Design and Implementation of Controller for Boost DC-DC Converter Using PI-LPF Based on Small Signal Model
Boost DC-DC converters are used in many renewable energy sources including photovoltaic and fuel cell. They are also used in Uninterrupted Power Supply, inverters, electric vehicles and robots. In this paper a boost converter was built and its controller was developed using proportional integral (PI) action for current loop and low pass filter (LPF) for voltage loop. The controller was derived analytically based on small signal model. Experiment results show that the boost controller functions well in regulating the output voltage under a variation of load. During the start up without any load it can elevate input voltage from 119.6V to output voltage of 241.6V. The developed controller can regulate the output voltage smoothly under load variation from no load to sudden load of 352W. When a large sudden load change happens from 0W to 1042W the output voltage experiences small drop before it is recovered to 241.6V. It can be concluded that the developed control system satisfies the design specification.
M.A. Abdullah et al., â€œInput Current Control of Boost Converters using Current-Mode Controller Integrated with Linear Quadratic Regulator,â€? International Journal of Renewable Energy Research, vol. 2, no.2, pp.262-268, 2012.
T.K. Hassan, â€œA Repetitive PI Current Controller for Boost Single Phase PFC Convertersâ€?, Energy and Power Engineering, vol.3, pp.69-78, 2011. crossref
Q. Tong et al., â€œA Sensorless Predictive Current Controlled Boost Converter by Using an EKF with Load Variation Effect Elimination Functionâ€?, Sensors, vol.15, pp.9986-10003, 2015. crossref
G.S. Rao et al., â€œDesign of Feedback Controller for Boost Converter Using Optimization Techniqueâ€?, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive System, vol.3, no.1, pp.117-128, 2013.
A.G. Beccuti et al., â€œOptimal Control of the Boost DC-DC Converterâ€?, Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, and the European Control Conferences, Spain, Dec.12-15, pp.4457-4462, 2005. crossref
Yoshihiro and K. Higuchi, â€œRobust Digital Control for Boost DC-DC Converter,â€? Transactions on Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Communications, vol. 10, no.1, pp. 68-73, 2012. crossref
H. Sira-Ramirez and M. Rios-Bolivar, â€œSliding Mode Control of DC-to-DC Power Converters via Extended Linearization,â€? IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, vol. 41, no.10, pp. 652-661, 1994. crossref
B. Allaoua et al., â€œA Robust Fuzzy Sliding Mode Controller Synthesis Applied on Boost DC-DC Converter Power Supply for Electric Vehicle Propulsion System,â€? International Journal of Vehicular Technology, vol. 2013. crossref
M.Z. Romdlony and Amin, â€œDesign and Implementation of Anti-Windup PI Control on DC-DC Bidirectional Converer for Hybrid Vehicle Applications,â€? Journal of Mechatronics, Electrical Power and Vehicular Technology, vol. 3, no.1, pp.31-38, 2012. crossref
S. Aji et al., â€œMPPT Based on Fuzzy Logic Controller for Photovoltaic System in Solar Car,â€?, Journal of Mechatronics, Electrical Power and Vehicular Technology, vol. 4, no.2, pp.127-134, 2013. crossref
Metrics powered by PLOS ALM
- There are currently no refbacks.
Copyright (c) 2015 Journal of Mechatronics, Electrical Power, and Vehicular Technology
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.