Title: Optimal control for a simplified hovercraft model (18 pages)
Author(s): A. Theo Coombs and Andrew D. Lewis
Detail: Miscellaneous

Original manuscript: 2000/10/14

Time-optimal and force-optimal extremals are investigated for a planar rigid body with a single variable direction thruster. A complete and explicit characterisation of the singular extremals is possible for this problem.

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Andrew D. Lewis (andrew at mast.queensu.ca)