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Control and optimal control theories with applications

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This sound introduction to classical and modern control theory concentrates on fundamental concepts. Employing the minimum of mathematical elaboration, it investigates the many applications of control theory to varied and important present-day problems, e.g. economic growth, resource depletion, disease epidemics, exploited population, and rocket trajectories. An original feature is the amount of space devoted to the important and fascinating subject of optimal control. The work is divided into two parts. Part one deals with the control of linear time-continuous systems, using both transfer function and state-space methods. The ideas of controllability, observability and minimality are discussed in comprehensible fashion. Part two introduces the calculus of variations, followed by analysis of continuous optimal control problems. Each topic is individually introduced and carefully explained with illustrative examples and exercises at the end of each chapter to help and test the reader's understanding. Solutions are provided at the end of the book.

spine slightly curved, very slight shelf wear and small pen mark on cover, otherwise very good condition.

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Author(s):
Burghes, Dave & Graham, Alexander
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-10:
190427501X
ISBN-13:
9781904275015
Publisher:
Horwood
Title:
Control and optimal control theories with applications

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This sound introduction to classical and modern control theory concentrates on fundamental concepts. Employing the minimum of mathematical elaboration, it investigates the many applications of control theory to varied and important present-day problems, e.g. economic growth, resource depletion, disease epidemics, exploited population, and rocket trajectories. An original feature is the amount of space devoted to the important and fascinating subject of optimal control. The work is divided into two parts. Part one deals with the control of linear time-continuous systems, using both transfer function and state-space methods. The ideas of controllability, observability and minimality are discussed in comprehensible fashion. Part two introduces the calculus of variations, followed by analysis of continuous optimal control problems. Each topic is individually introduced and carefully explained with illustrative examples and exercises at the end of each chapter to help and test the reader's understanding. Solutions are provided at the end of the book.

spine slightly curved, very slight shelf wear and small pen mark on cover, otherwise very good condition.

Author(s):
Burghes, Dave & Graham, Alexander
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-10:
190427501X
ISBN-13:
9781904275015
Publisher:
Horwood
Title:
Control and optimal control theories with applications

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