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Robust control of DC-DC boost converter / by Hisham Mahmood.

dc.contributor.advisorNatarajan, Krishnamoorthy
dc.contributor.authorMahmood, Hisham
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-08T13:27:13Z
dc.date.available2017-06-08T13:27:13Z
dc.date.created2008
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.urihttp://knowledgecommons.lakeheadu.ca/handle/2453/3871
dc.description.abstractIn this thesis, a robust controller comprising of a PI with phase-lead compensator for a DC-DC boost converter designed using classical frequency response method is presented. The superior performance of this controller in comparison with H[symbol] and passivity based integral controllers from the literature is shown. The robustness of the controller to boost converter parameter deviations, disturbance magnitudes and polarity which lead to worst case stability is investigated. This approach offers an alternative to the traditional unstructured uncertainty envelop approach used in the literature. Investigation into the nonlinearity arising from parasitic parameters in a boost converter is also presented in this thesis. It is shown that this nonlinearity can cause instability in boost converter control. This nonlinearity makes robust controller design difficult due to the sensitivity to disturbances. Static and dynamic voltage collapses are then studied. New non-iterative formulae are derived using the bilinear averaged model to calculate the voltage collapse point due to the parasitic parameters. Using these simple formulae boost converter stable operating region and disturbance limits can be calculated in the design phase. The use of these formulae for the design of the boost converter control system is studied. Static characteristics formula and the proposed controller performance are verified experimentally.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.subjectRobust control
dc.subjectDC-to-DC converters - Automatic control
dc.subjectBoost converter control system
dc.titleRobust control of DC-DC boost converter / by Hisham Mahmood.
dc.typeThesis
etd.degree.nameM.Sc.
etd.degree.levelMaster
etd.degree.disciplineEngineering : Control
etd.degree.grantorLakehead University


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