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A day in the life of the nuclear community
The November issue of Nuclear News is focused on the individuals who make up our nuclear community.
We invited a small group of those individuals to tell us about their day-to-day work in some of the many occupations and applications of nuclear science and technology, and they responded generously. They were ready to tell us about the part they play, together with colleagues and team members, in supplying clean energy, advancing technology, protecting safety and health, and exploring fundamental science.
In these pages, we see a community that can celebrate both those workdays that record progress moving at a steady pace and the exceptional days when a goal is reached, a briefing is delivered, a contract goes through, a discovery is made, or an unforeseen challenge is overcome.
The Nuclear News staff hopes that you enjoy meeting these members of our community—or maybe get reacquainted with friends—through their words and photos.
Mahmood Ul Hassan, Peng Fu, Zhiquan Song, Humayun Muhammad, Li Hua, Xiuqing Zhang
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 75 | Number 4 | May 2019 | Pages 299-307
Technical Paper | dx.doi.org/10.1080/15361055.2019.1565732
Articles are hosted by Taylor and Francis Online.
This paper presents a novel technique using a shunt active power filter (SAPF) control strategy to reduce the harmonics generated by the power converter. A three-phase SAPF using the Takagi Sugeno (TS) fuzzy technique is used to reduce current distortion. The proposed TS fuzzy controller is a suitable candidate using SAPF techniques. In order to realize an acceptable distortion limit, TS fuzzy control uses SAPF to realize the performance of the system. The simulation results validate the proposed fuzzy control strategy by a Matlab/Simulink model.