A Model-Based Approach of DC-DC Converters Dedicated to Controller Design Applications for Photovoltaic Generators

Authors

  • Z. R. Labidi Laboratory of Application of Energy, Efficiency and Renewable Energies, Tunis El Manar University, Tunisia
  • H. Schulte Department of Engineering, University of Applied Sciences for Engineering and Economics, Germany
  • A. Mami Laboratory of Application of Energy, Efficiency and Renewable Energies, Tunis El Manar University, Tunisia
Volume: 9 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 4371-4376 | August 2019 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.2829

Abstract

In this paper, a model-based approach of DC-DC converters dedicated to controller design applications for photovoltaic generators is introduced. The paper provides a mathematic averaging model, based on the state space method for DC-DC converters that is used as an adaptation level in photovoltaic generators. This modeling allows the dynamics of the system to be described by presenting a reliable model to be used for oriented controller design. The two most needed topologies of DC-DC converters are proposed, buck and buck-boost, and an overview of integral state feedback controller design using a model-based approach for a boost converter connected to a photovoltaic generator described in our previous published work is provided. The model-based conception of both converter types is analyzed for optimal use in control-oriented design. The validation of each model is demonstrated by comparative curves represented by a detailed plant model using simscape devices available and implemented in Simulink/Matlab.

Keywords:

model-based approach, buck converter, buck-boost converter, state–space modeling, photovoltaic generator

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Z. R. Labidi, H. Schulte, and A. Mami, “A Model-Based Approach of DC-DC Converters Dedicated to Controller Design Applications for Photovoltaic Generators”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 4371–4376, Aug. 2019.

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