# Integral calculation

• April 16th 2009, 04:59 AM
hokutose
Integral calculation
Hi! I have a problem solving this integral.Could someone help me or give me an advice?

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$\int_{0}^{2\pi} cos(\theta)exp(a \cos(\theta))d\theta
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• April 16th 2009, 08:45 AM
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Originally Posted by hokutose
Hi! I have a problem solving this integral.Could someone help me or give me an advice?

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$\int_{0}^{2\pi} cos(\theta)exp(a \cos(\theta))d\theta
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Are you sure you copied down the integral correctly?

Mathematica is telling me this can't be solved exactly...
• April 17th 2009, 12:22 AM
hokutose
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