(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

By taking the Laplace transform and using the convolution theorem, obtain the solution of the integral equation

2. Relevant equations

f(t) = sin t + ∫e^(t-u)*f(u) du

integral is from 0 to t

3. The attempt at a solution

I used the following site as a reference for how to construct the problem

http://www.solitaryroad.com/c915.html

I rewrote the equation using the convolution theorem to be this

f(t) = sin t + e^t*f(t)

Letting y = L{f(t)} this becomes

y = 1/s^2 + y/s-1

The website that i referenced you too somehow removes the y and gets the RHS purely in terms of s. I cannot reproduce the simplication the site used on their problem nor can i apply it to my own. I get

y = y(s^2+1)+(s-2)/[(s^2+1)(s-2)]

Hopefully I am just missing something obvious but I am unsure what to do from here. I will continue to play around with it but hopefully someone can nudge me in the right direction.

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# Homework Help: Laplace Integral Equation

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