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Mathematica 9 cannot solve this Integral. Mathematica 8 could. Is this a bug?

I was trying to (re)calculate a problem of an older Wolfram blog post (Problem 11457, by M. L. Glasser) with Mathematica 9.0.0.0 (on OS X 10.8.2). ...
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Laplace transform of $\frac{1-\cos (t)}{t}$

In the documentation, it states that The Laplace transform of a function $f(t)$ is defined to be $\int_0^{\infty } f(t) e^{-s t} \, \mathrm{d}t$. But why can Mathematica not get the Laplace ...
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Numerically obtaining the inverse Laplace transform of data

I have been using several Mathematica packages to do numerical inverse Laplace transforms on known (expressible in closed form) expressions, $\tilde{f}(s)$. I am now being confronted with the more ...
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Computation of Hankel Transform using FFT (Fourier)

To address circular symmetric cases of 2D Fourier Transformations the so called Hankel Transform can be applied (for a detailed derivation of the relation between the 2D Fourier transform and the 1D ...
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Any way I can solve this integral?

So, Mathematica can't solve it. Any workaround? \begin{equation*} \int_0^\pi \frac{1}{\sin\left(\frac{\theta}{2}\right)^\beta + 1} \mathrm{d}\theta \end{equation*} The code is: ...
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Inverse Laplace transform not obtained

I can't seem to be able to compute the inverse Laplace transform of a Laplace transform: ...
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PrincipalValue option of Convolve not working in 9.0.1?

The PrincipalValue option of Convolve is used in this question to define the Hilbert transform. However, in Mathematica 9.0.1, ...
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Integrating over Bessel Function erroreous? (Hankel Transform)

The Hankel Transform is given by Integrate[f[x] x BesselJ[0,x t],{x,0,Infinity}] It is self-inverse, so ...
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Bilateral Laplace Transform in Mathematica (to be used with Moment Generating Functions)?

I am trying to solve a linear ODE for a Kolmogorov forward equation to get a stationary distribution of a random variable. The easiest approach may be to transform the ODE with a two-sided Laplace ...
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Error Function Integral (Erf)

Any idea how to solve analytically this integral Integrate[(a Erf[a Sqrt[b/(a^2 + b)] c])/(a^2 + b)^(3/2), a] I tried substitution u=a^2 + b, but it didn't work. ...
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Unknown limit of an array of area integrals

Could someone explain why Mathematica can't finish computing this limit (this is a limit of an array, when n -> Infinity (n ...
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Inconsistent linearity of inverse Fourier transform

Bug introduced in 8.0.4 or earlier and fixed in 9.0.1 or earlier I am trying to compute the inverse Fourier transform of this expression ...
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Inverse Z Transform returning complicated expression

I want to study how the Z transform changes with the sampling rate T, in a closed loop system. The command I'm using to do this is: ...
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Indirect transformation based on a list of data points

I have a set of data which describes the Intensity function $Int(q)$ as a function of $q$. The data list provided below provides the shape of $Int(q)$ versus $q$.How can I use this information to ...
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Inverse Laplace transform

For this expression: $ (1 - Exp[-Sqrt[1+s] x])/(1+s)$ How to make the Inverse Laplace Transform analytically? ...
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Solving Coulomb Integral [closed]

I am trying to solve so-called Coulomb Integral of two Gaussians: ...
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What should I expect for Fourier transform of Sinc? [closed]

I was expecting something I could interpret as a rect function. I don't think the Dirac delta function qualifies — for one thing, I think that would be the transform of a constant. ...
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Z-Transforms and Floor Functions

When I take the $Z$-Transform of the Floor function: ZTransform[ Floor[x], x, z] I get ...
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Code for solving numerically an integro-differential equation

First of all, I want to greet the community. This is my first question, but I hope I will be able to help answering others members questions, although I am quite new working with Mathematica. I would ...
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Calculate inverse laplace transform by integration with four singular points?

I have a function U[s,x] to do inverse Laplace transform for analytical solution, as following ...
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Exponential function Integral

I have tried to solve this integral: Integrate[E^(-((a^2 b c^2)/(a^2 + b)))/(a^2 + b)^2,a] Mathemathica is not able to solve it, I have tried the integration by ...