Applied Mathematics

AM 232 Applied Optimal Control

Introduces optimal control theory and computational optimal control algorithms. Topics include: calculus of variations, minimum principle, dynamic programming, HJB equation, linear-quadratic regulator, direct and indirect computational methods, and engineering application of optimal control. (Formerly AMS 232.)


Prerequisite(s): AM 114 or AM 214, or ECE 240 or ECE 241, or MATH 145. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students. Undergraduates may enroll by permission of the instructor.