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A Student's Guide to Fourier Transforms
With Applications in Physics and Engineering

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: February 2005
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  • format: Adobe eBook Reader
  • isbn: 9780511074912

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  • This new edition of a successful textbook for undergraduate students in physics, computer science and electrical engineering describes important contemporary ideas in practical science and information technology at an understandable level, illustrated with worked examples and copious diagrams. The field is covered broadly rather than in depth, and includes references to more extended works on various topics. This new edition is slightly expanded, and includes additional new material in the applications sections.

    • Expanded to include more emphasis on applications
    • An established successful textbook for undergraduate and graduate students
    • Includes worked examples and copious diagrams throughout
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    "I highly recommend this book for the advanced will serve as a valuable supplement to many classes. Even the expert who wants a deeper appreciation of the Fourier transform will find the book useful...You will find it a valuable asset for your library." Computers in Physics

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: February 2005
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511074912
    • contains: 76 b/w illus.
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Preface to the first edition
    Preface to the second edition
    1. Physics and Fourier transforms
    2. Useful properties and theorems
    3. Applications I: Fraunhofer diffraction
    4. Applications II: signal analysis and communication theory
    5. Applications III: spectroscopy and spectral line shapes
    6. Two-dimensional Fourier transforms
    7. Multi-dimensional Fourier transforms
    8. The formal complex Fourier transform
    9. Discrete and digital Fourier transform

  • Author

    J. F. James, University of Glasgow

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