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Control and Estimation of Distributed Parameter Systems: International Conference in Maria Trost (Austria), July 15-21, 2001 / Edition 1

Control and Estimation of Distributed Parameter Systems: International Conference in Maria Trost (Austria), July 15-21, 2001 / Edition 1


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Consisting of 16 refereed original contributions, this volume presents a diversified collection of recent results in control of distributed parameter systems. Topics addressed include
- optimal control in fluid mechanics
- numerical methods for optimal control of partial differential equations
- modeling and control of shells
- level set methods
- mesh adaptation for parameter estimation problems
- shape optimization
Advanced graduate students and researchers will find the book an excellent guide to the forefront of control and estimation of distributed parameter systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783764370046
Publisher: Birkhäuser Basel
Publication date: 01/17/2003
Series: International Series of Numerical Mathematics , #143
Edition description: 2003
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

State Estimation and Tracking Control of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems.- A Well-posedness Result for a Shear Wave Propagation Model.- Mesh Adaptation for Parameter Identification Problems.- A SQP-Augmented Lagrangian Method for Optimal Control of Semilinear Elliptic Variational Inequalities.- On the Long Time Behavior of Approximating Dynamical Systems.- Error Estimates in Space and Time for Tracking-type Control of the Instationary Stokes System.- Modeling and Control of Asymptotic Shells.- Unbounded Observers and Riccati Operators in Nonreflexive Spaces.- Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation Based Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Analysis.- Time and Norm Optimal Controls for Linear Parabolic Equations: Necessary and Sufficient Conditions.- Feedback Stabilization for the 2D Oseen Equations: Additional Remarks.- Pontryagin’s Maximum Principle via Singular Perturbations.- Level Set Methods for Variational Problems and Applications.- Boundary Observability of Compactly Perturbed Systems.- Some Shape Optimal Control Computations for Navier-Stokes Flows.- Model Development for the Positioning Mechanisms in an Atomic Force Microscope.

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