Modeling and Control Strategy for a Wind Turbine by an AG-SMC without Wind Speed Sensor

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Meddah Atallah
Abdelkader Mezouar
Kheira Belgacem
Youcef Saidi
Mohammed Amine Benmahdjoub


This work presents a control strategy for Wind Turbine (WT) power by using an algorithm of Indirect Maximum Power Control (IMPC). This algorithm is based on Tip Speed Ratio (TSR) approach, which is applied to control wind turbines. Indeed, the WT used in this study has a single mass brought back to the generator shaft. The main contribution of this study is to maximize the aerodynamic power delivered by the WT system. In fact, this maximization is carried out during partial load operation, without consideration of the disturbances caused by variations in the wind profile. In this context, the control strategy of the WT is performed by estimating the Wind Speed (WS) instead of using an anemometer. This estimation is handled by using an Adaptive Gain Sliding Mode Control (AG-SMC). For this control, the surface is chosen as an improved solution that carried out the adaptation for the sliding gain and the generator torque estimation. The results obtained in Matlab / Simulink software showed that the aerodynamic power maximum is achieved and the control algorithm IMPC is given a high efficiency in the WS estimation.

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M. . Atallah, A. . Mezouar, K. . Belgacem, Y. . Saidi, and M. A. . Benmahdjoub, “Modeling and Control Strategy for a Wind Turbine by an AG-SMC without Wind Speed Sensor”, J. Ren. Energies, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 9 -, Jun. 2022.


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