Chapter 5. Fourier Series

  1. Prof. Dr. Charlie Harper

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603077.ch5

Analytic Methods in Physics

Analytic Methods in Physics

How to Cite

Harper, C. (1999) Fourier Series, in Analytic Methods in Physics, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603077.ch5

Author Information

  1. California State University, Hayward, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527402168

Online ISBN: 9783527603077



  • Fourier series;
  • generalized Fourier series;
  • Dirac Delta function;
  • Gibb phenomenon


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Fourier Cosine and Sine Series

  • Change of Interval

  • Complex Form of the Fourier Series

  • Generalized Fourier Series and the Dirac Delta Function

  • Summation of the Fourier Series

  • The Gibbs Phenomenon

  • Summary of Some Properties of Fourier Series

  • Problems