Prof Alexander C. Smith

Professor of Electrical Machines

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Publications

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Comparison of damping techniques for the soft-stop of ultra-fast linear actuators for HVDC breaker applications

    Vilchis-Rodriguez, D., Shuttleworth, R., Smith, A. C. & Barnes, M., 17 Jun 2019, In : The Journal of Engineering. 2019, 17, p. 4466 - 4470 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Performance of high-power thomson coil actuator excited by a current pulse train

    Vilchis-Rodriguez, D., Shuttleworth, R., Smith, A. C. & Barnes, M., 17 Jun 2019, In : The Journal of Engineering. 2019, 17, p. 3937 - 3941 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Virtual reality interface for HVDC substation and DC breaker design and maintenance

    Marsh, C., Barnes, M., Crowther, B., Watson, S., Vilchis-Rodriguez, D., Carmona Sanchez, J., Shuttleworth, R., Kabbabe, K., Heggo, M., Smith, A. C. & Pei, X., 6 Feb 2019, p. 1-6. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  5. Published

    Design, construction and test of a lightweight Thomson Coil actuator for medium voltage vacuum switch operation

    Vilchis-Rodriguez, D., Shuttleworth, R., Smith, A. C. & Barnes, M., 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. p. 0-11 11 p., TEC-00966-2018.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Experimental Electrical Characterisation of Carbon Fibre Composites (CFCs) for use in Future Aircraft Applications

    Khan, J. B., Smith, A. C., Tuohy, P., Gresil, M., Soutis, C. & Lambourne, A., 2019, In : IET Science, Measurement and Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. 2018
  8. Published

    A comparison of damping techniques for the soft-stop of ultra-fast linear actuators for HVDC breaker applications

    Vilchis-Rodriguez, D., Shuttleworth, R., Smith, A. C. & Barnes, M., 17 Apr 2018, The 9th International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives. Institution of Engineering and Technology , p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  9. Published

    Performance of a high power Thomson Coil actuator excited by a current pulse train

    Vilchis-Rodriguez, D., Shuttleworth, R., Smith, A. C. & Barnes, M., 17 Apr 2018, The 9th International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives. Institution of Engineering and Technology , p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  10. Published

    Design and experimental tests on a superconducting hybrid DC circuit breaker

    Pei, X., Cwikowski, O., Smith, A. C. & Barnes, M., 2018, In : I E E E Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 28, 3, 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published
  12. Published

    Stator Design and Performance of Superconducting Motors for Aerospace Electric Propulsion Systems

    Manolopoulos, C., Iacchetti, M., Smith, A. C., Berger, K., Husband, M. & Miller, P., 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. p. 1-5 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. 2017
  14. Published

    Aircraft electrical network for electrically powered propulsors

    Apsley, J., Smith, A. C., Manolopoulos, C. & Edwards, H., 14 Jun 2017, IPC No. B64D 27/24 (2006.01), Patent No. GB2539547, Priority date 19 Jul 2015, Priority No. GR20150100223

    Research output: Patent

  15. Published

    Termination Unit

    Smith, A. C., 30 May 2017, Patent No. US9666336(B2), Priority date 16 Mar 2015

    Research output: Patent

  16. Published

    Fast operating moving coil actuator for a vacuum interrupter

    Pei, X., Smith, A. C., Shuttleworth, R., Vilchis-Rodriguez, D. & Barnes, M., 12 Apr 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. 32, 3, p. 931-940 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    AC Losses Measurement and Analysis for a 2G YBCO Coil in Metallic Containment Vessels

    Pei, X., Smith, A. C. & Barnes, M., 15 Feb 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 27, 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Electromagnetic Modelling and Detection of Buried Stator Core Faults

    Bertenshaw, D. R., Ho, C. W., Smith, S., Sasic, M. & Chan, T., 2017, In : IET Electric Power Applications. 11, 2, p. 187-196 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 2016
  20. Published

    Analysis of a wound rotor induction machine low frequency vibroacoustic emissions under stator winding fault conditions

    Sarma, N., Li, Q., Durovic, S., Smith, A. C. & Rowland, S., 10 Nov 2016, 8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, PEMD; Glasgow (2016) .

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  21. Published

    Superconducting interface for a DC circuit breaker

    Pei, X., Smith, S. & Barnes, M., 10 Nov 2016, 8th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2016): Glasgow, UK 19-21 April 2016.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  22. Published

    AC Losses Measurement and Analysis for a 2G YBCO Coil in Metallic Containment Vessels

    Pei, X., Smith, A. C. & Barnes, M., 4 Sep 2016, 2016 Applied Superconductivity Conference. IEEE

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  23. Published

    Experimental tests on a superconducting hybrid DC circuit breaker

    Pei, X., Cwikowski, O., Smith, A. C. & Barnes, M., 4 Sep 2016, 2016 Applied Superconductivity Conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  24. Published

    A Review of technologies for MVDC circuit breakers

    Pei, X., Cwikowski, O., Vilchis-Rodriguez, D., Barnes, M., Smith, A. & Shuttleworth, R., 30 Jun 2016, 42nd Annual Industrial Electronics Conference (IECON2016) . IEEE

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  25. Published

    Control of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine in Gusty Conditions

    Breslan, D., Apsley, J., Smith, S., Kirkham, S. & Towell, K., Apr 2016, 2016 Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2016), 8th IET International Conference on. . Institution of Engineering and Technology , 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  26. Published

    Dynamo-Electric Machine

    Smith, A. C. & Husband, S. M., 29 Mar 2016, Patent No. US9300182(B2)

    Research output: Patent

  27. Published

    Experimental testing and development of improved modelling for multistrand resistive SFCL

    Pei, X. & Smith, A., 22 Mar 2016, In : I E E E Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 26, 4, 5 p., 5601905.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Experimental tests of a resistive SFCL integrated with a vacuum interrupter

    Pei, X. & Smith, A., 1 Mar 2016, In : I E E E Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 26, 3, 6 p., 5601206.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Resistive superconducting fault current limiter AC loss measurements and analysis

    Pei, X., Zeng, X., Smith, A. C. & Malkin, D., 29 Feb 2016, In : I E E E Transactions on Applied Superconductivity.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Superconductor Winding

    Smith, A. C. & Husband, S. M., 5 Jan 2016, Patent No. US9231444(B2)

    Research output: Patent

  31. Published

    FBG sensing for hot spot thermal monitoring in electric machinery random wound componenets

    Mohammed, A., Durovic, S., Smith, A. & Tshiloz, K., 2016, Electrical Machines (ICEM), 2016 XXII International Conference on.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  32. Published

    Impact of Fault Current Limiter on VSC-HVDC DC Protection

    Chang, B., Cwikowski, O., Pei, X., Barnes, M., Shuttleworth, R. & Smith, A., 2016, IET 12th International Conference on AC and DC Power Transmission.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  33. Published

    Real-Time Insulation Lifetime Monitoring for Motor Windings

    Tshiloz, K., Smith, A., Mohammed, A., Durovic, S. & Feehally, T., 2016, Electrical Machines (ICEM), 2016 XXII International Conference on.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  34. 2015
  35. Published

    Superconducting fault current limiters for HVDC systems

    Pei, X., Smith, A. & Barnes, M., 2 Dec 2015, In : Energy Procedia. 80, p. 47-55 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Published

    Hybrid Fuzzy-Particle Swarm Optimization-Simplex (F-PSO-S) Algorithm for Optimum Design of PM Drive Couplings

    El-Wakeel, A. & Smith, A. C., Jul 2015, In : Electric Power Components and Systems. 43, 13, p. 1560-1571 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    Resistive Superconducting Fault Current Limiter Coil Design Using Multistrand MgB2 Wire

    Pei, X., Zeng, X., Smith, A. & Malkin, D., Jun 2015, In : I E E E Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. 25, 3, p. 1-5 5 p., 5602105.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    Supply Induced Inter-harmonic effects in Wound Rotor and Doubly-fed Induction Generators

    Djurovic, S., Vilchis-Rodriguez, D. S. & Smith, A., Jun 2015, In : I E E E Transactions on Energy Conversion. 30, 4, p. 1397 - 1408 12 p., 7119555.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Published

    Using Improved Power Electronics Modelling and Turbine Control to Improve Wind Turbine Reliability

    Barnes, M., Lei, T., Smith, S., Hur, S., Stock, A. & Leithead, W., 4 May 2015, In : I E E E Transactions on Energy Conversion. p. 1043-1051 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Published

    Development of irradiation capabilities to address the challenges of the nuclear industry

    Leay, L., Bower, W., Horne, G., Wady, P., Baidak, A., Pottinger, M., Nancekievill, M., Smith, S., Watson, S., Green, P., Lennox, B., LaVerne, J. A. & Pimblott, S. M., 15 Jan 2015, In : Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research. Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms. 343, p. 62-69 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. 2014
  42. Published

    Investigation of induction generator wide band vibration monitoring using fibre Bragg grating accelerometers

    Vilchis-Rodriguez, D. S., Djurovic, S., Kung, P., Comanici, M. I. & Smith, S., 17 Nov 2014, Proceedings - 2014 International Conference on Electrical Machines, ICEM 2014. IEEE, p. 1772-1778 7 p. 6960423

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  43. Published

    Superconductor device

    Smith, A. C., Royce, R. & Husband, S. M., 4 Nov 2014, Patent No. US8880134(B2)

    Research output: Patent

  44. Published

    Current Limiter

    Smith, A. C. & Husband, S. M., 28 Oct 2014, Patent No. US8873205(B2)

    Research output: Patent

  45. Published

    Superconducting Fault Current Limiter

    Smith, A. C., Royce, R. & Husband, S. M., 30 Sep 2014, Patent No. US8848323(B2)

    Research output: Patent

  46. Published

    AC loss analysis and measurements in multi-stranded MgB2 wire for resistive SFCL coils

    Zeng, X., Pei, X., Smith, A. & Malkin, D., 15 Aug 2014, Applied Superconductivity Conference, Charlotte, USA, 10-15 August 2014.. 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  47. Published

    Lamination joint reluctance in stator cores - A forgotten problem?

    Bertenshaw, D. R. & Smith, AC., Apr 2014, PEMD 2014, The 7th IET international conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives. London: Institution of Engineering and Technology , p. 0053/1-0053/6 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  48. Published

    The impact of non-linear permeability on electromagnetic statorcore tests

    Bertenshaw, D. R. & Smith, A. C., Apr 2014, Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2014), 7th IETInternational Conference on. p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  49. Published

    Three-dimensional finite element analysis of large electricalmachine stator core faults

    Ho, C. W., Bertenshaw, D. R., Smith, A. C., Chan, T. A. & Sasic, M., Feb 2014, In : Electric Power Applications, IET. 8, 2, p. 60-67 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Published

    A study into the impact of the supply voltage on the mains supplied induction motors

    Schofield, N., Smith, A. C. & Ishfaq, A. R., 2014, IEEE 17th International Multi-Topic Conference (INMIC) Conference Proceedings. doi: 10.1109/INMIC.2014.7097379: IEEE, p. 434-439 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  51. Published

    Advanced Algorithms for Automatic Wind Turbine Generator Fault Detection and Diagnosis

    Zappalá, D., Durovic, S., Crabtree, C. J., Vilchis-Rodriguez, D., Tavner, P. J., Djurovic, S. & Smith, S., 2014, EWEA 2014 – Scientific track proceedings. EWEA 2014 – Scientific track proceedings: EWEA, p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  52. 2013
  53. Published

    Rim-drive marine thruster using a multiple-can induction motor

    Tuohy, P. M., Smith, A. C., Husband, M. & Hopewell, P., Aug 2013, In : Electric Power Applications, IET. 7, 7, p. 557-565 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Published

    Superconducting Electrical Machine

    Smith, A. C., Royce, R. & Husband, S. M., 19 Feb 2013, Patent No. US8378537(B2)

    Research output: Patent

  55. Published

    Design, build and test of an AC coil using MgB2 wire for use in a superconducting machine

    Pei, X., Smith, S., Zeng, X., Husband, M. B. & Rindfleisch, M. C., 7 Feb 2013, In : Applied Superconductivity, IEEE Transactions on. 23, 3, p. 5202605-5202605 1 p., 5202605.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. Published

    Analysis of wound rotor induction generator transient vibration signal under stator fault conditions

    Vilchis-Rodriguez, D., Durovic, S., Djukanović, S. & Smith, S., 2013, European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition, EWEC 2013|Eur. Wind Energy Conf. Exhib., EWEC. http://proceedings.ewea.org/annual2013/allfiles2/931_EWEA2013presentationfinal.pdf: European Wind Energy Association, Vol. 3. p. 1930-1936 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  57. Published

    DFIG wind turbine control system co-ordination to improve drive-train reliability

    Lei, T., Barnes, M. & Smith, S., 2013, European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition, EWEC 2013|Eur. Wind Energy Conf. Exhib., EWEC. European Wind Energy Association, Vol. 3. p. 1543-1550 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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