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Delta Functions

Delta Functions Author R. F. Hoskins
ISBN-10 1904275397
Release 2009
Pages 270
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Delta Functions has now been updated, restructured and modernised into a second edition, to answer specific difficulties typically found by students encountering delta functions for the first time. In particular, the treatment of the Laplace transform has been revised with this in mind. The chapter on Schwartz distributions has been considerably extended and the book is supplemented by a fuller review of Nonstandard Analysis and a survey of alternative infinitesimal treatments of generalised functions. Dealing with a difficult subject in a simple and straightforward way, the text is readily accessible to a broad audience of scientists, mathematicians and engineers. It can be used as a working manual in its own right, and serves as a preparation for the study of more advanced treatises. Little more than a standard background in calculus is assumed, and attention is focused on techniques, with a liberal selection of worked examples and exercises. Second edition has been updated, restructured and modernised to answer specific difficulties typically found by students encountering delta functions for the first time Attention is focused on techniques, with a liberal selection of worked examples and exercises Readily accessible to a broad audience of scientists, mathematicians and engineers and can be used as a working manual in its own right



An Introduction to Fourier Analysis and Generalised Functions

An Introduction to Fourier Analysis and Generalised Functions Author M. J. Lighthill
ISBN-10 0521091284
Release 1958
Pages 79
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"Clearly and attractively written, but without any deviation from rigorous standards of mathematical proof...." Science Progress



Delta Functions

Delta Functions Author R. F. Hoskins
ISBN-10 1898563470
Release 1999
Pages 262
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Delta Functions has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Delta Functions also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Delta Functions book for free.



Theories of Generalised Functions

Theories of Generalised Functions Author R F Hoskins
ISBN-10 9780857099488
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 306
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Explaining and comparing the various standard types of generalised functions which have been developed during the 20th Century, this text also contains accounts of recent non-standard theories of distributions, ultradistributions and Stato-hyperfunctions. The book could readily be used as a main text on generalised functions for mathematical undergraduates in final year analysis courses, as it presupposes little more than a general mathematical background. It also makes a valuable reference text for non-specific applied mathematics students, such as physicists or electrical engineers, needing to gain expertise in the application of generalised functions to physical problems, without any prior acquaintance of the specialised subject matter. An ideal companion book to Delta Functions, also by Professor Hoskins. Explains and compares the various standard types of generalised functions that have been developed during the 20th Century Contains accounts of recent non-standard theories of distributions, ultradistributions and Stato-hyperfunctions



Distribution Theory and Transform Analysis

Distribution Theory and Transform Analysis Author A.H. Zemanian
ISBN-10 9780486151946
Release 2011-11-30
Pages 400
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Distribution theory, a relatively recent mathematical approach to classical Fourier analysis, not only opened up new areas of research but also helped promote the development of such mathematical disciplines as ordinary and partial differential equations, operational calculus, transformation theory, and functional analysis. This text was one of the first to give a clear explanation of distribution theory; it combines the theory effectively with extensive practical applications to science and engineering problems. Based on a graduate course given at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, this book has two objectives: to provide a comparatively elementary introduction to distribution theory and to describe the generalized Fourier and Laplace transformations and their applications to integrodifferential equations, difference equations, and passive systems. After an introductory chapter defining distributions and the operations that apply to them, Chapter 2 considers the calculus of distributions, especially limits, differentiation, integrations, and the interchange of limiting processes. Some deeper properties of distributions, such as their local character as derivatives of continuous functions, are given in Chapter 3. Chapter 4 introduces the distributions of slow growth, which arise naturally in the generalization of the Fourier transformation. Chapters 5 and 6 cover the convolution process and its use in representing differential and difference equations. The distributional Fourier and Laplace transformations are developed in Chapters 7 and 8, and the latter transformation is applied in Chapter 9 to obtain an operational calculus for the solution of differential and difference equations of the initial-condition type. Some of the previous theory is applied in Chapter 10 to a discussion of the fundamental properties of certain physical systems, while Chapter 11 ends the book with a consideration of periodic distributions. Suitable for a graduate course for engineering and science students or for a senior-level undergraduate course for mathematics majors, this book presumes a knowledge of advanced calculus and the standard theorems on the interchange of limit processes. A broad spectrum of problems has been included to satisfy the diverse needs of various types of students.



Applications of Fourier Transforms to Generalized Functions

Applications of Fourier Transforms to Generalized Functions Author M. Rahman
ISBN-10 9781845645649
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 170
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The generalized function is one of the important branches of mathematics which has enormous applications in practical fields. In particular its applications to the theory of distribution and signal processing are very much essential. In this computer age, information science plays a very important role and the Fourier transform is extremely significant in deciphering obscured information to be made understandable. The book contains six chapters and three appendices. Chapter 1 deals with the preliminary remarks of Fourier series from general point of view. Chapter 2 is concerned with the generalized functions and their Fourier transforms. Chapter 3 contains the Fourier transforms of particular generalized functions. Chapter 4 deals with the asymptotic estimation of Fourier transforms. Chapter 5 is devoted to the study of Fourier series as a series of generalized functions. Chapter 6 deals with the fast Fourier transforms.Appendix A contains the extended list of Fourier transform pairs.Appendix B illustrates the properties of impulse function.Appendix C contains an extended list of biographical references



A Handbook of Fourier Theorems

A Handbook of Fourier Theorems Author D. C. Champeney
ISBN-10 0521366887
Release 1989-01-27
Pages 185
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This handbook presents a collection of the most important theorems in Fourier analysis. Proofs are presented intuitively, without burdensome mathematical rigor, in a form that is accurate but also accessible to a reader who is not a specialized mathematician. This text bridges the gap between books presently on the market by discussing the finer points of the theory. It is self-contained in that it includes examples of the use of the various theorems.



Introduction to the Theory of Distributions

Introduction to the Theory of Distributions Author Friedrich Gerard Friedlander
ISBN-10 0521649714
Release 1998
Pages 175
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The theory of distributions is an extension of classical analysis which has acquired a particular importance in the field of linear partial differential equations, as well as having many other applications, for example in harmonic analysis. Underlying it is the theory of topological vector spaces, but it is possible to give a systematic presentation without presupposing a knowledge, or using more than a bare minimum, of this. This book, first published in 1999, adopts this course and is based on graduate lectures given over a number of years. The prerequisites are few, but a reasonable degree of mathematical maturity is expected of the reader, as the treatment is rigorous throughout. From the outset the theory is developed in several variables, unlike most elementary texts; it is taken as far as such important topics as Schwartz kernels, the Paley-Wiener-Schwartz theorem and Sobolev spaces.



Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Mechanics Author Ajoy Ghatak
ISBN-10 1402021291
Release 2004-03-31
Pages 858
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An understanding of quantum mechanics is vital to all students of physics, chemistry and electrical engineering, but requires a lot of mathematical concepts, the details of which are given with great clarity in this book. Various concepts have been derived from first principles, so it can also be used for self-study. The chapters on the JWKB approximation, time-independent perturbation theory and effects of magnetic field stand out for their clarity and easy-to-understand mathematics. Two complete chapters on the linear harmonic oscillator provide a very detailed discussion of one of the most fundamental problems in quantum mechanics. Operator algebra is used to show the ease with which one can calculate the harmonic oscillator wave functions and study the evolution of the coherent state. Similarly, three chapters on angular momentum give a detailed account of this important problem. Perhaps the most attractive feature of the book is the excellent balance between theory and applications and the large number of applications in such diverse areas as astrophysics, nuclear physics, atomic and molecular spectroscopy, solid-state physics, and quantum well structures.



Generalized Functions

Generalized Functions Author Ram P. Kanwal
ISBN-10 9780817681746
Release 2011-06-27
Pages 476
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Provides a more cohesive and sharply focused treatment of fundamental concepts and theoretical background material, with particular attention given to better delineating connections to varying applications Exposition driven by additional examples and exercises



Theoretical Physics

Theoretical Physics Author Georg Joos
ISBN-10 9780486318530
Release 2013-04-22
Pages 928
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Classic treatise covers mathematical topics needed by theoretical and experimental physicists (vector analysis, calculus of variations, etc.), followed by coverage of mechanics, electromagnetic theory, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, and nuclear physics.



Lecture Notes on the Mathematics of Acoustics

Lecture Notes on the Mathematics of Acoustics Author Matthew C. M. Wright
ISBN-10 9781860944963
Release 2005
Pages 288
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Based on lectures given at a one week summer school held at the University of Southampton, July 2003.



Generalized Functions Theory and Technique

Generalized Functions Theory and Technique Author Ram P. Kanwal
ISBN-10 0817640061
Release 1998-01-01
Pages 474
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This second edition of Generalized Functions has been strengthened in many ways. The already extensive set of examples has been expanded. Since the publication of the first edition, there has been tremendous growth in the subject and I have attempted to incorporate some of these new concepts. Accordingly, almost all the chapters have been revised. The bibliography has been enlarged considerably. Some of the material has been reorganized. For example, Chapters 12 and 13 of the first edition have been consolidated into Chapter 12 of this edition by a judicious process of elimination and addition of the subject matter. The new Chapter 13 explains the interplay between the theories of moments, asymptotics, and singular perturbations. Similarly, some sections of Chapter 15 have been revised and included in earlier chapters to improve the logical flow of ideas. However, two sections are retained. The section dealing with the application of the probability theory has been revised, and I am thankful to Professor Z.L. Crvenkovic for her help. The new material included in this chapter pertains to the modern topics of periodic distributions and microlocal theory. I have demonstrated through various examples that familiarity with the generalized functions is very helpful for students in physical sciences and technology. For instance, the reader will realize from Chapter 6 how the generalized functions have revolutionized the Fourier analysis which is being used extensively in many fields of scientific activity.



Handbook of Formulas and Tables for Signal Processing

Handbook of Formulas and Tables for Signal Processing Author Alexander D. Poularikas
ISBN-10 1420049704
Release 1998-09-29
Pages 864
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Signal processing is a broad and timeless area. The term "signal" includes audio, video, speech, image, communication, geophysical, sonar, radar, medical, and more. Signal processing applies to the theory and application of filtering, coding, transmitting, estimating, detecting, analyzing, recognizing, synthesizing, recording, and reproducing signals. Handbook of Formulas and Tables for Signal Processing a must-have reference for all engineering professionals involved in signal and image processing. Collecting the most useful formulas and tables - such as integral tables, formulas of algebra, formulas of trigonometry - the text includes: Material for the deterministic and statistical signal processing areas Examples explaining the use of the given formula Numerous definitions Many figures that have been added to special chapters Handbook of Formulas and Tables for Signal Processing brings together - in one textbook - all the equations necessary for signal and image processing for professionals transforming anything from a physical to a manipulated form, creating a new standard for any person starting a future in the broad, extensive area of research.



A Guide to Distribution Theory and Fourier Transforms

A Guide to Distribution Theory and Fourier Transforms Author Robert S. Strichartz
ISBN-10 9812384308
Release 2003
Pages 226
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This important book provides a concise exposition of the basic ideas of the theory of distribution and Fourier transforms and its application to partial differential equations. The author clearly presents the ideas, precise statements of theorems, and explanations of ideas behind the proofs. Methods in which techniques are used in applications are illustrated, and many problems are included. The book also introduces several significant recent topics, including pseudodifferential operators, wave front sets, wavelets, and quasicrystals. Background mathematical prerequisites have been kept to a minimum, with only a knowledge of multidimensional calculus and basic complex variables needed to fully understand the concepts in the book.A Guide to Distribution Theory and Fourier Transforms can serve as a textbook for parts of a course on Applied Analysis or Methods of Mathematical Physics, and in fact it is used that way at Cornell.



Density Estimation for Statistics and Data Analysis

Density Estimation for Statistics and Data Analysis Author Bernard. W. Silverman
ISBN-10 0412246201
Release 1986-04-01
Pages 176
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Although there has been a surge of interest in density estimation in recent years, much of the published research has been concerned with purely technical matters with insufficient emphasis given to the technique's practical value. Furthermore, the subject has been rather inaccessible to the general statistician. The account presented in this book places emphasis on topics of methodological importance, in the hope that this will facilitate broader practical application of density estimation and also encourage research into relevant theoretical work. The book also provides an introduction to the subject for those with general interests in statistics. The important role of density estimation as a graphical technique is reflected by the inclusion of more than 50 graphs and figures throughout the text. Several contexts in which density estimation can be used are discussed, including the exploration and presentation of data, nonparametric discriminant analysis, cluster analysis, simulation and the bootstrap, bump hunting, projection pursuit, and the estimation of hazard rates and other quantities that depend on the density. This book includes general survey of methods available for density estimation. The Kernel method, both for univariate and multivariate data, is discussed in detail, with particular emphasis on ways of deciding how much to smooth and on computation aspects. Attention is also given to adaptive methods, which smooth to a greater degree in the tails of the distribution, and to methods based on the idea of penalized likelihood.



A First Course in Fourier Analysis

A First Course in Fourier Analysis Author David W. Kammler
ISBN-10 9781139469036
Release 2008-01-17
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This book provides a meaningful resource for applied mathematics through Fourier analysis. It develops a unified theory of discrete and continuous (univariate) Fourier analysis, the fast Fourier transform, and a powerful elementary theory of generalized functions and shows how these mathematical ideas can be used to study sampling theory, PDEs, probability, diffraction, musical tones, and wavelets. The book contains an unusually complete presentation of the Fourier transform calculus. It uses concepts from calculus to present an elementary theory of generalized functions. FT calculus and generalized functions are then used to study the wave equation, diffusion equation, and diffraction equation. Real-world applications of Fourier analysis are described in the chapter on musical tones. A valuable reference on Fourier analysis for a variety of students and scientific professionals, including mathematicians, physicists, chemists, geologists, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, and others.