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Publications list from 2008 to 2015

[111] Z. Wu, X. Xia and B. Zhu, Model predictive control for improving operational efficiency of overhead cranes, Nonlinear Dynamics (2015) 79: 2639-2657. pdf

 

[110] B. Zhu, H. Tazvinga and X. Xia, Switched model predictive control for energy dispatching of a photovoltaic-diesel-battery hybrid power system, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 23, no. 3, May 2015, pp. 1229-1236. pdf

 

[109] L. Zhang, X. Xia and J. Zhang, Medium density control for coal washing dense medium cyclone circuits, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 23, no. 3, May 2015, pp. 1117-1122. pdf

 

[108] X. Xia and J. Zhang, Operation efficiency optimisation modelling and application of model predictive control, IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, vol. 2, no. 2, April 2015, pp. 166-172. pdf

 

[107] B.P. Numbi and X. Xia, Systems optimization model for energy management of a parallel HPGR crushing process, Applied Energy 149 (2015) 133-147. pdf

 

[106] B. Wang and X. Xia, Optimal maintenance planning for building energy efficiency retrofitting from optimization and control system perspectives, Energy and Buildings 96 (2015) 299-308. pdf

 

[105] Z. Wu, H. Tazvinga and X. Xia, Demand side management of photovoltaic-battery hybrid system, Applied Energy 148 (2015) 294-304. pdf

 

[104] D. Setlhaolo and X. Xia, Optimal scheduling of household appliances with a battery storage system and coordination, Energy and Buildings 94 (2015) 61-70. pdf

 

[103] SM. Sichilalu and X. Xia, Optimal energy control of grid tied PV–diesel–battery hybrid system powering heat pump water heater, Solar Energy 115 (2015) 243-254. pdf

 

[102] A. Chatterjee, L. Zhang and X. Xia, Optimization of mine ventilation fan speeds according to ventilation on demand and time of use tariff, Applied Energy 146 (2015) 65-73. pdf

 

[101] Z. Wu and X. Xia, Optimal switching renewable energy system for demand side management, Solar Energy 114 (2015) 278-288. pdf

 

[100] X. Ye, X. Xia, L. Zhang and B. Zhu, Optimal maintenance planning for sustainable energy efficiency lighting retrofit projects by a control system approach, Control  Engineering Practice 37 (2015) 1-10. pdf

 

[99] Z. Wu, X. Xia and B. Wang, Improving building energy efficiency by multi objective neighbourhood field optimization, Energy and Buildings 87 (2015) 45-56. pdf

 

[98] N. I. Nwulu and X. Xia, Multi-objective dynamic economic emission dispatch of electric power generation integrated with game theory based demand response programs, Energy Conversion and Management 89 (2015) 963-974. pdf

 

[97] Z. Wu and X. Xia, Optimal motion planning for overhead cranes, IET Control Theory & Applications, Vol. 8, No. 17, 20 November 2014, pp. 1833-1842. pdf

 

[96] P. S. Rivadeneira, C. H. Moog, G-B. Stan, C. Brunet, F. Raffi, V. Ferre , V. Costanza, M.J. Mhawej, F. Biafore, D. A. Ouattara, D. Ernst, R. Fonteneau, and X.  Xia, Mathematical Modeling of HIV Dynamics After Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation: a review, BioResearch Open Access, vol. 3, no. 5, October 2014, doi: 10.1089/biores.2014.0024. pdf

 

[95] X. Ye, X. Xia and J. Zhang, Optimal sampling plan for clean development mechanism lighting projects with lamp population decay, Applied Energy 136 (2014) 1184-1192. pdf

 

[94] U. E. Ekpenyonga, J. Zhang, and X. Xia, Mathematical modelling for the social impact to energy efficiency savings, Energy and Buildings 84 (2014) 344 - 351. pdf

 

[93] P. S. Rivadeneira, C. H. Moog, G-B. Stan, V. Costanza, C. Brunet, F. Raffi, V. Ferre ,  M.J. Mhawej, F. Biafore, D. A. Ouattara, D. Ernst, R. Fonteneau, and X.  Xia, Mathematical Modeling of HIV Dynamics After Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation: A Clinical Research Study, AIDS RESEARCH AND HUMAN RETROVIRUSES, Volume 30, Number 9, 2014, 831-834. pdf

 

[92] S. Qu, X. Xia and J. Zhang, Dynamical behaviors of an Euler discretized sliding mode control systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 59, no. 9, September 2014, pp. 2525 - 2529. pdf

 

[91] H. Tazvinga, B. Zhu and X. Xia, Energy dispatch strategy for a photovoltaic-wind-diesel-battery hybrid power system, Solar Energy 108 (2014) 412-420. pdf

 

[90] P. Miao, Y. Shen and X. Xia, Finite time dual neural networks with a tunable activation function for solving quadratic programming problems and its application, Neurocomputing 143 (2014), pp 80-89. pdf

 

[89] B. Wang, X. Xia, and J. Zhang, A multi-objective optimization model for the life-cycle cost analysis and retrofitting planning of buildings, Energy and Buildings 77 (2014) 227-235. pdf

 

[88] T. Mathaba, X. Xia, and J. Zhang, Analysing the economic benefit of electricity price forecast in industrial load scheduling, Electric Power Systems Research 116 (2014) 158-165. pdf

 

[87] D. Setlhaolo, X. Xia and J. Zhang, Optimal scheduling of household appliances for demand response, Electric Power Systems Research 116 (2014) 24-28. pdf

 

[86] H. Carstens, X. Xia, and X. Ye, Improvements to longitudinal Clean Development Mechanism sampling designs for lighting retrofit projects, Applied Energy 126 (2014) 256-265. pdf

 

[85] B.P. Numbi, J. Zhang, and X. Xia, Optimal energy management for a jaw crushing process in deep mines, Energy 68 (2014) 337-348. pdf

 

[84] S. Qu, X. Xia and J. Zhang, Dynamics of discrete-time sliding-mode-control uncertain systems with a disturbance compensator, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 61, no. 7, July 2014, pp. 3502-3510. pdf

 

[83] Y. Shen and X. Xia, Adaptive parameter estimation for an energy model of belt conveyor with DC motor, Asian Journal of Control, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 1-11, May 2014. pdf

 

[82] A. M. Elaiw, X. Xia and A.M. Shehata, Combined heat and power dynamic economic dispatch with emission limitations using hybrid DE-SQP method, Abstract and Applied Analysis

Volume 2013, Article ID 120849, 10 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/120849. pdf

 

[81] L. Zhang, X. Xia and J. Zhang, Improving energy efficiency of cyclone circuits in coal beneficiation plants by pump-storage systems, Applied Energy 119 (2014) 306-313. pdf

 

[80] K. M. Abo-Al-Ez, A. Elaiw and X. Xia, A dual-loop model predictive voltage control/sliding-mode current control for voltage source inverter operation in smart microgrids, Electric Power Components and Systems, 42(3-4): 348-360, 2014. pdf

 

[79] X. Ye, X. Xia and J. Zhang, Optimal sampling plan for clean development mechanism energy efficiency lighting projects, Applied Energy 112 (2013) 1006-1015. pdf

 

[78] N. Wang, J. Zhang and X. Xia, Desiccant wheel thermal performance modeling for indoor humidity optimal control, Applied Energy 112 (2013) 999-1005. pdf

 

[77] A. M. Elaiw, X. Xia and A. M. Shehata, Hybrid DE-SQP method for solving combined heat and power dynamic economic dispatch problem, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Volume 2013, Article ID 982305, 7 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/982305 pdf

 

[76] H. Yu, Y. Shen and X. Xia, Adaptive finite-time consensus in multi-agent networks, Systems and Control Letters 62 (2013) 880-889. pdf

 

[75] H. Tazvinga, X. Xia and J. Zhang, Minimum cost solution of photovoltaic-diesel-battery hybrid power systems for remote consumers, Solar Energy 96 (2013) 292-299. pdf

 

[74] N. Wang, J. Zhang and X. Xia, Energy consumption of air conditioners at different temperature set points, Energy and Buildings 65 (2013) 412-418. pdf

 

[73] A. M. Elaiw, X. Xia and A. M. Shehata, Hybrid DE-SQP and hybrid PSO-SQP methods for solving dynamic economic emission dispatch problem with valve-point effects, Electric Power Systems Research 103 (2013) 192-200. pdf

 

[72] X. Zhuan and X. Xia, Development of efficient model predictive control strategy for cost-optimal operation of a water pumping station, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, VOL. 21, NO. 4, JULY 2013, pp. 1449-1454, pdf

 

[71] X. Xia and J. Zhang, Mathematical description of measurement and verification of energy efficiency improvement, Applied Energy 111 (2013) 247-256. pdf

 

[70] Y. Li, X. Xia and Y. Shen, A high-gain-based global finite-time nonlinear observer, International Journal of Control, vol. 86, no. 5, 2013, pp. 759-767. pdf

 

[69] A. M. Elaiw, X. Xia and A. M. Shehata, Minimization of fuel costs and gaseous emissions of electric power generation by model predictive control, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2013, article ID 906958, 15 pages. pdf

 

[68] Y. Li, Y. Shen and X. Xia, Global finite-time observers for a class of nonlinear systems, Kybernetika 49 (2013), no. 2, pp. 319-340. pdf

 

[67] E. Malatji, J. Zhang and X. Xia, A multiple objective optimisation model for building energy efficiency investment decision, Energy and Buildings 61 (2013) 81-87. pdf

 

[66] X. Zhuan and X. Xia, Optimal operation scheduling of a pumping station with multiple pumps, Applied Energy 104 (2013) 250–257. pdf

 

[65] X. Ye, X. Xia, J. Zhang and Y. Chen, Effects of trends and seasonalities on robustness of the Hurst parameter estimators, IET Signal Processing, 2012, Vol. 6, Iss. 9, pp. 849–856. pdf

 

[64] A. M. Elaiw, X. Xia and A. M. Shehata, Dynamic economic dispatch using hybrid DE-SQP for generating units with valve-point effects, Mathematical Problems in Engineering

Volume 2012, Article ID 184986, 10 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/184986. pdf

 

[63] H. Yu and X. Xia, Adaptive consensus of multi-agents in networks with jointly connected topologies, Automatica 48 (2012) 1783-1790. pdf

 

[62] M. Siewe Siewe and X. Xia, Nonlinear dynamics and small damping signal control of chaos in a model of flow-induced oscillations of cylinders, Mechanics Research Communications 46 (2012) 8-14. pdf

 

[61] U.E. Ekpenyong, J. Zhang and X. Xia, An improved robust model for generator maintenance scheduling, Electric Power Systems Research 92 (2012) 29-36. pdf

 

[60] X. Xia, J. Zhang and W. Cass, Energy management of commercial buildings - A case study from a POET perspective of energy efficiency, Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, Vol 23, No 1, February 2012, 23-31. pdf

 

[59] H. Zhang, X. Xia and J. Zhang, Optimal sizing and operation of pumping systems to achieve energy efficiency and load shifting, Electric Power Systems Research 86 (2012) 41-50. pdf

 

[58] A. M. Elaiw, X. Xia and A. M. Shehata, Application of model predictive control to optimal dynamic dispatch of generation with emission limitations, Electric Power Systems Research 84 (2012) 31-44. pdf

 

[57] A. J. van Staden, J. Zhang and X. Xia, A model predictive control strategy for load shifting in a water pumping scheme with maximum demand charges, Applied Energy 88 (2011) 4785 – 4794. pdf

 

[56] X. Xia and J. Zhang, Modelling and control of heavy-haul trains, IEEE Control Systems Magazine, vol. 31, no. 4,  August 2011, 18 - 31. pdf

 

[55] X. Xia, J. Zhang and A. Elaiw, An application of model predictive control to the dynamic economic dispatch of power generation, Control Engineering Practice 19 (2011) 638 - 648. pdf

 

[54] S. Zhang and X. Xia, Modeling and energy efficiency optimization of belt conveyors, Applied Energy 88 (2011) 3061 - 3071. pdf

 

[53] W. Badenhorst, J. Zhang and X. Xia, Optimal hoist scheduling of a deep level mine twin rock winder system for demand side management, Electric Power Systems Research 81 (2011) 1088 - 1095. pdf

 

[52] Hongyu Miao, Xiaohua Xia, Alan S. Perelson and Hulin Wu, On Identifiability of Nonlinear ODE Models and Applications in Viral Dynamics, SIAM REVIEW, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 3 - 39, 2011. pdf

 

[51] J. Zhang and X. Xia, A model predictive control approach to the periodic implementation of the solutions of the optimal dynamic resource allocation problem, Automatica 47 (2011) 358 - 362. pdf

 

[50] J. Zhang, CH. Moog, and X. Xia, Realization of multivariable nonlinear systems via the approach of differential forms and differential algebra, Kybernetika, Vol. 46 (2010), No. 5, pp. 799-830. pdf

 

[49] X. Xia and J. Zhang, Geometric steady states of nonlinear systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 55, No. 6, June 2010, pp. 1448-1454. pdf

 

[48] X. Zhuan and X. Xia, Fault-tolerant control of heavy-haul trains, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 48, No. 6, June 2010, 705–735. pdf

 

[47] X. Xia and A. M. Elaiw, Optimal dynamic economic dispatch of generation: A review, Electric Power Systems Research 80 (2010) 975–986. pdf

 

[46] S. Zhang and X. Xia, Optimal control of operation efficiency of belt conveyor systems, Applied Energy, 87 (2010) 1929–1937. pdf

 

[45] A.M. Elaiw and X. Xia, HIV dynamics: Analysis and robust multirate MPC-based treatment schedules, J. Math. Anal. Appl. 359 (2009) 285–301. pdf 

 

[44] X. Zhuan, G. Zheng, and X. Xia, A modelling methodology for natural dam-river network systems, Control Engineering Practice 17 (2009) 534–540. pdf

 

[43] A. Middelberg, J. Zhang and X. Xia, An optimal control model for load shifting – With application in the energy management of a colliery, Applied Energy, 86 (2009) 1266- 1273. pdf

 

[42] Y. Shen and X. Xia, Semi-global finite-time observers for nonlinear systems, Automatica 44 (2008) 3152-3156. pdf

 

[41] X. Liang, J. Zhang and X. Xia, Adaptive synchronization for generalized Lorenz systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 53, No. 7, August 2008, pp. 1740-1746. pdf

 

[40] X. Liang, J. Zhang and X. Xia, Improving the security of chaotic synchronization with a Delta-modulated cryptographic technique, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, vol. 55(7), July 2008, 680-684. pdf

 

[39] S. Bowong and X. Xia, Robust synchronization of a class of nonlinear systems: applications to chaotic coupled electromechanical systems, Journal of Vibration and Control, 14(4): 531-551, 2008. pdf

 

[38] X. Xia, G. Chen, R. Gai and AS. Zinober, Periodicity in Delta-modulated feedback control, J Control Theory Appl 2008 6 (1) 37-44. pdf

 

[37] X. Xia and J. Zhang, Geometric characterization on the solvability of regulator equations, Automatica 44 (2008) 445-450. pdf

 

[36] X. Zhuan and X. Xia, Speed regulation with measured output feedback in the control of heavy haul trains, Automatica 44 (2008) 242-247. pdf

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