Design of (FPID) controller for Automatic Voltage Regulator using Differential Evolution Algorithm

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Nasir Ahmed Alawad 1,* Nora Ghani Rahman 1

1. Al-Mustansiriyah University/College of Engineering/ Computer Engineering Department, Baghdad, 10001, Iraq

* Corresponding author.


Received: 25 Sep. 2019 / Revised: 10 Oct. 2019 / Accepted: 28 Oct. 2019 / Published: 8 Dec. 2019

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Automatic voltage regulator, DE, IWO, SCA, BB algorithms, MATLAB


This article presents Differential Evolution (DE) to determine optimum fractional proportional-integral-derivative (FPID) controller parameters for model decrease of an automatic voltage controller (AVR) system. The suggested strategy is a straightforward yet efficient algorithm with balanced capacities for exploration and exploitation to efficiently search for space alternatives to find the best outcome. The algorithm's simplicity offers quick and high-quality tuning of optimum parameters for the FPID controller. A time domain performance index is used to validate the suggested DE-FPID controller. The proposed technique was discovered productive and hearty in improving the transient response of AVR framework contrasted with the PID controllers based - Ziegler-Nichols (ZN), FPID based - Invasive Weed Optimization (IWO),FPID based-Sine-Cosine algorithmn (SCA) tuning strategies.

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Nasir Ahmed Alawad, Nora Ghani Rahman, " Design of (FPID) controller for Automatic Voltage Regulator using Differential Evolution Algorithm", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science(IJMECS), Vol.11, No.12, pp. 21-28, 2019. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2019.12.03


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