An introduction to nonharmonic Fourier series by Robert M. Young

By Robert M. Young

An creation to Non-Harmonic Fourier sequence, Revised version is an replace of a well-known and hugely revered vintage textbook. through the booklet, fabric has additionally been extra on contemporary advancements, together with balance concept, the body radius, and purposes to sign research and the keep watch over of partial differential equations.

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