Technische Universität Ilmenau

Optimal Control - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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subject properties subject number 5911 - common information
subject number5911
departmentDepartment of Computer Science and Automation
ID of group2212 (Group Simulation and Optimal Processes)
subject leaderProf. Dr. Pu Li
languageDeutsch, auf Nachfrage Englisch
term Sommersemester
previous knowledge and experienceBasic Control Theory + Advanced Control Systems
learning outcomeDiese Veranstaltung liefert Grundlagen der Optimalregelungsalgorithmen und dynamischen Optimierungsmethoden für industrielle Prozesse.
The course provides fundamentals of optimal control and optimization methods for engineering processes
contentAuf Deutsch:
1. Formulierung optimaler Steuerungsprobleme
•Ziel der optimaler Steuerung, Zielfunktion
•Modelle der zu steuernden Systeme
•Beschränkung der Variable
2. Verfahren der Variation
•Variation eines Funktionales
3. Indirekte Lösungsmethode
•Das Maximum-Prinzip
•Die dynamische Programmierung
4. Einführung in die nichtlineare Optimierung
•Lösung Optimierungsprobleme ohne Beschränkungen
• Lösung Optimierungsprobleme mit Beschränkungen
•Sequentiell quadratische Programmierung
5. Direkte Lösungsmethode zur optimalen Steuerung
•Simultane Verfahren
•Sequentielle Verfahren
Auf Englisch:
1. Formulation of optimal control problems
·Aims of optimal control, cost function
·Model description
·Variable constraints
2. Calculus of variation
·Optimality condition
·Variation of functional
·Euler-Lagrange method
3. Indirect solution methods of optimal control
·The Maximum principle
·Dynamic programming
·Optimal Riccati controller
4. Nonlinear programming
·Solving unconstrained problems
·Solving constrained problems
·Sequential quadratic programming
5. Direct methods of optimal control
·Collocation on finite elements
·Sequential approach
·Simultaneous approach
media of instructionPowerpoint slices + blackboard
literature / referencesR. F. Stengel, Optimal Control and Estimation, Dover Publications, 1994
J. Macki, Introduction to Optimal Control Theory, Springer, 1998
D. G. Hull, Optimal Control Theory for Applications, Springer, 2003
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Details in major Master Electrical Power and Control Engineering 2008
ATTENTION: not offered anymore
subject nameOptimal Control
examination number2200250
credit points4
on-campus program (h)34
self-study (h)86
examoral examination performance, 45 minutes
details of the certificate
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