Sunday , December 16 2018

SIC 2016-1

Optimization of Container Stowage in a Yard Block Using a Genetic Algorithm

Cristina ŞERBAN1, Doina CARP2 1 Ovidius University of Constanta, Mamaia Bld. 124, Constanta, 900527, Romania cgherghina@gmail.com 2 Constanta Maritime University, Mircea cel Batran Str. 104, Constanta, 900663, Romania doina.carp@gmail.com Abstract: One indicator for efficient management in a port is the time spent by a ship in the port quays. The …

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Sliding Mode Congestion Controller for Data Transmission Networks with Unknown and Variable Packet Loss Rates

Andrzej BARTOSZEWICZ, Paweł LATOSIŃSKI Łódź University of Technology, Institute of Automatic Control, Stefanowskiego 18/22, 90-942 Łódź, Poland andrzej.bartoszewicz@p.lodz.pl *  Corresponding author Abstract:  In this paper, the problem of data flow control in multi-source connection oriented communication networks is considered. Each source in the considered networks is characterized by its own …

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An Ontology-Based E-Learning Framework for Healthcare Human Resource Management*

Lidia BĂJENARU1, Ion SMEUREANU2, Alexandru BALOG1 1 I C I Bucharest (National Institute for R & D in Informatics) 8-10 Averescu Blvd. 011455 Bucharest 1, Romania lidia.bajenaru@ici.ro, alexb@ici.ro 2 Department of Economic Informatics and Cybernetics, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, 6 Romana Square, Bucharest, 010374, Romania smeureanu@ase.ro Abstract: Human resources …

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Type-1 and Type-2 Fuzzy Logic Controller Based Multilevel DSTATCOM Using SVM*

Foudil BENZERAFA, Abelhalim TLEMÇANI, Karim SEBAA Laboratoire de Recherche en Electrotechnique et en Automatique, University of Médéa, Médéa, Algeria benz.foudil@gmail.com, h_tlemcani@yahoo.fr, karim.sebaa@gmail.com Abstract: DSTATCOM (Distribution Static Compensator) is a shunt device. It is used to solve power quality problems in distribution systems. DSTATCOM is a shunt device used in correcting …

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A Two-step Forecasting Solution and Upscaling Technique for Small Size Wind Farms Located in Hilly Areas of Romania

Ion LUNGU1, George CĂRUŢAŞU2, Alexandru PÎRJAN2, Simona-Vasilica OPREA1, Adela BÂRA1 1 The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, 6 Romană Square, Bucharest, 010374, Romania ion.lungu@ie.ase.ro; simona.oprea@csie.ase.ro; bara.adela@ie.ase.ro 2 Romanian-American University, 1B Expozitiei Blvd., Bucharest, 012101, Romania carutasu.george@profesor.rau.ro; pirjan.alexandru@profesor.rau.ro Abstract: Taking into account the well-known benefits of using renewable energy as an …

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Software Integration for Heat Transfer Simulation of Electronic Circuits

Theodor-Adrian MANTEA, Tudor-George ALEXANDRU, Cristina PUPǍZǍ, Adrian-Florin NICOLESCU   POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest, 313 Splaiul Independentei, Bucharest 6, RO-060042, Romania theodoradrian@yahoo.com; alexandru_tudor_imst@yahoo.com; cristinapupaza@yahoo.co.uk; afnicolescu@yahoo.com Abstract: Thermal and fluid flow simulation have become increasingly important in the design and operation of electronic circuits, improving the performance and preventing their failure. The …

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Operating Characteristics Analysis of Rotor Systems Using MCDM Methods

Audrius ČEREŠKA1, Valentinas PODVEZKO2, Edmundas Kazimieras ZAVADSKAS3* Abstract: The paper presents multi-criteria analysis of operating characteristics of rotor systems with tilting pad bearings. Special stand with measuring equipment was used for experimental researches. Three types of bearings were tested while changing the speed of rotor rotation and the clearance between …

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Designing the Controller of a Servo Valve by Simulation

Nicolae VASILIU*, Ina COSTIN, Constantin CĂLINOIU, Daniela VASILIU, Marius D. BONTOŞ University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Fluid Power Laboratory, 313 Splaiul Independentei, Sector 6, RO 060042 Bucharest, Romania vasiliu1946@gmail.com, ina.i.costin@hotmail.com, calinoiu@fluid-power.pub.ro, daniela.vasiliu@upb.ro, bontosmarius@gmail.com *  Corresponding author Abstract: The paper presents the research activities aiming to design the controller of a high …

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State Space Search for Safe Time Petri Nets Based on Binary Decision Diagrams Tools: Application to Air Traffic Flow Management Problem

Mohamed Ali KAMMOUN1, Nidhal REZG1,2, Zied ACHOUR1,2, Sadok REZIG1,2 1 Industrial Engineering and Production Laboratory of Maintenance, Enim, Lorraine University, Metz, France mohamed-ali.kammoun@univ-lorraine.fr, nidhal.rezg@univ-lorraine.fr, zied.achour@univ-lorraine.fr, sadok.rezig@univ-lorraine.fr 2 ICN Business School, Metz-Nancy, France Abstract: The highly concurrent time discrete event systems modeled by Time Petri Net (TPN) suffer from the problem …

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Generalized Predictive Controller for Ball Mill Grinding Circuit in the Presence of Feed-grindability Variations

Sivanandam VENKATESH1, Kannan RAMKUMAR1, Muralidharan GURUPRASATH2, Seshadhri SRINIVASAN3, Valentina E. BALAŞ4* Abstract: Feed-grindability variations (clinker hardness) in cement grinding circuit affects the product quality and productivity of the cement plant. This investigation proposes a generalized predictive controller for cement grinding circuit that is more robust to feed-grindability variations. The main …

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