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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Hi all,

I was asked something today at college. We're learning about Fourier series and we talked about the Gibbs phenomenon. The teacher asked us if we could possibly come up with a way of estimating the width of the oscillation in this phenomenon. I understand that increasing the number of terms in our series, doesn't decrease the phenomenon. Any help? Did I make myself clear? I'm looking for the width of the oscillation, an estimation.

Thanks in advance for any thoughts.

I was asked something today at college. We're learning about Fourier series and we talked about the Gibbs phenomenon. The teacher asked us if we could possibly come up with a way of estimating the width of the oscillation in this phenomenon. I understand that increasing the number of terms in our series, doesn't decrease the phenomenon. Any help? Did I make myself clear? I'm looking for the width of the oscillation, an estimation.

Thanks in advance for any thoughts.