Saturday, May 9

Applications in Optimal Control

3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Omni Ballroom B

Industrial applications of optimal control problems become more diverse and complex. In this minisymposium, speakers from industry and universities discuss various applications. All of the problems require the development of special numerical methods to solve them in an efficient manner. They will discuss the mathematical aspects that are used to facilitate the tasks and the effect on solutions.

Organizer: Ekkehard W. Sachs
Universitat Trier, Germany

3:30 A Sensitivity Equation Approach to Aerodynamic Optimization of Wing Twist
Eugene Cliff, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
4:00 General Purpose Optimal Control Software: Good News--Bad News
John T. Betts, The Boeing Company
4:30 Applications of Stability Analysis for State Constrained Control Problems
D. Augustin and H. Maurer, Universitat Muenster, Germany
5:00 Optimal Control in Food Processing
Ekkehard W. Sachs, Organizer

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MMD, 4/28/98