Questions on the Fresnel integrals.

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Uniform convergence of the complex Fresnel integral

Consider the integral $I(\lambda) = \sqrt {\frac {\lambda \mathbb{i}}{\pi}}^n \int_U \mathbb{e}^{-\mathbb{i} \lambda \|x\ - x_0|^2} f(x) \mathbb{d}x, \lambda>0$ and $U$ some open neighbourhood of ...
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Challenging integral

I am trying to find a close form representation for the following integral: $$ A(x;a,b,c)= \int_{0}^{x}\frac{\sin\left(a k+b k^{2}\right)+\sin\left(c k-b k^{2}\right)}{k}dk $$ for $0<x \ll ...
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Updated: Prove completely $\int^\infty_0 \cos(x^2)dx=\frac{\sqrt{2\pi}}{4}$ using Fresnel Integrals

Prove completely $\int^\infty_0 \cos(x^2)dx=\frac{\sqrt{2\pi}}{4}$ I've tried substituting $ x^2 = t $ but could not proceed at all thereafter in integration. Any help would be appreciated. I should ...
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Show that $\int^\infty_0$ $\int^\infty_0$ sin($x^2$+$y^2$) dxdy value is $\frac{\pi}{4}$

I am trying to show that the value of $\int^\infty_0$$\int^\infty_0$ sin($x^2$+$y^2$) dxdy is $\frac{\pi}{4}$ using Fresnel integrals. I'm having trouble splitting apart the integrand in order to ...
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the integral of $\sin(z^2) \exp\left({-4z^2xy \over y^2-x^2}\right)$ can be written in Fresnel integrals?

$$\int_{0}^{(y^2-x^2)/ 4t}s^{-1/2} \sin(s) \exp\left({-4sxy \over y^2-x^2}\right)\mathrm{d}s=2\int_{0}^{\sqrt{(y^2-x^2)/4t}}\sin(z^2) \exp\left({-4z^2xy \over y^2-x^2}\right)\mathrm{d}z$$ I applied ...
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Fresnel Integral multiplied with cosine term.

$$I=\int_a^b \sin(\alpha-\beta x^2)\cos(x)\, dx.$$ Can anybody tell me, how to solve this integral ? I know that this is related to Fresnel Integral if the $\cos(x)$ term is absent.
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The inverse laplace transform of $p^{-3/2}e^{-\sqrt{pa}}(\cos(\sqrt{ap})+\sin(\sqrt{ap}))$ can be written in Fresnel integrals?

I used the Residue theorem to solve this problem. But, I could not obtain the solution given by $$\mathscr{L}^{-1}\left( { p^{-3/2}e^{-\sqrt{pa}}\over{2\sqrt{2}}} [\cos(\sqrt{ap})+\sin(\sqrt{ap})] ...
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Infinite Series of the asymptotic expansion of Fresnel Integrals

I need to find the infinite series for the asymptotic expansions of the fresnel integrals as $x\rightarrow \infty$ and $x\rightarrow 0$. Now I have computed the asyptotic expansions to be as follows ...
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IB Math question: Fresnel integral?

P moves along x-axis such that its velocity, v, at time t is given by $v=\cos(t^2)$. Find the time at which the total distance travelled by P is 1. (all in meters, meters/sec). So the total distance ...
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Evaluating $\int_0^{\frac{\pi}2}\frac{\sin 2x}{\sqrt{x}}\,dx$

$$\int_0^{\frac{\pi}2}\frac{\sin 2x}{\sqrt{x}}\,dx$$ How to solve this trigonometric integral? I can't find any solutions. Some books suggest to use Fresnel integral. I would be grateful if you could ...
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Compute Erf(z) using Fresnel integrals

I have to compute $\operatorname{erf}(z)$ using the Fresnel integrals. I have the relation: $$C(z)+iS(z)=\frac{1+i}{2}\operatorname{erf}\left[ \frac{\sqrt{\pi}}{2}(1-i)z \right].$$ But ...
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Need help with $\int_0^\infty\left(\pi\,x+\frac{S(x)\cos\frac{\pi x^2}2-C(x)\sin\frac{\pi x^2}2}{S(x)^2+C(x)^2}\right)dx$

Let $$I=\int_0^\infty\left(\pi\,x+\frac{S(x)\cos\frac{\pi x^2}2-C(x)\sin\frac{\pi x^2}2}{S(x)^2+C(x)^2}\right)dx,\tag1$$ where $$S(x)=-\frac12+\int_0^x\sin\frac{\pi t^2}2dt,\tag2$$ ...
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Fresnel Integrals via Differentiation under the Integral Sign

I've been trying to compute $\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}sin( x^2)dx$ via the feynman method with no luck. I was able to compute the Gaussian integral. The trick failed for fresnel integrals. Any ...
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how to prove an identity related to $\int_0^\infty\sin(x^{1+a})dx$?

i have made some experiments in maple evaluating the integral $$\int_0^\infty\sin(x^{1+a})dx$$ and the computer give me the following result ...
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An integral involving Fresnel integrals $\int_0^\infty \left(\left(2\ S(x)-1\right)^2+\left(2\ C(x)-1\right)^2\right)^2 x\ \mathrm dx,$

I need to calculate the following integral: $$\int_0^\infty \left(\left(2\ S(x)-1\right)^2+\left(2\ C(x)-1\right)^2\right)^2 x\ \mathrm dx,$$ where $$S(x)=\int_0^x\sin\frac{\pi z^2}{2}\mathrm dz,$$ ...
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Definite integral involving Fresnel integrals

I am seeking to evaluate $\int_0^{\infty} f(x)/x^2 \, dx$ with $f(x)=1-\sqrt{\pi/6} \left(\cos (x) C\left(\sqrt{\frac{6 x}{\pi }} \right)+S\left(\sqrt{\frac{6 x}{\pi }} \right) \sin ...
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Evaluating $\int_0^1 \! C(x) \, \mathrm dx$ through integration by parts

$$ \int_0^1 \! C(x) \, \mathrm{d} x. $$ where $C(x) = \int_0^x \cos(t^2) \, \mathrm{d} t$. I am really not quite sure how to go about this one, especially given that it needs to be calculated ...
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Are Complex Substitutions Legal in Integration?

This question has been irritating me for awhile so I thought I'd ask here. Are complex substitutions in integration okay? Can the following substitution used to evaluate the Fresnel integrals: ...
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Connect two curves with Euler spiral segment

Image of situation: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/54/Easement_curve.svg Let's say we have a straight line (blue) and a circular arc (green). My goal is to connect these two curves ...