Davide Sérgio Baptista da Fonseca
Davide Fonseca was born in Castelo Branco, Portugal on December 23, 1972. He received the E. E. Diploma in 1996, from the University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal and the PhD on E. E. in 2008, from the University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal. He has been with the University of Beira Interior since 1997, where he is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electromechanical Engineering and the Coordinator of the Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Industrial Maintenance Laboratory. His research interests are focused on reluctance machine's design and fault analysis. He has published more than 40 papers in technical journals and conference proceedings.

PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, 2008.
Diploma, Electrical Engineering, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, 1996.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Pinto, N. M. F.; Cardoso, A. J. M.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''A New Approach for the Magnetic Characterization of Iron Core Materials – The Case of Switched Reluctance Motor''; International Review of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 5425-5429, September / October, 2012.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''A Prototype of a Linear Switched Reluctance Motor with a New Design Methodology''; WSEAS Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 95-102, March, 2008.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''A New Methodology for Dynamic Performance Simulation of a New Linear Switched Reluctance Motor based on Geometrical Dimensions''; WSEAS Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 1282-1287, July, 2006.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.: ''Design of the Commutator Series Motor Operating in Both Direct Current and Single-Phase Electric Traction''; WSEAS Transaction on Power Systems, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 1273-1281, July, 2006.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Some Design Aspects Concerning a New Single-Phase AC/DC PWM Converter for AC Traction Systems''; WSEAS Transaction on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 4, No. 9, pp. 1019-1027, September, 2005.
Cardoso, A. J. M.; Cruz, S. M. A.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Inter-turn stator winding fault diagnosis in three-phase indution motors, by Parks Vector approach''; IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 595-598, September, 1999.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Norma IEC 61703. Expressões Matemáticas Comparativas de Fiabilidade, Disponibilidade e Manutibilidade. 2.ª Parte''; Manutenção, Vol. , No. 135, pp. 4-7, December, 2017.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Norma IEC 61703. Expressões Matemáticas Comparativas de Fiabilidade, Disponibilidade e Manutibilidade. 1.ª Parte''; Manutenção, Vol. , No. 133/134, pp. 4-6, September, 2017.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Norma IEC 61703: Expressões Matemáticas Comparativas de Fiabilidade, Disponibilidade e Manutibilidade''; Elevare, Vol. , No. 8, pp. 10-16, December, 2016.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Vaz, P.; Madeira, D.; Matias, J. C.O.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Aplicação da Six Sigma Maintenance Scorecard a uma Unidade Fabril do Setor Automóvel (2ª parte)''; Manutenção, Vol. , No. 113, pp. 4-7, June, 2012.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Vaz, P.; Madeira, D.; Matias, J. C.O.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Aplicação da Six Sigma Maintenance Scorecard a uma Unidade Fabril do Setor Automóvel (1ª parte)''; Manutenção, Vol. , No. 112, pp. 4-7, March, 2012.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Santos, C. M. C.; Cardoso, A. J. M.: ''Modelling of a Line-Start Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor, Using Empirical Parameters''; International Congress on Engineering, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. 1-11, December, 2017.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cardoso, A. J. M.: ''On-Line Stator Fault Diagnosis in Switched Reluctance Motors''; IEEE International Symposium on Diagnostics for Electrical Machines, Power Electronics & Drives, Tinos, Greece, pp. 360-365, August / September, 2017.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Matias, J. C.O.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Vaz, P.; Brójo, F. M. P.: ''Six Sigma Maintenance Scorecard. Methodology and Case Study (invited communication)''; Maintenance Performance Measurement and Management, Coimbra, Portugal, pp. , January, 2014.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Tracção Eléctrica. Parte 1. Cálculo da Potência dos Motores de Tracção''; International Conference on Engineering, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. (No. 1.5), November, 2013.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Tracção Eléctrica Parte 2 - Aplicação ao Material Circulante Motor da Linha da Beira Baixa''; International Conference on Engineering, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. (No. 1.6), November, 2013.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Pinto, N. M. F.; Cardoso, A. J. M.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''A New Methodology for the Redesign of a Switched Reluctance Motor Winding''; IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, Bristol, UK, pp. 1-6, March, 2012.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.; Mariano, S. J. P. S. : ''Thermal and Eletromechanical Characterization of a Linear Switched Reluctance Motor. Part 1-Thermal Characterization''; International Conference on Engineering, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. (No. 60), November, 2011.
Farropas, S. M. S.; Belino, N. J. R.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Geraldes, M. J. O.: ''Desenvolvimento de Pensos Bioeletromagnéticos para a Terapêutica das Úlceras de Pressão''; International Conference on Engineering, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. (No. 176), November, 2011.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.; Mariano, S. J. P. S. : ''Thermal and Eletromechanical Characterization of a Linear Switched Reluctance Motor. Part 2- Eletromagnetic Characterization''; International Conference on Engineering, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. (No. 61), November, 2011.
Mariano, S. J. P. S. ; Godinho, C.; Calado, M. R. A.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''Micro-Production with Solar Energy: Analysis and Comparison of Different Production Solutions''; Portuguese-Spanish Conference on Electrical Engineering, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, pp. (No. 1829), June / July, 2011.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.; Mariano, S. J. P. S. : ''Penetration of both Eletric and Magnetic Fields into Human Tissues. Part 2 – Magnetic Field''; Portuguese-Spanish Conference on Electrical Engineering, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, pp. (No.1766), June / July, 2011.
Mariano, S. J. P. S. ; Lopes, V. M.C.; Calado, M. R. A.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''Level Control in Small Hydroeletric Power Plants''; Portuguese-Spanish Conference on Electrical Engineering, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, pp. No. 1828, June / July, 2011.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.; Mariano, S. J. P. S. : ''Penetration of both Eletric and Magnetic Fields into Human Tissues. Part 1 – Eletric Field''; Portuguese-Spanish Conference on Electrical Engineering, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, pp. (No. 1765), June / July, 2011.
Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Design of Low Cost Electrical Reluctance Actuators and their use on Agricultural Applications (Invited communication)''; Seminar on Contemporary Computer Methods Aiding the Process of the Production of Agricultural Machines, Poznann, Poland, pp. , June, 2011.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Godinho, T. J. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''Electromagnetic Characterization of a Linear Reluctance Actuator. A New Approach''; International Conference on Electrical Machines, Vilamoura, Portugal, pp. 2201-2206, September, 2008.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Theoretical and Experimental Forces for a New Linear Switched Reluctance Traction Motor''; International Conference on Electrical Machines, Vilamoura, Portugal, pp. 1979-1983, September, 2008.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Thermal Modeling and Characterization of Eletrical Machines, and Calculation of Current Ratings''; IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, York, UK, pp. 475-479, April, 2008.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''A Prototype of a Linear Switched Reluctance Motor with a New Design Methodology''; 7th WSEAS International Conference on Electric Power Systems, High Voltage, Electric Machines, Venice, Italy, pp. 16-21, November, 2007.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.: ''A Força Eletromotriz de Transformação em Motores com Coletor na Tracção Elétrica em Corrente Contínua e em Corrente Alternada Monofásica''; Portuguese-Spanish Conference on Electrical Engineering, Funchal, Portugal, pp. P1.35, July, 2007.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.: ''Dimensionamento da Bobina de Alisamento e do Shunt Óhmico Não Indutivo dos Pólos Principais em Motores com Coletor na Tracção Elétrica em Corrente Contínua e em Corrente Alternada Monofásica''; Portuguese-Spanish Conference on Electrical Engineering, Funchal, Portugal, pp. P1.34, July, 2007.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''A Preliminary Study on the Application of the Spatial Complex Transform for Fault Detection in a Four Phase Linear Switched Reluctance Motor''; International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Faro, Portugal, pp. 65-74, June, 2007.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''A Control Characterization of a New Linear Switched Reluctance Motor''; International Conference on Power Electronics Machines and Drives, Antalya, Turkey, pp. 548-553, May, 2007.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''A New Methodology for Dynamic Performance Simulation of a New Linear Switched Reluctance Motor based on Geometrical Dimensions''; 6th WSEAS International Conference on Power Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 84-89, September, 2006.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.: ''Some Design Aspects of the Commutator Series Motor Operating in Both Direct Current and Single-Phase Eletric Traction. Part2-Design of the Main Field Winding Shunt Resistor and Smoothing Coil''; 6th WSEAS International Conference on Power Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 351-355, September, 2006.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''A New and Fast Design Methodology for a New Linear Switched Reluctance Motor taking Performance Evaluation and Path Arrangements into account''; International Conference on Electrical Machines, Chania, Crete Island, Greece, pp. (No. 208), September, 2006.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Calado, M. R. A.; Santo, A. E.: ''Some Design Aspects of the Commutator Series Motor Operating in Both Direct Current and Single-Phase Eletric Traction. Part1- Commutation Analysis and Transformer E.M.F.''; 6th WSEAS International Conference on Power Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 419-424, September, 2006.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Some Design Aspects Concerning a New Three-Phase AC/DC PWM Converter for Four Quadrant Performance''; IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 591-595, April, 2006.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Single-Phase AC/DC PWM Converter with Output Voltage Cell Performance Characteristic for Four-Quadrant AC Traction Systems''; 5th WSEAS International Conference on Power Systems and Eletromagnetic Compatibility, Corfu Island, Greece, pp. 34-38, August, 2005.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Linear Switched Reluctance Motor. A new Topology for Fault Tolerant Traction Applications''; IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, pp. 823—827, May, 2005.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Linear Switched Reluctance Motor. A new Design Methodology Based on Performance Evaluation''; IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, Hammamet, Tunisia, pp. TF-001696, December, 2004.
Cardoso, A. J. M.; Cruz, S. M. A.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Inter-turn stator winding fault diagnosis in three-phase induction motors, by Parks Vector approach''; International Conference on Power Electronics Machines and Drives, Milwankee, USA, pp. MB1-5.1-3, May, 1997.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Vaz, P.; Madeira, D.; Matias, J. C.O.; Fonseca, D. S. B.: ''Manutenção Industrial Seis Sigma. Proposta de Metodologia e Casos Práticos''; Congresso Nacional de Manutenção, Figueira da Foz,, Portugal, pp. (No. TT-09, November, 2009.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Determinação das Correntes Admissíveis em Máquinas Elétricas com base nos Ensaios de Aquecimento/Arrefecimento''; Conferência de Engenharia - Inovação e Desenvolvimento, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. ENG-07-3.2, November, 2007.
Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Santo, A. E.: ''Cálculo da Potência dos Motores de Tracção em Material Circulante Motor Ligeiro para Tracção Eléctrica''; Conferência de Engenharia - Inovação e Desenvolvimento, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. 231-234, November, 2005.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.: ''Aspectos de Dimensionamento de um Novo Motor Linear de Relutância Variável Comutado, para Aplicações de Tracção Eléctrica, tendo em atenção as Limitações da Via''; Conferência de Engenharia - Inovação e Desenvolvimento, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. 235-239, November, 2005.
Helder Matos; Nuno Caetano; Cabrita, C. M. P.; Calado, M. R. A.; Fonseca, D. S. B.; Santo, A. E.: ''Cálculo, Construção e Ensaio de Um Propulsor Linear de Indução para um Sistema de Transporte com Levitação Magnética''; Conferência de Engenharia - Inovação e Desenvolvimento, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. 522-527, November, 2003.
Fonseca, D. S. B.; Cardoso, A. J. M.; Cabrita, C. M. P.: ''O Motor de Relutância Variável Comutado e a Tolerância a Falhas''; Conferência de Engenharia - Inovação e Desenvolvimento, Covilhã, Portugal, pp. 349-355, November, 2001.
Santos, C. M. C., ''Stator faults on a Line-Start PMSM, analysis and diagnostic (in Portuguese)'', Supervisor: Fonseca, D. S. B., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2017.
Pereira, M. D. F., ''Development of One Software Application for Asset and Production Integrated Management of a Electric Cable Recycling SME (in Portuguese). '', Supervisor: Fonseca, D. S. B., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2015.
Narciso, S. G., ''Critical Analysis of the Maintenance Function of Cold Chambers: A Case Study'', Supervisor: Fonseca, D. S. B., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2015.
Gaspar, J. F., ''Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator for Wind Microgeneration: Design, Construction and Testing (in Portuguese)'', Supervisor: Fonseca, D. S. B., Co-Supervisor: Cardoso, A. J. M., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2014.
Santos, B. M. G., ''Diagnosis and Fault Analysis in Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator Applied to Wind Turbines (in Portuguese)'', Supervisor: Fonseca, D. S. B., Co-Supervisor: Cardoso, A. J. M., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2012.
Vicente, N. M. A. , ''Control of a Four Phase Switched Reluctance Motor (in Portuguese)'', Supervisor: Fonseca, D. S. B., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2010.
Fonseca, D. S. B., ''A Linear Switched Reluctance Motor Drive for Light Electric traction (in Portuguese)'', Supervisor: Cabrita, C. M. P., Co-Supervisor: Calado, M. R. A., University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2008.