Capabilities

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The following is an inexhaustive summary of the capabilities of the EPECentre researchers.

  • Steady state, harmonic, dynamic and transient AC and DC power system modelling, design and analysis
  • High voltage and high current design
  • High voltage and high power testing
  • EMC, EMI, RFI testing and solution design
  • Protection design, co-ordination, implementation
  • Insulation co-ordination
  • System integration studies
  • Software tools - MATLAB, SINCAL, COMSOL, Ansys, Open DSS, PSCAD/EMTDC, Python, R, SPICE, Altium, C, C++
  • Algorithm development
  • Statistical analysis
  • Thermal modelling
  • Fluid dynamics modelling
  • Mixed integer linear programming
  • Energy modelling and system optimisation
  • Finite Element and Finite Volume Modelling
  • Near-field optical analysis and electromagnetic simulations
  • Optimisation - linear, quadratic etc.
  • Electronics, electro-magnetic, power electronic and power system modelling and analysis
  • Hierarchical control design and implementation
  • System/process modelling
  • Motor, drive and actuator - design, construction and testing
  • High frequency power transformer, current transformer and inductor design, construction and testing (ferrite, amorphous metal and powder-iron cored)
  • Signal processing, including precision analogue and digital circuit design
  • Electron beam lithography
  • Developing nano-tech fabrication processes and process integration
  • PCB design
  • Switching circuit topology design, analysis, synthesis and implementation
  • Scoping and requirement capture
  • Technical supervision
  • Techno-commercial analysis; financial, operational performance (losses, RAM)
  • Component and system testing
  • Chemical analysis and testing
  • Project planning and management
  • Risk identification, mitigation and management
  • Communication and art design