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Optimization of DC - DC boost converter using fuzzy logic controller

Soluman Ahtiewsh , Aimen Kahlifa (2013) Optimization of DC - DC boost converter using fuzzy logic controller. Masters thesis, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.

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Abstract

DC-DC converters are electronic devices used to change DC electrical power efficiently from one voltage level to another. Operation of the switching devices causes the inherently nonlinear characteristic of the DC-DC converters including one known as the Boost converter. Consequently, this converter requires a controller with a high degree of dynamic response. Proportional-Integral- Differential (PID) controllers have been usually applied to the converters because of their simplicity. However, the main drawback of PID controller is unable to adapt and approach the best performance when applied to nonlinear system. It will sufer from dynamic response, produces overshoot, longer rise time and settling time which in turn will influenced the output voltage regulation of the Boost converter. Therefore, the implementation of practical Fuzzy Logic controller that will deal to the issue must be investigated. Fuzzy logic controller using voltage output as feedback for significantly improving the dynamic performance of boost dc-dc converter by using MATLAB@Simulink software. The design and calculation of the components especially for the inductor has been done to ensure the converter operates in continuous conduction mode. The evaluation of the output has been carried out and compared by software simulation using MATLAB software between the open loop and closed loop circuit between fuzzy logic control (FLC) and PID control. The simulation results are shown that voltage output is able to be control in steady state condition for DC-DC boost converter by using this methodology. Scope of this project limited only one types that is Triangle membership function for fuzzy logic control.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800-8360 Electronics
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2014 08:28
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2014 08:28
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3643
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