Design of Fuzzy Logic Controller for Speed Control of DC Motor Fed from Solar PV System

International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
© 2017 by SSRG - IJEEE Journal
Volume 4 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : T. Shanthi, C.Selvakumar, S.U.Prabha
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T. Shanthi, C.Selvakumar, S.U.Prabha, "Design of Fuzzy Logic Controller for Speed Control of DC Motor Fed from Solar PV System," SSRG International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol. 4,  no. 3, pp. 5-9, 2017. Crossref,


The main objective of this paper is to do a comparative analysis between Fuzzy Logic Controller (FLC) and Proportional Integral (PI) Controller in a solar PV system which is to extract maximum power from the solar panel to supply a dc motor. The maximum power point tracking (MPPT) algorithm is necessary for all photovoltaic (PV) system. The Perturb and Observe (P&O) algorithm is used to track maximum power from the solar panel. To step up the voltage obtainable from the solar panel, the SEPIC dc – dc converter is used. The main benefit of the converter is having non-inverted output. The converter act as the interface between PV module and dc motor. The entire system is modelled and simulated using MATLAB/Simulink 2015a software.


MPPT, PV, SEPIC Converter, P&O Algorithm, Fuzzy Logic and PI Controller, DC Motor.


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