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Fuzzy control based solar tracker using Arduino Uno

  title={Fuzzy control based solar tracker using Arduino Uno},
  author={Dipti Bawa and C. Y. Patil},
179 Abstract—This paper presents the fuzzy logic control based solar tracking system using Arduino Uno. Stepper motor helps in tracking the axis of the sun and keeps the panel in direction of the sun all day long and a Buck DC-DC Converter has been used for Maximum Power Point Tracking. The proposed fuzzy logic controller has been implemented and tested using MATLAB. The above sun tracking power generation system has been tested in real time using Arduino Uno. The designed system increases the… 

A comparison of fuzzy logic and PID controller for a single-axis solar tracking system

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New Prototype of Photovoltaic Solar Tracker Based on Arduino

The global increase in energy demand and exponential exhaustion of fossil recourses has favored the development of new systems of electricity production. Photovoltaic solar energy is undoubtedly one


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Comparison Between Perturb & Observe, Incremental Conductance and Fuzzy Logic MPPT Techniques at Different Weather Conditions

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This paper presents a smart power supply by using solar energy as the sources. It reduces the use of fuel in order to achieve maximize generation of electricity (during day time). The project

A Current Sensorless Control of Buck-Boost Converter for Maximum Power Point Tracking in Photovoltaic Applications

In the present paper, a current sensorless (CSL) method for buck-boost converter control is proposed for maximum power point tracking (MPPT) photovoltaic applications. The proposed control scheme

Komparasi Performansi Antara Proportional Integral Derivative Controller (PID) Dan Fuzzy Logic Controller (FLC) Pada Penjejak Cahaya Dengan Tiga Sensor

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System Identification of a Solar Maximum Power Point Tracking System for Dual Axis

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In this paper two axis sun tracking method is used to absorb maximum power from the sun's rays on the solar panel via calculating the sun’s altitude and azimuth angles, which describe the solar

Arduino based Dual Axis Smart Solar Tracker

Solar energy is rapidly advancing as an important means of renewable energy resource. It is radiant light and heat from the Sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as



Application of Fuzzy Logic Control Approach in a Microcontroller-Based Sun Tracking System

  • Zhou YanZhu Jiaxing
  • Engineering
    2010 WASE International Conference on Information Engineering
  • 2010
A microcontroller-based sun tracking system is proposed, which is comprised of a sensor, a microcontroller, and two stepper motors and can increase the output power of the solar panel significantly.

Design and implementation of a fuzzy logic computer-controlled sun tracking system

  • H. Yousef
  • Engineering, Computer Science
    ISIE '99. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (Cat. No.99TH8465)
  • 1999
A PC-based fuzzy logic control algorithm utilizing the knowledge of the system behavior is designed in order to achieve the control objectives of the sun tracking system to enhance the power output of photovoltaic solar panels.

A study on the tracking photovoltaic system by program type

In order to increase the efficiency of PV system, it is generally used three method the first is the increasing the efficiency of solar cell, the second is the energy conversion system included MPPT

Application of Maximum Power Point Tracker with Self-organizing Fuzzy Logic Controller for Solar-powered Traffic Lights

This paper presents the development of maximum power point tracking (MPPT) using an adjustable self-organizing fuzzy logic controller (SOFLC) for a solar-powered traffic light equipment (SPTLE) with

A microcontroller based automatic sun tracker combined with a new solar energy conversion unit

  • F. HuangD. TienJ. Or
  • Engineering
    1998 International Conference on Power Electronic Drives and Energy Systems for Industrial Growth, 1998. Proceedings.
  • 1998
A microcontroller based automatic sun tracker combined with a new solar energy conversion unit is designed and implemented. The automatic sun tracker is implemented with a DC motor and a DC motor

Fuzzy Controller Design Using FPGA for Photovoltaic Maximum Power Point Tracking

Simulation and experimental results show that performance of the fuzzy controller with FPGA in a maximum power tracking of a photovoltaic array can be made use of in several photvoltaic products and obtain satisfied result.

Maximum power point tracking using a fuzzy logic control scheme

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Design and Construction of a Closed Loop Sun-Tracker with Microprocessor Management

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A survey of maximum PPT techniques of PV systems

This paper introduces a survey of different maximum peak power tracking (MPPT) techniques used in the implementation of photovoltaic power systems. It will discuss different 30 techniques used in

Stable adaptive fuzzy control of nonlinear systems

The author develops a direct adaptive fuzzy controller which does not require an accurate mathematical model of the system under control, is capable of incorporating fuzzy control rules directly into