Accession Number : AD0603722

Title :   VARIATIONAL PROBLEMS WITH STATE VARIABLE INEQUALITY CONSTRAINTS,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Dreyfus,Stuart

Report Date : JUL 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 99

Abstract : Contents: The problem of Lagrange The problem of Mayer Decision variable inequality constraints State variable inequality constraints Numerical solution: Successive approximation to the problem Successive approximation to the solution The numerical solution of an unconstrained problem The bounded brachistochrone problem The Hamilton-Jachobi equation Terminal conditions for multipliers.

Descriptors :   (*CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS, DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING), (*DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING, CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS), (*GUIDED MISSILE TRAJECTORIES, OPTIMIZATION), (*TRAJECTORIES, AIRCRAFT), DECISION THEORY, INEQUALITIES, CONTROL, THEORY, EQUATIONS, MOTION, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING, OPERATIONS RESEARCH

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE