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Trigonometric Series Approximations

Author(s): 
Dan Sloughter

Dan Sloughter

Furman University

Two applets are included, one for visualizing the approximation of a square wave by trigonometric series, and the other for hearing successive approximations to the displacement curve of a sound wave generated by the tone C3 of an organ pipe. Exercises and references are provided.

APPROPRIATE COURSES:

Calculus II, Numerical Analysis

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Dan Sloughter, "Trigonometric Series Approximations," Loci (June 2004)

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