# IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement

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Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):C1 - 2706
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement publication information

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C2
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• ### Editor-in-Chief’s Year-End Message

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2707 - 2708
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• ### 2014 List of reviewers

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2709 - 2716
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• ### Support Vector Regression-Based Data Integration Method for Multipath Ultrasonic Flowmeter

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2717 - 2725
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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This paper presents a support vector regression (SVR)-based data integration method for a 4-path ultrasonic flowmeter, which is able to estimate accurately the mean cross-sectional flow velocity under complex flow profiles. While installed in the pipeline with complex configurations, such as single-elbow or out-plane double-elbow, the performance of multipath ultrasonic flowmeter will degenerate d... View full abstract»

• ### Acoustic Vector-Corrected Impedance Meter

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2726 - 2732
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We describe the development of a novel instrument intended for the measurement of the acoustical reflection coefficient of materials. The instrument effectively implements a one-port vector-corrected network analyzer in the acoustic, rather than the electromagnetic, domain. Employing the well-documented methods of error correction familiar to microwave engineers, this instrument permits automated ... View full abstract»

• ### Timing Noise Characterization of High-Speed Digital Bit Sequences Using Incoherent Subsampling and Algorithmic Clock Recovery

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2733 - 2749
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In this paper, we exploit a software-based nonreal-time signal acquisition technique to enable high-precision jitter characterization of multi-Gb/s pseudorandom bit sequences (PRBSs) with minimal hardware support. For signal acquisition, incoherent subsampling is employed to increase the effective sampling rate of a digitizer and to simplify its signal acquisition architecture by removing the need... View full abstract»

• ### A Fully Integrated BIST $\Delta \Sigma$ ADC Using the In-Phase and Quadrature Waves Fitting Procedure

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2750 - 2760
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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This paper demonstrates a fully integrated builtin self-test (BIST) ΔΣ analog-to-digital converter (ADC) based on the proposed in-phase and quadrature waves fitting (IQWF) procedure. The IQWF procedure enables accurately measuring the phases and amplitudes of test responses so as to enhance the test accuracy of the BIST circuitry. The all-digital BIST circuitry, with on-chip stimulus... View full abstract»

• ### FPGA-Based Instrument for Satellite Beacon Monitoring on Propagation Experiments

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2761 - 2770
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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This paper presents the design of an instrument for satellite beacon monitoring based on field programmable gate array (FPGA). The aim of this paper is to receive a beacon transmitted by a satellite in the Ka-band (18-21 GHz), process this signal, and obtain results for propagation studies (attenuation, fading, scintillation, etc.). The analog front-end performs the frequency down-conversion from ... View full abstract»

• ### Measurement and Mean Power Estimation in Indoor Wireless Channel Based on Higher Order Kalman Filtering

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2771 - 2778
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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This paper presents theoretical model and experimental results of the mean signal power measurements and estimation in real-time based on higher order Kalman filter (KF) application. The theoretical model and algorithms are developed for the first- and second-order KF and applied to estimate mean value of the data obtained by measurements. The method applied is compared with the existing moving av... View full abstract»

• ### Experimental Characterization and Performance Evaluation of Flexible Two-Wire Probes for TDR Monitoring of Liquid Level

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2779 - 2788
Cited by:  Papers (12)
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In this paper, a time-domain reflectometry (TDR) based system for monitoring liquid level inside tanks is presented. The proposed system resorts to a flexible, two-wire probe, which can be attached to the walls of containers and adapted to their shape. The proposed system is particularly useful for industrial applications; in fact, after a preliminary calibration, it can measure automatically and ... View full abstract»

• ### Torque Compensation System Design for a Spherical Superconducting Rotor

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2789 - 2794
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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The aim of this paper is to design a torque compensation system with guaranteed performance that allows attitude control of the superconducting rotor, which is spinning at 4.2 K. The torque compensation system includes four pairs of torque-producing superconducting coils. The torques generated by the torque-producing coils are calculated using numerical analysis method. This paper presents an appr... View full abstract»

• ### Precision Delay Circuit for Analog Quadrature Signals in Sin/Cos Encoders

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2795 - 2803
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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This paper considers the problem of setting small and accurate delay of those analog quadrature signals generated in the sin/cos encoders within the range of ±10°. Such precision is needed for the efficient phase shift compensation. A typical analog delay circuit is comprised of a summing amplifier and digitally controlled variable resistor used to set a delay of the cos signal. The ... View full abstract»

• ### Traceability of Low-Power Voltage Transformer for Medium Voltage Application

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2804 - 2812
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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In this paper, the measuring and calibration techniques useful for ensuring the traceability of nonconventional voltage transformer (VT), used in ac power plant up to 52 kV, are described and discussed. In particular, a setup made by commercially available devices is presented and an in-depth accuracy analysis is performed by considering all the uncertainty sources located in the measurement chain... View full abstract»

• ### Effects of Measurements and Pseudomeasurements Correlation in Distribution System State Estimation

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2813 - 2823
Cited by:  Papers (24)
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Distribution system state estimation (DSSE) is one of the key elements of the monitoring activity of an active distribution network, and is the basis for every control and management application. The DSSE relies on real measurements collected by the distributed measurement system and on other available information, mainly obtained from historical data that help in obtaining observability. This pri... View full abstract»

• ### Enhanced Interpolated-DFT for Synchrophasor Estimation in FPGAs: Theory, Implementation, and Validation of a PMU Prototype

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2824 - 2836
Cited by:  Papers (69)
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The literature on the subject of synchrophasor estimation (SE) algorithms has discussed the use of interpolated discrete Fourier transform (IpDFT) as an approach capable to find an optimal tradeoff between SE accuracy, response time, and computational complexity. Within this category of algorithms, this paper proposes three contributions: the formulation of an enhanced-IpDFT (e-IpDFT) algorithm th... View full abstract»

• ### A Fast and Accurate PMU Algorithm for P+M Class Measurement of Synchrophasor and Frequency

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2837 - 2845
Cited by:  Papers (43)
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The IEEE Standard C37.118.1 defines two performance classes, P and M, for phasor measurement units (PMUs), respectively for protection and monitoring oriented applications. The goal of this paper is to define an algorithm that allows the requirements of both classes to be met simultaneously, thus avoiding an a priori selection of either the fast response time of class P or the accuracy of the clas... View full abstract»

• ### Polynomial Implementation of the Taylor–Fourier Transform for Harmonic Analysis

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2846 - 2854
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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Recently, the Taylor-Fourier transform (TFT) was proposed to analyze the spectrum of signals with oscillating harmonics. The coefficients of this linear transformation were obtained through the calculation of the pseudoinverse matrix, which provides the classical solution to the normal equations of the least-squares (LS) approximation. This paper presents a filtering design technique that obtains ... View full abstract»

• ### Extraction of Propagation Constant of XLPE Cable Using Time-Domain Transmission

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2855 - 2862
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A time-domain transmission measurement technique for extracting the complex propagation constant of a cross-linked polyethylene cable is proposed. For this extraction, a pulse transmitted through the cable is measured in the time domain and analyzed in the frequency domain. The proposed technique does not use an open termination for reflection, and therefore increases the upper frequency of the ba... View full abstract»

• ### A New Transient Power Quality Disturbances Detection Using Strong Trace Filter

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2863 - 2871
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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This paper proposed new transient power quality disturbances (PQDs) detection using strong trace filter (STF). By appropriate filter model design, when there are stationary PQDs the STF works as the same as Kalman filter, while when there are transient disturbances the STF indicates each sudden change of the distorted waveform by the fading factor (FF). The FF can also reveal which parameter of th... View full abstract»

• ### Approximating Optimal Estimation of Time Offset Synchronization With Temperature Variations

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2872 - 2881
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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This paper addresses the problem of time offset synchronization in the presence of temperature variations, which lead to a non-Gaussian environment. In this context, regular Kalman filtering reveals to be suboptimal. A functional optimization approach is developed in order to approximate optimal estimation of the clock offset between master and slave. A numerical approximation is provided to this ... View full abstract»

• ### Low-Contact Resistance Probe Card Using MEMS Technology

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2882 - 2889
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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Multichannel die probing increases test speed and lowers the overall cost of testing. A new high-density wafer probe card based on MEMS technology is presented in this paper. MEMS-based microtest-channels have been designed to establish high-speed low-resistance connectivity between the die-under-test and the tester at the wafer level. The proposed test scheme can be used to probe fine pitch pads ... View full abstract»

• ### Spectral Analysis Using a Hall Effect Sensor for Diagnosing Broken Bars in Large Induction Motors

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2890 - 2902
Cited by:  Papers (10)
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This paper presents the use of an invasive method specially applied for broken rotor bars diagnosis in large induction machines, considering the frequency domain analysis of the magnetic flux density variation in a low-cost Hall effect sensor. The proposed method is based on the Fast Fourier transform, or spectral analysis of the resultant magnetic flux density, to contribute to a crack and bar br... View full abstract»

• ### ROI-Based Image Reconstruction of Electrical Impedance Tomography Used to Detect Regional Conductivity Variation

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2903 - 2910
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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The advantages of noninvasive, fast speed, low-cost, and nonionizing radiation hazard have made electrical impedance tomography (EIT) an attractive imaging technology in geological, medical, and industrial applications. However, the EIT image has low spatial resolution due to the limited number of independent measurements and soft-field property. Focused on the fact that, in some applications, the... View full abstract»

• ### Self-Oscillating Measurement System for In Situ-Monitoring Moisture in Buildings

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):2911 - 2918
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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A compact and inexpensive microwave system for in situ monitoring the moisture content in concrete structures is presented. It consists of an active microwave sensor and a frequency meter. Both components and their integration are briefly described. To cover the vast moisture range of interest, the system is calibrated against the wet basis moisture content and the ambient (equilibrium) relative h... View full abstract»

## Aims & Scope

Papers are sought that address innovative solutions to the development and use of electrical and electronic instruments and equipment to measure, monitor and/or record physical phenomena for the purpose of advancing measurement science, methods, functionality and applications.

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