Solar PV Array Fed Single Stage BLDC Motor Drive for Water Pumping System

Authors

  • Biranchi Narayan Kar Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Paulson Samuel Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Jatin Kumar Pradhan Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, Odisha, India
  • Amit Mallick Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, Odisha, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.13052/dgaej2156-3306.37513

Keywords:

Brushless DC motor, fuzzy logic control (FLC), speed control, water pump

Abstract

A single-stage photovoltaic-fed field-oriented controlled brushless DC (BLDC) motor drive for water pumping using a 2-degree of freedom (DoF) controller is presented in this paper. The proposed 2-DoF controller consists of a feedback and feedforward loop design. A feedback loop is used to maintain stability and desired performance, in which the PI controller is utilized for controlling the DC voltage at the outer loop, which generates the necessary speed reference. A Fuzzy logic controller is then used in the inner loop to achieve a faster speed response of the BLDC motor. Further, the performance of the system is made faster by incorporating dynamic feed-forward control. MATLAB Simulink is used to design and simulate the system. The OPAL-RT simulator is used to validate the system’s performance in real-time.

Author Biographies

Biranchi Narayan Kar, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India

Biranchi Narayan Kar received his BE in Electrical Engineering from Seemanta Engineering College, Jharpokharia, Odisha, India in 2005 and M.Tech in Power Electronics and Drives from National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha, India in 2011. He is currently working toward his PhD in the Electrical Engineering at Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahbad, Pryagraj, Utter Pradesh, India His research interests include power electronics Drives and Renewable Energy.

Paulson Samuel, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India

Paulson Samuel received the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree from the G. S. Institute of Technology and Science, Indore, India, in 1984, and the Master of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering degree from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India, in 1998. He completed Ph.D in electrical engineering from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India, in 2013. From 1990 onward, he has been a faculty member in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, where he is presently a Professor. From 1984 to 1990, he was an Engineer at the National Thermal Power Corporation, New Delhi, India. His research interests include power quality, distributed generation, automation, control of power converters, and multilevel inverters.

Jatin Kumar Pradhan, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, Odisha, India

Jatin Kumar Pradhan received his BE in Electrical Engineering VSSUT,burla, Odisha in 2008, MTech in Power Electronics and Drives from National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha, India in 2011 and PhD from IIT Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India in 2019. He is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering Dept. at VSSUT, Burla, Odisha, India. His research interests include Control of MIMO System, Robust Control, Control System Applications.

Amit Mallick, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, Odisha, India

Amit Mallick received his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from NM Institute of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar Odisha, India in 2013 and M.Tech in Power System from VSSUT, Burla, Odisha, India in 2011. He is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering Dept. at VSSUT, Burla, Odisha. His research interests include Power electronics, Power system and Microgrid operation and protection.

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Published

2022-07-01

How to Cite

Kar, B. N. ., Samuel, P. ., Pradhan, J. K. ., & Mallick, A. . (2022). Solar PV Array Fed Single Stage BLDC Motor Drive for Water Pumping System. Distributed Generation &Amp; Alternative Energy Journal, 37(05), 1613–1636. https://doi.org/10.13052/dgaej2156-3306.37513

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