Laplace transform

noun La·place transform \lə-ˈpläs-, -ˈplas-\

Definition of Laplace transform

  1. :  a transformation of a function f(x) into the function g(t) that is found by multiplying f(x) by the transcendental number e raised to the exponent -xt and integrating this product with respect to x from 0 to positive infinity and that is useful especially in reducing the solution of an ordinary linear differential equation with constant coefficients to the solution of a polynomial equation

Origin and Etymology of laplace transform

Pierre Simon, Marquis de Laplace

First Known Use: 1942

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