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Analytical Methods of Optimization

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Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text surveys the classical theory of the calculus of variations. Topics include static systems, control systems, additional constraints, the Hamilton-Jacobi equation, and the accessory optimization problem. Emphasis throughout the text is placed upon methods and principles, which are illustrated by worked problems and sets of exercises. 1975 edition.

Synopsis:

Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text surveys the classical theory of the calculus of variations. It takes the approach most suitable for applications to problems of optimizing the behavior of engineering systems. The author of several other Dover books, D. F. Lawden is Professor Emeritus at the University of Aston in Birmingham, U. K.

Table of Contents

1. Static Systems

2. Control Systems

3. Additional Constraints

4. Hamilton-Jacobi Equation

5. The Accessory Optimization Problem

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486450346
Author:
Lawden, D F
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Lawden, D. F.
Author:
Lawden, Derek F.
Author:
Mathematics
Subject:
Game Theory
Subject:
Mathematical optimization
Subject:
Calculus of variations
Subject:
Probability & Statistics - General
Subject:
Mathematics-Modeling
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematics
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
174
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.4 lb

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Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text surveys the classical theory of the calculus of variations. It takes the approach most suitable for applications to problems of optimizing the behavior of engineering systems. The author of several other Dover books, D. F. Lawden is Professor Emeritus at the University of Aston in Birmingham, U. K.

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