Accession Number : AD0700104

Title :   APPLICATION OF MAXIMUM PRINCIPLE TO OPTIMUM CONTROL OF AN ELECTRIC TRAIN,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV URBANA COORDINATED SCIENCE LAB

Personal Author(s) : Kokotovic,Petar ; Singh,Gurdial

Report Date : JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : Pontryagin's maximum principle is applied to a second order nonlinear model of an electric train and control laws are determined for several problems involving constraints on both state and control variables. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*RAILROADS, CONTROL SYSTEMS), MODELS(SIMULATIONS), OPTIMIZATION, ELECTRIC MOTORS, ACCELERATION, NONLINEAR SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics
      Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE