Re: General--Trigonometric functions manipulations in Mathematica

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• Subject: [mg71508] Re: General--Trigonometric functions manipulations in Mathematica
• From: "ben" <benjamin.friedrich at gmail.com>
• Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2006 07:05:05 -0500 (EST)
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```Hi Ali

TrigReduce might be what you want;
TrigExpand
TrigToExp
TrigFactor
also come in handy quite regularly.

If everything fails, try to specify substitution rules explicitly, i.e.

exp/.{Cos[a__]^2+Sin[a__]^2->1}

Bye
Ben

ali.abuelmaatti at elec.gla.ac.uk schrieb:

> Hi all,
>
> I am trying to perform  the following operation:
>
> Let us assume I have a two-tone input to my system in the form
>
> x = A Sin[&#937;1] + A Sin[&#937;2]
>
> and our system is nonlinear so it looks like this
>
> y = x + x2 + x3
>
> Now to substitute x (the input) into y (the system) I use the expand function as follows
>
> Expand [y]
>
> Out[1]= ASin[&#937;1] + A2Sin[&#937;1] 2 + A3 Sin[&#937;1]3 + A Sin[&#937;2] + 2A2 Sin[&#937;1] Sin[&#937;2] +  3A3 Sin[&#937;1]2 Sin[&#937;2] + A2 Sin[&#937;2]2 + 3A3 Sin[&#937;1] Sin[&#937;2]2 +  A3 Sin[&#937;2]3
>
> Now that is good as it is substituted properly but this is just direct substitution and it is not what I am looking for, I want to break all the high power terms on the Sin functions so I try using simplify as follows:
>
> Simplify[Out[1]]
>
> Out[2]= A (Sin[&#937;1] + Sin[&#937;2]) (1 + A2 Sin[&#937;1]2 + A Sin[&#937;2] + A2 Sin[&#937;2]2 + A Sin[&#937;1] (1 + 2A Sin[&#937;2]))
>
> Now it looks better but unfortunately it doesnÂ?t get a lot further than that.
>
> The question is, how can I persuade Mathematica to use some of the well known trigonometric functions for example:
>
> Sin[&#937;1+ &#937;2]=Sin[&#937;1] Cos[&#937;2] + Cos[&#937;1] Sin[&#937;2],
>
> Sin[&#937;1- &#937;2]=Sin[&#937;1] Cos[&#937;2] - Cos[&#937;1] Sin[&#937;2],
>
> Cos[&#937;1+ &#937;2]= Cos[&#937;1] Cos[&#937;2] - Sin[&#937;1] Sin[&#937;2],
>
> Cos[&#937;1- &#937;2]= Cos[&#937;1] Cos[&#937;2] + Sin[&#937;1] Sin[&#937;2],
>
> Cos[&#937;1]2=.5 + .5 Cos[2&#937;1]
>
> And
>
> Cos[&#937;1]2=.5 - .5 Cos[2&#937;1]
>
> To produce the terms that has [&#937;1+ &#937;2], [&#937;1+ &#937;2], [2&#937;1] or [2&#937;2]. These are the terms that I am most interested it which do come out of that non linear system when fed with a two-tone input.
>
> Which functions can I use to give me that, give me these Sin or Cos [&#937;1+ &#937;2], [&#937;1+ &#937;2], [2&#937;1] or [2&#937;2] terms?
>
>
> Ali
>
>
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