Integrals of Frullani type and the method of brackets

  • 1 Departmento de Fisica, Valparaiso, Chile
  • 2 Departmento de Fisica y Astronomia, Avda. Gran Bretan a 1111, Valparaiso, Chile
  • 3 Department of Mathematics, MS 39560, Long Beach, USA
  • 4 Department of Mathematics, LA 70118, New Orleans, USA


The method of brackets is a collection of heuristic rules, some of which have being made rigorous, that provide a flexible, direct method for the evaluation of definite integrals. The present work uses this method to establish classical formulas due to Frullani which provide values of a specific family of integrals. Some generalizations are established.

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