University of Porto – Faculty of Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

António P. Martins

 

Scientific publications

2017

  • Carlos J. Ramos, António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho, “Power system frequency estimation using a least mean squares differentiator”, Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 87, pp.166–175, 2017.

  • Mohamed Tanta, José A. Afonso, António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho and João L. Afonso, “Rail Power Conditioner Based on Indirect AC/DC/AC Modular Multilevel Converter Using a Three-Phase V/V power Transformer”, in Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering, 2017, Vol. I, WCE 2017, July 5-7, 2017, London, U.K.

  • Mohamed Tanta, Vítor Monteiro, J. G. Pinto, António. P. Martins, Adriano. S. Carvalho and João L. Afonso, “Efficiency and Cost Estimation for a Static Frequency Converter and a Rail Power Conditioner Based on an Indirect Modular Multilevel Converter in Railways Applications”, in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Energy & Environment, ICEE 2017, 29-30 June 2017, Porto, Portugal.

2016

  • Carlos J. Ramos, António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho, “Grid Synchronization of Renewable Energy Sources in Distributed Generation Systems”, in Manuel Pérez-Donsión, Silvano Vergura and Gianpaolo Vitale (Eds), Renewable Energy: Selected Issues, Vol. II, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 56-70, 2016.

  • António P. Martins, “Efficiency Analysis of Low Power Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems”, in Manuel Pérez-Donsión, Silvano Vergura and Gianpaolo Vitale (Eds), Renewable Energy: Selected Issues, Vol. II, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 229-247, 2016.

  • Aydin Homay, Mario de Sousa, António P. Martins, “Instruction Authenticator Framework for Distributed Control Systems based on IEC 61131-3”, in Proceedings of the Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, FAIM2016, June 27-30, 2016, Seoul, Soth Korea.

  • Aydin Homay, António P. Martins, Mario de Sousa, Fred Kashefi, “Message security for automation and control applications based on IEC61131-3”, in Proceedings of the 2016 Future Technologies Conference (FTC2016), 6-7 Dec. 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • António Martins, Filipe Pereira, Adriano Carvalho, “Accurate Modelling of DC-DC Power Converters for Photovoltaic Applications”, in Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Conference, IECON 2016, Oct. 29 – Nov. 1, Firenze, Italy.

  • António Martins, Vitor Morais, Mário Ferreira, Adriano Carvalho, “Control Architecture based on FPGA for a Renewable Energy System”, in Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Conference, IECON 2016, Oct. 29 – Nov. 1, Firenze, Italy.

2015

  • Carlos J. Ramos, António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho, “Frequency and Phase-Angle Estimation Using Ordinary Least Squares”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol.72, nº9, pp. 5677-5688, Sept. 2015.

  • António Martins, Tiago Varajão, Carlos Ramos, Adriano Carvalho, “Low Power Interleaved DC-DC Converter with High Voltage Gain for Photovoltaic Applications”, in Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE’2015, 8-10 September 2015, Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Vítor Sobrado, António Martins, Carlos Ramos, Adriano Carvalho, “Design of a Bidirectional DC-DC Converter with High-Frequency Isolation for Battery Applications”, in Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE’2015, 8-10 September 2015, Geneva, Switzerland.

  • António Martins, Filipe Pereira, Vitor Sobrado, Adriano Carvalho, Abel Ferreira,” Design and Implementation of a Microgeneration System Including Storage”, in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Compatibility and Power Electronics, CPE’2015, June 24-26, pp. 498-503, Caparica, Portugal.

2014

  • António Martins, Sandro Vale, Vítor Sobrado, Adriano Carvalho, “Comparison of Current Control Methods for Grid-Connected Low-Power Single-Phase Converters”, in Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Conference, IECON'14, October 29 - November 1, 2014, Dallas, Texas, USA, pp.4211-4217.

  • Filipe Pereira, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho, “Design of a DC-DC Converter with High Voltage Gain for Photovoltaic-based Microgeneration”, in Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Conference, IECON'14, October 29 - November 1, 2014 Dallas, Texas, USA, pp.1404-1409.

2013

  • Filipe Pereira, Abel Ferreira, Vítor Sobrado, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho, “Push-Pull DC-DC Converter with Planar Transformer for PV Application”, in Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, IECON'13, November 10-13, Vienna, Austria, pp. 1178-1182.

  • Abel Ferreira, Adriano Carvalho, António Martins, Filipe Pereira, Vítor Sobrado, “Comparison of PWM Methods for Current Harmonic Reduction in a Non-Ideal Grid”, in Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, IECON'13, November 10-13, Vienna, Austria, pp. 536-541.

  • António P. Martins, “Power Quality Enhancement Through Robust Symmetrical Components Estimation in Weak Grids”, in A. F. Zobaa (Ed.): Power Quality Issues, Intech Open, pp.67-92, 2013.

2012

  • António P. Martins, Domingos M. Cravalho, “Analysis and Energetic Characterization of Low-Power Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, ICREPQ’12, Santiago de Compostela, 28-30 March, 2012, Spain, pp.1-6.

  • João C. Faria, António P. Martins, “Analysis and Characterization of a Square-Wave Modulation Method for Single-Phase Cascaded H-Bridge Multilevel Inverters”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, ICREPQ’12, Santiago de Compostela, 28-30 March, 2012, Spain, pp.1-6.

  • António P. Martins, António M. Cardoso, “Input Current Distortion and Output Voltage Regulation of the Boost PFC Converter Operating with Different Control Methods”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, ICREPQ’12, Santiago de Compostela, 28-30 March, 2012, Spain, pp.1-6.

2011

  • Carlos Ramos, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho, “Active Filtering of DFIG Stator and Rotor Current Harmonics Caused by Distorted Stator Voltages”, EPE Journal, Vol. 21, nº 1, March 2011, pp.43-54.

  • António P. Martins, Emanuel Meireles, Adriano S. Carvalho, “PWM-Based Control of a Cascaded Three-Phase Multilevel Inverter”, in Proceedings of the 14h European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE’11, 30 August-01 September, Birmingham, 2011, pp.1-10.

  • António P. Martins, José M. Ferreira, Hélder J. Azevedo, “Active Power Filters for Harmonic Elimination and Power Quality Improvement”, in A. Eberhard (Ed.): Power Quality, Intech Open, pp. 161-182, 2011.

  • Emanuel Meireles, António P. Martins, “Control of Cascaded H-Bridge Inverters Using an FPGA-Based Platform”, in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives, POWERENG’11, 11-13 May, 2011, Malaga, Spain.

2010

  • Paulo J. Costa, Adriano S. Carvalho, António J. Martins, “Fuzzy Logic as a Method to Optimize Wind Systems Interconnected with the Grid”, in L. Wang et al. (Eds): Wind Power Systems, Green Energy and Technology, pp. 383–405, 2010.

  • Orlando Soares, Henrique Gonçalves, António Pina Martins, Adriano Carvalho, “Nonlinear Control of the Doubly-Fed Induction Generator in Wind Power Systems”, International Journal of Renewable Energy, vol.35 nº 8, pp.1662-1670, 2010.

  • Paulo J. Costa, Adriano S. Carvalho, António P. Martins, “Wind Power Generation Energy Efficient Issues”, in Proceedings of the 10th German Wind Energy Conference, DEWEK 2010, 17-18 November 2010, Bremen.

2009

  • António P. Martins. “A DFT-based Phasor Estimation Method for Power Electronics Converter Control and Protection under Strong Grid Voltage Perturbations”, European Transactions on Electrical Power, vol. 19, 2009, pp.1082–1097.

  • Ivo F. Pereira, António P. Martins. “Experimental Comparison of Carrier and Space Vector PWM Control Methods for Three-Phase NPC Converters”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, ICREPQ’09, 15-17 April, 2009, Valencia, Spain.

  • Orlando M. Soares, Henrique N. Gonçalves, António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Analysis and NN-Based Control of Doubly Fed Induction Generator in Wind Power Generation”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, ICREPQ’09, 15-17 April, 2009, Valencia, Spain.

  • Ivo F. Pereira, António P. Martins. “Neutral-Point Voltage Balancing in Three-Phase NPC Converters Using Multicarrier PWM Control”, in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives, POWERENG’09, 18-20 March, 2009, Lisboa, Portugal, pp. 570-574.

  • Carlos J. Ramos, António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “An Integrated Approach to Design High Performance Controllers for PWM VSC Converters”, in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives, POWERENG’09, 18-20 March, 2009, Lisboa, Portugal, pp. 31-36.

  • Orlando M. Soares, Henrique N. Gonçalves, António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Neural Networks Based Power Flow Control of the Doubly Fed Induction Generator”, in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives, POWERENG’09, 18-20 March, 2009, Lisboa, Portugal, pp. 599-604.

  • Ivo F. Pereira, António P. Martins. “Multicarrier and Space Vector Modulation for Three-Phase NPC Converters: A Comparative Analysis”, in Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE’09, 8-10 September, Barcelona, 2009, pp.1-10.

  • Carlos J. Ramos, António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “A New Approach to Design High Performance Current Controllers for Grid Connected Voltage Source Converters”, in Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE’09, 8-10 September, Barcelona, 2009, pp.1-10.

  • Adriano S. Carvalho, Marcela C. Gonzalez, Paulo C. Costa, António P. Martins. “Issues on Performance of Wind Systems Derived from Real Exploitation Data”, in Proceedings of the 35rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON’09, 3-5 November, 2009, Porto, Portugal.

  • Carlos J. Ramos, António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Complex State-Space Current Controller for Grid-Connected Converters with an LCL Filter”, in Proceedings of the 35rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON’09, 3-5 November, 2009, Porto, Portugal.

2008

  • Helder Azevedo, José Ferreira, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho. An Active Power Filter with Direct Current Control for Power Quality Conditioning”. Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 36, nº6, pp. 587-601, 2008.

  • Adriano Carvalho, Paulo Costa, António Martins.” Increasing Power Wind Generation through Optimization of the Dynamics of Control System Based on Accurate Forecasting of the Very Short-Term Wind”, in Proceedings of the 9th German Wind Energy Conference, DEWEK’08, Bremen, Germany, November 2008, pp.1-4.

2007

  • Carlos Ramos, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho. Rotor Current Controller with Voltage Harmonics Compensation for a DFIG Operating under Unbalanced and Distorted Stator Voltage”, in Proc. of the 33rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON’07, 5-8 November, 2007, The Grand Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan.

2006

  • António Martins, Paulo Costa, Adriano Carvalho. Coherence and Wakes in Wind Models for Electromechanical and Power Systems Standard Simulations”, in Proc. of the European Wind Energy Conference, EWEC’06, 27 Feb-2 March 2006, Athens, Greece.

  • Paulo Costa, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho. Wind Energy Extraction and Conversion: Optimization through Variable Speed Generators and Non Linear Fuzzy Control”, in Proc. of the European Wind Energy Conference, EWEC’06, 27 Feb-2 March 2006, Athens, Greece.

  • António Martins, José Ferreira. “Robust Converter Synchronization to a Weak Grid Through a DFT-based Method”, in Proc. of the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, ICREPQ’06, 5-7 April 2006, Palma de Maiorca, Spain.

  • José Ferreira, António Martins. “An Improved Technique for the Estimation of Local Frequency, Fundamental Component Phasor and Instantaneous Symmetrical Components”, in Proc. of the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, ICREPQ’06, 5-7 April 2006, Palma de Maiorca, Spain.

  • Carlos Ramos, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho. DSP plus FPGA based Control Platform for High Performance Power Electronics Converters and Systems”, in Proc. of the European DSP Education and Research Symposium, EDERS’06, 4 April 2006, Munich, Germany.

  • Nuno Silva, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho. Design and Evaluation of a PWM Rectifier Control System for Testing Renewable DC Sources Connected to the Grid”, in Proc. of the International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion, SPEEDAM’06, 23-26 May 2006, Taormina, Italy.

2005

  • Carlos Ramos, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho. “Synchronizing Renewable Energy Sources in Distributed Generation Systems”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Renewable Energy and Power Quality, ICREPQ’05, Zaragoza, 2005, pp.1-5. (Abstract)

  • Paulo Costa, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho. “Optimizing Wind Energy Capture. Expanding the Speed Range with the Doubly Fed Induction Generator”, WindTech International, May/June 2005. (Abstract)

  • Carlos Ramos, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho. "Issues on synchronizing power converters connected to a weak grid", in Proceedings of the Brazilian Power Electronics Conference, COBEP'05, Recife, 2005, pp. 1-5. (Abstract)

2004

  • Paulo Costa, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho. “Expanding Range of Rotational Speed of Induction Generator in Wind Energy”, in Proceedings of the 7th German Wind Energy Conference, DEWEK’04, Wilhelmshaven, Germany, October 2004, pp.1-4. (Abstract)

  • Paulo Costa, António Martins, Adriano Carvalho. “Optimization of energy generation in wind farm through fuzzy control”, in Proceedings of the European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition, EWEC’04, London, UK, November 2004, pp.1-6. (Abstract)

2003

  • António P. Martins. “The Use of an Active Power Filter for Harmonic Elimination, and Power Quality Improvement in a Nonlinear Loaded Electrical Installation”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, ICREPQ'03, Vigo, 2003, pp.1-6. (Abstract)

  • Helder Azevedo, José M. Ferreira, António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Direct Current Control of an Active Power Filter for Harmonic Elimination, Power Factor Correction and Load Unbalancing Compensation”, in Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE’03, Toulouse, 2003, pp.1-10. (Abstract)

  • António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Performance Evaluation of Active Power Filters for Power Quality Improvement“, in Proceedings of the 8th Congresso Luso Espanhol de Engenharia Electrotécnica, CLEEE’03, Vilamoura, 2003, pp.1-5. (Abstract)

2002

  • Carlos J. Ramos, António P. Martins, Armando S. Araújo, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Current Control in the Grid Connection of the Double-Output Induction Generator Linked to a Variable Speed Wind Turbine”, in Proceedings of the 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON’02, Sevilha, 2002, pp.1-6. (Abstract)

  • Adriano S. Carvalho, António P. Martins. “Fuzzy Control for Parallel Operation of Power Multi-Sources”, in Proceedings of the Sixth European Space Power Conference, ESA’2002, Porto, 2002, pp.209-216. (Abstract)

  • Nuno M. Silva, António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Torque and Speed Modes Simulation of a DTC-Controlled Induction Motor”, in Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, MED’2002, Lisboa, 2002, pp.1-6. (Abstract)

2001

  • António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Fuzzy Controllers with Reduced Rulebases and Real-Time Capability for Power Systems Supervision”, Electric Power Components and Systems, Vol. 29, nº12, 2001, pp.1145-1159. (Abstract)

  • António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Fuzzy Adaptive Control Methods for Power Electronics Applications”, in Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE’01, Graz, 2001, pp.1-10. (Abstract)

1999

  • António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Fuzzy Logic Based Control for Power Electronics. A Case Study”, in Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE’99, Lausanne, 1999, pp.1-10. (Abstract)

  • António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “The Static PWM Voltage Source Inverter in the Optimisation of the AC/DC Conversion”, in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Electrical Machines, Converters and Systems, ELECTRIMACS’99, Lisboa, 1999, pp.3.203-3.208. (Abstract)

  • António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Hierarchy and Decoupling in Multivariable Fuzzy Controllers for a Class of Power Electronics Systems”, in Proceedings of the European Control Conference, ECC’99, Karlsruhe, 1999. (Abstract)

1998

  • António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “High Dimensional Fuzzy Controller for an UPS Parallel System”, in Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON'98, Aachen, 1998, pp.12-16.

1997

  • António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Contribution of Fuzzy Logic to Control an Industrial Process”, in Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, FUZZ-IEEE’97, Barcelona, 1997, pp.105-110.

  • António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Fuzzy Logic as Control Method for Power Electronics Converters”, in Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE’97, Trondheim, 1997, pp.2.454-2-458.

  • António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Multivariable Fuzzy Controller for Supervision of Electronic Equipment”, in Proceedings of the 7th International Fuzzy Systems Association World Congress, IFSA’97, Praga, 1997, pp.388-392.

  • António P. Martins, Adriano S. Carvalho. “Variáveis Linguísticas em Controladores Difusos do Tipo PI-PID”, in Actas do 3º Encontro do Colégio de Engenharia Electrotécnica da Ordem dos Engenheiros, Porto, 1997, pp.153-158.