The workshop was led by Dr Joris Gillis, KU Leuven, who is one of the developers of CasADi. The workshop was a mix of lectures presenting the theory and hands‐on exercises where problems are solved using CasADI.
The workshop was attended by over 40 participants from both academic and industrial partners of the competence center.
Monday 21/59:15‐12:00 Root‐finding problems ‐ exercise on newton‐method using CasADi's jacobian Nonlinear programming (NLP), SQP ‐ exercise on creating a simple SQP method
13:15‐16:00 Integration methods ‐ exercise on sensitivities of integration output CasADi nlpsol ‐ exercise on golf‐ball shoot‐angle optimization
Tuesday 22/59:15‐12:00 CasADi Opti modeling ‐ exercise on hanging chain problems Optimal control (OCP): single‐shooting, multiple‐shooting methods ‐ exercise on inverted pendulum
13:15‐16:00 Collocation methods ‐ exercise on inverted pendulum Model predictive control (MPC) ‐ exercise on tacking MPC