Questions on Fourier series, the expansion of a function in terms of basis functions that satisfy an orthogonality relation. Usually, complex exponentials or sines and cosines are used.

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On converting from real to complex Fourier series

Let a real-valued function $f$ be defined as following: $$f\left ( x \right )=\left\{\begin{matrix} 2k-x, x\in\left [ 2k-1,2k \right ) & \\ x-2x , x \in \left[ 2k,2k+1\right )& ...
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Finding the particular solution of a pde.

I have solved a PDE up to the point of finding the particular solution. I am trying to find the constant $$C_n$$ I have the expression $$3x-x^2=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} C_{n} \, \sin\left(\frac{\pi n ...
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Fourier synthesis of periodic signals

I was reading the Fourier synthesis of periodic signals But I didn't understand the sentence i.e. "Although the calculation of $a_0, a_1, b_1, a_2, b_2$, is a mathematically straightforward ...
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Proving Inverse DFT

I have trouble understanding the proof I was provided of the IDFT, here is what I have: $$ \nu_n = \frac{n}{\Delta N} \\ x(t) = \int_{-\infty}^{\infty}X(\nu)e^{i2\pi\nu_n t}d\nu \\ $$ the next step I ...
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A question on Parseval's Theorem (Fourier Transform) [on hold]

How to obtain Fourier Transform using Parseval's relation? Take for example: (sin(at))/at As this example cannot simply be solved using the actual formula for calculating fourier transform. So a ...
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If $f \in L^2 \cap C_c$ then $\sum_{n \in \mathbb{Z}}|\hat{f}(\xi+2\pi n)|^2 = a_0+…a_n \cos(2 \pi n \xi)$

Let $f \in L^2 \cap C_c$ , then I want to show that $$g(\xi):=\sum_{n \in \mathbb{Z}}|\hat{f}(\xi+2\pi n)|^2 = a_0 + 2 \sum_{n=1}^{N}c_n \cos(2\pi n \xi) $$ for some $N \in \mathbb{N}.$ Does ...
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Difficult Fourier transform exercise

I am currently dealing with a problem in functional analysis where I want to show the following. Let $\phi_{k+1}(x):=\sqrt{2} \sum_{n \in \mathbb{Z}} h(n) \phi_k(2x-n)$ and $\phi_0= \chi_{[0,1]},$ if ...
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Reference on Gibbs phenomenon

I need a reference that explains the following result (also known as the Gibbs phenomenon) Let $g$ be a $2\pi$-periodic function, $C^1$ per pieces (i.e., there exists a partition $x_1 < \cdots ...
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Is there any mistake? Proof related to the Poisson summation formula.

I need to prove the following statement: Let $\varphi \in C(\Bbb R)$ with compact support. Then, $$ \Big \Vert \sum_{k\in \Bbb Z} \varphi(k) e^{ikx} \Big \Vert_{L_1(0,2\pi)} \leq C \Vert ...
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Fourier Analysis Help - $\mathcal L^2$

Let $\{e_k | e_k(x)= e^{ikx}/\sqrt{2\pi\,}\}$ be the orthonormal basis in $\mathcal L^2$ per. I first have to use this basis define two infinite dimensional orthogonal subspaces of $\mathcal L^2$ per. ...
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Finding the complex Fourier series… [on hold]

Here's is the problem: And this is my solution for part (i) of the problem. Is it correct? Can I simplify it more than I did? For part (ii), I don't know how to start. So please give me a ...
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Fourier Series Even Extension

For $f(x)=-x, 0\leq x \leq 1$, extend $f(x)$ into an even function into $-1 \leq x \leq 0$ and then regard $f(x)$ as a periodic function on $ -\infty < x < \infty $. Find the Fourier ...
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Proving that a trigonometric sum is in $L^2$

How can I use Parseval's identity to prove that $$f(x)=\sum_{k=1}^\infty \frac{\sin(kx)}{1+k}$$ is in $L^2(0,\pi)$? Thank you!
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Prove that the function $\xi\in R \mapsto {e^{i\cdot \xi\cdot λ}-1\over i\cdot \xi}-λ$ is $C^{\infty}$

Prove that the following function is $C^\infty$ in the point $\xi=0$: $$f:\Bbb R\to\Bbb C:\xi\mapsto {e^{i\cdot\xi\cdot λ}-1\over i\cdot\xi}-λ$$ Any ideas how to prove this? I am trying to think ...
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Solving differential equation with Fourier-series-inhomogenity

Let $\lambda$ be a real number , $(c_k)$ a complex sequence with $\mid c_k \mid \leq C(1+\mid k \mid)^{-2}$ for all k with a constant $C \geq 0 $. Find all periodic, two times differentiable ...
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Fourier series coefficient problem

I am having trouble calculating the $a_n$ coefficient for when $n=1$ for the following function. The function $f(x)$ is periodic with period 2 pi, and is defined on the interval $-\pi<x<\pi$ by ...
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Finite Fourier Transformation [on hold]

I have to solve the boundary value problem described by $\frac{\partial v}{\partial t} =\frac{\partial^2 v}{\partial t^2} $ using finite Fourier Transform where, $0 < x < 6 $, $t >0$, and ...
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is it possible to decompose nonperiodic sinusoidal signal?

Using Fourier series we can decompose any any signal into it's elementary signals but condition is that signal should be periodic and sinusoidal one. Now, is it possible to decompose nonperiodic ...
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If $\gamma$ is irrational, then $\frac{1}{n}\sum_{k=1}^nf(2\pi k \gamma)\to \int_T f(t)\,dt$

I need to show that $$ \lim_{n\to+\infty}\frac{1}{n}\sum_{k=1}^nf(2\pi k \gamma)=\int_T f(t)\,dt. $$ Here $\gamma$ is any irrational number on the real line and $f(t)$ is any continuous periodic ...
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On a property of Fourier coefficients

I need to prove the following: If $(\Phi_n)_{n\ge0}$ is an orthonormal system of integrable functions defined on some interval $[a,b]$, and $(c_n)_n$ is a sequence of reals such that $\sum c_n ...
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Approximate identity for periodic integrable functions

I'm studying Fourier analysis now and learned the concept of approximate identity. $$h_n\ge 0,\quad \int_{\mathbb{T}}h_n=1,\quad \lim_{n\to\infty}\int_{\mathbb{T}\setminus[-\delta,\delta]}h_n=0\quad ...
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An and Bn values are same in fourier series [closed]

hi friends i could't find the value of En(ie. An) using usual fourier series method. plz find the value of En.also i do not know to choose the f(x) for half range sine and cosine. please give the ...
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randomly rough surface by ifft : real output from ifft

I'm trying to generate a randomly rough isotropic surface with predefined roughness amplitudes (standard deviation of heights). Suppose I have the absolute values of fourier components of the surface ...
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Partial Fourier series for $L^p$ functions, $p\ge 1$

Let $f$ be an $L^2$ function on the unit circle $f \in L^2(S^1, d \theta)$. This is equivalent to giving a Fourier series $\sum_{n \in \mathbb{Z}} a_n e^{i n \theta}$ with $\sum_{n \in \mathbb{Z}} | ...
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Integrate $ \int^{\pi}_{-\pi} (\pi^2-x^2)\sin nx \ dx$

Consider the function $f:(-\pi,\pi)\to\mathbb{R}$ be defined as $x \mapsto (\pi+x)(\pi-x)$ Compute the fourier series of $f$ So far, I've worked out $a_o$ by: \begin{equation} a_o = \frac{1}{\pi} ...
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fourier series notation question

Find the fourier series for the given function $$f(x)=-x \quad \text{for } -L\le x < L, f(x+2L)=f(x)$$ this is a question from my book, and im just wondering about one thing and that is what does ...
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Does the closed form of $f(t) = \int \frac{e^{2 \pi i \alpha t}}{e^{2 \pi i \beta t} - 1} dt$ exist?

I have been working on finding close forms of various Fourier series. The general approach is: From the series find the (not necessarily homogeneous) ordinary differential equation for which the ...
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question on Fourier Transformation

I have to find the Fourier Sine transform of $f(x)=1$ when $|x|<a$ and $f(x)=0$ when $|x|\ge a$ and hence show that $$\int_0^\infty {\sin(t)\over t} dt =\pi/2$$ and $$\int_0^\infty ...
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Show that lamda is greater than or equal to zero for a sturm liouville problem

To show that this problem can be put into S-L form for an eigenvalue problem, Observe that The S-L form is of $$\text{p'(x)}\phi _x\text{+p(x)}\phi _{\text{xx}}\text{+q(x)$\phi $+$\lambda \phi ...
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Uniform convergence of real function

Let $f:[a,b] \to \mathbb{C}$ where $0 < a < b < 2 \pi$ be defined by $f(x) = \sum_{k=1}^{\infty} \frac{exp(ikx)}{k}$. Show that $f$ converges uniformly in $[a,b]$. The problem is that I ...
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Fourier series sketching

Whenever I am asked to draw fourier series, is it correct to first draw the function on the interval first (in this case 0<= x < pi), then extend the the graph to the desired interval ...
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Partial sum of Fourier series of square wave

Let $f$ be a $2π$ -periodic square wave function so that $$f\, = -1 \quad -π \le x<0$$ $$f=1 \qquad 0 \le x< π$$ $S_{2n-1}(x)$ is the $(2n-1)st$ Fourier polynomial of $f$. Prove ...
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Fourier series on $e^x$ periodic $[-1,1]$

I got the Fourier series as $(e-e^{-1})(\frac 1 2+\sum \limits _{n=1} ^\infty \frac {(-1)^n(\cos(n\pi x)-n\pi \sin(n\pi x)} {1+n^2\pi^2})$. Although I've seen the answer online as being $\sum \limits ...
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Fourier series of cotangent

I have found the Fourier series of $\cos(ax)$ and i get: $$\frac{ \sin(a \pi)}{a\pi}\left[ \left(\frac{1}{2a^2}\right)- \sum_1^\infty \frac{(-1)^n \cos(nx)}{n^2-a^2}\right]$$ How can I deduce the ...
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Problem with Fourier series

I'm trying to find the Fourier series of the function defined on the interval $(-2,2)$ $$ f(x)=\begin{cases} 0,& \,\,\, |x| <1 \\ 1, & \,\,\, 1<|x|<2 \end{cases} $$ This should be ...
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How to choose $f\in C_{c}^{\infty}(\mathbb R)$ so that $ \hat{g}\in \ell^{1}(\mathbb Z)$, where $g(x)=f(x+2\pi)$?

Suppose $K$ is compact proper subset of $[0, 2\pi]$ with the property $K\subset V \subset [0, 2\pi]$ where $V$ is open . My Question: Is it possible to choose $f\in C_{c}^{\infty}(\mathbb R)$ such ...
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Division of two series expansions

I have the two functions $u(x)$ and $v(x)$, both of which have known basis expansions $u(x) = \sum_n a_n f_n(x)$, $v(x) = \sum_n b_n f_n(x)$. I would like to calculate the function ...
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Find the Fourier Series of the following function.

I have been given the following question. "The function $f(x)$ is odd, has a period $2\pi$ and satisfies: $$f(x)=\begin{cases} 1 & 0\lt x \lt \pi \\ -1 & \pi \lt x \lt 2\pi \end{cases}$$ ...
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Fourier Expressions

In the Fourier series, what are all the ways we can express: $\displaystyle\sin\left(\frac{n\cdot\pi}2\right)$ $\displaystyle\cos(n\cdot\pi)$ I know we can express as $(-1)^{(n+1)}$, and as ...
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Mode of convergence for partial Fourier series in $B( L_p[-\pi; \pi ])$, $p \in [1; \infty]$

Which mode of convergence takes place, strong, weak, or in norm? If we have sequence of continuous linear operators in $L_p[-\pi; \pi]$: $(A_n x)(t) = \frac{a_0}{2} + \sum\limits_{k=1}^n a_k cos(kt) ...
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Convergent series of a functional series

Is there any way to prove that the functional series $$g(t)=\sum\limits_{n=1}^{\infty} b_n\,n\,a\sin(n\,c\,t)$$ is uniform convergent, given $$b_n=\int_{-\pi}^{\pi} f(x)\,\sin(nx)dx$$ $f\in ...
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Fourier series of $f(x)=x^2+x$ ,$x\in(-\pi,\pi)$

Could you please help me solve this problem: I need use Fourier series of $f(x)=x^2+x$ ,$x\in(-\pi,\pi)$ to prove that $\sum_{n\ge1} \frac 1{n^2}= \frac{\pi^2}6$. I calculated the Fourier series: ...
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Sine Fourier series and smooth function.

I was reading through my text on PDEs and came across a theorem (or perhaps Lemma) that states: "For any smooth function $g_1(y)$ with $g_1(0) = g_1(h) = 0$, it can be expressed as a Fourier sine ...
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Asymptotics of certain integrals

For $n\in\mathbb N$ put $\displaystyle a_n=\int_0^{2\pi}\int_0^{2\pi}\frac{\cos2n(x-y)}{\sqrt{|x-y|}}dxdy$ and $b_n=\displaystyle \int_0^{2\pi}\int_0^{2\pi}\frac{\sin2n(x-y)}{\sqrt{|x-y|}}dxdy$. Can ...
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How could I continue to show the inequality?

Let $g: [0, \pi]\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ a $C^{\infty}$ function for which the following stands: $$g(0)=0 \ \ , \ \ g(\pi)=0$$ I have to show that $$\int_0^{\pi}g^2(x)dx \leq ...
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How can we find the sums ?

We have the function $$g: [0, 2\pi] \rightarrow \mathbb{R} \\ g(x)=\frac{(x-\pi)^2}{4}, x \in [0, 2\pi]$$ I found that the Fourier series of $g$ is the following: $$g \sim ...
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What do $a_0$ ,$a_m$ and $b_m$ terms mean in the Fourier series formula?

We know that a Fourier series for signal $x(t)$ is given as $$\frac {a_0} 2 + \sum \limits _{m=1} ^\infty (a_m \cos \frac {2 \pi m t} T + b_m \sin \frac {2 \pi m t} T)$$ So my question is what ...
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How to find the cosine series when solving a PDE with Dirichlet conditions?

Suppose I have to solve $\sum_{n=0}^{\infty} A_n \cos(\frac{(n+1/2)\pi x}{L}) = x $ from $0$ to $L$. If I we want to find $A_n$ my professor uses the formula for a cosine series: ...
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Evaluate two dimensional frequency domain for single point

I need to compute one specific value in the original domain from the 2D frequency domain data I have. I can't just use IFFT for a whole set for performance reasons. I know how to do this in 1D by ...
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Fourier complex coefficients using derivative property

Consider the periodic function with period 2 given by $$ f(x) = 2x, 0 \leq x \leq 1 $$ $$f(x) = 2x -4, 0 < x \leq 2$$ If c_k denote the k-th complex fourier coefficient, we know, using the ...