International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA)

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IJISA Vol.7, No.1, Dec. 2014

Modeling, Simulation and Control Studies on Photovoltaic-Converter System for Mechatronics Design of Solar Electric Application

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Farhan A. Salem, B. Saleh

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Mechatronics, Photovoltaic (PV) Cells, DC/DC Converter, Modeling, Simulation


This paper presents some considerations regarding design, modeling and control solutions for Photovoltaic Panel-Converter (PVPC) system. Different control approaches and corresponding models are derived, developed and tested, to control output characteristics and performance of both overall PVPC system and each subsystem to meet desired output characteristics, performance and both and/or either voltages and currents requirements. The proposed approaches and models allow designer have the maximum output numerical visual and graphical data to select, evaluate and control the PVPC system output characteristics for a given PVPC system parameters, under given working conditions of PV panel. The proposed models and approaches were implemented and tested in MATLAB/Simulink.

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Farhan A. Salem, B. Saleh,"Modeling, Simulation and Control Studies on Photovoltaic-Converter System for Mechatronics Design of Solar Electric Application", IJISA, vol.7, no.1, pp.9-30, 2015. DOI: 10.5815/ijisa.2015.01.02


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