Frequency Domain II: Fourier Analysis and Power Spectra

  • John Milton
  • Toru Ohira
Chapter

Abstract

There are several practical problems associated with the use of the Laplace transform to study input–output relationships in the laboratory. In particular, it is extremely difficult to obtain the Laplace integral transform for measured signals, and even if the transform is known, obtaining the inverse transform can be problematic. At the root of these problems is the lack of efficient numerical methods to calculate the Laplace transform and its inverse [146].

Keywords

Cage Expense Autocorrelation Convolution Sine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Milton
    • 1
  • Toru Ohira
    • 2
  1. 1.W.M. Keck Science DepartmentThe Claremont CollegesClaremontUSA
  2. 2.Graduate School of MathematicsNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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