jrunyon2

04-08-2007, 04:10 PM

I have been working on this problem for a couple days now and have been frustrated with it from the start...

I need to find the Fourier Series representation of the given function for the square wave:

f(t) = 1 on the interval -pi/2 to pi/2

= 0 everywhere else

I seem to be having problems with the interval over which to integrate. Should I be integrating from -pi/2 to pi/2 with a scaled cosine and sine function to find the coefficients of the Fourier Series? The problem has been hanging me up because there is only a single square wave, not a full set alternating from -1 to 1. Any thoughts?

I need to find the Fourier Series representation of the given function for the square wave:

f(t) = 1 on the interval -pi/2 to pi/2

= 0 everywhere else

I seem to be having problems with the interval over which to integrate. Should I be integrating from -pi/2 to pi/2 with a scaled cosine and sine function to find the coefficients of the Fourier Series? The problem has been hanging me up because there is only a single square wave, not a full set alternating from -1 to 1. Any thoughts?