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Sufficient Optimality Conditions for a Bang-bang Trajectory in a Bolza Problem

  • Laura Poggiolini
  • Marco Spadini

Summary

This paper gives sufficient conditions for a class of bang-bang extremals with multiple switches to be locally optimal in the strong topology. The conditions are the natural generalizations of the ones considered in [4, 11] and [12]. We require both the strict bang-bang Legendre condition, a non degeneracy condition at multiple switching times, and the second order conditions for the finite dimensional problems obtained by moving the switching times of the reference trajectory.

Keywords

Optimal Control Problem Switching Time Hamiltonian Function Reference Trajectory Hamiltonian Vector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura Poggiolini
    • 1
  • Marco Spadini
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica Applicata “G. Sansone”Università di FirenzeFirenzeItalia

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