Optimal Control Problems for the Nonlinear Heat Equation

  • Karsten Eppler
  • Fredi Tröltzsch


Some aspects of numerical analysis are surveyed for the optimal control of the nonlinear heat equation. In the analysis, special emphasis is on second order sufficient optimality conditions. In particular, the case of pointwise state constraints is adressed. Moreover, a numerical technique of instantaneous control type is presented.


Optimal Control Problem Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Burger Equation Parabolic Problem Nonlinear Heat Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karsten Eppler
    • 1
  • Fredi Tröltzsch
    • 2
  1. 1.Fakultät für MathematikTechnische Universität ChemnitzGermany
  2. 2.Fachbereich MathematikTechnische Universität BerlinGermany

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