Real Time Implementation of Sliding Mode Supervised Fractional Controller for Wind Energy Conversion System

  • Hamza AfghoulEmail author
  • Fateh Krim
  • Antar Beddar
  • Anouar Ounas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 62)


Wind energy conversion system is increasingly taking the place to be the most promised renewable source of energy, which obliges researchers to look for effective control with low cost. Thus, this paper proposes to apply a suitable controller for speed control loop to reach the maximum power point of the wind turbine under sever conditions. In literature, a major defect of the conventional PI controller is the slow response time and the high damping. Moreover, many solutions proposed the fractional order PI controller which presents also some weakness in steady state caused by the approximation methods. The main idea is to propose a Sliding Mode Supervised Fractional order controller which consists of PI controller, FO-PI controller and sliding mode supervisor that employs one of them. A prototype is built around real-time cards and evaluated to verify the validity of the developed SMSF. The results fulfil the requirements and demonstrate its effectiveness.


MPPT Wind energy conversion system PI controller FO-PI controller Sliding mode control DPC 



The authors gratefully acknowledge the head of Electro-technics department and the dean of Technology faculty of University of Setif-1 for facilitates the access to the equipment. This paper is a part of the project PRFU: A10N01UN190120180002.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hamza Afghoul
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Fateh Krim
    • 2
  • Antar Beddar
    • 3
  • Anouar Ounas
    • 2
  1. 1.Ecole Supérieure de Technologies IndustriellesAnnabaAlgeria
  2. 2.LEPCI Laboratory, Electronics Department, Faculty of TechnologySetif-1 UniversitySetifAlgeria
  3. 3.Electrical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of SkikdaSkikdaAlgeria

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