Design of a New Non-Singular Robust Control Using Synergetic Theory for DC-DC Buck Converter

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Nettari Y., KURT S.

ELECTRICA, vol.18, no.2, pp.292-299, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/electrica.2018.03052
  • Title of Journal : ELECTRICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.292-299


DC-DC converters control has gained much attention because of their broad uses in various fields, ranging from hand-held calculators to sophisticated airborne vehicles. Robustness in control systems, in spite of parametric variations, is an absolute requirement in many such applications. We propose a new controller to realize a robust performance despite the uncertainties on system parameter values. The controller employs an adaptive non-singular finite-time synergetic control method to tackle disturbances, which enhances the robustness and enables better performance during the transient phase compared to the terminal sliding mode control. A finite-time convergence is therefore achieved, while Lyapunov synthesis guarantees stability. Extensive simulation results of the DC-DC converter under harsh operating conditions confirm the effectiveness of the proposed controller.