2016

Journal Papers:

[1] A. Mollaeian, S. M. Mousavi, A. Balamurali, G. Feng, J. Tjong, and N. C. Kar, “Reduction of Space Harmonics in Induction Machines Incorporating Rotor Bar Optimization through a Coupled IPSO and 3-D FEA Algorithm ,” Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, November 2016.

[2] S. M. Mousavi, A. Mollaeian, N. C. Kar, and M. Timusk, “A Novel Parallel Modelling-Wavelet Based Mechanical Fault Detection Using Stator Current Signature of Induction Machine under Variable Load Conditions,” Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, November 2016.

[3] A. Mollaeian, E. Ghosh, H. Dhulipati, J. Tjong, and N. C. Kar, “A 3-D Sub-Domain Analytical Model to Calculate Magnetic Flux Density in Induction Machines with Semi-Closed Slots under No-Load Condition,” Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, November 2016.

[4] A. Balamurali, C. Lai, V. Loukanov, and N. C. Kar, “Modeling and Analysis of Carrier Harmonic based Eddy Current Losses in Interior Permanent Magnet Motors,” Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, November 2016.

[5] E. Ghosh, F. Ahmed, A. Mollaeian, J. Tjong, and N. C. Kar, “Online Parameter Estimation and Loss Calculation Using Duplex Neural – Lumped Parameter Thermal Net-work for Faulty Induction Motor,” Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, November 2016.

[6] C. Lai, G. Feng, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Investigations of the Influence of PMSM Parameter Variations in Optimal Stator Current Design for Torque Ripple Minimization,” Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Oct. 2016.

[7] C. Lai, G. Feng, K. Mukherjee, V. Loukanov, and N. C. Kar, “Torque Ripple Minimization for Interior PMSM with Consideration of Magnetic Saturation Incorporating On-line Parameter Identification,” Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Oct. 2016.

[8] C. Lai, G. Feng, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Online Estimation of Inductances and Magnet Flux Linkage in Interior PMSM Employing Speed Harmonic Measurements,” Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016

[9] G. Feng, C. Lai, N. C. Kar, “An Analytical Solution to Optimal Stator Current Design for PMSM Torque Ripple Minimization with Minimal Machine Losses,” Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016.

[10] C. Lai, G. Feng, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Genetic Algorithm based Current Optimization for Torque Ripple Reduction of Interior PMSMs,” Under revision  for possible publication in the  IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Oct. 2016.

[11] C. Lai, G. Feng, K. Mukherjee, V. Loukanov and N. C. Kar, “Torque Ripple Modeling and Minimization for Interior PMSM Considering Magnetic Saturation,” Under revision  for possible publication in the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2016.

[12] G. Feng, C. Lai, K. L. V. Iyer, N. C. Kar, “Improved High-Frequency Voltage Injection based Interior PMSM Magnet Temperature Estimation by Considering Cross-Coupling Magnetic Saturation,” Under revision for possible publication in the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2016.

[13] G. Feng, C. Lai, K. L. V. Iyer, and N. C. Kar, “Torque Ripple Modeling and Minimization for PMSM Drives with Consideration of Magnet Temperature Variation,” Under revision for possible publication in the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 2016.

[14] G. Feng, C. Lai, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Online PMSM Magnet Flux Linkage Estimation for Rotor Magnet Condition Monitoring Using Harmonics in Speed Measurements,” Under revision for possible publication in the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 2016.

[15] F. Ahmed and N. C. Kar, “Analysis of End-winding Thermal Effects in a Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled Induction Motor with Die Cast Copper Rotor,” Accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.

[16] E. Zhu, V. Hu, and N. C. Kar,”Torque Ripple Based Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine Rotor Demagnetization Fault Detection and Current Regulation,” Accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.

[17] G. Feng, C. Lai, N. C. Kar, “A Closed-Loop Fuzzy Logic based Current Controller for PMSM Torque Ripple Minimization Using the Magnitude of Speed Harmonic as the Feedback Control Signal,” Accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016

[18] G. Feng, C. Lai, N. C. Kar, “Particle Filter based Magnet Flux Linkage Estimation for PMSM Magnet Condition Monitoring Using Harmonics in Machine Speed,” Accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2016

[19] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, C. Lai, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Design and Testing of a Multi-port Sustainable DC Fast Charging System for EV/PHEV,” Journal of Electric Power Components and Systems.

[20] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Investigation of Integrated Charging and Discharging Incorporating Interior Permanent Magnet Machine with Damper Bars for Electric Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 31(1), 260‐269, 2016, March.

[21] E. Ghosh, A. Mollaeian, W. Hu, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Control Strategy for On‐line Harmonic Compensation in Parametrically Unbalanced Induction Motor,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 2016.

[22] A. Balamurali, C. Lai, A. Mollaeian, V. Loukanov, and N. C. Kar, “Analytical Investigation of Magnet Eddy Current Losses in Interior Permanent Magnet Motor Using Modified Winding Function Theory Accounting for Pulse Width Modulation Harmonics,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 2016.

[23] G. Feng, C. Lai, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Current Injection-Based Online Parameter Estimation Method for PMSMs Considering Magnetic Saturation,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 52, no. 7, pp. 1-4, 2016.

[24] G. Feng, C. Lai, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Current Injection-Based Online Parameter and VSI Nonlinearity Estimation for PMSM Drives Using Current and Voltage DC Components,” IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 119-128, 2016.

[25] G. Feng, C. Lai, and N. C. Kar, “Expectation Maximization Particle Filter and Kalman Filter based Permanent Magnet Temperature Estimation for PMSM Condition Monitoring using High-Frequency Signal Injection,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, in press, 2016

Conference Papers:

[1] M. Mehdi, Y. He, E. J. Hilinski, R. Riahi, N. C. Kar, and A. Edrisy, “The Effect of Reduction Rate and low Temperature Annealing on Texture Evolution of Non-oriented Electrical Steel after Inclined Cold Rolling,” in Proc. of  the 28th Canadian Materials Science Conference, Hamilton, June 2016.

[2] M. Mehdi, Y. He, E. J. Hilinski, R. Riahi, N. C. Kar, and A. Edrisy, “The effect of Annealing Temperature on the Texture of Electrical Steel after Inclined Cold Rolling,” in Proc. of  the 28th Canadian Materials Science Conference, Hamilton, June 2016.

[3] A. Mollaeian, E. Ghosh, and N. C. Kar, “3-D Sub-domain Analytical Model to Calculate Magnetic Flux Density of Induction Machine with Semi-closed Slots under No-Load Condition,” in Proc. of  the IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, Florida, 2016.

[4] C. Lai, G. Feng, and N. C. Kar, “Torque Ripple Minimization for Interior PMSM with Consideration of Magnetic Saturation Incorporating On-line Parameter Identification,” in Proc. of  the IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, Florida, 2016.

[5] G. Feng, C. Lai, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Saturated Inductance Estimation Approach for PMSM using Third Harmonic Voltage Injection,” in Proc. of  the IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, Florida, 2016.

[6] A. Balamurali, C. Lai, V. Loukanov, and N. C. Kar, “Modeling and Analysis of Carrier Harmonic based Eddy Current Losses in Interior Permanent Magnet Motors,” in Proc. of  the IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, Florida, 2016.

[7] E. Ghosh, F. Ahmed, A. Mollaeian, and N. C. Kar, “Online Parameter Estimation and Loss Calculation using Duplex Neural-Lumped Parameter Thermal Network for Faulty Induction Motor,” in Proc. of  the IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, Florida, 2016.

[8] H. Dhulipati, K. L. V. Iyer, S. Mukundan, K. Mukherjee, J. Tjong, and N. C. Kar, “Investigation of 6-Phase Surface PM Machines with Concentrated Windings for Reduction in Space Harmonics, Leakage Inductance and Magnet Loss in Direct-Drive EV,” in Proc. of  the IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Switzerland, 2016.

[9] S. Mukundan, K. L. V. Iyer, H. Dhulipati, K. Mukherjee, J. Tjong, and N. C. Kar, “Response Surface Methodology based Optimization of Surface PM Machine Incorporating Stator Slotting and PM Sizing Effects to Extend the Operating Limits for Direct-drive EV Application,” in Proc. of  the IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Switzerland, 2016.

[10] G. Feng, C. Lai, K. L. V. Iyer, and N. C. Kar, “Torque Ripple Modeling and Minimization for PMSM Drives with Consideration of Magnet Temperature Variation,” in Proc. of  the IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Switzerland, 2016.

[11] K. L. V. Iyer, H. Dhulipati, S. Mukundan, K. Mukherjee, J. Tjong, and N. C. Kar, “Design Approach Incorporating MTPA and Winding Function Theories for On-board Direct-Drive Surface PM Machines with Concentrated Windings in EVs,” in Proc. of  the IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Switzerland, 2016.

[12] A. Balamurali, C. Lai, G. Feng, V. Loukanov, and N. C. Kar, “Online Multi-Parameter Identification of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors in EV Application Considering Iron Losses,” in Proc. of  the IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Switzerland, 2016.

[13] C. Lai, G. Feng, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Genetic Algorithm based Current Optimization for Torque Ripple Reduction of Interior PMSMs,” in Proc. of  the IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Switzerland, 2016.

[14] A. Mollaeian, S. M. Sangdehi, A. Balamurali, G Feng, and N. C. Kar, “Reduction of Space Harmonics in Induction Machines Incorporating Rotor Bar Optimization through a Coupled IPSO and 3-D FEA Algorithm,” in Proc. of  the IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Switzerland, 2016.

[15] E. Ghosh, A. Mollaeian, and N. C. Kar, “Intelligent Flux Prediction through Online Stator Inter-turn Fault Detection for Fault-tolerant Control of Induction Motor,” in Proc. of  the IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Switzerland, 2016.

[16] K. L. V. Iyer, B. Minaker, K. Mukherjee, J. Tjong, and N. C. Kar, “On-board Direct-Drive Surface Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine with Fractional-Slot Concentrated Windings for Electric Vehicles,” in Proc. of  the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Vancouver, Canada, 2016.

[17] F. Ahmed, E. Ghosh, and N. C. Kar, “Transient Thermal Analysis of a Copper Rotor Induction Motor using a Lumped Parameter Temperature Network Model,”in Proc. of  the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference, Michigan, USA, 2016.

[18] M. Zhu, V. Hu, and N. C. Kar, “The SOH Estimation of LiFePO4 Battery Based on Internal Resistance with Grey Markov Chain,”in Proc. of  the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference, Michigan, USA, 2016.

[19] K. L. V. Iyer, C. Lai, S. Mukundhan, H. Dhulipathi, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Investigation of Magnet Demagnetization and Losses in Interior and Surface PMSMs during Integrated Charging Operation in Electric Vehicles,” in Proc. of  the IEEE Intermag Conference, San Diego, USA, 2016.

[20] A. Mollaeian, M. Mousavi, A. Balamurali, J. Tjong, and N. C. Kar, “Optimal Design of Skewed Rotor Induction Machine for Space Harmonic Reduction Considering z-Axis Magnetic Flux Density Variation,” in Proc. of  the IEEE Intermag Conference, San Diego, USA, 2016.

[21] A. Labak, J. Tjong, and N. C. Kar, “Rapid Magnetic De-Fluxing Approach for a Novel ASRM Design with a Push-Pull Winding Arrangement,” in Proc. of  the  IEEE Intermag Conference, San Diego, USA, 2016.

[22] E. Ghosh, A. Mollaeian, V. Hu, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Control Strategy for On-line Harmonic Compensation in Parametrically Unbalanced Induction Motor,” in Proc. of  the IEEE Intermag Conference, San Diego, USA, 2016.

[23] G. Feng, C. Lai, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Current Injection Based On-line Parameter Estimation Method for PMSMs Considering Magnetic Saturation,” in Proc. of  the IEEE Intermag Conference, San Diego, USA, 2016.

[24] A. Balamurali, C. Lai, A. Mollaeian, V. Loukanov, and N. C. Kar, “Analytical Investigation of Magnet Eddy Current Losses in Interior Permanent Magnet Motor Using Modified Winding Function Theory Accounting for Pulse Width Modulation Harmonics,” in Proc. of  the IEEE Intermag Conference, San Diego, USA, 2016.

 

2015

Journal Papers:

[1] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Investigation of Integrated Charging and Discharging Incorporating Interior Permanent Magnet Machine with Damper Bars for Electric Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, August, 2015.

[2] C. Lai, K. L. V. Iyer, X. Lu, and N. C. Kar, “Analysis of Electromagnetic Torque and Effective Winding Inductance in a Surface-Mounted PMSM during Integrated Battery Charging Operation,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, May 2015.

[3] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, K. Ramkumar, and N. C. Kar, “Investigation of Permanent Magnet Motor Drives Incorporating Damper Bars for Electrified Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, pp. 3234-3244, 2015.

[4] B. Esteban, M. Sid Ahmed, N. C. Kar, “A Comparative Study of Power Supply Architectures in Wireless EV Charging Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 30, pp. 6408-6422, 2015.

[5] X. Liang, N. C. Kar, and J. Liu, “Load Filter Design Method for Medium Voltage Drive Applications in Electrical Submersible Pump Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications,vol. 51, pp. 2017-2029, 2015.

Conference Papers:

[1] A. Balamurali, A. Mollaeian, Seyed Mahdi Mousavi and N. C. Kar, “Parameter Identification of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine based on Metaheuristic Optimization,” in proc. of IEEE International Electric Drives and Machines Conference, Idaho, 2015.

[2] K. L. V. Iyer, S. Mukundan, H. Dhulipati,  K. Mukherjee, B. Minaker, and N. C. Kar, (2015) “Design Considerations for Permanent Magnet Machine Drives for Direct-Drive Electric Vehicles,” in proc. of IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, Idaho, USA.

[3] E. Ghosh, F. Ahmed, N. C. Kar, “Temperature Influenced Online Stator Resistance Estimation Using an Improved Swarm Intelligence Technique for Induction Machine,” in proc. of IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, 2015.

[4] B. Esteban, N. Stojakovic, M. Sid. Ahmed, N. C. Kar,”Development of Mutual Inductance Formula for Misaligned Planar Circular Spiral Coils,” in proc. of IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Montreal, May 2015.

 

2014

Journal Papers:

[1] Y. Li, X. Lu, and N. C. Kar, “Rule-based Control Strategy with Novel Parameters Optimization Using NSGA-II for Power Split PHEV Operation Cost Minimization,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 63(7): 3051-3061.

[2] S. M. M. Sangdehi, S. Hamidifar, N. C. Kar, “A Novel Bi-directional DC/AC Stacked Matrix Converter Design for Electrified Vehicle Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 63(7): 3038-3050.

[3] Y. Usama, X. Lu, H. Imam, C. Sen, and N .C. Kar, “Design and Implementation of a Wavelet Analysis-based Shunt Fault Detection and Identification Module for Transmission Lines Application,” IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution. 8(3): 431-441.

[4] D. Grignion, X. Chen, N. C Kar, and Q. Huijie,”Estimation of Load Disturbance Torque for DC Motor Drive Systems Under Robustness and Sensitivity Consideration,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 61(2): 930-942.

Conference Papers:

[1] Liang X, Kar N C, and Liu J, “Load Filter Design Method for Medium Voltage Drive Applications in Electrical Submersible Pump Systems,” IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 2014-10-07

[2] Lai C, Zheng Y, Labak A, Kar N C, “Investigation and Analysis of Iterative Learning-Based Current Control Algorithm for Switched Reluctance Motor Applications,” IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Berlin, Germany, 2014-09-04

[3] Balamurali A, Iyer K L V, Ramkumar K, Kar N C, “Analytical Approach Towards Quantitative Electrical Loss Analysis of Dual Three-phase Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors,” IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Berlin, Germany, 2014-09-04

[4] Ghalkhani M, Nazri G -A, Kar N C, Saif M, “Heat Response of Prismatic Li-ion Cells,” IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, United States, , 2014-06-16

[5] Lai C, Balamurali A, Bousaba V, Iyer K L V, Kar N C, “Analysis of Stator Winding Interturn Short-circuit Fault in Interior and Surface Mounted Permanent Magnet Traction Machines,” IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, United States, , 2014-06-16

 

2013

Journal Papers:

[1] K. Mukherjee, K. L. V. Iyer, X. Lu, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel and Fundamental Approach towards Field and Damper Circuit Parameter Determination of Synchronous Machine,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.

[2] A. Labak and N. C. Kar, “Design and Prototyping a Novel 5-Phase Pancake Shaped Axial Flux SRM for Electric Vehicle Application through Dynamic FEA Incorporating Flux-Tube Modeling,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.

[3] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Development of a Novel Magnetic Circuit Model for Design of Premium Efficiency Three-Phase Line Start Permanent Magnet Machines with Improved Starting Performance,” IEEE Transaction on Magnetics.

[5] M. Kazerooni, S. Hamidifar, and N. C. Kar, “Analytical Modeling and Parametric Sensitivity Analysis for the PMSM Steady-State Performance Prediction,” IET Electric Power Applications.

[6] S. Hamidifar, M. Kazerooni, and N. C. Kar, “A State Space Synchronous Machine Model with Multifunctional Characterization of Saturation Using Levenberg-Marquardt Optimization Algorithm,” Journal of Electric Power Systems Research (Elsevier).

[7] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Two-axis Theory based Approach towards Determination of Magnetization Characteristics of Line Start Permanent Magnet Machine,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics.

[8] A. Labak and N. C. Kar, “Novel Approaches towards Leakage Flux Reduction in Axial Flux Switched Reluctance Machines,”IEEE Transactions on Magnetics.

[9] K. L. V. Iyer, X. Lu, Y. Usama, V. Ramakrishnan, and N. C. Kar, “A Two-Fold Daubechies Wavelet Based Module for Fault Analysis and Voltage Regulation in SEIGs for Distributed Wind Power Generation,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 60, pp. 1638 –1651.

Conference Papers:

[1] K. L. V. Iyer, X. Lu, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Design of a Novel Copper-rotor Line Start Permanent Magnet Machine Tailoring Skin and Proximity Effects for Improved Starting Performance,” in Proc. of the 12th Joint MMM/Intermag-IEEE Conference, Chicago, USA, 2013.

[2] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Development of a Novel Magnetic Circuit Model for Design of Premium Efficiency Three-Phase Line Start Permanent Magnet Machines with Improved Starting Performance,” in proc. of the 12th Joint MMM/Intermag-IEEE Conference, Chicago, USA, 2013.

[3] S. F. Ghousia and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Optimized Instantaneous Torque Ripple Minimization Method with Current Profiling in Switched Reluctance Motors,” in proc. of the 12th Joint MMM/Intermag-IEEE Conference, Chicago, USA, 2013.

[4] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Two-axis Theory based Approach towards Determination of Magnetizing Characteristics of Line Start Permanent Magnet Machine and its Effects on Stability and Starting Performance,” in proc. of the 10th Latin American Workshop on Magnetism, Magnetic Materials, and Their Applications, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2013.

[5] A. Labak and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Approach towards Leakage Flux Reduction in Axial Flux Switched Reluctance Machines through Utilization of Grain Oriented Steel Segment and Improved Winding Configuration,” in proc. of the 10th Latin American Workshop on Magnetism, Magnetic Materials, and Their Applications, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2013.

[6] A. Caratti, G. Catacchio, C. Gambino, and N. C. Kar, “Development of a Predictive Model for Regenerative Braking System,” in proc. of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, USA, 2013.

[7] G. Capano, M. Mozzone, and N. C. Kar, “Investigation of the Electric Power Balance in a Vehicle for the Choice of the Battery,” in proc. of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, USA, 2013.

[8] S. Hamidifar, M. Mousavi, and N. C. Kar, “Comprehensive Modeling of Electric Vehicles to Analyze Their Performance Based on Different Propulsion Profiles,” in proc. of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, USA, 2013.

[9] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Study of Permanent Magnet Machine based Flywheel Energy Storage System for Peaking Power Series Hybrid Vehicle Control Strategy,” in proc. of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, USA, 2013.

[10] A. Labak, G.A. Nazri, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Design of Electric Tire Concept Incorporating Permanent Magnet Linear Generators Arrangement,” n proc. of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, USA, 2013.

 

2012

Journal Papers:

[1] C. Sen, Y. Usama, T. Carciumaru, X. Lu, and N. C. Kar, “Design of Novel Wavelet based Transient Detection Unit for In-Vehicle Fault Determination and Hybrid Energy Utilization,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 3, pp. 422-433, 2012.

[2] K. L. V. Iyer, X. Lu, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Novel Two-Axis Theory based Approach towards Parameter Determination of Line-Start Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines, ” IEEE Transaction on Magnetics, vol. 48, pp. 4208-4211, 2012.

[3] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar,”A Wavelet/Particle Swarm Optimization based Voltage Regulation Scheme and Suitability Analysis of Copper- and Aluminum-rotor Induction Machines for Distributed Wind Power Generation,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 3, pp. 1923-1934, 2012.

[4] S. Hamidifar and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Approach to Saturation Characteristics Modeling and Its Impact on Synchronous Machine Transient Stability Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 27, pp. 139-150, 2012.

[5] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “A Dual Purpose Triangular Neural Network Based Module for Monitoring and Protection in Bi-directional Off-board Level-3 Charging of EV/PHEV,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 3, pp. 1670-1678, 2012.

[6] H. M. Jabr, K.L.V. Iyer, C. Sen and N. C. Kar, “Self-adjusting and Fuzzy Logic Gain Schedulers for Vector Control of Wind Driven Doubly-fed Indcution Generator,” International Journal of Environmental Studies (Taylor and Francis), vol. 69, pp. 299-313, 2012.

[7] K. L. V. Iyer and N. C. Kar, “Voltage and Frequency Regulation of Alumium- and Copper-Rotor SEIGs incorporating Proximity Effect,” International Journal of Environmental Studies (Taylor and Francis), vol. 69, pp. 314-337, 2012.

Conference Papers:

[1] D. Biswas, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Loss Minimization Control of a Vector Controlled Induction Motor for Electric Vehicle Applications,” in Proc. of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, USA, 2012.

[2] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Development of a Bi-directional Off-board Level-3 Quick Charging Station for Electric Bus,” in Proc. of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, USA, 2012.

[3] S. M. M. Sangdehi, K. L. V. Iyer, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Short Term Power Demand Forecasting in Light and Heavy Duty Electric Vehicles Through Linear Prediction Method,” in Proc. of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, USA, 2012.

[4] S. Baldizzone, C. Novak, and N. C. Kar, “Experimental Investigations of Noise and Vibration in Electric Machines,” in Proc. of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, USA, 2012.

[5] Y. Li and N. C. Kar, “Investigating the Effects of Power Split PHEV Transmission Gear Ratio to Operation Cost,” in Proc. of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, Detroit, USA, 2012.

[6] M. Kazerooni and N. C. Kar, “Impact Analysis of EV Battery Charging on the Power system Distribution Transformers,” in Proc. of the IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conf., South Carolina, USA, 2012.

[7] M. Kazerooni and N. C. Kar, “Optimal Load Management of EV Battery Charging and Optimization of Harmonic Impacts on Distribution Transformers,” in Proc. of the IEEE Canadian Conf. on Electrical and Computer Eng., Montreal, Canada, 2012.

[8] K. Mukherjee, K. L. V. Iyer, X. Lu, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel and Fundamental Approach towards Field and Damper Circuit Parameter Determination of Synchronous Machine,” in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Electric Machines, Marseille, France, 2012.

[9] K. L. V. Iyer, X. Lu, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Fault Detection in Copper-rotor SEIG System Using Artificial Neural Network for Distributed Wind Power Generation,” in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Electric Machines, Marseille, France, 2012.

[10] A. Labak and N. C. Kar, “Outer Rotor Switched Reluctance Motor Design for In-Wheel Drive of Electric Bus Application,” in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Electric Machines, Marseille, France, 2012.

[11] B. Esteban, M. Sid-Ahmed, and N. C. Kar, “Review of Primary Circuit Topologies for Wireless EV Charging Systems,” Presented at the Electric Vehicle Conference & Trade Show, Montreal, Canada, 2012.

[12] X. Lu, K. Mukherjee and N. C. Kar, “Study and Detection of Demagnetization in Line Start Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines Using Artificial Neural Network,” in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Electric Machines & Systems, Sapporo, Japan, 2012.

[13] K. L. V. Iyer, X. Lu, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Novel Two-Axis Theory based Approach towards Parameter Determination of Line-Start Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines, ” in Proc. of the IEEE INTERMAG, Vancouver, Canada, 2012.

 

2011

Journal Papers:

[1] H. M. Jabr, D. Lu, and N. C. Kar, “Design and Implementation of Neuro-Fuzzy Vector Control for Wind-driven Doubly-Fed Induction Generator,” IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 2, pp. 404-413, 2011.

Conference Papers:

[1] K. L. V. Iyer, V. Ramakrishnan, and N. C. Kar, “Significance of Incorporating Proximity Effect in the SEIG Modeling for Wind Power Application,” in Proc. of the IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, 2011.

[2] M. Kazeeroni and N. C. Kar, “Methods for Determining the Parameters and Characteristics of PMSM,” in Proc. of the IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, 2011.

[3] S. Hamidifar, M. Kazerooni, and N. C. Kar, “A Novel Method to Represent the Saturation Characteristics of PMSM Using Levenberg-Marquardt Algorithm,” in Proc. of the IEEE Vehicular Power and Propulsion Conference, Chicago, USA, 2011.

[4] Y. Li and N. C. Kar, “Advanced Design Approach of Power Split Device of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Using Dynamic Programming,” in Proc. of the IEEE Vehicular Power and Propulsion Conference, Chicago, USA, 2011.

[5] X. Lu, K. L. V. Iyer, and N. C. Kar, “Modeling and Comprehensive Analysis of Induction Assisted Permanent Magnet Synchronous AC Motors,” in Proc. of the 1st International Electric Drives Production Conference, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 2011.

[6] K. L. V. Iyer, X. Lu, K. Mukherjee, and N. C. Kar, “Online Stator and Rotor Resistance Estimation Scheme Using Swarm Intelligence for Induction Motor Drive in EV/HEV,” in Proc. of the 1st International Electric Drives Production Conference, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 2011.

 

2010

Journal Papers:

[1] K. Hafiz, G. Nanda, and N.C. Kar, “Comparative Performance Analysis of Aluminum- and Copper-Rotor Induction Generators in Standalone Wind Power Application,” Accepted for publication in the International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Issue 5, 2010.

[2] K. Hafiz, G. Nanda, and N.C. Kar, “Performance Analysis of Aluminum- and Copper-Rotor Induction Generators Considering Skin and Thermal Effects,” IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, January, 2010.

Conference Papers:

[1] D. Lu and N.C. Kar, “A Review of Flux-weakening Control in Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines,” IEEE Vehicular Power and Propulsion Conference, France, September.

[2] J. Kettlewell and N.C. Kar, “Steady-State Performance Analysis of Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines Using the Classical D-Q Model,” IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Italy, September.

[3] S. Hamidifar and N.C. Kar, “A Trigonometric Technique for Characterizing Magnetic Saturation in Electrical Machines,” IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Italy, September.

[4] A. Labak and N.C. Kar, “A Five-Phase Pancake Shaped Switched Reluctance Motor Design Improvement and Analysis,” IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines, Italy, September.

[5] H.M. Jabr, D. Lu and N.C. Kar, “Experimental Verification of Neuro-fuzzy Vector Control for Wind Driven DFIG,” IEEE IECON, USA, November.

 

2009

Journal Papers:

[1] P. Casey, K. Tepe, and N.C. Kar, “Desing and Implementation of a Testbed for IEEE 802.15.4 (Zigbee) Performance Measurement,” Accepted for publication in the EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2009.

[2] M. Khan and N.C. Kar, “A Bibliography on the Development of the Design and Control Technologies for Hybrid Vehicles,” Journal of International Review on Modelling and Simulations, April, 2009.

[3] M. Khan and N.C. Kar, “Hybrid Electric Vehicles for Sustainable Transportation: A Canadian Perspective,” World Electric Vehicle Association Journal, 2009.

Conference Papers:

[1] C. Matthieu, M. Danti, M. Sheikh, S. Saleem, and N.C. Kar, “Hyper-Cycling Series Hybrid Drivetrain Implementation,” Proc. of the 2009 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Montreal, October.

[2] C. Sen and N.C. Kar, “Analysis of the Battery Performance in Hybrid Electric Vehicle for Different Traction Motors,” Proc. of the 2009 IEEE EPEC, Montreal, October.

[3] D. Lu and N.C. Kar, “Neural Network Based Torque Control of Switched Reluctance Motor for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Propulsion at High Speeds,” Proc. of the 2009 EPEC, Montreal, October.

[4] S. Hamidifar and N.C. Kar, “Energy Based Graphical User Interface Modeling for PHEV Energy Management System,” Proc. of the 2009 IEEE EPEC, Montreal, October.

[5] A. Das and N.C. Kar, “Efficient Power Management through Optimized Speed and Torque Operation of Drivetrain ComponeBnts,” Proc. of the 2009 EPEC, Montreal, October.

[6] D. Lu and N.C. Kar, “Neural Network Based Torque Control of Switched Reluctance Motor for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Propulsion at Low Speeds,” Proc. of the 9th IEEE Electro-Information Technology Conference, Windsor, May.

[7] A. Labak and N.C. Kar, “A Novel Five-Phase Pancaked Shaped Switched Reluctance Motor for Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” Proc. of the the 2009 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, USA, September.

[8] C. Sen and N.C. Kar, “Battery Pack Modeling for the Analysis of Battery Management System of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle,” Proc. of the the 2009 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, USA, September.

[9] C. Sen and N.C. Kar, “Analysis of a Novel Battery Model to Illustrate the Instanteneous Voltage for a Hybrid Electric Vehicle,” Proc. of the 24th 2009 International Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition, Norway, May.

[10] M. Khan and N.C. Kar, “Hybrid Electric Vehicles for Sustainable Transportation: A Canadian Perspective,” Proc. of the 24th 2009 International Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition, Norway, May.

 

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.