On the control and guidance of the motion of an immersed body: Some problems in stochastic control

  • Y. Yavin
  • T. Miloh
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In this work, the following problem is considered. A rigid body is moving immersed in a fluid of infinite depth. Its goal is to hit another body which floats on the surface of the fluid. Using stochastic control methods, a sequence of subproblems concerning the guidance and control of the immersed rigid body are dealt with.

Key Words

Stochastic optimal control guidance immersed rigid bodies 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Yavin
    • 1
  • T. Miloh
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory for Decision and Control, Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringUniversity of PretoriaPretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Department of Fluid Mechanics and Heat TransferTel-Aviv UniversityTel-AvivIsrael

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