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Homework Help: Inverse Laplace Transform - Help please?

  1. Nov 27, 2011 #1
    Hello everyone, I'm currently enrolled in Control Theory at my University, and part of the coursework requires differential equations; which wouldn't be a problem, if not for the fact it's been 2 years since i've taken D.E. Anyway, over the course of the problem I ran into this little function, and it's giving me a rough time..

    F(s) = (1/6) / ((s+2)^2)

    I'm attempting to take the inverse Laplace, but i'm not finding any explicit transform pairs that fit this function. I'll be honest, I remember that you're able to shift the function, but I have no recollection of how to do so. Would anyone be so kind as to help me out with this little bugger? I have the rest of the problem complete except for this stickler. Thank you in advance! :)
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  3. Nov 27, 2011 #2


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    Look into properties of the Laplace transform that relate what you have to known transforms in the table. They're likely listed in the table as well.
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