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  • Inventi:epe/67/14
    SIMULATION TO IMPLEMENTATION AS GOOD PRACTICES FOR TEACHING POWER ELECTRONICS TO UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: FUZZY SLIDING MODE CONTROL FOR DC MOTORS
    Paul Cepeda, Pedro Ponce, Arturo Molina

    How can students be given experience in the confused realities of engineering processes? How can undergraduate students be convinced that processes can be analyzed and improved? Computer simulations properly designed and applied could answer these challenges revolutionizing education in Power Electronics. In recent years, computer simulation has been commonly used in education to motivate students in their learning and help teachers to improve their teaching level.The present paper focuses on developing a speed controller for DC motors starting from theoretical aspects, passing through simulations, and finally reaching a control prototype. The control theory is based on a nonlinear technique known as SlidingMode Control (SMC) involving artificial intelligence for optimization such as Fuzzy Logic (FL), Adaptive Neurofuzzy Inference Systems (ANFIS), and Genetic Algorithms (GAs).

    How to Cite this Article
    CC Compliant Citation: Paul Cepeda, Pedro Ponce, and Arturo Molina, “Simulation to Implementation as Good Practices for Teaching Power Electronics to Undergraduate Students: Fuzzy Sliding Mode Control for DC Motors,” Advances in Power Electronics, vol. 2014, Article ID 697263, 9 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/697263. Copyright © 2014 Paul Cepeda et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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