Apornak; Soodabeh Soleymani; Faramarz Faghihi; Babak Mozafari

Volume 09, Issue 01 , Winter 2020, Pages 23-32

  The growth and expansion of economic concepts in the power system is increasing in last years. Energy economists have considered the optimal decision-making of electricity market retailers in recent years. In this paper, a demand response program based model is pro-posed in order to make the optimal ...  Read More

4. Evolutionary QCA Fault-Tolerant Reversible Full Adder

Seyed Amir Hossein Foroutan; Reza Sabbaghi-Nadooshan; Majid Mohammadi; Mohammad Bagher Tavakoli

Volume 09, Issue 01 , Winter 2020, Pages 33-39

  Today, the use of CMOS technology for the manufacture of electronic ICs has faced many limitations. Many alternatives to CMOS technology are offered and made every day. Quantum-dot cellular automata (QCA) is one of the most widely used. QCA gates and circuits have many advantages including small size, ...  Read More

5. Determining the Optimal Location and Amount of Distributed Generation Sources in an Unbalanced Radial Distribution Grid

Abbas Seif

Volume 09, Issue 01 , Winter 2020, Pages 41-46

  Optimal placement of scattered generator sources in the main and secondary feeders of radial grid reduces energy losses, releases the capacity of existing feeders and improves the existing voltage profile. In this project determine the location and suitable for the production of production resources ...  Read More

6. Investigating and Improving the Effect of Distributed Generation on Reliability in Wind Systems by ARMA Method

Omid Feizollahzade

Volume 09, Issue 01 , Winter 2020, Pages 47-53

  The increasing development of the use of new energies has led to the widespread use of power electronics, so that electronic power converters play an important role in extracting power from renewable sources. Power electronics can convert raw energy produced from new energy into the desired power with ...  Read More