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Laplace Transform

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1. Homework Statement

I'm a little a bit confused about the following exercise because of the two segments of the function. How can we find the Laplace transform of this function

[itex]f(t) = \begin {cases} t , 0\le t < 4 \\
5 , t\ge 4\end {cases}[/itex]



2. Homework Equations



3. The Attempt at a Solution

Is this right??
[itex]F(s) = \int_0^{\infty}e^{ - st}f(t)dt[/itex]
[itex]= \int_0^{4}e^{ - st}\cdot{t}\,dt + \int_{4}^{\infty}e^{ - st}\cdot{5}\,dt[/itex]

Thanks in advance!
 
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Yes, that is correct. As a first step ofcourse ;)
 
Yes, that is correct. As a first step ofcourse ;)
What do you mean as a first step??
Then I will calculate the two integrals. Is it Ok??

Thanks xepma!!
 

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