Optimal Control Theory: An Introduction (Dover Books on Electrical Engineering)

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Optimal Control Theory: An Introduction (Dover Books on Electrical Engineering) Author Donald E. Kirk
ISBN-10 0486434842
ISBN-13 9780486434841
Year 2004-04-30
Pages 480
Language English
Publisher Dover Publications
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Optimal control theory is the science of maximizing the returns from and minimizing the costs of the operation of physical social and economic processes Geared toward upper level undergraduates this text introduces three aspects of optimal control theory dynamic programming Pontryagin s minimum principle and numerical techniques for trajectory optimization Chapters 1 and 2 focus on describing systems and evaluating their performances Chapter 3 deals with dynamic programming The calculus of variations and Pontryagin s minimum principle are the subjects of chapters 4 and 5 and chapter 6 examines iterative numerical techniques for finding optimal controls and trajectories Numerous problems intended to introduce additional topics as well as to illustrate basic concepts appear throughout the text

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