Optimization of Dynamic Systems by S. K. AgrawalOptimization of Dynamic Systems by S. K. Agrawal

Optimization of Dynamic Systems

byS. K. Agrawal, B.C. Fabien

Paperback | December 15, 2010

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This book provides the fundamentals of dynamic optimization which can be used to improve the performance of engineering systems. Most results are derived using the theory of calculus of variations. The methods are illustrated by a number of examples. Numerical implementation of the theory by direct and indirect methods is also described. Computer programs are provided that can be used to work out engineering problems. The book also introduces some new results in dynamic optimization using higher-order approaches. The book is appropriate for undergraduate seniors or first-year graduate students. It should also be of interest to professionals in the areas of automotive, aerospace, or manufacturing engineering. Students and researchers in the areas of systems theory, control, and optimization will benefit from the relatively simple exposition in this book.
Title:Optimization of Dynamic SystemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:239 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048152054

ISBN - 13:9789048152056

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Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Static Optimization. 2. Numerical Methods: Static Optimization. 3. Calculus of Variations. 4. Dynamic Optimization: Basic Results. 5. Dynamic Optimization: Direct Solution. 6. Dynamic Optimization: Indirect Solution. 7. Finite Time Linear Systems. 8. Steady State Linear Systems. 9. Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Systems. Appendices.