Goddard Rocket

Goddard Rocket

Maximization of the final altitude of a vertically launched rocket, using the thrust as a control and given the initial mass, the fuel mass, and the drag characteristics of the rocket.

Problem Type

NLP (medium)

References

Dolan, E.D., J.J. More, Benchmarking Optimization Software with COPS, 2000. 

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A zip file with this example can be downloaded here.