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Homework Help: Heaviside question (Laplace)

  1. Jul 14, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    the function is with the attachment

    The question is

    (i) Express f(t) in terms of the Heaviside function and hence or otherwise find L(f(t)), the Laplace transform of f(t).

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Everything is in the attachment. Please have a look and I would really appreciate it if you could give me the whole solution. I got an answer but not sure if it is right.

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  3. Jul 14, 2008 #2
    could you show us what you have done please?
  4. Jul 14, 2008 #3
    You gotta wait for the attachment to be approved. it takes a while....its a bit too long to write on the template plus i dont have the math symbols so it mite get a bit confusing
  5. Jul 14, 2008 #4
    any hints or solution?
  6. Jul 14, 2008 #5


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    You restatement of f(t) in terms of the Heaviside function u(t-a) is incorrect. In particular there is supposed to be a u(t) term which does not appear anywhere in your solution.
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