Erol Kurt

Erol Kurt
Gazi University · Faculty of Technology

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Introduction
Additional affiliations
July 2013 - present
Gazi University
Position
  • Professor
December 2006 - September 2009
Turkish Atomic Energy Authority
Position
  • Plasma Focus Studies and Fusion Energy
Description
  • Fusion diagnostics
September 2001 - November 2004
University of Bayreuth
Position
  • Magnetohydrodynamics Instabilities in Rotating Systems
Description
  • Stabilities in magnetohydrodynamics
Education
September 2001 - November 2004
University of Bayreuth
Field of study
  • Theoretical Physics
February 1998 - June 2001
Gazi University
Field of study
  • Solid State Physics
September 1994 - May 1998
Gazi University
Field of study
  • Physics Education

Publications

Publications (165)
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The presence of suspended particles in liquid fluids is one of the main reasons for hydraulic system failure. Metallic impurities in particular increase the presence of toxic substances in wastewater; therefore, it is vital to study and address the behaviour of such particles in water flows. The current literature lacks studiees approaching the com...
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The usage of the cameras in facilities in the energy sector is becoming more and more common. In addition, with the widespread use of SCADA and the increase in automation of camera-based applications, ensuring security in video data communication has become more and more important. In this study, methods that have been successful in providing image...
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Design and optimization of a magnetic fluid cored transformer are studied for high frequency applications. An easy and cheap fluid core is designed and used to decrease the eddy current and loses, thereby low conducting and paramagnetic features are added. The core exhibits both fluid and solid characteristics exerting high frequency modes in the f...
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In the present paper, a forecasting study on the monthly electricity generation of Türkiye from the conventional and renewable resources is performed. The effect of the CoVid-19 pandemic on the sector has been considered. For this aim, the trend before the pandemic has been initially considered and later the post-pandemic situation has been handled...
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Design and implementation of a new magnetron are performed. A comparison between standard cavity and anode/cathode cavities is examined. The magnetron has 8 cavities in anode and cathode. The operation frequency, radius, height, voltage and magnetic field density are calculated. The simulations are realized by finite element analysis. Eigen-frequen...
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Core losses of transformers motivate many engineers and scientists to design and implement different transformers for their specific aims. Since there exists a growing interest on high frequency applications in today’s world, design and optimization studies of a magnetic fluid core transformer (MFCT), having an easy and cheap production approach in...
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In this work, the thermal characteristics of a flat solar collector were performed using a nanofluid of aluminum oxide- water. The purpose of this article is to develop a hydrodynamic model using the CFD program. The main direction of the study is that the model is confirmed by the results of the experiment conducted in this study. The model is mod...
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In the present work, the energy and exergy analysis of combined cycle power plant were carried out using the actual operating parameters to investigate the exergetic efficiency, exergy destruction/losses for the components. The energy and exergy efficiencies of the combined cycle power plant were found to be 48.4% and 47.2%, respectively. The resul...
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In this communication, design and analysis of monopole antenna that works on ultra-wide band (UWB) frequency range are presented. The designed antenna has a circular fractal geometry and the dimensions of antenna are 20 mm x 30 mm x 1 mm. The substrate material of antenna is FR-4 which has a relative permittivity of 4.4 and loss tangent of 0.02. Th...
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In this paper, numerical analyses on a concentrated solar receiver (CSR) pipes have been performed. The fluid is considered to be superheated steam phase. The pressure drops and temperature distribution in the absorber tubes of the parabolic-trough solar collector (PSC) have been explored in detail. In the numerical studies, the experimental data r...
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In the present study, an artificial neural network (ANN) design has been proposed to analyze and estimate the output quantities of a newly manufactured generator, namely axial flux permanent magnet generator (AFPMG). The machine has been designed with a maximum power of 3 kW for the household electric power generation. As one of the innovative poin...
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In this paper, a new system is proposed to improve the thermodynamic and economic indicators of solar room heating. The heat pump is integrated with a conventional solar heating system, in which the temperature of the collected heat is reduced by 20 °C to 30 °C to increase the efficiency of solar energy collection. The low-temperature heat collecte...
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TOPICS The activity includes all interdisciplinary fields of engineering and natural sciences including mechanics, computer science and electrics. You can have an idea on the topical fields at http://icmece.org/scope-and-interests
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This work evaluates the evolution of electrochemical parameters, such as voltage and impedance spectra, to determine the state of charge (SOC), state of health (SOH), and electrolyte level of vented NiCd batteries. Similar to previous studies on lead acid batteries, valuable results are presented for SOC estimation based on open-circuit voltage. So...
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In this article, both design and implementation of a novel Omni-directional bioinspired Linden leaf-shaped rectenna are reported. The antenna is designed for the energy harvesting purposes under the operation frequency range between 1.6 and 2.65 GHz with a second harmonic rejection property. At the rectifier stage, voltage doubler circuit is design...
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An air gap optimization study of a 3-kW axial flux three-phase permanent magnet generator has been performed. The machine has two rotors sandwiching a stator with 12 separated laminated cores under an innovative flux morphology circulating over the back-iron components. The rotor component has 16 rare earth magnets with an innovative self-cooling b...
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In this work, a maximum power point tracking (MPPT) system for its application to a new piezoelectric wind energy harvester (PWEH). The motivation for such MPPT unit comes from the power scales of the piezoelectric layers being in the order of μW. In addition, the output generates highly disturbed voltage waveforms with high total harmonic distorti...
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In this study, a low frequency wireless power transfer (LFWPT) device has been designed and implemented. The aim of investigation of low frequency system is to eliminate the un-healthy situation due to non-ionized radiation of the high frequency regimes. The transmitter uses a special winding to transmit the electromagnetic signals to the environme...
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This work presents the results of experimental analysis of the correlation between open-circuit voltage at 0% and the state of charge of a set (3 × 6) of high-temperature valve-regulated lead acid batteries, which provides a valuable health diagnosis tool when performing predictive maintenance actions. The proposed test could be executed after any...
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In this chapter, analytical and numerical techniques for the design and optimization of piezoelectric harvester (PH) systems are handled. In the frame of chapter, initially the approaches on how to start with an initial design will be explained. Then, the techniques to improve the starting design will be described. In the working tasks, especially...
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In the present study, an artificial neural network (ANN) design has been proposed to analyze and estimate the output quantities of a new manufactured generator, namely axial flux permanent magnet generator (AFPMG). The machine has been designed with a maximum power of 3 kW for the household electric power generation. As one of the innovative points...
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In the present work, an encryption/decryption technique, using a new bit-level scrambling and a new diffusion algorithm is presented. The proposed system uses a modified Chua’s circuit (MCC) for the chaotic number generation for the first time to our knowledge. In 2006, the MCC, which exhibited a hyper-chaotic behavior for a wide parameter regime d...
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In this study, flow phenomena through the axial fan and the rotor dynamic performance analysis of a permanent magnet generator with three phases has been explored for a wide velocity range by using an Ansys-Fluent computational fluid dynamics package. In this respect, velocities of dependence angle for a flat blade have been analyzed, numerically....
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In the present study, two new 3-dimensional tetra-cone antennas which ones have the special shapes are proposed for the using in the energy harvesting systems. The designed antennas have the operating frequencies from 2.04 GHz to 2.23 GHz for UMTS frequency range and 2.18 GHz to 2.44 GHz for Wi-Fi frequency range with the bandwidths of 190 MHz and...
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An initial design for a power circuit of a new plasma system is proposed and implemented in MatLab code. The plasma device is a torus and requires an excitement of wires, which are wrapped around the torus for a toroidal field and a poloidal field coil placed at the outer part of the device. This poloidal coil structure ignites an electrical field...
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A genuine encryption/decryption algorithm has been developed by using a new chaotic circuit, namely modified Chua’s circuit (MCC). The importance of MCC is that it exhibits hyper-chaotic behaviour for a large parameter regime due to the double frequency dependent nature. The numbers extracted from the solutions of the MCC are transmitted to the new...
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In the present work, a new type granular core has been studied and implemented to a mechanically excited electromagnetic harvester. The system mainly consists of a linear fluid core and a surrounding winding. The system entirely depends on the vibration of the fluid core indicating a highly fluid dynamical feature, whereas the winding component of...
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In this paper, the results of the sensitivity analysis applied to a fuel cell hybrid power system using a fuel economy strategy is analyzed in order to select the best values of the parameters involved in fuel consumption optimization. The fuel economy strategy uses the fuel and air flow rates to efficiently operate the proton-exchange membrane (PE...
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Wind turbine control is an important task to make the electricity generation secure in terms of energy demand and machine safety. It also yields to control the desired power level and optimized energy because of the assignment of turbine speed. The contactless piezoelectric wind energy harvester (CPWEH) used in this study has three piezoelectric la...
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The effects of aging and environmental factors on the performance of cadmium telluride (CdTe) and copper indium gallium selenide (CIS) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules have been analyzed. Recent developments in thin-film technology have resulted in reduced manufacturing costs and increased cell efficiency, making thin-film PV modules desirable f...
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The sun tracking system that lets Parabolic Dish or PV panel orthogonal to the sun radiation during the day, can raise the concentrated sun radiation by up to 40%. The fixed Parabolic Dish cannot generally track the sun trajectory, also the single-axis tracking system can follow the sun in the horizontal direction (azimuth angle), while the two-axi...
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Bu makaleye şu şekilde atıfta bulunabilirsiniz(To cite to this article): Hancerliogulları A., El Hadad K.M. and Kurt E., "Implementation of a real time analog secure image communication system via a chaotic circuit", Politeknik Dergisi, 22(4): 1083-1092, (2019). Erişim linki (To link to this article): http://dergipark.org.tr/politeknik/archive ÖZ E...
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The effect of the back iron for a new-designed permanent magnet (PM) generator is explored in experimental and theoretical basis. The machine has been designed for wind energy turbines having a power range of 500 W. It is a three phase generator with a stator at the middle and two rotors at both sides with 32 rare-earth magnets. The study includes...
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The Fuel_LF‐RTO strategy is real‐time optimization (RTO) strategy proposed here to find the optimal values of fueling for the polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell hybrid power sources under unknown load profile, which is the case of fuel cell vehicle. The proposed optimization strategy is based on global extremum seeking (GES) algorithm and load‐...
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A new Energy Management Strategy to reduce the hydrogen consumption is proposed for Hybrid Power Systems based on Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell system used as backup source. The Energy Management Strategy uses a Load Following control loop of requested load demand on DC bus and an optimization control loop to improve the fuel economy based on...
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Axial flux machines are used frequently in wind energy applications due to their high power densities and efficiencies. However, the parametrical dependencies of those generators affect the generated power and efficiencies. For instance, turbine blade structures dimensions, change dramatically the speed and torque characteristics. Hence, this study...
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One field in which electronic materials have an important role is energy generation, especially within the scope of photovoltaic energy. This paper deals with one of the most relevant enabling technologies within that scope, i.e, the algorithms for maximum power point tracking implemented in the direct current to direct current converters and its m...
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Within the context of an energy transition towards achieving a renewable low-impact energy consumption system, this study analyses how bottom-up initiatives can contribute to state driven top-down efforts to achieve the sustainability related goals of (1) reducing total primary energy consumption; (2) reducing residential electricity and heat consu...
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This paper proposes a new design study for a three-phase permanent magnet motor. The radial flux machine has 12 pole type magnets in its rotor internally and a surface mounted stator has 36 coils surrounding the cores. Initially, a magnetostatic study has been performed, and then a 2D transient finite element analysis has been realized in order to...
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In this study, a permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG) topology with compensated reactance windings in parallel rod configuration is proposed to reduce the armature reactance XL and to achieve higher efficiency of PMSG. The PMSG was designed using iron-cored bifilar coil topology to overcome problems of market-dominant rotary type generator...
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The efficiencies of nuclear power plants are rather poor having the ratio %30 by using the conventional energy/exergy tools. According to that information, large amount of energy is wasted during condensation and thrown out to the environment. Thermoelectric generator (TEG) system has a potential to be used as a heat exchanging technology to produc...
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Call to Special Session proposals: The authors who wish to organize a special session should provide at least 5 registered authors in their sessions and these special session organizers are promoted by means of the registration fee. Prof. Dr. Erol KURT Chairman Topics (not only limited those): Wind Energy Solar Energy with PV and concentrating syst...
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A new piezoelectric wind energy harvester (PWEH) implementation and its power conversion system design have been studied. The new PWEH is a portable, economic, easy-mounted, and contactless machine exerting the elastic piezoelectric layers with permanent magnets (PMs). Although a single piezoelectric layer has an ideal sinusoidal waveform from its...
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An application of an artificial neural network (ANN) has been implemented in this article to model the nonlinear relationship of the harvested electrical power of a recently developed piezoelectric pendulum with respect to its resistive load RL and magnetic excitation frequency f. Prediction of harvested power for a wide range is a difficult task,...
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A new electromagnetic energy harvester has been designed to generate electricity from mechanical vibrations. The new system operates with two springs attached to two ends of a linear-laminated core and a winding circulated on the core directs the electrical energy to the output. Initially an electromagnetic model has been developed for the Halbach-...