# IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement

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Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):C1 - 2045
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement publication information

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): C2
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• ### Guest Editorial: Special Section on the Fifth IEEE International Workshop on Applied Measurements for Power Systems (AMPS 2014) Aachen, Germany, September 24–26, 2014

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2046 - 2047
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• ### Giant-Magnetoresistance-Based Galvanically Isolated Voltage and Current Measurements

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2048 - 2054
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Nowadays, dc current is much more widely used than a decade ago, not only in the well-known high-voltage dc transmission but also as dc-powered marine systems, dc data centers, and dc fast charging systems for electric vehicles. However, galvanically isolated dc voltage or current sensors are, in terms of accuracy, noise level, or dimensions, still far behind the ac measurement devices in low and ... View full abstract»

• ### Smart Grid Automation Based on IEC 61850: An Experimental Characterization

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2055 - 2063
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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Electricity distribution networks are a critical infrastructure of the modern society. The continuity of the electricity distribution service is therefore a key topic. Network automation is aimed at improving service continuity. Among the several possible automation schemes, logic selectivity of protection relays is one of the most effective approach because it allows minimizing the extent of the ... View full abstract»

• ### PEM Fuel Cell Drying and Flooding Diagnosis With Signals Injected by a Power Converter

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2064 - 2071
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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In this paper, a low-cost approach for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell (FC) drying and flooding diagnosis based on power converter ripple is presented, suitable to be implemented in commercial applications. If proper signal processing algorithms are employed, the high-frequency ripple inherently produced by switch-mode converters allows one to monitor the FC ohmic resistance, which is a goo... View full abstract»

• ### A Key Management Scheme for Secure Communications of Information Centric Advanced Metering Infrastructure in Smart Grid

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2072 - 2085
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), as the totality of systems and networks to measure, collect, store, analyze, and use energy usage data, is supposed to be the core component in smart grid. In AMI, there are numerous challenges among which cyber security is a major one that needs to be addressed with priority. The information centric networking (ICN) is a promising architecture for the futur... View full abstract»

• ### A New Solution for Low-Voltage Distributed Generation Interface Protection System

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2086 - 2095
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In this paper, a new solution is proposed for the remote monitoring and control of distributed generators (DGs) and energy storage systems (ESSs) connected to low-voltage distribution networks. The proposed system fulfills the in-force standard requirements for the connection of DGs to the utility grid. Moreover, it allows implementing some enhanced functions for the remote control of inverters of... View full abstract»

• ### Filter Design Masks for C37.118.1a-Compliant Frequency-Tracking and Fixed-Filter M-Class Phasor Measurement Units

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2096 - 2107
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The new amendment to the phasor measurement unit (PMU) standard C37.118.1a makes several significant changes compared with the standard C37.118.1 (2011). This paper highlights some of the most important changes, with a particular emphasis applied to how those changes relate to the way that an M-class PMU filter needs to be designed. In particular, there is a delicate tradeoff between passband flat... View full abstract»

• ### Guest Editorial: Special Section on the 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2108 - 2109
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• ### In-Bed Mobility Monitoring Using Pressure Sensors

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2110 - 2120
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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Automated assessment of older adult health is needed due to an impending demographic shift. Mobility is considered an indicator of health and is more tangible than some other health measures. Currently, many papers aim to examine a discrete movement in detail, but none describe one system of algorithms aiming to automatically identify discrete and continuous patient positions and transitions. This... View full abstract»

• ### Study of Response to Zinc in Human Prostate Spheroids Using X-Ray Microfluorescence

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2121 - 2126
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Diseases of the prostate gland are the most frequently diagnosed in men after middle age. Spheroid cell culture is a useful technique for tissue engineering or regenerative medicine research, pharmacological and toxicological studies, and fundamental studies in cell biology. In this paper, we investigated zinc distribution in cell spheroids in benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer ... View full abstract»

• ### Personal-Statistics-Based Heart Rate Evaluation in Anytime Risk Calculation Model

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2127 - 2135
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Nowadays, the changes in people's habits and the development of technology result in the wide spreading of the model-based health monitoring systems. In this paper, an improvement of the measurement evaluation method is introduced, which is used during the sport activity in real-time. The basis of the novel approach is our previously reported anytime hierarchical fuzzy risk calculation model, whic... View full abstract»

• ### An Innovative Ultrasound Signal Processing Technique to Selectively Detect Nanosized Contrast Agents in Echographic Images

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2136 - 2145
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The aim of this paper was to optimize the employment of a novel algorithm for acquisition and processing of medical ultrasound (US) signals to facilitate its clinical translation. The implemented procedure is dedicated to selective enhancement of nanoparticle (NP) contrast agents in echographic images and is based on the differences in US signal backscatter between NP-containing targets and more h... View full abstract»

• ### Parameter Identification of PMSMs Using Experimental Measurements and a PSO Algorithm

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2146 - 2154
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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This paper introduces a particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm that uses experimental measurements for the identification of the direct ($d$ ) and quadrature ($q$ ) stator inductances and the stator resistance of permanent-magnet synchronous machines (PMSMs). Strategies for the identification of stator resistance and flux linkage of permanent magnets are also presented. The developed PSO algo... View full abstract»

• ### Digital Converter for a Contactless Displacement Sensor

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2155 - 2164
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This paper presents a novel digital converter for a contactless displacement transducer. The sensor part of the proposed transducer employs a floating (contactless) wiper that moves over a resistive element. A novel signal-conditioning circuit presented here operates on the contactless resistive potentiometer element and provides a digital output that linearly varies with the position of the wiper... View full abstract»

• ### Dynamic Phasor and Frequency Measurements by an Improved Taylor Weighted Least Squares Algorithm

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2165 - 2178
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One of the most accurate phasor estimation procedures recently proposed in the literature is the so-called Taylor weighted least squares (TWLS) algorithm, which relies on a dynamic phasor model of an electrical waveform at nominal frequency. In this paper, an extension of the TWLS algorithm [called generalized TWLS (GTWLS) algorithm] to a generic (not only nominal) reference frequency is described... View full abstract»

• ### Wire Fault Diagnosis in the Frequency Domain by Impedance Spectroscopy

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2179 - 2187
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The typical methods for the wire fault location are the time-domain reflectometry (TDR) and frequency-domain reflectometry (FDR). In TDR, attenuation and dispersion of the reflected signal limit the reachable accuracy for wire faults location. Because time of flight is evaluated, the wire faults with small impedance changes are difficult to locate. The FDR method has better accuracy than the TDR m... View full abstract»

• ### Sentinella: Smart Monitoring of Photovoltaic Systems at Panel Level

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2188 - 2199
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The monitoring of photovoltaic (PV) systems is important for the optimization of their efficiency. In this paper, a low-cost smart multisensor architecture equipped with voltage, current, irradiance, temperature, and inertial sensors, for the monitoring (at the panel level) of a PV system, is presented with the aim of detecting the causes of efficiency losses. The system is based on a Wireless Sen... View full abstract»

• ### Testing Methods for Measuring the Effects of Stray Capacitances on High-Voltage Current Transformers

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2200 - 2207
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This paper evaluates different measuring systems to estimate the effect of stray capacitances between primary and secondary windings on current transformers (CTs) used in high-voltage power networks. All windings are at nearly ground potential during laboratory calibration because this is the typical configuration for almost all CT's calibration systems. However, in service, the primary winding is... View full abstract»

• ### Optimal State Estimation of Spinning Ping-Pong Ball Using Continuous Motion Model

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2208 - 2216
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Precise trajectory prediction is a fundamental issue for ping-pong robot systems. Due to the difficulty of spin estimation and the complexity of the motion model, most existing algorithms ignore the effect of spin, which will result in a significant deviation in trajectory prediction of spinning ping-pong ball. Some literatures proposed to estimate spin state based on trajectory bias, but due to t... View full abstract»

• ### Intelligent Prodder: Implementation of Measurement Methodologies for Material Recognition and Classification With Humanitarian Demining Applications

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2217 - 2226
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In this paper, a novel sensing technique for material recognition is presented. This issue is actually particularly addressed due to its large application fields, such as, for example, humanitarian demining, recycling industry, or material processing. The proposed approach is based on the contact between the sensing unit and the surface of the unknown material: an intelligent prodder has been deve... View full abstract»

• ### Measuring and Imaging Permittivity of Insulators Using High-Frequency Eddy-Current Devices

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2227 - 2238
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This paper shows that the high-frequency eddy-current (HFEC) measurement devices can be used not only for characterizing conductivity and magnetic permeability related properties of electrically conductive materials, but also for permittivity characterization of insulators. Maxwell's equations, finite-element method simulations, and experimental research are applied to support this hypothesis. An ... View full abstract»

• ### Electric Field Homogeneity Optimization by Dielectric Inserts for Improved Material Sensing in a Cavity Resonator

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2239 - 2246
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A TM010 mode cylindrical cavity is employed as the main sensing element to characterize variable density compositions of material streams, for example, paper, textile fiber, or plastic composites. Through-passage holes at both end plates in the middle of the resonator frame provide for the material flow, hence forming a cylindrical channel region that is isolated from the cavity by a thin dielectr... View full abstract»

• ### Complex Radar Cross Section Measurements of the Human Body for Breath-Activity Monitoring Applications

Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):2247 - 2258
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An experimental setup for complex mono-static radar cross section (RCS) measurements in the 1-10-GHz-frequency band, employing a suitably modified semianechoic chamber, is presented and characterized. The foreseen application is the measurement of the complex RCS of the human body during respiratory activity, to ease the design and optimization of ultrawideband (UWB) radar systems for breath-activ... 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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