Optimal Controller Design and Dynamic Performance Enhancement of High Step-up Non-Isolated DC-DC Converter for Electric Vehicle Charging Applications

Rajanand Patnaik Narasipuram, Narendra Kumar Muthukuri, Subbarao Mopidevi


Ideally, traditional boost converters can achieve a high conversion ratio with a high-duty cycle. But, in regular practice, due to low conversion efficiency, RR reverse-recovery, and EMI (electromagnetic interference) problems, the high voltage gain cannot be performed, whereas CIBC (coupled inductor-based converters) can achieve high voltage gain by re-adjusting the turn ratios. Even though the leakage inductor of the CI (coupled inductor) makes some problems like voltage spikes on the main connectivity switch, high power dissipation, and voltage pressure can be minimized by voltage clamp. In this paper, a non-isolated DC-DC converter with high voltage gain is demonstrated with 3 diodes, 3 capacitors, 1-inductor, and a coupled inductor. The main inductor is connected to the input to decrease the current ripple. The voltage stress at main switch S is shared by diode D1 and capacitor C1 and the main switch is turned ON under zero current, hence it turns to low switching losses. This paper proposes two controllers like proportional-integral (PI) controller and fuzzy logic (FLC) for dc-dc converter. Furthermore, it demonstrates the operation, design, mathematical analysis, and performance of DC-DC converter using controllers for efficient operation of the system is performed using simulations in MATLAB 2012b.


EV, Electric Vehicles, proportional integral, PI, On-Board Charger, fuzzy logic, FL, DC-DC

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