| || Application of Variational Technique to the Optimization Problems of Multiple Stage Rockets
Author : Tawakley, V.B.
Source : Defence Science Journal ; Vol:18(1) ; 1968 ; pp 13-20
Subject : 629.76 Rockets and Missiles
Keywords : Pay Off;Variational Principle
Abstract : The paper deals with the application of variational principle to the optimization problems of multistage rockets. Conditions have been deduced for extremising a general 'pay off'. Two particular cases have been discussed in details.