• Multiple sensor fault diagnosis for non-linear and dynamic system by evolving approach 

      El-Koujok, M.; Benammar, M.; Meskin, Nader; Al-Naemi, M.; Langari, R. ( 2012 3rd Annual IEEE Prognostics and System Health Management Conference, PHM-2012 , 2012 , Conference Paper)
      Reliability of sensor measurement is vital to assure the performance of complex and nonlinear industrial operation. In this paper, the problem of designing and development of a data-driven multiple sensor fault detection ...
    • New fast arctangent approximation algorithm for generic real-time embedded applications 

      Benammar M.; Alassi A.; Gastli A.; Ben-Brahim L.; Touati F. ( MDPI AG , 2019 , Article)
      Fast and accurate arctangent approximations are used in several contemporary applications, including embedded systems, signal processing, radar, and power systems. Three main approximation techniques are well-established ...
    • A New Low Cost Linear Resolver Converter 

      Ben-Brahim, L.; Benammar, M.; Alhamadi, M.A.; Al-Emadi, N.; Al-Hitmi, M.A. ( IEEE , 2008 , Article)
      A new low cost converter topology is proposed for sinusoidal position encoders. The converter enables determination of the angle from the sine and cosine signals of the encoder. When used with resolvers, the implementation ...
    • An open-loop technique for angle determination from position encoders 

      Benammar, M.; Ben-Brahim, L.; Alhamadi, M.A.; Al-Emadi, N.; Al-Hitmi, M. ( IEEE , 2008 , Conference Paper)
      The paper presents a novel technique for the determination of the angle from low-frequency quadrature cosinusoidal signals produced, for example, by position sensors. In the presented scheme applied to a resolver, the ...
    • Performance-based prognosis scheme for industrial gas turbines 

      Tsoutsanis, E.; Meskin, Nader; Benammar, M.; Khorasani, K. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2015 , Conference Paper)
      In this paper, we present a novel method for performance-based prognostics of industrial gas turbines. The concept of performance adaptation is implemented through a dynamic engine model that is developed in Matlab/Simulink ...
    • PV power prediction in Qatar based on machine learning approach 

      Benhmed K.; Touati F.; Al-Hitmi M.; Chowdhury N.A.; Gonzales A.S.P.; ... more authors ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2018 , Conference Paper)
      PV output power is highly sensitive to many environmental parameters, hence, power available from plants based on this technology will be affected, especially in harsh environments such that of Gulf countries. In order to ...
    • A Resolver Angle Estimator Based on Its Excitation Signal 

      Ben-Brahim, L.; Benammar, M.; Alhamadi, M.A. ( IEEE , 2009 , Article)
      A resolver generates a pair of signals proportional to the sine and cosine of the angular position of its shaft. A new low-cost method for converting the amplitudes of these sine/cosine transducer signals into a measure ...
    • A resolver converter based upon a novel open-Loop Technique 

      Benammar, M.; Ben-Brahim, L.; Alhamadi, M.A.; Al-Emadi, N.; Al-Hitmi, M. ( IEEE , 2008 , Conference Paper)
      The paper presents a novel technique for the determination of the angle from slowly-varying quadrature co-sinusoidal signals produced, for example, by position sensors. In the presented scheme applied to a resolver, the ...
    • Smart-home automation using IoT-based sensing and monitoring platform 

      Al-Kuwari M.; Ramadan A.; Ismael Y.; Al-Sughair L.; Gastli A.; ... more authors ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2018 , Conference Paper)
      In order to help maintain comfortable living conditions within a home, home monitoring and automation are utilized. The standards of human's comfort in homes can be categorized into several types. Among these categories, ...
    • Transient gas turbine performance diagnostics through nonlinear adaptation of compressor and turbine maps 

      Tsoutsanis, E.; Meskin, Nader; Benammar, M.; Khorasani, K. ( American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) , 2015 , Article)
      Gas turbines are faced with new challenges of increasing flexibility in their operation while reducing their life cycle costs, leading to new research priorities and challenges. One of these challenges involves the ...
    • Utilizing international design competitions for enhancing 21st century engineering skills: The experience of shell Eco-Marathon 

      Abdulwahed M.; Benammar M.; Hasna , Mazen; Ghani S. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2015 , Conference Paper)
      Nurturing design skills in students is in the heart of all engineering curricula. While academic courses and capstone activities inject the design process in students, involvement in practical design activities is believed ...