Currently enrolled in an Electrical Engineering program, i naturally had to come across Laplace Transformation.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Maths and specially calculus isn't my favourite :)

What I understand is that Laplace Transform is more or less a tool used to simplify matters by defining a time based quantity in terms of frequency. Hence in terms of signals, breaking down a complex signal into separate components based on frequency.

The equation being :

F(t)=>F(s)

here is the part i need a little help with...

Why e^-st is involved in the equation, i tried looking at a derivation but couldn't understand much from what i found. What is e^-st really signifying here, in physical or mathematical terms...

Also, F(s), s here is basically frequency right, but...how do i phrase this...what does F(s) actually represent. I know it doesn't make sense but thats the best i could word it :P

Any help would be great, thanks...

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# Homework Help: An understanding of Laplace Transform.

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