Optimal Control

E E 574 XE Cross Listed: AER E/M E

Course Description

The optimal control problem. Variational approach. Pontryagin's principle. Hamilton-Jacobi equation. Dynamic programming. Time-optimal, minimum fuel, minimum energy control systems. The regulator problem. Structures and properties of optimal controls.

3 credits tenative course rotation: Spring


Instructor Contact

Ran Dai

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