Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences
Volume 5 (2001), Issue 3, Pages 193-200

Classroom note: Fourier method for Laplace transform inversion

M. Iqbal

Department of Mathematical Sciences, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Copyright © 2001 M. Iqbal. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A method is described for inverting the Laplace transform. The performance of the Fourier method is illustrated by the inversion of the test functions available in the literature. Results are shown in the tables.