TITLE

On the optimization of a conservation law

AUTHOR(S)
Rinaldo M. Colombo; Alessandro Groli
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Calculus of Variations & Partial Differential Equations;Mar2004, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p269
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Consider the Cauchy problem for a conservation law and assume that an integral functional on its solution is defined. In this note we obtain an Euler-Lagrange equation for the stationary points of this functional. An application to the optimal management of traffic flows is considered.
ACCESSION #
12050658

 

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