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## How do you find the Fourier series expansion?

To find the coefficients a0, an and bn we use these formulas:

- a0 = 12L. L. −L. f(x) dx.
- an = 1L. L. −L. f(x) cos(nxπL) dx.
- bn = 1L. L. −L. f(x) sin(nxπL) dx.

**Which type of function can be expanded as a Fourier series?**

periodic function

A Fourier series is an expansion of a periodic function in terms of an infinite sum of sines and cosines. Fourier series make use of the orthogonality relationships of the sine and cosine functions.

**What is Fourier series expansion of signals?**

The Fourier series represents periodic, continuous-time signals as a weighted sum of continuous-time sinusoids. It is widely used to analyze and synthesize periodic signals.

### How do you find the exponential Fourier series?

Find the exponential Fourier series of a raised cosine signal ( B ≥ A ), x ( t ) = B + A cos which is periodic of fundamental period and fundamental frequency Ω 0 = 2 π / T 0 . Let y ( t ) = B + A sin ( Ω 0 t ) , find its Fourier series coefficients and compare them to those for .

**How is Fourier series calculated simple?**

1. How can fourier series calculations be made easy? Explanation: Fourier series calculations are made easy because the series consists of sine and cosine functions and if they are in symmetry they can be easily done. Some integration is always even or odd, hence, we can calculate.

**How do you find the periodic signal of a Fourier series?**

Fourier Series Representation of Continuous Time Periodic Signals

- x(t)=cosω0t (sinusoidal) &
- x(t)=ejω0t (complex exponential)
- These two signals are periodic with period T=2π/ω0.
- A set of harmonically related complex exponentials can be represented as {ϕk(t)}
- Where ak= Fourier coefficient = coefficient of approximation.

#### How is exponential Fourier series represented?

Explanation: The exponential Fourier series is represented as – X(t)=∑Xnejnwt. Here, the X(t) is the signal and Xn=1/T∫x(t)e-jnwt.

**What is an in Fourier series?**

In mathematics, a Fourier series (/ˈfʊrieɪ, -iər/) is a periodic function composed of harmonically related sinusoids combined by a weighted summation. The discrete-time Fourier transform is an example of Fourier series. The process of deriving weights that describe a given function is a form of Fourier analysis.

**What are the Fourier series formulas in calculus?**

The above Fourier series formulas help in solving different types of problems easily. Example: Determine the fourier series of the function f (x) = 1 – x2 in the interval [-1, 1]. We know that, the fourier series of the function f (x) in the interval [-L, L], i.e. -L ≤ x ≤ L is written as:

## How do you find the Fourier expansion of an odd function?

If an odd function is defined over the period -L, L and have a time period of 2L, then we can say that the coefficients a_ {0} and a_ {n} becomes zero. For an odd function given, only one fourier coefficient needs to be determined which are as follows: So, for an odd function, the Fourier expansion is only the sine term.

**What are the applications of Fourier series in physics?**

A Fourier Series has many applications in mathematical analysis as it is defined as the sum of multiple sines and cosines. Thus, it can be easily differentiated and integrated, which usually analyses the functions such as saw waves which are periodic signals in experimentation.

**What is the difference between Laurent series and Fourier series?**

What is the Fourier Series? A Fourier series is an expansion of a periodic function f (x) in terms of an infinite sum of sines and cosines. Fourier Series makes use of the orthogonality relationships of the sine and cosine functions. Laurent Series yield Fourier Series