Hybrid Optimal Control for Aircraft Trajectory Design with a Variable Sequence of Modes

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dc.contributor.author Kamgarpour, Maryam
dc.contributor.author Soler, Manuel
dc.contributor.author Tomlin, Claire J.
dc.contributor.author Olivares, Alberto
dc.contributor.author Lygeros, John
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-11T10:16:08Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-11T10:16:08Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Bittanti, S. et al. (eds.) (2011). Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress, 2011. (pp. 7238-7243). International Federation of Automatic Control.
dc.identifier.isbn 978-3-902661-93-7
dc.identifier.issn 1474-6670
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/21068
dc.description Proceedings of: 18th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). Milan, 29 August - 02 September 2011.
dc.description.abstract The problem of aircraft trajectory planning is formulated as a hybrid optimal control problem. The aircraft is modeled as a switched system, that is, a class of hybrid dynamical systems. The sequence of modes, the switching times, and the inputs for each mode are the control variables. An iterative bi-level optimization algorithm is employed to solve the optimal control problem. At the lower level, given a pre-de ned sequence of ight modes, the optimal switching times and the input for each mode are determined. This is achieved by extending the continuous state to include the switching times and then solving a conventional optimal control problem for the extended state. At the higher level, the algorithm modi es the mode sequence in order to decrease the value of the cost function. We illustrate the utility of the problem formulation and the solution approach with two case studies in which short horizon aircraft trajectories are optimized in order to reduce fuel burn while avoiding hazardous weather.
dc.description.sponsorship This work was partially supported by AFOSR under grant FA9550-06-1-0312 and by the National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); by the Spanish Government under ATLANTIDA project, and the European Union's FP7 for the Clean Sky JTI under grant 270624; and the European Commission under the project iFly, FP6-TREN-037180.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Ifac Papers Online
dc.relation.ispartofseries World Congress
dc.relation.ispartofseries 18
dc.rights © 2011 International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)
dc.subject.other Optimal Control
dc.subject.other Hybrid Systems
dc.subject.other Aircraft Operations
dc.subject.other Aircraft Trajectory Design
dc.title Hybrid Optimal Control for Aircraft Trajectory Design with a Variable Sequence of Modes
dc.type bookPart
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.3182/20110828-6-IT-1002.01643
dc.subject.eciencia Aeronáutica
dc.identifier.doi 10.3182/20110828-6-IT-1002.01643
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/270624
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.relation.eventdate 29 August - 02 September 2011.
dc.relation.eventnumber 18
dc.relation.eventplace Milán, Italia
dc.relation.eventtitle 18th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)
dc.relation.eventtype proceeding
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 7238
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 7243
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 1
dc.identifier.uxxi CC/0000020601
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