Variational Methods and Optimal Control III

Lecture Notes
Class Exercises
Other materials
Lecturer: Dr Matthew Roughan

Detailed Outline


  • Calculus of Variations, Craggs, J.W., George Allen and Unwin, 1973.
  • The Calculus of Variations, van Brunt, Springer, 2004.
  • The Calculus of Variations, Bruce van Brunt, Springer, 2004.
  • A Primer on the Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control Theory, Mike Mesterton-Gibbons, AMS, 2009.
  • Calculus of Variations, Craggs, J.W, George Allen \& Unwin Ltd, 1973.
  • Calculus of Variations, A.M. Arthurs, Routledge \& Kegan Paul, 1975
  • Differential Equations and the Calculus of Variations, L.Elsgolts, MIR Pulbishers, 1970.
  • Calculus of Variations, Robert Weinstock, McGraw-Gill, 1952 or Dover 1974
  • Lectures on the Calculus of Variations, G.A. Bliss, University of Chicago Press, 1961.
  • Problems and Exercises in the Calculus of Variations, M.L.Krasnov, G.I.Makarenko, and A.I.Kiselev, MIR Publishers, 1975.
  • Calculus of Variations, L.E.Elsgolc, Pergamon Press, 1961.
  • Introductory Optimization Dynamics, Pierre N.V. Tu, Springer-Verlag, 2nd Ed., 1991.
  • Optimal Control: an Introduction to the Theory with Applications, Leslie M. Hocking, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1991.

Assessment: 70% examination, 20% assignments, 10% in class assessment.

Matthew Roughan

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