Francisco Vedreno Santos

Francisco Vedreno Santos

Dr Francisco Vedreno Santos

Lecturer

Biography

Francisco Vedreño-Santos received the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in 2008, the MSc in Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development in 2012 and the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering in 2013 in the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia (Spain).

From 2011 to 2013, he worked as a Junior Researcher in several European institutions, such as the Université de Picardie-Jules Verne, Amiens (France), École Centrale de Nantes, Nantes (France) and the Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna (Austria). In 2014, he joined the University of Sheffield, Sheffield (UK), as a Research Associate in Electrical Machines in collaboration with the Sheffield Siemens Wind Power Research Centre (S2WP). In 2016, he joined the Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh (UK), where he is currently a Lecturer in Electronic & Electrical Engineering in the School of Engineering & Built Environment.

His research interests include diagnostics and condition monitoring of electric machines and design and control of power electronics for wind power applications.

Research Groups

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Conference Activity

  • Best Paper Award in ICEM 2012

 

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16 results

Performance of Superconducting Generators with Different Topologies under Fault Conditions

Conference Proceeding
Guan, Y., Vedreno Santos, F., Azar, Z., Thomas, A., Li, G., Odavic, M., & Zhu, Z. (in press)
Performance of Superconducting Generators with Different Topologies under Fault Conditions. In Conference Proceedings
This paper compares the short-circuit performance of superconducting (SC) generators with three different topologies, i.e., iron-cored stator and rotor, iron-cored stator and ...

Design considerations for high-power converters interfacing 10 MW superconducting wind power generators

Journal Article
Vedreño Santos, F., Odavic, M., Guan, Y., Azar, Z., Thomas, A., Li, G., & Zhu, Z. (2017)
Design considerations for high-power converters interfacing 10 MW superconducting wind power generators. IET Power Electronics, 10(12), 1461-1467. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-pel.2016.0512
The design of power electronic converters for the integration of wind generated power into the grid is more and more important due to a new class of Superconducting Generators...

Comparison of Electromagnetic Performance of 10-MW Superconducting Generators With Different Topologies for Offshore Direct-Drive Wind Turbines

Journal Article
Guan, Y., Zhu, Z. Q., Azar, Z., Thomas, A. S., Vedreño-Santos, F., Li, G., & Odavic, M. (2017)
Comparison of Electromagnetic Performance of 10-MW Superconducting Generators With Different Topologies for Offshore Direct-Drive Wind Turbines. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 27(7), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1109/tasc.2017.2732289
This paper compares the electromagnetic performance of 10MW superconducting (SC) generators with three different topologies, i.e., iron-cored stator and rotor (ISIRT), iron-co...

Influence of pole number and stator outer diameter on volume, weight and cost of superconducting generator with iron-cored rotor topology for wind turbines.

Journal Article
Guan, Y., Zhu, Z. Q., Li, G., Azar, Z., Thomas, A. S., Vedreño-Santos, F., & Odavic, M. (2017)
Influence of pole number and stator outer diameter on volume, weight and cost of superconducting generator with iron-cored rotor topology for wind turbines. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 27(6), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1109/TASC.2017.2716818
This paper investigates the influence of pole number and stator outer diameter on the performance of superconducting (SC) generators. The SC generator has an iron-cored rotor ...

Comparison of Peak Armature and Field Winding Currents for Different Topologies of 10-MW Superconducting Generators Under Short-Circuit Conditions

Journal Article
Guan, Y., Vedreno-Santos, F., Li, G. J., Azar, Z., Thomas, A. S., Li, G., …Zhu, Z. Q. (2016)
Comparison of Peak Armature and Field Winding Currents for Different Topologies of 10-MW Superconducting Generators Under Short-Circuit Conditions. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 26(8), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1109/tasc.2016.2615077
This paper studies the peak armature and peak field winding currents for three different topologies of 10 MW partial High Temperature Superconducting Generators (HTSGs) under ...

Transient diagnosis of induction generators via atom-based time-frequency transforms

Conference Proceeding
Pons-Llinares, J., Riera-Guasp, M., Antonino-Daviu, J. A., & Vedreno-Santos, F. (2014)
Transient diagnosis of induction generators via atom-based time-frequency transforms. https://doi.org/10.1109/icelmach.2014.6960426
Induction generators used in windmills usually work in non-stationary conditions, due to the varying speed of the wind. Therefore, in order to perform its diagnosis through th...

Diagnosis of Rotor and Stator Asymmetries in Wound-Rotor Induction Machines Under Nonstationary Operation Through the Instantaneous Frequency

Journal Article
Vedreno-Santos, F., Riera-Guasp, M., Henao, H., Pineda-Sanchez, M., & Puche-Panadero, R. (2014)
Diagnosis of Rotor and Stator Asymmetries in Wound-Rotor Induction Machines Under Nonstationary Operation Through the Instantaneous Frequency. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 61(9), 4947-4959. https://doi.org/10.1109/tie.2013.2288192
This paper proposes a methodology to improve the reliability of diagnosis of different types of faults in wound-rotor induction generators which work under variable load condi...

Vibration Transient Detection of Broken Rotor Bars by PSH Sidebands

Journal Article
Climente-Alarcon, V., Antonino-Daviu, J. A., Vedreno-Santos, F., & Puche-Panadero, R. (2013)
Vibration Transient Detection of Broken Rotor Bars by PSH Sidebands. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 49(6), 2576-2582. https://doi.org/10.1109/tia.2013.2265872
In recent years, the study of transients of induction motors for diagnosis purposes has gained strength in order to overcome some inherent problems of the classical diagnosis ...

Diagnosis of induction machines under non-stationary conditions by means of the spectral filter

Conference Proceeding
Vedreno-Santos, F., Riera-Guasp, M., & Pineda-Senchez, M. (2013)
Diagnosis of induction machines under non-stationary conditions by means of the spectral filter. In Diagnostics for Electric Machines, Power Electronics and Drives (SDEMPED), 2013 9th IEEE International Symposium onhttps://doi.org/10.1109/demped.2013.6645702
This paper introduces a new way to extract the fault components of a signal by means of a new proposed filter based on the Sampling Theorem and the properties of Discrete Four...

Diagnosis of induction machines under non-stationary conditions: Concepts and tools

Conference Proceeding
Riera-Guasp, M., Pons-Llinares, J., Climente-Alarcon, V., Vedreno-Santos, F., Pineda-Sanchez, M., Antonino-Daviu, J., …Roger-Folch, J. (2013)
Diagnosis of induction machines under non-stationary conditions: Concepts and tools. In 2013 IEEE Workshop onhttps://doi.org/10.1109/wemdcd.2013.6525182
This paper is focused on fault diagnostic methodologies suited for induction machines which are subjected to fluctuating loads and speeds during their normal duty cycle. In th...

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