ANZIAM J. 49 (2007), no. 1, pp. 99–109.

Calculating the near field of a line of sources using Mellin transforms

P. A. Martin
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado 80401-1887
Received 29 August 2006; revised 13 July 2007


In slender-body theories, one often has to find asymptotic approximations for certain integrals, representing distributions of sources along a line segment. Here, such approximations are obtained by a systematic method that uses Mellin transforms. Results are given near the line (using cylindrical polar coordinates) and near the ends of the line segment (using spherical polar coordinates).

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2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: primary 41A60; 44A15; secondary 31B10
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