Valery Vodovozov - Modeling and Programming of Electric Drives
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Valery Vodovozov is a professor of Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia, from 1997. He educated at the Technical University of Vologda and received his Candidate of Science degree and Associate Professor and Senior Researcher academic titles in Electrical Engineering from St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University, Russia, where he worked since 1976 till 2007 as an associate professor and a senior researcher. His teaching includes electric drives, electronics, and programming of electromechanical and human informational systems. His areas of expertise envelop electric drives and power electronics, application of object-oriented technologies in industry, and Web-based education.

He served as a visiting researcher in Scientific Research Laboratory of Ford Motor Company, USA, lectured at St. Petersburg Institute for Extra Professional Education, St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance, St. Petersburg Customs Academy, and taught regular academic courses in institutional, industrial and customs training centers of Russia, USA, and Estonia.

Valery Vodovozov received numerous grants in his areas of expertise from the various governmental institutions of Russia, USA and Estonia, and industrial enterprises. Currently, he is a principal investigator of the ETF 8020 project and a researcher of the project SF0140016s. Earlier, he participated in Estonian projects SF0140009s08, IN577 and IN7061, USA project SABIT, and supervised a number of Russian projects.

He is an author and co-author of more than 250 professional publications, including 16 monographs, above 150 articles and papers in referred journals and international conferences, 18 scientific reports, and about 30 inventions. Valery Vodovozov is a member of such professional associations as IEEE, International Institute of Informatics and Systemics (IIIS), Global Research Alliance of Texas Institute of Science (TxIS GRA), and Estonian Society of M. H. Jacobi. He was elected as International Man of the Years 1999 and 2000 by the International Biographical Centre of Cambridge, included to Marquis "Who’s Who in the World", "Who’s Who in Science and Engineering" (1998-2013), and "Famous Russians" (Moscow, 1999-2000). He served as a reviewer and a program committee member at several international conferences and scientific journals. Also, he has an experience in supervising of bachelor, master and PhD students.

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Publications

Valery Vodovozov is an author of monographs, inventions, brochures, and tutorial aids. More than 250 of his scientific works have been published in journals and papers of international conferences.

Monographs

    V. Vodovozov, D. Vinnikov, and R. Jansikene, Elektriajamite elektroonsed susteemid (trans. from Engl.). Tallinn: TUT, 240 lk. (2008)
    V. Vodovozov and D. Vinnikov, Electronic Systems of Motor Drive. Tallinn: TTU, 248 p. (2008)
    V. Vodovozov and F. Chmilenko, Object-Oriented Programming on C++, St.Petersburg: ETU, 128 p. (2007)
    V. Vodovozov and R. Jansikene, Electronic Engineering, Tallinn: TTU, 148 p. (2007)
    V. Vodovozov and R. Jansikene, Power Electronic Converters, Tallinn: TTU, 120 p. (2006)
    V. Vodovozov, Theory and Systems of Electric Drive, St.Petersburg: ETU, 306 p. (2004)
    V. Vodovozov, Windows Programming, St.Petersburg: ETU, 98 p. (2004)
    V. Vodovozov and A. Pozhidaev, Building of Applications for Windows, St.Petersburg: ETU, 72 p. (2004)
    V. Vodovozov, Visual Basic for Applications, Moscow: Education and Computer Science, 160 p. (2003)
    V. Vodovozov, Programming Course on C++, St.Petersburg: ETU, 164 p. (2003)
    V. Vodovozov, Programming Technique (VBA, Pascal, C++), St.Petersburg: ETU, 202 p. (2001)
    V. Vodovozov and A. Vodovozov, Introduction Into Computer Technique and Computer Technologies, Vologda: VoGTU, 181 p. (2001)
    V. Vodovozov, Basics of Informational Technologies, Deaborn, MI, USA: SRL, 185 c. (2000)
    V. Vodovozov, V. Osipov and A. Pozhidaev, Practical Introduction Into Informational Systems, St.Petersburg: Polycom, 275 p. (1995)
    V. Vodovozov, B. Korovin and L. Rassudov, Microprocessor CNC Systems, St. Petersburg: Energoatomizdat, 256 p. (1994)
    V. Vodovozov, V. Mjadzel and L. Rassudov, Robots in Shipbuilding Manufactures, St. Petersburg: Shipbuilding, 248 p. (1986)

Tutorial Aids

    V. Vodovozov, Electric Drive Dimensioning and Tuning, London, UK: Bookboon, 103 p. (2012)
    V. Vodovozov, Electric Drive Systems and Operation, London, UK: Bookboon, 102 p. (2012)
    V. Vodovozov, Introduction to Power Electronics, London, UK: Bookboon, 118 p. (2010)
    V. Vodovozov, Introduction to Electronic Engineering, London, UK: Bookboon, 135 p. (2010)
    V. Vodovozov and A. Rassolkin, Advanced Course of Electrical Drives: Laboratory works, Tallinn: TUT Press, 31 p. (2013)
    T. Jalakas, V. Vodovozov and D. Vinnikov, Power Electronics: Laboratory works, Tallinn: TUT Press, 30 p. (2008)
    T. Jalakas, V. Vodovozov and D. Vinnikov, Electronics and Semiconductor Engineering: Laboratory works, Tallinn: TUT Press, 18 p. (2008)
    T. Jalakas, V. Vodovozov and D. Vinnikov, Advanced Course of Power Electronics: Laboratory works, Tallinn: TUT Press, 28 p. (2008)
    V. Vodovozov and F. Chmilenko, C++ Programming: Laboratory Practice Course, St.Petersburg: ETU, 40 p. (2007)
    V. Vodovozov and A. Pozhidaev, Course Programming Using C++, St.Petersburg: ETU, 32 p. (2006)
    V. Vodovozov, Automatic Control of DC Electric Drive: Laboratory Practice Course, St.Petersburg: ETU, 32 p. (2006)
    V. Vodovozov, Motor Drive Design Using eDrive, St.Petersburg: ETU, 32 p. (2006)
    V. Vodovozov, Steps of Visual Basic Programming. Moscow: Education and Computer Science, pp. 3-58 (2005)
    V. Vodovozov, Visual Basic in Problems: From Simple to Complex. Moscow: Education and Computer Science, pp. 59-102 (2005)
    V. Vodovozov, L. Kozlova, A. Kosarev, etc., Electric Drive Theory: Laboratory Practice Course, St.Petersburg: ETU, 44 p. (2005)
    G. Sokolovsky, V. Vodovozov, V. Stasovsky and V. Putjkov, Electric Drives: Laboratory Practice Course, St.Petersburg: ETU, 44 p. (2004)
    V. Vodovozov, Databases Administration in Microsoft Access, St. Petersburg: IDPO, 40 p. (2003)
    V. Vodovozov, Programming and Beginning of Algorithmization, St.Petersburg: ETU, 32 p. (2003)
    V. Vodovozov, Getting Starting in Programming, St.Petersburg: ETU, 28 p. (2003)
    V. Vodovozov, Applied Programming in C++Builder, St.Petersburg: ETU, 96 p. (2002)
    V. Vodovozov, Functions and Classes of C++, St.Petersburg: ETU, 63 p. (2000)
    V. Vodovozov, Programming of Electrotechnical Problems on C++, St.Petersburg: ETU, 32 p. (1998)
    V. Vodovozov and L. Vjaznikov, Basics of Numerical Control, Vologda: VPI, 118 p. (1995)
    V. Vodovozov, Electric Drives for CNC Machines, St.Petersburg: ETU, 63 p. (1990)

Recent Articles and Papers

   V. Vodovozov, N. Lillo and Z. Raud, Variable-Speed Single-Phase Induction Motor Drive for Vehicular Applications, Electrical Engineering Research (EER), vol. 2, pp. 18 - 24 (2014)
   V. Vodovozov, N. Lillo and Z. Raud, Single-Phase Electric Drive for Automotive Applications, International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion SPEEDAM 2014, Ischia, Italy, pp. 1293 - 1298 (2014)
   V. Vodovozov, Z. Raud and L. Gevorkov, Development of Students’ Activity through On-Lecture Assessment in Electrical Engineering, 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics ISIE 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 2209 - 2213 (2014)
   I. Bakman, L. Gevorkov and V. Vodovozov, Predictive Control of a Variable-Speed Multi-Pump Motor Drive, 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics ISIE 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 1409 - 1414 (2014)
   I. Bakman, L. Gevorkov and V. Vodovozov, Optimization of Method of Adjustment of Productivity of Multi-Pump System Containing Directly Connected Motors, Electric Power Quality and Supply Reliability Conference PQ 2014, Rakvere, Estonia, pp. 1 - 6 (2014)
   Z. Raud, V. Vodovozov, N. Lillo and A. Rassolkin, Reserves for Regenerative Braking of Battery Electric Vehicles, Electric Power Quality and Supply Reliability Conference PQ 2014, Rakvere, Estonia, pp. 1 - 6 (2014)
   L. Gevorkov, I. Bakman and V. Vodovozov, Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation of Motor Drives for Pumping Applications, Electric Power Quality and Supply Reliability Conference PQ 2014, Rakvere, Estonia, pp. 1 - 6 (2014)
   A. Rassolkin, L. Liivik, V. Vodovozov and Z. Raud, Library of Samples for E-Vehicle Propulsion Drive Tuning, Electrical, Control and Communication Engineering, 5, pp. 27 - 33 (2014)
   V. Vodovozov, Z. Raud, T. Lehtla, A. Rassolkin and N. Lillo, Comparative Analysis of Electric Drives Met for Vehicle Propulsion, 9th International Conference on Ecological Vehicles and Renewable Energies EVER 2014, Monaco, 2014, pp. 1 - 8 (2014)
   V. Vodovozov and T. Lehtla, Design Considerations for Propulsion Drives of Electric Vehicles, 14th International Symposium "Topical problems in the field of electrical and power engineering. Doctoral school of energy and geotechnology. II", Pärnu, Estonia, pp. 35 - 39 (2014)
   V. Vodovozov and I. Bakman, Performance Improvement of Pumps Fed by the Variable Speed Drives, Electrical, Control and Communication Engineering, 4, pp. 45 - 51 (2013)
   A. Rassõlkin and V. Vodovozov, Experimental Setup to Explore the Drives of Battery Electric Vehicles, The 27th International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 1 - 6 (2013)
   A. Rassõlkin, V. Vodovozov and Z. Raud, Study of E-Vehicle Drive Behavior Under Changeable Control, 54th International Scientific Conference of Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia, pp. 13.1 - 13.5 (2013)
   L. Liivik, V. Vodovozov and A. Rassõlkin, A. Library of Samples for Testing Variable Load Electric Drives, 54th International Scientific Conference of Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia, pp. 12.1 - 12.5 (2013)
   V. Vodovozov and I. Bakman, Slip Compensation in Sensorless Scalar Electric Drive of a Pump, 54th International Scientific Conference of Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia, 2013, pp. 27.1 - 27.4 (2013)
   A. Rassõlkin and V. Vodovozov, V., Test Bench with Supercapacitor Storage to Study Propulsion Drives, Energy Saving. Power Engineering. Energy Audit, 114 (8, 2), pp. 65 - 70 (2013)
   Z. Raud and V. Vodovozov, Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in Electronics Using Concept Mapping Technology, 1st International Conference on Electronics and Electrical Engineering ELEL 2013, Valencia, Spain, pp. 98 – 103 (2013)
   I. Bakman and V. Vodovozov, Sensorless Pressure Control of Centrifugal Pumps, 8th International Conference-Workshop "Compatibility and Power Electronics CPE 2011", Ljubljana, Slovenia, pp. 304 - 309 (2013)
   A. Rassolkin and V. Vodovozov, A Test Bench to Study Propulsion Drives of Electric Vehicles, 8th International Conference-Workshop "Compatibility and Power Electronics CPE 2011", Ljubljana, Slovenia, pp. 275-279 (2013)
   Z. Raud, V. Vodovozov and T. Lehtla, Concept Maps in Power Electronics Education, 8th International Conference-Workshop "Compatibility and Power Electronics CPE 2011", Ljubljana, Slovenia, pp. 280 - 285 (2013)
   V. Vodovozov and Z. Raud, Improved Switching Patterns of Inverters for Electric Drive Applications, International Journal of Automation and Control Engineering, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp. 70 - 78 (2013)
   V. Vodovozov, Z. Raud and T. Lehtla, Design of an Experimental Setup to Study the Drives of Battery Electric Vehicles, Proceedings of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Issue 76, pp. 816 - 823 (2013)
   V. Vodovozov and I. Bakman, Control of Liquid Density to Prevent Abnormal Pumping Performance, 7th WSEAS International Conference on Waste Management, Water Pollution, Air Pollution, Indoor Climate WWAI 2013, Lemesos, Cyprus, pp. 217 - 222 (2013)
   V. Vodovozov, Scientific Platforms to Explore and Test the Drives of Electric Cars, 13th International Symposium "Topical Problems in the Field of Electrical and Power Engineering". Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology II, Parnu, Estonia, pp. 42 - 47 (2013)
   Z. Raud and V. Vodovozov, Innovative Training Practice in Electronics for Enterprises, Przeglad Elektrotchniczny (Electrical Review) v. 2012, n. 7b, pp. 166-170 (2012)
   Z. Raud and V. Vodovozov, Flexible Curricula Based on Educational Thesaurus, IASTED Educational Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education CATE 2012, Napoly, Italy, pp. 219-226 (2012)
   I. Bakman and V. Vodovozov, Multi-Pump Control Applications for ABB ACQ 810 Industrial Drive, 12th International Symposium "Topical Problems in the Field of Electrical and Power Engineering". Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology II, Kuressaare, Estonia, pp. 37 - 44 (2012)
   V. Vodovozov and T. Lehtla, Educational Thesauri for Mastering Engineering Courses, 12th International Symposium "Topical Problems in the Field of Electrical and Power Engineering". Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology II, Kuressaare, Estonia, pp. 24 - 29 (2012)
   Z. Raud, V. Vodovozov and T. Lehtla, Enhancing Students’ Activity in Electrical Engineering through Web and Social Networks, IEEE International Conference EDUCON 2012, Marrakech, Morocco, pp. 263-269 (2012)
   V. Vodovozov, Z. Raud and T. Lehtla, A Toolbox to Design Inverters for Automotive Applications, 11th World Conference on Applications of Electrical Engineering AEE 2012, Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece, pp. 190-195 (2012)
   Z. Raud, V. Vodovozov and T. Lehtla, Educational Thesaurus for Learning Electronics, 3rd World Conference on Education and Educational Technologies WORLD-EDU 2012, Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece, pp. 67-72 (2012)
   V. Vodovozov and T. Lehtla, Educational Thesauri for Mastering Engineering Courses, 11th International Symposium "Topical Problems in the Eield of Electrical and Power Engineering. 2nd Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology", Parnu, Estonia, pp. 24 - 29 (2012)
   V. Vodovozov, M. Egorov, Z. Raud and T. Lehtla, Inverters with Reduced Switching Losses for Industrial Applications, 9th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics INDIN'2011, Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 274-279 (2011)
   V. Vodovozov and Z. Raud, Web-Based Learning Content Management System of Power Electronics, 16th Annual Scientific Conference on Web Technology, New Media, Communications and Telematics Theory, Methods, Tools and Applications EUROMEDIA'2011, London, UK, pp. 21-23 (2011)
   Z. Raud and V. Vodovozov, Staff Training for Servicing Special Power Electronic Applications, 7th International Conference-Workshop "Compatibility and Power Electronics CPE 2011", Tallinn, Estonia, pp. 319-324 (2011)
   M. Egorov and V. Vodovozov, Space Vector Modulation with Reduced Switching Losses for Motor Drive Inverters, 7th International Conference-Workshop "Compatibility and Power Electronics CPE 2011", Tallinn, Estonia, pp. 388-393 (2011)
   V. Vodovozov and M. Egorov, Discontinuous Space Vector Modulation Technique for Motor Supply, International IEEE Conference EUROCON 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, paper 259 (2011)
   Z. Raud and V. Vodovozov, Educational Thesaurus of Power Electronics, International IEEE Conference EUROCON 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, paper 249 (2011)
   Z. Raud and V. Vodovozov, Curricula Scheduling using Educational Thesaurus, The 2011 World Congress on Computer Science and Information Technology WCSIT 2011, Cairo, Egypt, paper 092 (2011)
   V. Vodovozov and T. Lehtla, Ways to Reduce Switching Losses in Motor Drive Inverters, 10th International Symposium "Topical Problems in the Field of Electrical and Power Engineering" and 2nd Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology, Parnu, Estonia, pp. 3-9 (2011)
    Z. Raud, V. Vodovozov and T. Lehtla, Fllexible Curricula for e-Learning of SME Staff in Electronic Engineering, 9th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Computer and Information Science ICIS 2010, Yamagata, Japan, pp. 384-388 (2010)
    Z. Raud, V. Vodovozov and M. Egorov, A Toolbox to Design and Study Electric Drives, 14th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference EPE-PEMC 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia, pp. T5-142 - T5-148 (2010)
    Z. Raud, V. Vodovozov and T. Lehtla, Engineering Education: Problems, Tendencies and Solutions, 9th International Symposium "Topical Problems in the Eield of Electrical and Power Engineering. 2nd Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology", Parnu, Estonia, pp. 166-173 (2010)
    Z. Raud and V. Vodovozov, Virtual Lab to Study Power Electronic Converters, International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion SPEEDAM 2010, Pisa, Italy, pp. 703-708 (2010)
    Z. Raud and V. Vodovozov, Project-Based Collaborative Learning of Electrical Master Students, 1st Annual Global Engineering Education Conference EDUCON 2010, Madrid, Spain, pp. 1613-1619 (2010)
    V. Vodovozov and Z. Raud, A Toolbox to Design and Study Mechatronic Systems, 29th IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Identification, and Control MIC 2010, Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 276 - 283 (2010)
    V. Vodovozov, T. Lehtla and J. Laugis, Student Assessment in Engineering Education, 8th International Symposium "Topical Problems in the Eield of Electrical and Power Engineering. 2nd Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology", Parnu, Estonia, pp. 145-151 (2010)
    Z. Raud, V. Vodovozov, T. Lehtla and E. Pettai, Simulation Tools to Study Power Electronics, 13th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications EPE 2009, Barcelona, Spain, paper 0013 (2009).
    V. Vodovozov, Z. Raud and D. Vinnikov, Model-Based Diagnosis of Power Converters, Technical Electrodynamics: Thematic issue, 38 - 43 (2009)
    Z. Raud, V. Vodovozov, T. Jalakas and J. Laugis, Simulation Instruments to Study Power Electronics of Motor Drives, 6th International Conference on Compatibility and Power Electronics CPE 2009, Badajos, Spain, pp. 306-310 (2009)
    V. Vodovozov and Z. Raud, An Object-Oriented Approach to Curriculum Design, 7th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications EISTA 2009, Orlando, USA, pp. 225-230 (2009)
    Z. Raud and V. Vodovozov, Professional Thesaurus of Engineering Educational System, 2nd International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation IMETI 2009, Orlando, USA, 2009, 212 - 217 (2009)
    V. Vodovozov and Z. Raud, Distance Control of Electric Drives and Power Converters via Internet: Concept of E-Laboratory, International IEEE Conference EUROCON 2009, St. Petersburg, Russia, pp. 804 - 809 (2009)
    V. Vodovozov and Z. Raud, Simulation-Based Training in Engineering, 15th Annual EUROMEDIA Conference 2009, Bruges, Belgium, pp. 73 - 79 (2009)
    I. Roasto, D. Vinnikov and V. Vodovozov, Simulation and Evaluation of Control Methods for the Rolling Stock Static Auxiliary Converter Based on Three-Level NPC Inverter Topology, IEEE Second International Conference on Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives POWERENG, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 593 - 598 (2009)
    D. Vinnikov, I. Roasto and V. Vodovozov, Design Issues of Redundant Protection and Supervision System for the Special Purpose Power Converters, International Conference on Renewable Energy and Power Quality ICREPQ'09, Valencia, Spain, pp. 1 - 6 (2009)
    J. Laugis, T. Lehtla and V. Vodovozov, Simulation in Learning Power Electronics, 7th International Symposium "Topical Problems in the Field of Electrical and Power Engineering", Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology, Narva-Joesuu, Estonia, pp. 83 - 88 (2009)
    Z. Raud and V. Vodovozov, Active Learning in Electric Drives and Power Electronics, 7th International Symposium "Topical Problems in the Field of Electrical and Power Engineering", Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology, Narva-Joesuu, Estonia, pp. 63 - 68 (2009)
    J. Laugis, T. Lehtla and V. Vodovozov, Distance Learning in Electrical Engineering, 6th International Symposium "Topical Problems in the Field of Electrical and Power Engineering", Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology, Kuressaare, Estonia, pp. 148 - 153 (2009)
    M. Egorov, D. Vinnikov and V. Vodovozov, Analysis of State of the Art and Development Trends in Soft-Switched Half-Bridge DC/DC Converters, 6th International Symposium "Topical Problems in the Field of Electrical and Power Engineering", Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology, Kuressaare, Estonia, pp. 49 - 54 (2009)
    V. Vodovozov and J. Laugis, Motor Drive Design Using Structured Query Language, Estonian Journal of Engineering, 14, pp. 334 - 344 (2008)
    V. Vodovozov and Z. Raud, Model-Based Learning in Electric Drive Design, The 2008 European Simulation and Modelling Conference ESM'2008, Le Havre, France, pp. 355 - 359 (2008)
    V. Vodovozov and J. Laugis, Expert System for Electric Drive Design, 13th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference EPE-PEMC 2008, Poznan, Poland, Paper 119 (2008)
    V. Vodovozov and D. Vinnikov, Flexible Models of Electric Motor Drives, Техчнiчна Електродинамiка, Kiiv, Ukraine, pp. 89 - 91 (2008)
    V. Vodovozov, D. Vinnikov, J. Laugis and T. Lehtla, Interinstitutional Activity in Professional Training in Power Electronics, Техчнiчна Електродинамiка, , Kiiv, Ukraine, pp. 58 - 61 (2008)
    V. Vodovozov, E. Pettai and A. Auvaart, Design and Modelling of Electric Drive in Database Environment, IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics ISIE'08, Cambridge, UK, Paper CD-000604 (2008)
    J. Laugis and V. Vodovozov, Educational Collaboration in the Field of Power Electronics and Electromechanics, International Conference on International Education and Science Cooperation IESC 2008, St. Petersburg, Russia, pp. 243-245 (2008)
    J. Laugis and V. Vodovozov, Motor Drive Design in Database Environment, 6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering ICEENG 2008, Cairo, Egypt, Paper EE018 (2008)
    T. Jalakas, D. Vinnikov and V. Vodovozov, Development and Verification of Control and Protection Algorithms for the Special-Purpose High Power Converters, International Workshop ITELMS'2008, Panevezis, Lithuania (2008)
    V. Vodovozov and J. Laugis, Universities Collaboration in Teaching Power Electronics, 12th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications EPE 2007, Aalborg, Denmark, Paper 0011 (2007)
    V. Vodovozov and J. Laugis, Object-Oriented Electric Drive Development Technology, The IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference IEMDC'07, Antalya, Turkey, Paper AF000434 (2007)
    V. Vodovozov and N. Petrov, An Environment for Electric Drives Selection, Adjusting, and Testing, 4th International Symposium "Topical Problems of Education in the Field of Electrical and Power Engineering", Kuressaare, Estonia. pp. 68-71 (2007)
    V. Vodovozov, Projects Mastering with eDrive, 3rd International Symposium "Topical Problems of Education in the Field of Electrical and Power Engineering", Kuressaare, Estonia, pp. 68-71 (2006)
    V. Vodovozov and E. Vodovozova, An Electric Drive for Artificial Ventilation of Lungs, V Summer Seminar on Nordic Network for Miltidisciplinary Optimised Electric Drives, Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk, pp. 43-46 (2005)
    V. Vodovozov, Nordic Network: A Glance from Russia, 2nd International Symposium "Topical Problems of Education in the Field of Electrical and Power Engineering", Kuressaare, Estonia. pp. 17-19. (2005)

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Programming and Research

Software

    eModule - toolkit to study 3-phase inverters (2011)
    eDrive - toolkit for simulation and design of electric drives (1991 - 2012)
    AVL - computer model of the system for artifical ventilation of lungs (2004)
    ABC - test bed for teaching business English (1999)
    BCD - tutorial on arrangement the computing workplace (1998)

Projects and Thesis

    Research of advanced control and diagnostics systems for the high-power IGBT converters ETF8020, ETF, Tallinn (2009 - 2012)
    Application of interdisciplinary and team and project based learning in master studies of electrical drives and power electronics, industry automation and mechatronics IN577, SA Innove, Tallinn (2008)
    Energy saving and sustainable electrical power engineering SF0140009s08, SF, Tallinn (2008)
    Development of a new laboratofy of power electronics IN7061, SA Innove, Tallinn (2007 - 2008)
    Research on Mitsubishi Electric Servo Drives, St.Petersburg (2004)
    Development and Research of the System for Distance Learning of Electric Drive in LabView Package, St.Petersburg (2001)
    Development of the CNC System for the Optic Machinery, Sosnovy Bor (2001)
    Development and Research of Transportation System for Ford Motor Company, Deaborn (2000)
    Object-Oriented Technology for Educational Resources Optimization, St.Petersburg (2000)
    Development and Research of Multimedia Tutorials for Foreign Languages Teaching, St.Petersburg (1999)
    Development and Research of CNC System and Motor Drives for Industry Machines, Gatchina (1995)
    Development and Research of CNC System for Space Shells Enterprise, Hotjkovo (1990)
    Development and Research of Hardware and Software for Industry Microprocessor Control Systems, St.Petersburg (1988)
    Development and Research of CNC System with Motor Drive for Space Bodies Construction, St.Petersburg (1985)
    Development and Research of Motor Drive for Power Winding Machine WG500/1800 of BAER, St.Petersburg (1983)
    Development and Research of Automatic Control System for Shipbuilding, St.Petersburg (1980)
    Designing and Production of CNC System for Winding Machine of 6 Meters in Diameter, St.Petersburg (1979)
    Development and Research of Interconnected Motor Drives for Programming Trajectory’s Moving Reproduction, Thesis. St.Petersburg (1979)

Inventions in Motor Drives and Control Systems

2036205 (1995); 94025169, 94025187, 94025143 (1994); 1576972, 1564588, 1554247, 1543514 (1990); 1488753 (1989); 1410831, 1383301 (1987); 1327059, 1236533, 1226505, 1223211, 1215089 (1986); 1187273, 1168900 (1985); 1125643, 1098096, 1095131(1984); 1023280, 1001011(1983); 983954, 954943, 951241, 926705, 903810, 903809 (1982)

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Teaching

Theory and Systems of Electric Drives (the cycle of lectures, series of labs, and the course project)

    1. Electric Drive Arrangement
    Energetics of electric drives (energetic model, energetic features, dynamic features, static features)
    Mechanics of electric drive (forces of inertia and resistance, friction in mechanisms, mechanical transmissions, forces' and torques' reference, elastic mechanisms, gaps and clearances in mechanisms)
    Selection and completing of electric drives (design algorithm, type selection, duty modes, motors' power calculation, optimization of speed modes)

    2 General Purpose Electric Drives
    Electric drives with squirrel cage induction motor (dynamic model of induction motor, steady state modes of induction drive, run-up modes of induction motor, soft starters, braking modes of induction motors, multispeed motors in electric drives, non-symmetrical modes of electric drives)
    AC electric drives with rotor excitation (phase rotors’ AC electric drives, phase rotor machines' start-up and braking, multimachine electric drives, dynamic model of synchronous motor, duty modes of synchronous drive)
    DC current electric drives (dynamic model of DC current electric drive, steady states of DC current electric drive, start-up modes of DC drives, braking modes of DC drives, DC drives’ control, electric drives with series excitation)

    3 Electric Power and Informational Converters of Electric Drives
    Electric power converters (power supply systems of electric motors, electric drive based on transistors, electric drive based on thyristors, thyristor electric drives’ features, control systems of thyristor converters, electric machines as converters in electric drives)
    Informational converters (information conversion in electric drive, transfer functions and block diagrams of electric mechanisms, analog controllers, filters and sensors, pulse and code transducers, analog-digit and digital-analog transformation, digital filters and controllers, power supply of information converters)
    Controllers’ design in electric drives (selection the structure of controllers, static precision providing, modulus control and standard settings, step-by-step correction of simple objects, step-by-step correction of complex objects, submissive control principle)

    4 Precise Electric Drives
    Electric drives of DC excitation (servomotor in electric drive, stepping electric drive, single-contour electric drive, path control systems, positioning)
    Multiloop electric drives (two-contour adjustment drive, DC current electric drive with thyristor converter, two-zone adjustment systems, electric drive with elastic chains, servo-adjustment electric drives)
    Automatic induction electric drives (scalar frequency adjustment, frequency-current adjustment, vector control, direct torque control)

Power Electronics (the cycle of lectures, exercises, labs, and tests)

    Rectifiers (single- and three-phase half-wave, full-wave, and bridge)
    Inverters (voltage source, current source, and resonant)
    AC/AC Converters ac voltage regulators, direct frequency converters, and dc link converters)
    DC/DC Converters dc voltage regulators, step-down choppers, step-up choppers, and universal choppers)
    Utility Circuits (snubbers and clamps, gate and base drivers, and electromagnetic compatibility)
    Experiments Using Electronics Workbench (rectifiers, ac converters, and choppers)
    Questions (power electronic devices, rectifiers, inverters, and converters)

Electronics and Semiconductor Engineering (the cycle of lectures, exercises, labs, and tests)

    Semiconductor Devices (semiconductors, diodes, transistors, thyristors)
    Analog Electronics (circuit composition, amplifiers, supplies, and references)
    Pulse and Digital Electronics (switching circuits and data converters)
    Experiments Using Electronics Workbench (passive circuits, diode circuits, amplifiers, op amps, math converters, and pulsers)
    Questions (electronic devices, amplifiers, switching circuits, and data converters)

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