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IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica

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Mohammad Javad Morshed and Afef Fekih, "A Sliding Mode Approach to Enhance the Power Quality of Wind Turbines Under Unbalanced Voltage Conditions," IEEE/CAA J. Autom. Sinica, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 566-574, Mar. 2019. doi: 10.1109/JAS.2019.1911414
Citation: Mohammad Javad Morshed and Afef Fekih, "A Sliding Mode Approach to Enhance the Power Quality of Wind Turbines Under Unbalanced Voltage Conditions," IEEE/CAA J. Autom. Sinica, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 566-574, Mar. 2019. doi: 10.1109/JAS.2019.1911414

A Sliding Mode Approach to Enhance the Power Quality of Wind Turbines Under Unbalanced Voltage Conditions

doi: 10.1109/JAS.2019.1911414
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  • An integral terminal sliding mode-based control design is proposed in this paper to enhance the power quality of wind turbines under unbalanced voltage conditions. The design combines the robustness, fast response, and high quality transient characteristics of the integral terminal sliding mode control with the estimation properties of disturbance observers. The controller gains were auto-tuned using a fuzzy logic approach. The effectiveness of the proposed design was assessed under deep voltage sag conditions and parameter variations. Its dynamic response was also compared to that of a standard SMC approach. The performance analysis and simulation results confirmed the ability of the proposed approach to maintain the active power, currents, DC-link voltage and electromagnetic torque within their acceptable ranges even under the most severe unbalanced voltage conditions. It was also shown to be robust to uncertainties and parameter variations, while effectively mitigating chattering in comparison with the standard SMC.


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