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Mathematica: Convolution Integral

  1. May 20, 2017 #1
    Hi all! I'm new to Mathematica.
    I have written a code for performing a convolution integral (as follows) but it seems to be giving out error messages:

    My code is:

    a[x_?NumericQ] := PDF[NormalDistribution[40, 2], x]
    b[k_?NumericQ, x_?NumericQ] := 0.0026*Sin[1.27*k/x]^2
    c[k_?NumericQ, x_?NumericQ] := {a[x]*b[k, x]}
    d[k_?NumericQ] := NIntegrate[c[k, x], {x, 0, Infinity}]
    Plot [d[k], {k, 0, 350}]

    It gives the following error message multiple times:

    ntegrand c[0.00715,x] is not numerical at {x} = {124.67}


    And the plot dosen't show up..!
    Does anyone have any suggestions on how to fix it ?
     
    Last edited: May 20, 2017
  2. jcsd
  3. May 25, 2017 #2
    The argument of the sin function is wrong. It must be dimentionless, i.e. k multiplied by x not divided by x.
     
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