Jiangfeng Zhang

Dr

20082017
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Research Output 2008 2016

2016

Coordinated two-stage volt/var management in distribution networks

Mokgonyana, L., Zhang, J., Zhang, L. & Xia, X., 11 Jul 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Electric Power Systems Research. 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Electric power distribution
Capacitors
Electric potential
Reactive power
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)

Efficiency improvement of non-uniformly aged PV arrays

Hu, Y., Zhang, J., Wu, J., Cao, W., Tian, G. Y. & Kirtley, J. L., 16 Mar 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Power generation
Electric potential
Service life
Short circuit currents
Solar energy
27 Citations (Scopus)

Flexible fault-tolerant topology for switched reluctance motor drives

Hu, Y., Gan, C., Cao, W., Zhang, J., Li, W. & Finney, S., 30 Jun 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. 31, 6, p. 4654 - 4668 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Reluctance motors
Topology
Fault tolerance
Failure analysis
Traction motors
6 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling the impact of social network on energy savings

Du, F., Zhang, J., Li, H., Yan, J., Galloway, S. & Lo, K. L., 16 Jun 2016, In : Applied Energy. 178, p. 56-65 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
social network
Energy conservation
modeling
Mathematical models
human behavior
9 Citations (Scopus)

Zero-voltage-switching buck converter with low-voltage stress using coupled inductor

Chen, G., Deng, Y., He, X., Wang, Y. & Zhang, J., 30 Mar 2016, In : IET Power Electronics. 9, 4, p. 719-727 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Zero voltage switching
Switches
Electric potential
Magnetic cores
Networks (circuits)
2015
37 Citations (Scopus)

Design of a modular, high step-up ratio DC–DC converter for HVDC applications integrating offshore wind power

Hu, Y., Zeng, R., Cao, W., Zhang, J. & Finney, S. J., 22 Dec 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
DC power transmission
DC-DC converters
Wind power
Electric potential
Fault tolerance
8 Citations (Scopus)

How information propagation in social networks can improve energy savings based on time of use tariff

Ekpenyong, U. E., Zhang, J. & Xia, X., 1 Dec 2015, In : Sustainable Cities and Society. 19, p. 26-33 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
energy saving
social network
savings
Energy efficiency
Energy conservation
9 Citations (Scopus)

Medium density control for coal washing dense medium cyclone circuits

Zhang, L., Xia, X. & Zhang, J., May 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. 23, 3, p. 1117-1122 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Coal
Networks (circuits)
Controllers
Beneficiation
Dynamic models
39 Citations (Scopus)

Online two-section PV array fault diagnosis with optimized voltage sensor locations

Hu, Y., Zhang, J., Cao, W., Wu, J., Tian, G. Y., Finney, S. J. & Kirtley, J. L., 1 Nov 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 62, 11, p. 7237-7246 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Failure analysis
Sensors
Electric potential
Solar energy
Costs
19 Citations (Scopus)

Operation efficiency optimisation modelling and application of model predictive control

Xia, X. & Zhang, J., 10 Apr 2015, In : IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica. 2, 2, p. 166-172 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Model predictive control
Energy efficiency
Control theory
Water
2014
80 Citations (Scopus)

A multi-objective optimization model for the life-cycle cost analysis and retrofitting planning of buildings

Wang, B., Xia, X. & Zhang, J., Jul 2014, In : Energy and Buildings. 77, p. 227-235 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retrofitting
Multiobjective optimization
Life cycle
Planning
Energy efficiency
23 Citations (Scopus)

Analysing the economic benefit of electricity price forecast in industrial load scheduling

Mathaba, T., Xia, X. & Zhang, J., Nov 2014, In : Electric Power Systems Research. 116, p. 158-165 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electricity
Scheduling
Economics
Mean square error
Deregulation
11 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamical behaviours of an Euler discretized sliding mode control systems

Qu, S., Xia, X. & Zhang, J., Sep 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. 59, 9, p. 2525-2529 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sliding mode control
Orbits
Control systems
Switching functions
95 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics of discrete-time sliding mode control under uncertain systems with a disturbance compensator

Qu, S., Xia, X. & Zhang, J. J., Jul 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 61, 7, p. 3502-3510 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uncertain systems
Sliding mode control
Dynamical systems
Trajectories
Control systems
24 Citations (Scopus)

Improving energy efficiency of cyclone circuits in coal beneficiation plants by pump-storage systems

Zhang, L., Xia, X. & Zhang, J. J., 15 Apr 2014, In : Applied Energy. 119, p. 306-316 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beneficiation
energy efficiency
cyclone
Energy efficiency
pump
6 Citations (Scopus)

Mathematical modelling for the social impact to energy efficiency savings

Ekpenyong, U. E., Zhang, J. & Xia, X., Dec 2014, In : Energy and Buildings. 84, p. 344-351 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Energy efficiency
Solar water heaters
Mathematical models
28 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal energy management for a jaw crushing process in deep mines

Numbi, BP., Zhang, J. J. & Xia, X., 15 Apr 2014, In : Energy. 68, p. 337-348 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy management
Crushing
Crushers
Costs
Switching frequency
16 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal sampling plan for clean development mechanism lighting projects with lamp population decay

Ye, X., Xia, X. & Zhang, J., 31 Dec 2014, In : Applied Energy. 136, p. 1184-1192 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
clean development mechanism
Electric lamps
Lighting
Sampling
sampling
141 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal scheduling of household appliances for demand response

Setlhaolo, D., Xia, X. & Zhang, J., Nov 2014, In : Electric Power Systems Research. 116, p. 24-28 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Domestic appliances
Electricity
Scheduling
Costs
2013
79 Citations (Scopus)

A multiple objective optimisation model for building energy efficiency investment decision

Malatji, EM., Zhang, J. & Xia, X., Jun 2013, In : Energy and Buildings. 61, June, p. 81-87 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy efficiency
Energy conservation
Retrofitting
Multiobjective optimization
Sensitivity analysis
25 Citations (Scopus)

Desiccant wheel thermal performance modeling for indoor humidity optimal control

Wang, N., Zhang, J. & Xia, X., 2013, In : Applied Energy. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Humidity control
Model predictive control
Atmospheric humidity
Wheels
humidity
26 Citations (Scopus)

Energy consumption of air conditioners at different temperature set points

Wang, N., Zhang, J. & Xia, X., Oct 2013, In : Energy and Buildings. 65, October, p. 412-418 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy utilization
Energy conservation
Air
Temperature
51 Citations (Scopus)

Mathematical description for the measurement and verification of energy efficiency improvement

Xia, X. & Zhang, J., Nov 2013, In : Applied Energy. 111, November, p. 247-256 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy Efficiency
energy efficiency
Energy efficiency
Protocol Verification
Energy conservation
116 Citations (Scopus)

Minimum cost solution of photovoltaic-diesel-battery hybrid power systems for remote consumers

Tazvinga, H., Xia, X. & Zhang, J., Oct 2013, In : Solar Energy. 96, October, p. 292-299 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs
Hybrid systems
Electric power utilization
Energy utilization
22 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal sampling plan for clean development mechanism energy efficiency lighting projects

Ye, X., Xia, X. & Zhang, J., 2013, In : Applied Energy. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

clean development mechanism
energy efficiency
Energy efficiency
Lighting
Sampling
2012
13 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of trends and seasonalities on robustness of the hurst parameter estimators

Ye, X., Xia, X., Zhang, J. & Chen, Y., Dec 2012, In : IET Signal Processing. 6, p. 849-856 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Time series
Time series analysis
Identification (control systems)
Energy efficiency
Mine power plants
Industry
Solar water heaters
Refrigeration
2011
48 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Model predictive control
Resource allocation
Convex optimization
Robustness (control systems)
Scheduling
31 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling and control of heavy haul trains

Xia, X. & Zhang, J., 2011, In : IEEE Control Systems. 31, 4, p. 18-24 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy efficiency
Cruise control
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

Geometric steady states of nonlinear systems

Xia, X. & Zhang, J., Jun 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. 55, 6, p. 1448-1454 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear systems
Robotics
15 Citations (Scopus)

Realization of multivariable nonlinear systems via the approaches of differential forms and differential algebra

Zhang, J. J., Moog, C. & Xia, X., 2010, In : Kybernetika. 46, 5, p. 799-830 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Minimal Realization
Differential Algebra
Multivariable Systems
Differential Forms
Algebra
2009
104 Citations (Scopus)

An optimal control model for load shifting—with application in the energy management of a colliery

Middelberg, A., Zhang, J. & Xia, X., Jul 2009, In : Applied Energy. 86, 7-8, p. 1266-1273 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy management
electricity
demand-side management
Electricity
energy efficiency
2008
35 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive synchronization for generalized Lorenz systems

Liang, X., Zhang, J. & Xia, X., Aug 2008, In : IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. 53, 7, p. 1740-1746 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synchronization
Secure communication
1 Citation (Scopus)

Geometric characterization on the solvability of regulator equations

Xia, X. & Zhang, J., Feb 2008, In : Automatica. 44, 2, p. 445-450 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Controllers
Nonlinear systems
Feedback
8 Citations (Scopus)
Chaotic systems
Chaos theory
Feedback control
Synchronization
Modulation