POD-Based Multiobjective Optimal Control of Time-Variant Heat Phenomena

  • Stefan Banholzer
  • Eugen Makarov
  • Stefan VolkweinEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 126)


In the present paper, a multiobjective optimal control problem governed by a heat equation with time-dependent convection term and bilateral control constraints is considered. For computing Pareto optimal points and approximating the Pareto front, the reference point method is applied. As this method transforms the multiobjective optimal control problem into a series of scalar optimization problems, the method of proper orthogonal decomposition (POD) is introduced as an approach for model-order reduction. New strategies for efficiently updating the POD basis in the optimization process are proposed and tested numerically.



S. Banholzer gratefully acknowledges support by the German DFG-Priority Program 1962 and by the Landesgraduiertenförderung of Baden-Württemberg.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Banholzer
    • 1
  • Eugen Makarov
    • 1
  • Stefan Volkwein
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.University of KonstanzDepartment of Mathematics and StatisticsKonstanzGermany

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