On-Off Minimum-Time Control With Limited Fuel Usage: Global Optima Via Linear Programming

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A method for finding a global optimum to the on-off minimum-time control problem with limited fuel usage is presented. Each control can take on only three possible values: maximum, zero, or minimum. The simplex method for linear systems naturally yields such a solution for the re-formulation presented herein because it always produces an extreme point solution to the linear program. Numerical examples for the benchmark linear flexible system are presented.

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DRIESSEN,BRIAN September 1, 1999.

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A method for finding a global optimum to the on-off minimum-time control problem with limited fuel usage is presented. Each control can take on only three possible values: maximum, zero, or minimum. The simplex method for linear systems naturally yields such a solution for the re-formulation presented herein because it always produces an extreme point solution to the linear program. Numerical examples for the benchmark linear flexible system are presented.

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6 p.

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  • American Control Conference, 2000, Chicago, IL (US), 06/28/2000--06/30/2000

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  • Report No.: SAND99-2317C
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DRIESSEN,BRIAN. On-Off Minimum-Time Control With Limited Fuel Usage: Global Optima Via Linear Programming, article, September 1, 1999; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc621165/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.