A Fuzzy Logic Controller Based Vortex Wind Turbine for Commercial Applications

A Fuzzy Logic Controller Based Vortex Wind Turbine for Commercial Applications

Divya Manukonda Srinivasa Rao Gorantla 

Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research, Vadlamudi, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh 522213, India

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19 May 2018
20 June 2018
30 June 2018
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The major intend of this article is to enhance utilization of renewable energy sources of which wind is given importance due to its advantages. A vortex based wind turbine employing a fuzzy based controller for commercial applications is presented in this paper. The fuzzy based controller provides smooth run over the output voltage of the transformer less boost converter used in vortex wind turbine. A fuzzy logic controller based turbine is anticipated to meet the high quality output, minimum Total Harmonics Distortion (THD), fast response and high robustness .A comparison over proportional Integral derivative (PID) controller and fuzzy logic controller based vortex wind turbine is performed in terms of THD, settling time ,peak overshoot. The results are verified using MATLAB simulink.


fuzzy logic controller, high gain step up DC-DC converter, total harmonic distortion, vortex based wind turbine

1. Introduction
2. Proposed Fuzzy Logic Controlled Vortex Wind Turbine
3. Proposed Fuzzy Logic Controller
4. Software Realization of Vortex Wind Turbine
5. Conclusion

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