ISSN 2456-0235

International Journal of Modern Science and Technology


​​​​​​​April 2019, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp 101-106. 

​​Design and Implementation of Solar KY Converter using Sliding Mode Controller

S. Sivaranjani¹*, G. Balasubramanian²
¹Research Scholar, Annamalai University, Chidambaram. India.
²Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Arasu Engineering College,Kumbakonam. India.

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The present work orient to design an implementation of solar KY converter using sliding mode controller with a view of regulate the output voltage and reduce a ripple over a wide range of operating loads. The philosophy modules results in generation of higher output current and low output voltage ripple and higher voltage boosting capability. The theory owes to derive the reference wave from the principle of the controller for generating the pulse width modulated (PWM) pulse to turn on the power switches in the converter, in accordance with the requirements of the change in the load, The advantage of using this circuit compare to the conventional boost converter is this long life because the input current ripple small and fast transient response. The MATLAB based simulation result project the suitability of the use of the controller for use in similar circuit and allow it to claim a place for it use in real world utilities.

Keywords: Solar PV system; KY converter; Pulse width modulation; Sliding mode controller.


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