Special Issue "Selected Papers from AETA 2018: Recent Advances in Electrical Engineering–Theory and Applications"

A special issue of Actuators (ISSN 2076-0825).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 February 2019) | Viewed by 257

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Zelinka Ivan
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Guest Editor
VŠB TU Ostrava, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 17. Listopadu 15, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Interests: bioinspired algorithms; cybersecurity; unconventional computation, automatic control, evolutionary design
Dr. Vo Hoang Duy
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Guest Editor
Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Interests: nonlinear control; robotic; SCADA
Dr. Ilyes Boulkaibet
Guest Editor
Institute for Intelligent Systems, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Interests: nonlinear control; robust control; adaptive control; predictive control; sliding mode control; model updating and system identification; machine learning; metaheuristic algorithms

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Modern technologies based on electrical engineering, robotics, actuators, mathematical modelling design and optimization are the backbone of our civilization today. Many technological problems and challenges were and still are the topic of applied mathematics, from antiquity to the present. Since the beginning of our civilization, the human race has had to confront numerous technological challenges, such as finding the optimal solution of various problems including control technologies, power sources design, applications in the economy, robotics, mechanical engineering and energy distribution amongst others. These examples encompass both ancient as well as modern technologies like the first electrical energy distribution network in USA etc. Some of the key principles formulated in the middle ages were done by Johannes Kepler (Problem of the wine barrels), Johan Bernoulli (brachystochrone problem), Leonhard Euler (Calculus of Variations), Lagrange (Principle multipliers), that were formulated primarily in the ancient world and are of a geometric nature. All those methods and more are widely used in modern engineering design. This special issue, based on selected the best papers from AETA 2018, discuss recent advances in electro-engineering design, control and modelling with modern mathematical methods, including very specific, as the evolutionary computation is. Potential topics include, but are not limited, to:

  • Various actuators use and design of its devices with bioinspired algorithms;
  • Robotic and sensors.
  • Robotic system control.
  • Design of electronic devices – classical and unconventional approach.
  • Memristors: modelling, simulations and its use.
  • IoT, its monitoring, design and use.
  • Electronic devices and its critical regimes (i.e. strange dynamics, hidden attractors, chaos)
Prof. Zelinka Ivan
Dr. Vo Hoang Duy
Dr. Ilyes Boulkaibet
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • actuators
  • robotics
  • design
  • control
  • modelling

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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