2008 and earlier

2008

Journal Papers:

[1] S. Guha and N.C. Kar, “Saturation Modeling and Stability Analysis of Synchronous Reluctance Generator,” IEEE Trans. on Energy Conversion, Vol.23, No.3, September, 2008.

[2] H. Jabr and N.C. Kar, “Leakage Flux Saturation Effects on the Transient Performance of Wound-Rotor Induction Motor,” Journal of Electric Power Systems Research, Vol.78, No.7, pp.1280-1289, 2008.

[3] R. Mazhar, H. Tashakori and N.C. Kar, “Performance Analysis of a Synchronous Generator under Loss-of-Excitation,” Journal of International Review of Electrical Engineering, April, 2008.

Conference Papers:

[1] A.M. El-Serafi and N.C. Kar, “Effect of Voltage Sag Duration on the Air-Gap Magnetic Flux Patterns and Peak Electromagnetic Torques in Saturated Synchronous Motors,” Proc. of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Portugal, September.

[2] K. Hafiz, G. Nanda and N.C. Kar, “Comparative Performance Analysis of Aluminum Rotor and Copper Rotor SEIG Considering Skin Effect,” Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Portugal, September.

[3] F. Ghousia and N.C. Kar, “Investigation of Electromagnetic Force Using Tunable Volume Integration Method in a Switched Reluctance Motor,” Proc. of the 2008 International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Electric Machines, Converters and Systems, Quebec, June.

[4] M. Khan and N.C. Kar, “Speed Tracking Performance of Fuzzy-Based Vector Controlled Induction Motor Drives for Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” Proc. of the 2008 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, May.

[5] S. Rana and N.C. Kar, “Steady-State Analysis of Self-Excited Synchronous Reluctance Generators,” Proc. of the 2008 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, May.

[6] K. Hafiz, G. Nanda and N.C. Kar, “Skin Effect Modeling of Self-Excited Induction Generator in Wind Power Application,” Proc. of the 2008 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, May.

 

2007

Journal Papers:

[1] N.C. Kar and R.E. Janzen, “Induction Motor Drive for Electric Vehicles, with Efficiency- and Overload-Augmented PI Control,” Accepted for publication in the Journal of Electric Power Components and Systems.

[2] K. Hafiz, F. Farran, H. Allawaha, M. Ayub, M. El-Chafei and N.C. Kar, “Auxiliary Power Unit for Truck Idling Reduction, International Journal of Environmental Studies,” Vol.64, No.4, pp.433-443, 2007.

[3] H. Jabr and N.C. Kar, “Effects of Main and Leakage Flux Saturation on the Transient Performances of Doubly-Fed Wind Driven Induction Generator,” Journal of Electric Power Systems Research, Vol.77, No.8, pp.1019-1027, 2007.

Conference Papers:

[1] H. Jabr and N.C. Kar, “Neuro-Fuzzy Vector Control for Doubly-Fed Wind Driven Induction Generator,” Proc. of the 2007 IEEE Electrical Power Conference, Montreal, October.

[2] M. Khan and N.C. Kar, “Performance Analysis of Fuzzy-Based Indirect Field Oriented Control of Induction Motor Drives for Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” Proc. of the 2007 Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Conference, Winnipeg, November.

[3] S. Ali and N.C. Kar, “An Energy Based Model for Optimization of Motor Runtime in Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” Proc. of the 2007 Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Conference, Winnipeg, November.

[4] H. Jabr and N.C. Kar, “Starting Performance of Saturated Induction Motors,” Proc. of the 2007 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Florida, June.

[5] F. Ghousia and N.C. Kar, “Performance Analysis of an 8/6 Switched Reluctance Machine Using Finite-Element Method,” Proc. of the 2007 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Florida, June.

[6] S. Najafi and N.C. Kar, “Effect of Short-Circuit Voltage Profile on the Transient Performance of Saturated Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors,” Proc. of the 2007 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Florida, June.

[7] N.C. Kar and A.M. El-Serafi, “Measurement of the Saturation Characteristics in the Quadrature Axis of Synchronous Machines,” Proc. of the 2007 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Florida, June.

 

2006

Journal Papers:

[1] N.C. Kar and A.M. El-Serafi, “Measurement of the Saturation Characteristics in the Quadrature Axis of Synchronous Machines,” IEEE Trans. on Energy Conversion, Vol.21, No.3, pp.690-698, 2006.

[2] H. Jabr and N.C. Kar, “Fuzzy Logic Based Vector Control of a Doubly-Fed Induction Generator in Wind Power Application,” Journal of Wind Engineering, Vol.30, No.3, pp.201-223, 2006.

Conference Papers:

[1] A.M. El-Serafi and N.C. Kar, “Effect of Voltage Swells on the Transient Performance of Saturated Synchronous Motors,” Proc. of the 2006 International Conference on Electrical Machines, Greece, September.

[2] R. Janzen and N.C. Kar, “Efficiency Improvements from an Electric Vehicle Induction Motor Drive, with Augmentations to a PI Control,” Proc. of the 2006 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ottawa, May.

[3] G. Nanda and N.C. Kar, “A Survey and Comparison of Characteristics of Motor Drives Used in Electric Vehicles,” Proc. of the 2006 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ottawa, May.

[4] H. Jabr and N.C. Kar, “Fuzzy Gain Tuner for Vector Control of Doubly-Fed Wind Driven Induction Generator,” Proc. of the 2006 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ottawa, May.

[5] S. Guha and N.C. Kar, “A New Method of Modeling Magnetic Saturation in Electrical Machines,” Proc. of the 2006 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ottawa, May.

[6] S. Najafi and N.C. Kar, “Impact of Saturation on Transient Behavior of Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors,” Proc. of the 2006 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ottawa, May.

[7] N.C. Kar and A.M. El-Serafi, “Effect of Voltage Sags on the Transient Performance of Saturated Synchronous Motors,” Proc. of the 2006 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Ottawa, May.

 

2005

Journal Papers:

[1] S. Guha, H. Jabr and N.C. Kar, “Status of and Prospect for Wind Power Generation in Canada,” Journal of Wind Engineering, Vol.29, No.3, pp.253-270, 2005.

[2] A.M. El-Serafi and N.C. Kar, “Methods for Determining the Intermediate-Axis Saturation Characteristics of Salient-Pole Synchronous Machines from the Measured d-Axis Characteristics,” IEEE Trans. on Energy Conversion, Vol.20, No. 1, pp.88-97, 2005.

Conference Papers:

[1] N.C. Kar and H. Jabr, “A Novel PI Gain Scheduler for a Vector Controlled Doubly-Fed Wind Driven Induction Generator,” Proc. of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, China, September.

[2] N.C. Kar and A.M. El-Serafi, “Effect of the Main Flux Saturation on the Transient Short-Circuit Performance of Synchronous Machines,” Proc. of the 2005 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Saskatoon, May.

[3] H. Jabr and N.C. Kar, “Adaptive Vector Control for Slip Energy Recovery in Doubly-Fed Wind Driven Induction Generator,” Proc. of the 2005 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Saskatoon, May.

[4] S. Guha and N.C. Kar, “A Linearized Model of Saturated Self-Excited Synchronous Reluctance Generator,” Proc. of the 2005 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Saskatoon, May.

 

2004

Conference Papers:

[1] N.C. Kar, “Effect of the Cross-Magnetizing Phenomenon on the Transient Stability Analysis of Saturated Synchronous Machines,” Proc. of the 2004 International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, South Korea, November.

[2] N.C. Kar and A.M. El-Serafi, “Effect of the Cross-Magnetizing Phenomenon on the Steady-State Performance of Saturated Synchronous Motors,” Proc. of the 2004 International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, South Korea, November.

[3] B. Elahipanah, N. Bayan and N.C. Kar, “A New Approach to Correlate Synchronous Machine Mechanical Parameters with Critical Clearing Time in the Power System Transient Stability Analysis,” Proc. of the 2004 International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, South Korea, November.

[4] N.C. Kar and A.M. El-Serafi, “Experimental Methods for Measuring the q-Axis Saturation Characteristics of Synchronous Machines,” Proc. of the 2004 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, May.