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Acoustics and Psychoacoustics, 5th Edition by Jamie Angus, David M. Howard

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Appendix 1: The Fourier Transform

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A1.1 Fourier’s Theorem

Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier (1768–1830) worked on a mathematical model of heat transfer in solid bodies (among many other topics). His thesis On the Propagation of Heat in Solid Bodies was published in 1807 and contained a novel idea for expanding a continuous function as a trigonometric series. Although Fourier developed this as a part of his ...

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