General structure of the DTC

Control of Fuel Cells-Electric Vehicle Based on Direct Torque Control



In this paper, proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell electric vehicle is presented as a solution to overcome the alarming pollution problems caused by the conventional internal combustion engine vehicles. To improve the performances of the electric vehicle, the direct torque control (DTC) is applied to the induction machine. It allows us to obtain higher performances with an increasing dependency of the electrical parameters. The use of the PEM fuel cells and the introduction of advanced controls to the DTC results in improved performance of the electric vehicle. The modeling of the whole system is also provided. Obtained results under MATLAB/Simulink was used the compute the performance values of the electric vehicle.

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