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Overview of control Techniques for DC-DC converters

Author Affiliations

  • 1National Institute of Electronics and Information technology (NIELIT) Gorakhpur, INDIA

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 2, Issue (8), Pages 18-21, August,26 (2013)


DC-DC converters are used to convert one DC voltage to other. These converters are drastically used in industry as well as in research. One of the main limitations of these converters is unregulated supply of voltage and current. To overcome these problems there are various control techniques used in combination with these converters. In this review we summarized few of these control techniques. Some well known control techniques are Voltage mode control (VMC), Current mode control (CMC), PID, Sliding mode (SM) control and fuzzy logic control. We have also paid attention on the advantages and disadvantages of these techniques with basic operating principle.


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