Controller optimization for a solar tracking system using differential evolution

Optimización de un controlador para un sistema de seguimiento solar mediante la evolución diferencial

Authors

  • Helbert Eduardo Espitia Cuchango Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
  • Fabio Emiro Sierra Vargas Universidad Nacional de Colombia,

Keywords:

differential evolution, control, optimization, solar power.

Abstract

This paper details the design and implementation of two analog controllers for the solar tracker located in the thermal power plant laboratory at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. In this study we used differential evolution for the optimization of the controllers. In addition to the design of the controllers, it is possible with this approach to observe the characteristics of this bio-inspired algorithm. As a result, we first present the optimization process and subsequently the dynamic response of the controllers implemented.

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Published

2015-02-01

How to Cite

Espitia Cuchango, H. E. ., & Sierra Vargas, F. E. (2015). Controller optimization for a solar tracking system using differential evolution: Optimización de un controlador para un sistema de seguimiento solar mediante la evolución diferencial. Tecciencia, 10(18), 7–13. Retrieved from https://tecciencia.ecci.edu.co/index.php/TECCIENCIA/article/view/96