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Peer-Review Publications

[Names of co-authors (students and RAs) that have worked under my supervision indicated in italic type]

Authored Books:

  1. Charalambous, C A; Cotton, I, “Stray current control and corrosion limitation for DC mass transit systems”, Publisher: The University of Manchester Press. (https://www.escholar.manchester.ac.uk/uk-ac-man-scw:141928), Release date: 2011.

Book Chapters:

  1. F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J.M. Roldan, J.L. Rueda, Charalambos A. Charalambous , and B. S. Rajpurohit, “Implementation of Simplified Models of Local Controller for Multi-terminal HVDC Systems in DIgSILENT Power Factory”, in “Power Factory Applications for Power System Analysis”, Publisher: Springer, 2015. (In Press).
    (http://www.springer.com/computer/theoretical+computer+science/book/978-3-319-12957-0)
  2. F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J.L. Rueda, Charalambos A. Charalambous , and P. De Oliveira, “ Estimation of Equivalent Model for Clusters of Induction Generators based on PMU Measurements” in “Power Factory Applications for Power System Analysis”, Publisher: Springer, 2015 (In press).(http://www.springer.com/computer/theoretical+computer+science/book/978-3-319-12957-0)
  3. A. Nikolaidis, F. Gonzalez-Longatt and Charalambos A. Charalambous, “Indices to Assess the Integration of Renewable Energy Resources on Standard Test Networks through DIgSILENT’s Programming Language (DPL)” in “Power Factory Applications for Power System Analysis”, Publisher: Springer, 2015 (In press).
    (http://www.springer.com/computer/theoretical+computer+science/book/978-3-319-12957-0)

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers:

  1. AK. Metallinos, T.A. Papadopoulos and C.A. Charalambous, “Derivation and Evaluation of Generic Measurement-Based Dynamic Load Models”, Electric Power System Research (EPSR) Journal, Accepted June 2016 (EPSR-4742). (pdf)
  2. A. Demetriou, D. Buxton and C.A. Charalambous, “Stray Current Corrosion Blind Spots Inherent to PV Systems Fault Detection Mechanisms: Elaboration of a Novel Concept, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Accepted March 2016, 10.1109/TPWRD.2016.2538789. (pdf)
  3. A. Nikolaidis, I. Koumparou, G. Makrides, V. Efthymiou, G.E. Georghiou and C.A. Charalambous,“’Reliable integration of a concentrating solar power plant in a small isolated system through an appropriately-sized battery energy storage system”, IET Renewable Power Generation, Accepted November 2015. (pdf)
  4. C.A. Charalambous, A. Demetriou and N. Kokkinos, “Impact of PV Oriented DC Stray Current Corrosion on Large Scale Solar Farms’ Grounding and Third-Party Infrastructure: Modelling and Assessment”, Special Issue on Grounding Systems, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (Invited Paper) – (Accepted March 2015– Vol:51, Iss:6). (pdf)
  5. C.A. Charalambous Aylott, P. and D. Buxton, “Practical Contemplation of Stray Current Calculation and Monitoring in DC Mass Transit Systems”, Submitted to IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, (Manuscript ID: VTM-2014-0015 -27/10/2014). (pdf)
  6. A. Nikolaidis, A. Milidonis and C. A. Charalambous, “Impact of Fuel-Dependent Electricity Retail Charges on the Savings Value of Net-Metered PV Applications in Vertically Integrated Systems”. Energy Policy (JEPO 7939) Accepted December 2014 (In Press). (pdf)
  7. A. Lazari and C. A. Charalambous, “Life-Cycle Loss Evaluations of Power Transformers Serving Large Photovoltaic Plants in Vertically Integrated and Decentralised Systems”. IET Generation Transmission and Distribution (formerly IEE Proceedings), Accepted November 18th, 2014 .(pdf)
  8. A. Lazari and C. A. Charalambous, “Probabilistic Total Ownership Cost of Power Transformers Serving Large-Scale Wind Plants in Liberalized Electricity Markets”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRD.2014.2365832, Accepted October 2014. (pdf)
  9. C. A. Charalambous and Pete Aylott; “Dynamic Stray Current Evaluations on Cut-and-Cover Sections of DC Metro Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TVT.2014.230452, February 2014. (pdf)
  10. C. A. Charalambous, Z.D Wang, P. Jarman and J.P Sturgess; A Time Domain Finite Element Technique For Quantifying the Effect of Sustained Ferroresonance on Power Transformer Core Bolts”, Electric Power Applications, IET (formerly IEE Proceedings), Accepted January 2014.(pdf)
  11. C. A. Charalambous, N. Kokkinos, N. Christofides, “External Lightning Protection and Grounding in Large Scale Photovoltaic Applications”, IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TEMC.2013.2280027, August 2013. – (pdf)
  12. Charalambous, C.A.; Milidonis, A.; Lazari, A.; Nikolaidis, A.I., “Loss Evaluation and Total Ownership Cost of Power Transformers—Part I: A Comprehensive Method,” Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on, vol.28, no.3, pp.1870 – 1880, July 2013.– (pdf)
  13. Charalambous, C.A.; Milidonis, A.; Hirodontis, S.; Lazari, A., “Loss Evaluation and Total Ownership Cost of Power Transformers—Part II: Application of Method and Numerical Results,” Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on, vol.28, no.3, pp.1881 – 1889, July 2013.-(pdf)
  14. Charalambous, C.A.; Cotton, I.; Aylott, P., “Modeling for Preliminary Stray Current Design Assessments: The Effect of Cross track Regeneration Supply,” Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on , vol.28, no.3, pp.1899,1908, July 2013. – (pdf)
  15. A. Lazari and C. A. Charalambous, “Integrating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Costs in Lifecycle Loss Evaluations: A Case Study for Transmission Lines,” Journal of Conference Papers in Energy, vol. 2013, Article ID 682130, 6 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/682130, July 2013. (*selected for journal publication – best papers of POEM 2012 Conference). – (pdf)
  16. A. Nikolaidis, F.G. Longatt and C.A. Charalambous, “Indices to Assess the Integration of Renewable Energy Resources on Transmission Systems,” Journal of Conference Papers in Energy, vol. 2013, Article ID 324562, 8 pages, 2013. -doi:10.1155/2013/324562, July 2013. (*selected for journal publication – best papers of POEM 2012 Conference). -(pdf)
  17. Charalambous, C.A.; Cotton, I.; Aylott, P.; Kokkinos, N.D., “A Holistic Stray Current Assessment of Bored Tunnel Sections of DC Transit Systems,” Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on , vol.28, no.2, pp.1048,1056, April 2013. – (pdf)
  18. C. A. Charalambous, Z.D. Wang, P. Jarman and J.P Sturgess; ”Facilitating an Electromagnetic Finite Element Analysis of a Power Transformer Experiencing Ferroresonance, in Frequency Domain”, Generation, Transmission & Distribution, IET (formerly IEE Proceedings), Volume: 5 Issue: 6, page(s): 640 – 649, June 2011. – (pdf)
  19. C. A. Charalambous, Z.D. Wang, Paul Jarman, Mark Osborne, ”2-D Electromagnetic Finite Element Analysis of an Autotransformer Experiencing Ferroresonance” Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on, Volume: 24, Issue: 3 , Page(s): 1275 – 1283, July 2009. -(pdf)
  20. C. A. Charalambous, I. Cotton, P. Aylott, ”A simulation tool to predict the impact of soil topologies on coupling between a light rail system and buried third party infrastructure” , Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on, Vol. 57, No. 3, pages: 1404-1416, May 2008. – (pdf)
  21. C. A. Charalambous, Z.D. Wang, Mark Osborne, Paul Jarman, ”Sensitivity Studies on a Power Transformer Model for Ferroresonance on a 400 kV Circuit”, IET Generation Transmission and Distribution Systems (formerly IEE Proceedings),Volume 2, Issue 2, pages: 159-166, March 2008. – (pdf)
  22. C. Charalambous, I. Cotton, ”Influence of soil structures on corrosion performance of floating DC Transit Systems”, IET Electric Power Applications (formerly IEE Proceedings), Vol. 1, Issue 1, pages: 9-16, January 2007. – (pdf)
  23. I. Cotton, C. Charalambous, P. Ernst, P. Aylott, ”Stray Current Control in DC Mass Transit Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 54, No. 2, pages: 722 – 730, March 2005. – (pdf)

Refereed International Conference Papers:

  1. C. Charalambous, I Cotton, ”Impact of Earthing Topologies on Stray Current Performance of a DC Mass Transit System”, Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering (ISH 2005), 25-29 Aug. Beijing-China, paper number: B-19.
  2. D. Kokkinos, N. Kokkinos, J. Koutsoubis, M. Klabana, Ath. Triantafillides, ELEMKO SA, Ch. Charalambous, University of Manchester, “Effect of Direct Lightning Strike in the Down Conductors Embedded into the Reinforcement”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP 2006) ,18-22 Sep. Kanazawa – Japan, paper number: IX-9.
  3. D. Kokkinos, G. Valirakis, N. Kokkinos, ELEMKO SA, Ch. Charalambous, I. Cotton, University of Manchester, ”Lightning Protection of Cable Bridges”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP 2006) , 18-22 Sep. Kanazawa – Japan, paper number: IX-20.
  4. C. Charalambous, I Cotton, University of Manchester, Pete Aylott CAPCIS ”The influence of soil characteristics on coupling between DC Traction systems and Buried Utilities”, Proceedings of the N.A.C.E International Corrosion Conference 2007- Symposium on Interference Issues, 11-15 March Nashville, Tennessee, USA, paper number 07645.
  5. M. Osborne, P. Jarman, National Grid UK, C. Charalambous, Z.D. Wang, the University of Manchester UK, ”The impact of Ferroresonance and low frequency phenomena on Power Transformers and Transmission systems”, CIGRE Symposium – Transient Phenomena in Large Electric Power systems, Topic 1: Insulation coordination aspects, April 18-21, 2007, Zagreb, Croatia, paper number: 0704.
  6. C. Charalambous, Z.D Wang, The University of Manchester UK, M. Osborne, P. Jarman, National Grid UK, ” Validation of a Power Transformer Model For Ferroresonance with system tests on a 400kV circuit”, The 7th International Conference on Power Systems Transients (IPST 2007), Lyon- France 4-7 June 2007 , paper number: 50.
  7. Jie Li, C. Charalambous, Z.D. Wang, ”Interpretation of FRA Results Using Low Frequency Transformer Modelling”, Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering – ISH, Ljubljana Slovenia 24- 29 Aug. 2007, paper number: T7-456.
  8. N. Kokkinos, D. Kokkinos, J. Koutsoubis, I. Cotton, C. Charalambous: ”Effect of direct lightning strike on the LPS of a structure with respect to the induced voltage and current inside the structure – Experimental study”, Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Lightning Protection, Uppsala, Sweden, 2008, paper number: 3A-05.
  9. N. Kioupis, N. Kokkinos, J. Koutsoubis, I. Cotton, C. Charalambous, ”Analysis of induced overvoltages in a natural gas transmission pipeline due to nearby lightning strike”, Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Lightning Protection, Uppsala, Sweden, 2008, paper number: 3A-11.
  10. C.A. Charalambous, Zhongdong Wang, P. Jarman M. Osborne, ” Core Structure and its Association with Transformer Susceptibility towards Ferroresonance”, International Conference of Power System Transient, IPST 2009, at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 2-6 June 2009, paper ID number: 80.
  11. P. Aylott, I. Cotton, C.A. Charalambous, ”Impact and Management of Stray Current on DC Rail Systems”, The 4th Institution of Engineering and Technology Course on: Railway Electrification Infrastructure and Systems (REIS), 1-5 June 2009, Royal Institute for British Architects, London, UK.
  12. C. A. Charalambous, R. Zhang, Z. D. Wang “Simulating Thermal Conditions around Core Bolts when Transformer Experiencing Ferroresonance” , International Conference of Power System Transient, IPST 2011, at Delft , The Netherlands June 2011, paper ID number: 211.
  13. Aylott, P.; Cotton, I.; Charalambous, C.A., “Impact and management of stray current on DC rail systems,” Railway Electrification Infrastructure and Systems (REIS 2011), 5th IET Professional Development Course on , vol., no., pp.273,280, 6-9 June 2011
  14. C. Kallonas, G. Frangou, C. A Charalambous, N. D. Kokkinos, “Lightning Protection Requirements for Large – Extended Photovoltaic Installations”, 3rd International Conference on Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency, May 2011, Nicosia, Cyprus, Paper ID: 130.
  15. F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J. Roldan, C. A. Charalambous “Power Flow Solution on Multi-Terminal HVDC Systems: SuperGrid Case” International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’12) Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 28th to 30th March, 2012, paper number 799.
  16. F. González-Longatt, Senior Member, IEEE, J.M. Roldan, Member, IEEE, C.A. Charalambous, Member, IEEE, “Evaluation of Power Flow Variability in the Paraguaná Transmission System due to Integration First Venezuelan Wind Farm, “, IEEE PES General Meeting 2012.
  17. N. Kokkinos, N. Christophides, C. A Charalambous, “Lightning Protection Practice for Large-Extended Photovoltaic Installations”, 2012 International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP), Vienna, Austria, 2-7th September 2012.
  18. F. González-Longatt, Senior Member, IEEE, J.M. Roldan, Member, IEEE, C.A. Charalambous, Member, IEEE, “Solution of AC/DC Power Flow on a Multi- Terminal HVDC System: Illustrative Case Supergrid Phase I”, 47th International Universities’ Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2012), London, UK.
  19. Aylott, P.; Cotton, C. A. Charalambous, “Impact and management of stray current on DC rail systems,” Railway Electrification Infrastructure and Systems (REIS 2013), 5th IET Professional Development Course on , vol., no., pp.,280, 3-6 June 2013.
  20. A. Lazari, C. A. Charalambous, “A Software Tool to Evaluate the Total Ownership Cost of Distribution Transformers”, Power Options for the Eastern Mediterranean Region Conference (POEM 2013), 7-8 October 2013, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  21. A. Nikolaidis, C. A. Charalambous, “Action Steps for Refining the Cyprus National Action Plan on RES Penetration for Electricity Generation- should we reconsider?” , Power Options for the Eastern Mediterranean Region Conference (POEM 2013), 7-8, October 2013, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  22. A. Lazari and C. A. Charalambous, “Integrating Fossil Fuel Mix and Pricing in Evaluating the Total Ownership Cost of Distribution Transformers of Vertically Integrated Utilities”, IEEE EnergyCON 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 13-16 May 2014.
  23. C. A Charalambous, N. Kokkinos, N. Christophides “A Simulation Tool to Assess the Lightning Induced Over-Voltages on dc Cables of Photovoltaic Installations”, 2014 International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP), Shanghai-China, 13-17 October 2014.
  24. A. Lazari and C. A. Charalambous, “Contemplation of Transformer Loss Evaluation Methods in Vertically Integrated and Decentralized Energy Systems”, IEEE PowerTech, Conference, Eindhoven 2015.
  25. Buxton, D.; Cotton, I.; Charalambous, C. A., “Stray Current and Civil Infrastructure Protection,” The 7th IET Professional Development Course on Railway Electrification Infrastructure and Systems (REIS) Monday 8 – Thursday 11 June 2015 | Royal College of Physicians, London, UK.

Technical Reports:

  1. C.A Charalambous, Zhongdong Wang and Peter Crossley: ”Investigation of ‘Main Protection Mal-operation due to Phase-to-earth fault on ‘275 kV Gas Insulated Busbar”. Technical Report Submitted to National Grid, UK, April 2008.
  2. Zhongdong Wang, C.A Charalambous and Keith Cornick ”Transformer De-energisation study for Substation Commissioning’Technical Report Submitted to United Utilities, UK, June 2008.
  3. C. A Charalambous, “Updated Power/Distribution Transformers Loss Evaluation Factors For Use in Tender Evaluation”, Submitted to Electricity Authority of Cyprus, October 2012.
  4. C. A. Charalambous,“Stray Current Control Assessment for Thessaloniki DC Metro System”, Technical Report evaluated by ATTIKO METRO, April 2013.
  5. A. Lazari and C.A Charalambous “Loss Evaluation of Power Transformer Serving Large Scale Photovoltaic Plants”, Interim Report submitted to Electricity Authority of Cyprus, August 2013.

Technology Products:

  1. StrayCALC”: www.capcis.com/technologyproducts/straycalc.html