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Hardware-in-the-loop methods for real-time frequency-response measurements of on-board power distribution systems. / Roinila, Tomi; Messo, Tuomas; Luhtala, Roni; Scharrenberg, Rick; de Jong, Erik; Fabian, Alejandra; Sun, Yin.

In: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 07.2019, p. 5769-5777.

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Roinila, Tomi ; Messo, Tuomas ; Luhtala, Roni ; Scharrenberg, Rick ; de Jong, Erik ; Fabian, Alejandra ; Sun, Yin. / Hardware-in-the-loop methods for real-time frequency-response measurements of on-board power distribution systems. In: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 2019 ; pp. 5769-5777.

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