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Author Kirk, Donald E., 1937-

Title Optimal control theory : an introduction / Donald E. Kirk
Published Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 452 pages) : illustrations
Series Dover Books on Electrical Engineering Ser
Dover Books on Electrical Engineering Ser
Summary Geared toward upper-level undergraduates, this text introduces three aspects of optimal control theory: dynamic programming, Pontryagin's minimum principle, and numerical techniques for trajectory optimization. Numerous problems, which introduce additional topics and illustrate basic concepts, appear throughout the text. Solution guide available upon request. 131 figures. 14 tables. 1970 edition
Notes Originally published: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 1970 (Prentice-Hall networks series)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Control theory.
Mathematical optimization.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0486135071 (electronic bk.)
1621985962 (electronic bk.)
9780486135076 (electronic bk.)
9781621985969 (electronic bk.)