Optimization pp 482-645 | Cite as

Optimal Control

  • Elijah Polak
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 124)


In this chapter we will develop optimality conditions and algorithms for several classes of optimal control problems that are extensions to a function space of the problems we have considered in the previous chapters. The study of optimal control requires an elementary knowledge of ordinary differential equation theory, and we therefore urge the reader to review the material presented in Section 5.6, the notation of which we will follow here as well.


Optimal Control Problem Optimality Function Accumulation Point Consistent Approximation Maximum Rank 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elijah Polak
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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