Minimization fuel rate of an aircraft. (English) Zbl 1431.49023

Summary: The aim of the paper is to minimize the fuel rate of an aircraft. This problem is solved by shooting method coupled with a relaxation method based on Pontryagin principle. We use a shooting method to find the initial condition of adjoint state and illustrate results by using a numerical solution.


49K15 Optimality conditions for problems involving ordinary differential equations
49J45 Methods involving semicontinuity and convergence; relaxation


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