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Author Ben-Asher, Joseph Z., 1955-

Title Optimal control theory with aerospace applications [electronic resource] / Joseph Z. Ben-Asher.

Imprint Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 262 p. : ill.
Series AIAA education series
AIAA education series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Historical background -- Ordinary minimum problems : from the beginning of calculus to Kuhn-Tucker -- Calculus of variations : from Bernoulli to Bliss -- Minimum principle of Pontryagin and Hestenes -- Application of the Jacobi test in optimal control and neighboring extremals -- Numerical techniques for the optimal control problem -- Singular perturbation technique and its application to air-to-space interception -- Application to aircraft performance : Rutowski and Kaiser's techniques and more -- Application to rocket performance : the Goddard problem -- Application to missile guidance : proportional navigation -- Application to time-optimal rotational maneuvers of flexible spacecraft.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Automatic pilot (Airplanes)
Flight control.
Guided missiles -- Control systems.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1600867324
9781600867330 (electronic bk.)

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