- Authors
- M. Godoy Simões
- Felix A. Farret

- Wiley, ISBN-978-1-119-05826-7

This book builds on the background knowledge of electrical circuits, control of dc/dc converters and inverters, energy conversion and power electronics. The book shows readers how to apply computational methods for multi-domain simulation of energy systems and power electronics engineering problems. Each chapter has a brief introduction on the theoretical background, a description of the problems to be solved, and objectives to be achieved. Block diagrams, electrical circuits, mathematical analysis or computer code are covered. Each chapter concludes with discussions on what should be learned, suggestions for further studies and even some experimental work.

- Discusses the mathematical formulation of system equations for energy systems and power electronics aiming state-space and circuit oriented simulations
- Studies the interactions between MATLAB® and Simulink® models and functions with real-world implementation using microprocessors and microcontrollers
- Presents numerical integration techniques, transfer-function modeling, harmonic analysis and power quality performance assessment
- Interconnecting induction generators to the main grid
- Examines existing software such as, MATLAB®/Simulink®, Power Systems Toolbox and PSIM to simulate power electronic circuits including the use of renewable energy sources such as wind and solar sources

The simulation files are available for readers who register with the Google Group: power-electronics-interfacing-energy-conversion-systems@googlegroups.com. After your registration you will receive information in how to access the simulation files, the Google Group can also be used to communicate with other registered readers of this book.

- Authors
- M. Godoy Simões
- Felix A. Farret

- CRC Press, ISBN-9781482244670

This book presents the fundamentals of and latest advances in the modeling and analysis of induction generators; Aids in understanding the process of self-excitation, numerical analysis of stand-alone and multiple induction generators, and requirements for optimized laboratory experimentation; Covers the application of modern vector control, optimization of power transference, use of doubly fed induction generators, computer-based simulations, and social and economic impacts.

- Now in its Third Edition:
- Alternative Energy Systems: Design and Analysis with Induction Generators has been renamed; Modeling and Analysis with Induction Generators to convey the book’s primary objective—to present the fundamentals of and latest advances in the modeling and analysis of induction generators.
- New to the Third Edition:
- Revised equations and mathematical modeling; Addition of solved problems as well as suggested problems at the end of each chapter; New modeling and simulation cases; Mathematical modeling of the Magnus turbine to be used with induction generators; Detailed comparison between the induction generators and their competitors; Modeling and Analysis with Induction Generators.
- Third Edition aids in understanding the process of self-excitation, numerical analysis of stand-alone and multiple induction generators, requirements for optimized laboratory experimentation, application of modern vector control, optimization of power transference, use of doubly fed induction generators, computer-based simulations, and social and economic impacts.

- Authors
- Sudipta Chakraborty
- M. Godoy Simões
- William Kramer

- Springer-Verlag, ISBN-10: 1447151038 | ISBN-13: 978-1447151036

While most books approach power electronics and renewable energy as two separate subjects, Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems takes an integrative approach; discussing power electronic converters topologies, controls and integration that are specific to the renewable and distributed energy system applications. An overview of power electronic technologies is followed by the introduction of various renewable and distributed energy resources that includes photovoltaics, wind, small hydroelectric, fuel cells, microturbines and variable speed generation. Energy storage systems such as battery and fast response storage systems are discussed along with application-specific examples. After setting forth the fundamentals, the chapters focus on more complex topics such as modular power electronics, microgrids and smart grids for integrating renewable and distributed energy. Emerging topics such as advanced electric vehicles and distributed control paradigm for power system control are discussed in the last two chapters. With contributions from subject matter experts, the diagrams and detailed examples provided in each chapter make Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems a sourcebook for electrical engineers and consultants working to deploy various renewable and distributed energy systems and can serve as a comprehensive guide for the upper-level undergraduates and graduate students across the globe.

- Authors
- Felix A. Farret
- M. Godoy Simões

- Wiley-IEEE Press, ISBN : 0471712329

Integration of Alternative Sources of Energy describes the principles and applications of the main alternative sources and storage of energy. The sources of energy discussed are hydropower, wind power, photovoltaic power, solar heat, fuel cells, biomass, microturbines, and diesel. Energy storage includes batteries, flywheels, supercapacitors, superconductor coils, compressed air, hydrogen generation, heat, and water dams. The book discusses the methods of integrating sources and storage efficiently and suggests non-conventional techniques of control.

- Authors
- M. Godoy Simões
- Felix A. Farret

- CRC Press, ISBN : 0849320313

This book is the first comprehensive exposition of induction machines used for power generation. Focusing on renewable energy applications, the authors address virtually all aspects of the design, operation, and analysis of these systems, from the very basics to the latest technologies, including:

- New methods of characteristics testing, aimed at reduced test time, precision, and automation
- Reactive compensation techniques
- Control, including scalar control, vector control, and optimization techniques for peak power tracking control
- Interconnecting induction generators to the main grid
- Behavior in the presence of switched and controlled electronic converters
- Using PSPICE, MATLAB, PSIM, C, Pascal and Excel for modeling and simulation

Robust, economical, and low maintenance, induction generators hold outstanding potential for helping to fulfill the world's energy needs. This book provides the background and the tools you need to begin developing power plants and become expert in the applications and deployment of induction generator systems.

- Authors
- M. Godoy Simões
- Felix A. Farret

- CRC Press, ISBN : 0849320313

- Contains a new chapter on applications of the induction generator in alternative sources of energy

- Presents a new section with practical selection criteria for choosing induction generators versus other types of electrical machines

- Conveys new trends in design of wound rotor induction generators

- Discusses the latest economic and market trends related to induction generator-based renewable systems

- Incorporates PSpice, Excel, Pascal, MATLAB, Simulink, C, and PSIM Simulations into numerous solved examples and problems

Summary

Durable and cost-effective, induction power generators have
undergone numerous improvements that make them an increasingly
attractive option for renewable energy applications, particularly for
wind and hydropower generation systems. From fundamental concepts to
the latest technologies, **Alternative Energy Systems:
Design and Analysis with Induction Generators, Second Edition**
provides detailed and accurate coverage of all aspects related to the
design, operation, and overall analysis of such systems.

Placing a greater emphasis on providing clear, precise, and succinct explanations, this second edition features new, revised, and updated content as well as figures, tables, equations, and examples. Each chapter introduces a multi-step, chapter-length problem relating the material to a real application. The solution appears at the end of the chapter, along with additional practice problems and references.

**New Material in This Edition:**

- Updated definitions for generated power and efficiency

- Technological advances, such as new applications using doubly-fed induction generators

- New methodologies, such as the magnetization curve representation for induction generators

- Additional focus on renewable energy applications such as sea, wind, and hydropower systems

- Totally re-written and updated chapter covering doubly-fed induction generators

**Alternative Energy Systems**
provides the tools and expertise for advanced students and
professionals in electrical, mechanical, civil, and environmental
engineering involved in the development of power plants.

- Authors
- I. S. Shaw
- M. Godoy Simões

- Edgard Blücher and FAPESP, ISBN : 8521202482

This is the first book in Portuguese about the important subject of fuzzy modeling and control. The applications of artificial intelligence techniques have been used to convert human experience into a form understandable by computers. Advanced control based on artificial intelligence techniques is called intelligent control. Intelligent systems are usually described by analogies with biological systems by, for example, looking at how human beings perform control tasks, recognize patterns, or make decisions. There exists a mismatch between humans and machines: humans reason in uncertain, imprecise, fuzzy ways while machines and the computers that run them are based on binary reasoning. Fuzzy logic is a way to make machines more intelligent enabling them to reason in a fuzzy manner like humans. Fuzzy logic, proposed by Lotfy Zadeh in 1965, emerged as a tool to deal with uncertain, imprecise, or qualitative decision-making problems. Controllers that combine intelligent and conventional techniques are commonly used in the intelligent control of complex dynamic systems. Therefore, embedded fuzzy controllers automate what has traditionally been a human control activity. This book covers all the fundamentals to implement practical fuzzy industrial controllers.