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Laplace vs Fourier Transform

  1. Dec 10, 2008 #1
    When would one consider to use the Laplace over the Fourier Transform and vice versa?
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  3. Dec 10, 2008 #2


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    Laplace initial value problems/temporal prolems/influence/probability/unbounded
    Fourier Transform boundry value problems/spacial problems/noise reduction/bounded
    There are other transforms as well like Hankel transforms.
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