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Global optimization of interplanetary transfers with deep space maneuvers using differential algebra

Di Lizia, P, Armellin, R, Topputo, F, Bernelli-Zazzera, F and Berz, M (2013) Global optimization of interplanetary transfers with deep space maneuvers using differential algebra In: Global Optimization of Interplanetary Transfers with Deep Space Maneuvers Using Differential Algebra. Springer Optimization and Its Applications, 73 (8). Springer New York, pp. 187-213. ISBN 978-1-4614-4468-8

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In this chapter, differential algebra is used to globally optimize multigravity assist interplanetary trajectories with deep space maneuvers. A search space pruning procedure is adopted, and the trajectory design is decomposed into a sequence of sub-problems. As far as differential algebra is used, the objective function and the constraints are represented by Taylor series of the design variables over boxes in which the search space is divided. Thanks to the polynomial representation of the function and the constraints, a coarse grid can be used, and an efficient design space pruning is performed. The manipulation of the polynomials eases the subsequent local optimization process, so avoiding the use of stochastic optimizers. These aspects, along with the efficient management of the list of boxes, make differential algebra a powerful tool to design multi-gravity assist transfers including deep-space maneuvers.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects : Electronic Engineering
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering
Authors :
Di Lizia, P
Armellin, R
Topputo, F
Bernelli-Zazzera, F
Berz, M
Editors :
Fasano, G
Pinter, JD
Date : 2013
DOI : 10.1007/978-1-4614-4469-5_8
Copyright Disclaimer : © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
Uncontrolled Keywords : Global optimization, Multi-gravity assist transfer, Deep-space maneuver, Search space pruning, Differential algebra
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 23 Nov 2016 14:02
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 18:57

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