Francesco Benzi

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A field orientation scheme for current-fed induction motor drives that is based on the closed-loop control of the torque angle is presented. Merits of the scheme are insensitivity to the rotor resistance and simplicity of implementation. The limits of the conventional field orientation solutions are reviewed. The scheme is then formulated, and its(More)
The paper gives an overview of the communication architectures adopted in the industrial automation for the electrical drives, ensuring a fast data exchange and high performance control. An attempt is made at defining real-time operation for this application field, at reviewing the standardization work done to unify the electrical drive interfaces, and at(More)
The Power Line technology has received an increasing attention in the last decades due to its inherent benefits, mainly related to the reduction of cabling and associated costs. Power Line Communication (PLC) was first employed in power utilities, and since the 80s in home automation, too. However, its use in the automotive field received relatively little(More)
The Industrial Internet of Thing (IIoT) approach to an Industry plant design, devises a comprehensive interconnection of the system components, from sections up to single devices, in order to get a general and punctual understanding of the process. Such an intelligent network, mostly based on Ethernet basic layers, when properly conceived, should be able to(More)
Domain-Independent planning is notoriously a very hard search problem. In the literature, several techniques for search control have been proposed in the context of various planning formalisms. In particular, Landmark techniques have been widely used in the planning community in order to guide the search process or to define heuristic functions. A Landmark(More)