Optimal Design and Control: Proceedings of the Workshop on Optimal Design and Control Blacksburg, Virginia April 8-9, 1994 / Edition 1

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With an emphasis on problems governed by partial differential equations, engineers and mathematicians engaged in research on control and optimization discuss analyses, algorithms, implementations, and applications. Among the 17 papers are considerations of shape optimization in one shot, the application of sparse least squares in aerospace design problems, uniformly scalar spline approximations for scalar delay problems, the optimal control of thermally coupled Navier-Stokes equations, and the formation theory of active metals. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"Those interested in multidisciplinary or cross-disciplinary design and control problems will find the book a unique source of ideas."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817638085
  • Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
  • Publication date: 4/1/1995
  • Series: Progress in Systems and Control Theory Series , #19
  • Edition description: 1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 0.75 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Multilevel Algorithms for Nonlinear Optimization 1
Shape Optimization in One Shot 23
Computational Aspects of Differential Dynamic Programming and Nonlinear Programming Techniques for Optimal Control 41
Optimal Control of Metal Forging 55
The Application of Sparse Least Squares in Aerospace Design Problems 81
Algorithms for Flow Control and Optimization
Generalized Reduced Gradient Algorithm for Large-scale Trajectory Optimization Problems 117
The Optimal Design Problem of Cea and Malanowski Revisited 133
Uniformly Scalar Spline Approximations for Scalar Delay Problems 151
Implicit Filtering and Optimal Design Problems 159
Generating Conjugate Directions Using Limited Second Derivatives 177
Contact Shape Optimization 189
Optimal Control of Thermally Coupled Navier-Stokes Equations 199
Optimization Methods in the Process Control of Industrial Furnaces 215
Maximal Decay Rates and Asymptotic Behavior of Solutions in Nonlinear Elastic Structures 229
Preparation of Advanced CFD Codes for use in Sensitivity Analyses and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization 241
An Introduction to the Formation Theory of Active Metals 275
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