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Optimal control in problems of extremals of irreversible thermodynamic processes. (English. Russian original) Zbl 0606.49001
Autom. Remote Control 46, 549-577 (1985); translation from Avtom. Telemekh. 1985, No. 5, 1-41 (1985).
The article surveys the literature on optimal control of thermodynamic processes - a new area of research at the junction of irreversible thermodynamics and optimal control theory.

49J15 Existence theories for optimal control problems involving ordinary differential equations
49-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to calculus of variations and optimal control
82B35 Irreversible thermodynamics, including Onsager-Machlup theory
49K15 Optimality conditions for problems involving ordinary differential equations