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The robotic manipulators are highly coupled and nonlinear systems wherein the time-varying parameters and uncertainties adversely affect the characteristics and response of these systems. Hence, these systems require an effective and robust controller to handle such complexities which is a difficult challenge for control engineers. This paper presents(More)
Hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) technology is an effective and efficient alternative for conventional vehicles. It provides fuel efficiency, reduces harmful emission and enhances performance. The technology has gain enormous attention because of depleting conventional resources and measured carbon emission. This paper proposes a bidirectional buck boost(More)
The robotic manipulators are multi-input multi-output (MIMO), coupled and highly nonlinear systems. The presence of external disturbances and time-varying parameters adversely affects the performance of these systems. Therefore, the controller designed for these systems should effectively deal with such complexities, and it is an intriguing task for control(More)
Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) have gained much more attention recently due to declining fossil resources and greenhouse effect caused by CO<sub>x</sub> and NO<sub>x</sub> emissions. Optimization of the parameters is a key element for the success of a HEV. Recently, Genetic Algorithm (GA) is widely applied in the optimization of HEV. Since it has conquered(More)
The objective of this paper is to control the speed of heavy duty vehicle (HDV) through angular position of throttle valve. Modified internal model control (IMC) schemes with fuzzy supervisor as an adaptive tuning are proposed to control the speed of HDV. Internal model (IM) plays a key role in design of various IMC structures with robust and adaptive(More)
The object of this paper is to design, simulate and compare the performance of different dc-dc converters in solar energy systems. This is designed for using single phase asynchronous motors in home appliances such as washing machines, refrigerator etc. and is simulated in MATLAB 8.1 using simulink, SimPower system. Perturb and Observe algorithm is used as(More)
In this paper speed control of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) is presented. The HEV is operated in parallel configuration. The HEV is driven by an Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) and a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) drive. The PMSM is driven by a battery and a Photovoltaic (PV) module. In this paper the performance of the vehicle in(More)
This paper presents the artificial neural network (ANN), fuzzy logic controller (FLC) maximum power point tracking (MPPT) methods in grid connected photovoltaic (PV) systems for optimizing the solar energy efficiency. All the methods are simulated in MATLAB-Simulink, respectively together with SunPower-SPR305 PV module connected to single-ended primary(More)
A robotic manipulator is a complex nonlinear, coupled and dynamic system. Therefore it is a challenge for the process engineers to design an effective controller for the operation of end-effector of this system. This paper presents Fractional Order Proportional-Integral-Derivative (FOPID) controller for a 2-link planar rigid robot manipulator with actuator(More)