Control Discontinuities

  • David G. Hull
Part of the Mechanical Engineering Series book series (MES)


In the previous developments, it has been assumed that the optimal control is continuous over the time interval of the problem. However, there exist problems in which the control can be discontinuous at a point or points.


Optimal Control Problem Corner Point Conjugate Point Pressure Drag Differential Condition 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • David G. Hull
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  1. 1.Aerospace Engineering and Engineering MechanicsThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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