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Department of Power Electronics, Electrical Drives and Robotics
About Department / Academic Staff / Marcin Kasprzak, D.Sc., Eng.

Marcin Kasprzak, D.Sc., Eng.

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Marcin Kasprzak, D.Sc., Eng.


Scientific interests:

Power Electronics, high frequency power electronics conversion, design of the high frequency resonant inverters for induction heating applications (30-500kHz) and dielectric heating applications (several MHz) based on Mosfet transistors, power electronics inverters control based on Programmable Logic Device (PLD), applications of high frequency induction heating in material sciences, programmable heat treatments systems, physical simulation of industrial heat treatment processes in light metals casting technology, electromagnetic stirring and vibration systems of liquid metals.

Patents:
  1. Method and Apparatus for Universal Metallurgical Simulation and Analysis - Patent Serial No. PCT/CA02/01903. Inventors: W. Kasprzak, W. T. Kierkus, J. H. Sokolowski (NSERC / Ford / NEMAK / University of Windsor Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in Light Metals Casting Technology, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada), M. Kasprzak (Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland). Barristers & Solicitors Patent &Trade Mark Agents, Ottawa.
  2. Electromagnetic Method and Appratus for Treatment of Engineering Materials, Products and Realated Processes - US Provisional Patent Serial No. 60/431,236. Inventors: W. Kasprzak, J. H. Sokolowski (NSERC / Ford / NEMAK / University of Windsor Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in Light Metals Casting Technology, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada), M. Kasprzak (Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland). Barristers & Solicitors Patent &Trade Mark Agents, Ottawa.
Publications:
  1. Kasprzak M., Kasprzak W., Kierkus W.T., Sokolowski J.: Applications of High Frequency Induction Heating for the Metallurgical Simulation and Thermal Analysis of Industrial Light Metals Casting Processes, Proceedings of Sessions and Symposia sponsored by the Extraction and Processing Division (EPD) of TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), 2002 TMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA, February 17-21, 2002, pp. 619-630.
  2. Kasprzak M., Kasprzak W., Sokolowski J. H.: Applications of the Universal Metallurgical Simulator and Analyzer (UMSA) for the Physical Simulation of Industrial Light Metals Castings Processes, Invited paper for an International Conference "Technology Transfer Partnership for the Development of the Aluminium Industry", September 5-6, 2002, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
  3. Kasprzak M., Kasprzak W., Kierkus W.T., Sokolowski J.: A Novel Solution Treatment During Solidification (NSTS) for Al based Alloys, Invited paper for an International Conference Filling and Feeding of the Castings, Birmingham, UK, April 23, 2002.
  4. Biskup T. Kasprzak M., Górka S.: Random Integral Pulse Density Modulation - Control Strategy for Class D and DE Resonant Inverters, Conference Electrical Drives and Power Electronics EDPE03, Podbanske, Slovac Republic, 24-26.09.2003, pp.70-74.
  5. J. Chen, M. Kasprzak, W. Kasprzak, J. H. Sokolowski: A Solution Treatment Integrated with the Solidification Process as a Novel Economical Heat Treatment for Aluminum Based Castings, 15th International Congress and Expo of the Foundry Industry, pp. 147-158, October 2-4, Monterrey, Mexico 2003.
  6. F.C. Robles Hernandez, M. Kasprzak, W. Kasprzak, J. H. Sokolowski: Electromagnetic Refinement of the 319 Aluminum Casting Structure - in progress (2004).
  7. Kasprzak M., Jurczak W.: 8MHz/300W Class DE inverter for dielectric heating application, 7th National Conference Control in Power Electronics & Electrical Drives, SENE 2005, Poland, Lodz, Nov 23-25, 2005, pp.261-265 (in Polish).