Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription or Fee Access

Robust Sliding Mode MPPT Controller Based on High Gain Observer of a Photovoltaic Water Pumping System

M. Guisser(1*), A. EL-Jouni(2), EL. H. Abdelmounim(3)

(1) ASTI Laboratory, FST Settat, University Hassan I, Morocco
(2) LESSI laboratory, Department of Physics Faculty of Science Dhar El-Mehraz Fes, Morocco
(3) ASTI Laboratory, FST Settat, University Hassan I, Morocco
(*) Corresponding author


DOI: https://doi.org/10.15866/ireaco.v7i2.546

Abstract


This paper presents a novel methodology for an optimal operation of a photovoltaic (PV) pumping system. It consists of Photovoltaic (PV) generator, DC motor pump and Boost converter for maximum power point tracking MPPT. The proposed control strategy involves nonlinear controller designed, using robust sliding mode design technique. To reduce the PV pumping system cost, a high gain observer is designed, it needs only the solar array voltage sensor which allows estimating on-line the unmeasured states variables of the photovoltaic pumping system. Some reliable simulation results are provided in order to demonstrate the robustness and  efficiency of the proposed approach.
Copyright © 2014 Praise Worthy Prize - All rights reserved.

Keywords


Photovoltaic Pumping System; Maximum Power Point Tracking; Robust Sliding Mode Control; High Gain Observer

Full Text:

PDF


References


Daoud, A., Midoun, A., Simulation and experimental study of maximum power point tracker based on a DC/DC buck converter, (2010) International Review of Electrical Engineering (IREE), 5 (2), pp. 514-520.

Giovanni Petrone, Giovanni Spagnuolo, Massimo Vitelli, Distributed Maximum Power Point Tracking: Challenges and Commercial Solutions, Automatika, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 128-141, 2012.
http://dx.doi.org/10.7305/automatika.53-2.181

M.G. Villalva, J.R. Gazoli, E.R. Filho, Analysis and simulation of the P&O MPPT algorithm using a linearized PV array model, Power Electronics Conference, 2009. COBEP ’09. Brazilian, pp. 189-195, 2009.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/cobep.2009.5347755

A. Elgendy, B. Zahawi, D.J. Atkinson, Evaluation of Perturbe and Observe MPPT Algorithm Implementation Techniques, 6th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2012), pp. 1-6, 2012.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/cp.2012.0156

Z. Miao, W. Jie, et al., The application of slide technology in PV maximum power point tracking system, Fifth World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, WCICA, 2004.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/wcica.2004.1343805

Arteaga Orozco, M.I., Vazquez, J.R., Salmeron, P., MPP tracker of a PV system using sliding mode control with minimum transient response, (2010) International Review on Modelling and Simulations (IREMOS), 3 (6), pp. 1468-1475.

R. Ramaprabha, B.L Mathur, M. Sharanya, Solar Array Modeling and Simulation of MPPT using Neural Network, International Conference on Control, Automation, Communication and Energy Conservation, pp. 1-5, 2009.

Theodoros L. Kottas, Yiannis S. Boutalis and Athanassios D. Karlis, New Maximum Power Point Tracker for PV Arrays Using Fuzzy Controller in Close Cooperation With Fuzzy Cognitive Networks, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 21, no. 3, September 2006.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tec.2006.875430

Gao, and James C. Hung, Variable Structure Control of Nonlinear Systems: A New Approach, IEEE transaction on industrial electronics, vol. 40, n°1, (February 1993).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/41.184820

J.Y. Hung, W. Gao and J.C. Hung, Variable Structure Control: A Survey, IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics, 40, pp.2-22, 1993.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/41.184817

V.I.Utkin, Sliding Modes in Optimization and Control Problem, Springer Verlag, New York, 1992.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-84379-2

T. Kim, H. Ahn, S. Park and Y. Lee, A novel maximum power point tracking control for photovoltaic power systems under rapidly changing solar radiation, Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Ind. Electron., vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1011-1014, 2001.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/isie.2001.931613

Khiari, B., Sellami, A., Andoulsi, R., Mami, A., A novel strategy control of photovoltaic solar pumping system based on sliding mode control, (2012) International Review of Automatic Control (IREACO), 5 (2), pp. 118-125.

A.J. Foreyth and S.V. Mollov, Modelling and control of Dc-Dc converters, IEEE Power Engineering Journal , vol. 12 no. 5, pp 229-236, (1998).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/pe:19980507

A. El jouni and R.Bachtiri, A Maximum Power Point Tracking Fuzzy Logic Control for Photovoltaic pumping System, International Scientific Journal for Alternative Energy and Ecology, vol.5 (N°61), 51-57, 2008.

W.R.Anis and H.M.Metwally, Dynamic performance of a directly coupled PV pumping system, Solar Energy, Vol.53(Issue4):369-377,1994.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0038-092x(94)90040-x

M.Veerachary and N.Yadaiah, ANN based peak power tracking for PV supplied DC motors, Solar Energy, Vol. 69 (Issue 4):343-350, 2000.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0038-092x(00)00085-2

G. Bornard and N. Couenne, F. Celle. Regularly persistent observer for bilinear systems, In Proc. 29th International Conference’’, New Trends in Nonlinear Control Theory, Volume 122, page 130140, Nantes, France, Spring Verlag, 1998.

H. Hammouri and M Deza, Topological properties of observers inputs, Progress in Systems and Control, 8, 1991.

F. L. Liu , M. Farza, M. M’Saad and H. Hammouri, Observer Design for a class of uniformly observable MIMO nonlinear systems with coupled structure, Proceedings of the 17th World Congress The International Federation of Automatic Control, Seoul, Korea, July 6-11, 2008.

M. Hou, K. Busawon and M. Saif, Observer design for a class of MIMO nonlinear systems, IEEE Trans. on Aut. Control, 45(7):1350–1355, 2000.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/9.867046

D. Rekioua, A.Y.Achour, T. Rekioua, Tracking power photovoltaic system with sliding mode control strategy, Energy Procedia 36 - 219 – 230, 2013.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2013.07.025

Yoash Levron and Doron Shmilovitz, Maximum Power Point Tracking Employing Sliding Mode Control, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 60, No. 3, March 2013.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tcsi.2012.2215760

P. Hari Krishnan, K. Ashokkumar, S. Bharathkumar, A Nonlinear Controller for Photovoltaic Water Pumping System, International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT) – Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2013.

H. Serhoud , D. Benattous, Sliding mode control of Maximum Power Point Tracker for Photovoltaic Array, EFEEA’10 International Symposium on Environment Friendly Energies in Electrical Applications 2-4 November 2010.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.



Please send any questions about this web site to info@praiseworthyprize.com
Copyright © 2005-2017 Praise Worthy Prize