Books

Direct Flux Control - A sensorless technique for star-connected synchronous machines. An analytic approach

E. Grasso 2021

Shaker Verlag GmbH, ISBN 978-3844082661.

Self Sensing Techniques for Piezoelectric Vibration Applications

E. Grasso 2014

Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH, ISBN 978-3-8325-3623-7.

Journal Papers

An Exact Solution to the Modified Winding Function for Eccentric Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines

C. Klein, M. Pinter, M. Palmieri, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso 2022

Mathematics, Vol. 10, Issue 3, MDPI.

A Self-Sensing Method for Electromagnetic Actuators with Hysteresis Compensation

N. König, Y. Carbon, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso 2021

Energies, Vol. 14, Issue 20, MDPI.

Sensorless Pedalling Torque Estimation Based on Motor Load Torque Observation for Electrically Assisted Bicycles

R. Mandriota, S. Fabbri, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso 2021

Actuators, Vol. 10, Issue 5, MDPI.

Influence and compensation of the stator flux on the direct flux control sensorless technique for PMSMs

E. Grasso, M. Palmieri, R. Mandriota, G. Gallicchio, F. Cupertino, M. Nienhaus 2021

The Journal of Engineering, Early View.

Improvement of Position Estimation of PMSMs Using an Iterative Vector Decoupling Algorithm

S. Fabbri, K. Schuhmacher, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso 2021

Energies, Vol. 14, Issue 1, MDPI.

A Secondary-Side Controlled Electric Vehicle Wireless Charger

F. Corti, A. Reatti, A. Nepote, L. Pugi, M. Pierini, L. Paolucci, F. Grasso, E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus 2020

Special Issue on Wireless Power Transferr System for Electric Vehicles - Energies, Vol. 13, Issue 24, MDPI.

Analysis and Application of the Direct Flux Control Sensorless Technique to Low-Power PMSMs

E. Grasso, M. Palmieri, R. Mandriota, F. Cupertino, M. Nienhaus, S. Kleen 2020

Energies, Vol. 13, Issue 6, MDPI.

Analyis of Current Ripples in Electromagnetic Actuators with Application to Inductance Estimation Techniques for Sensorless Monitoring

N. König, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso 2020

Actuators, Vol. 9, Issue 1, MDPI.

Analysis and Exploitation of the Star-Point Voltage of Synchronous Machines for Sensorless Operation

E. Grasso, R. Mandriota, N. König, M. Nienhaus 2019

Energies, Vol. 12, Issue 24, MDPI.

Improved rotor position determination for a sensorless star-connected PMSM drive using Direct Flux Control

K. Schuhmacher, E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus June 2019

The Journal of Engineering, IET, UK, June 2019, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1049/joe.2018.8055

Development and testing of an efficient and cost-effective underwater propulsion system

L. Paolucci, E. Grasso, F. Grasso, N. König, M. Pagliai, A. Ridolfi, A. Rindi, B. Allotta 2019

Proc IMechE Part I – Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, JSCE-18-0146.

Sensorloses Ansteuerverfahren mit erweiterter Funktionalität für Kleinantriebe

M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso, S. Kleen 2015

Fortschritte in der Antriebs- und Automatisierungstechnik, Stuttgart, 2015.

Piezoelectric self sensing actuators for high voltage excitation

E. Grasso, N. Totaro, H. Janocha, D. Naso March 2013

Journal of Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 22, No. 6, March 2013

Generating periodic forces with the pendulum actuator

E. Grasso, C. May, H. Janocha, D. Naso July 2011

Journal of Vibration and Control, 20 July 2011, doi: 10.1177/1077546311403183.

Conference Papers

Inductances Computation Using Finite Element Analysis for PMSM Sensorless Control

G. Gallicchio, M. Palmieri, E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus, F. Cupertino December 2020

IEEE PEDES 2020 - Power Electronics Drives and Energy System, Online Conference hosted in Jaipure, Rajasthan, India, 16-19 December 2020.

Detection of stator turns short-circuit during sensorless operation by means of the Direct Flux Control technique

E. Grasso, M. Palmieri, F. Corti, M. Nienhaus, F. Cupertino, F. Grasso September 2020

AEIT 2020 - 112th Edition AEIT Annual Conference, 1st Virtual Edition.

Full speed range sensorless control for PMSM using an adaptive extended Kalman Filter

S. Fabbri, S. Catalano, M. Palmieri, F. Cupertino, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso September 2020

AEIT 2020 - 112th Edition AEIT Annual Conference, 1st Virtual Edition.

Performance Comparison of Different Estimation Techniques of the External Load-torque applied on a PMSM using Direct Flux Control

S. Fabbri, D. D'Amato, M. Palmieri, F. Cupertino, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso June 2020

SPEEDAM 2020 - 25th International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drivers, Automation and Motion, Online Conference hosted in Sorrento, Italy, 24-26 June 2020.

A Comprehensive Comparison of Resonant Topologies for Magnetic Wireless Power Transfer

F. Corti, L. Paolucci, A. Reatti, F. Grasso, L. Pugi, N. Tesi, E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus June 2020

MELECON 2020 - 20th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference, Online Conference hosted in Palermo, Italy, 16-18 June 2020.

Effect of Eddy Currents on the Star-Point Voltage Dynamics of Synchronous Machines for Sensorless Operation

R. Mandriota, M. Palmieri, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso June 2020

ISIE 2020 – 29th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Online Conference hosted in Delft, The Netherlands, 17-19 June 2020.

Application of Star-Point Voltage Exploiting Sensorless Techniques to Low-Power PMSMs

R. Mandriota, M. Palmieri, M. Nienhaus, F. Cupertino, E. Grasso June 2020

ISIE 2020 - 29th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Online Conference hosted in Delft, The Netherlands, 17-19 June 2020.

Estimation of the Back-EMFs of a PMSM using an Analog Sliding Mode Observer

S. Fabbri, N. König, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso October 2019

IECON 2019 – 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Lissabon, 2019.

Robust Load-Torque Estimation for DC Motor without Torque Sensor

S. Fabbri, E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus September 2019

AEIT International Annual Conference, Florence, Italy, 2019.

Combination of Two Different Sensorless Techniques for Complete Speed Range Sensorless Drive and Control of Small Siyed PMSMs

S. Fabbri, K. Schuhmacher, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso September 2019

IKMT 2019 – Innovative small Drives and Micro-Motor Systems, 12.ETG/GMM-Symposium, Würzburg, 2019.

Comparison between Sliding Mode Load-Torque Observer Techniques for DC Motors without Torque Sensor

S. Fabbri, N. König, K. Schuhmacher, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso September 2019

IKMT 2019 – Innovative small Drives and Micro-Motor Systems, 12.ETG/GMM-Symposium, Würzburg, 2019.

An Improved IDIM Technique for Sensorless Control for Single-Phase Electromagnetic Drives

N. König, G. Anzelmi, D. Naso, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso September 2019

IEEE 10th International Symposium on Sensorless Control for Electrical Drives (SLED), Turin, Italy, September 2019.

A Sliding Mode Observer for Sensorless Operation of Low Power PMS Machines

S. Fabbri, E. Grasso, N. König, M. Nienhaus October 2018

AEIT 2018 – 110th Edition AEIT Annual Conference (Bari 3-5 October 2018).

Sensorless Closed-Loop Control of Solenoid Actuators Using IDIM Technique

N. König, E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus October 2018

AEIT 2018 – 110th Edition AEIT Annual Conference (Bari 3-5 October 2018).

Enhanced Back EMF Sensorless Control for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors

L. Pugi, E. Grasso, S. Fabbri June 2018

IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering and IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Europe, EEEIC / I&CPS Europe (Palermo 12-15 June 2018).

A Position Estimation Method for Single-Phase Electrical Machines without Injecting Extra Test Pulses

N. König, E. Grasso, D. Merl, M. Nienhaus April 2018

SLED 2018 – IEEE 9th International Symposyum on Sensorless Control for Electrical Drives (Helsinki 13-14 September 2018).

Parameter identification of star-connected PMSMs by means of a sensorless technique

N. König, E. Grasso, K. Schuhmacher, M. Nienhaus April 2018

EVER 2018 – Thirteenth International Conference on Ecological Vehicles and Renewable Energies (Monaco 10-12 April 2018).

Improved Rotor Position Determination for a Sensorless Star-Connected PMSM Drive Using Direct Flux Control

K. Schuhmacher, E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus April 2018

PEDM 2018 – 9th International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drivers (Liverpool 17-19 April 2018).

A Direct Flux Observer based on a Fast Resettable Integrator Circuitry for Sensorless Control of PMSMs

D. Merl, E. Grasso, R. Schwartz, M. Nienhaus June 2018

Proc. 16th International Conference on New Actuators, Actuator 2018, (Bremen 25-27 June 2018).

Robust Electrical and Mechanical Parameter Identification of Low-Power PMSMs

N. König, E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus September 2017

IKMT 2017 - Innovative Small Drives and Micro-Motor Systems (Saarbrücken 27-28 September 2017).

Estimation of Motor Winding Inductances based on Sensorless Technique for the Observation of the Rotor Position

R. Schwartz, E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus September 2017

IKMT 2017 - Innovative Small Drives and Micro-Motor Systems (Saarbrücken 27-28 September 2017).

A Direct Flux Observer for Implementation of PMSMs Sensorless Control in Embedded Systems

E. Grasso, D. Merl, M. Nienhaus October 2016

IECON 2016 – 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (Florence, 23-26 October 2016).

A Direct Flux Observer for Robust to Noise Sensorless Control of PMSMs

E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus June 2016

Proc. 15th International Conference on New Actuators, Actuator 2016, (Bremen 13-15 June 2016), pp. 538-541, ISBN 978-3-933339-26-3.

Noise-Robust Online Parameter Identification of BLAC Machines Using Sliding Mode Differentiatior

N. König, E. Grasso, D. Merl, M. Nienhaus June 2016

Proc. 15th International Conference on New Actuators, Actuator 2016, (Bremen 13-15 June 2016), pp. 534-537, ISBN 978-3-933339-26-3.

Development of Sensorless PM Servo-System for Harsh Environments

B. Allotta, L. Pugi, L. Paolucci, P. D'Adamio, L. Nocentini, M. Nienhaus, E. Grasso, E. Kanapari October 2015

AEIT International Annual Conference (Naples, 14-16 October 2015).

Elektrische Symmetrie-Messung an Luftspaltwicklungen für hoch-präzise elektromagnetische Kleinantriebe

R. Schwartz, E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus September 2015

Proceedings of IKMT 2015 Innovative Klein- und Mikroantriebstechnik, 14-15 September 2015, Köln, VDE, pp. 1-5, ISBN 978-3-8007-4072-7.

Analysis of a sensorless field oriented controlled PMSM based on Direct Flux Observation

E. Grasso, E. Kanapari,, M. Nienhaus September 2015

Proceedings of IKMT 2015 Innovative Klein- und Mikroantriebstechnik, 14-15 September 2015, Köln, VDE, pp. 1-6, ISBN 978-3-8007-4072-7.

Temperaturmessverfahren für piezoelektrische Aktoren in mechatronischen self sensing Systemen

E. Grasso, D. Merl, M. Nienhaus March 2015

Mechatronik 2015, VDI-Berichte (Dortmund 11-12 March 2015).

Temperature Compensation Method for Piezoelectric Self Sensing Applications

E. Grasso, H. Janocha June 2014

Proc. 14th International Conference on New Actuators, Actuator 2014, (Bremen 23-25 June 2014), pp. 643-646, ISBN 978-3-933339-22-5.

A novel online phase inductance measurement technique for sensorless control applications

E. Grasso, D. Merl, M. Nienhaus June 2014

Proc. 14th International Conference on New Actuators, Actuator 2014, (Bremen 23-25 June 2014), pp. 236-239, ISBN 978-3-933339-22-5.

High Excitation Self Sensing Techniques for Piezoelectric Vibration Control

E. Grasso, H. Janocha March 2013

Mechatronik 2013, VDI-Berichte (Aachen 06-08 March 2013).

Large Signal Piezoelectric Self Sensing Technique for Vibration Control

E. Grasso, N. Totaro, H. Janocha, D. Naso June 2012

Proc. 13th International Conference on New Actuators, Actuator 2012, (Bremen 18-20 June 2012), pp. 549-552, ISBN 978-3-933339-19-5.

Reducing force harmonics from a pendulum actuator

E. Grasso, C. May, H. Janocha, D. Naso July 2011

Proc. Smart Structures and Materials (V Eccomas Thematic Conf., Saarbrücken, Germany, 6-8 July 2011).

Self-Sensing Piezoelectric Actuators for Vibration Control Purposes

E. Grasso, D. Pesotski, H. Janocha June 2010

Proc. 12th International Conference on New Actuators, Actuator 2010, (Bremen 14-16 June 2010), pp. 151-154, ISBN 978-3-933339-13-3.

A pendulum actuator and its force generation capabilities

C. May, H. Janocha, E. Grasso, D. Naso September 2009

Proc. ASME 2009, IDETC/CIE 2009 (San Diego, USA, 30.08-02.09.2009).

Ein Pendelaktor mit breitem Anwendungspotential. A pendulum actuator with broad application potential

C. May, H. Janocha, E. Grasso, D. Naso November 2008

VDE Kongress 08 - Zukunftstechnologien, Fachtagungsberichte, GMA-Fachtagung - Innovative Antriebe in der Automatisierungstechnik (München 03.-05.11.2008), ISBN-978-3-8007-3126-8.

A soft computing approach to the intelligent control

V. Bevilacqua, E. Grasso, G. Mastronardi, L. Riccardi August 2006

4th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics, 16 – 18 Aug. 2006, pp. 1312-1317, E-ISBN: 0-7803-9701-0.

Special Sessions

Sensorless Control Issues of Electrical Drives and Machines

B. Imen, E. Grasso, M. Palmieri June 2020

ISIE 2020 – 29th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (Delft, 17-19 June 2020).

Real-time Implementation Issues of Sensorless Algorithms

B. Imen, E. Grasso, A. Arias, E. Monmasson October 2016

IECON 2016 – 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (Florence, 23-26 October 2016).

Patents

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Bestimmung einer Induktivitätsangabe eines elektromagnetischen Aktuators

E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus, D. Merl, N. König 2016

Applied at the German Patent Office (DPMA). Not yet published. UDS3218DE.

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Bestimmen einer Läuferlage eines Läufers einer elektronisch kommutierten elektrischen Maschine

E. Grasso, M. Nienhaus, D. Merl 2016

Applied at the German Patent Office (DPMA). Not yet published. DE102016117258.

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