# Hanging chain problem

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Hanging chain problem | |
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State dimension: | 1 |

Differential states: | 3 |

Continuous control functions: | 1 |

Path constraints: | 4 |

Interior point equalities: | 5 |

The Hanging chain problem is concerned with finding a chain (of uniform density) of length suspendend between two points with minimal potential energy. (Problem taken from the COPS library)

## Mathematical formulation

The problem is given by

## Parameters

In this model the parameters used are

## Source Code

Model descriptions are available in