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MATH302 Complex Analysis

Develops the differential and integral calculus of functions of a complex variable, and its applications.

This paper provides an introduction to the mathematics and analyis of complex numbers, which are a central topic of pure and applied mathematics.

Paper title Complex Analysis
Paper code MATH302
Subject Mathematics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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Prerequisite
MATH 201
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Eligibility
This paper is particularly relevant to Mathematics and Physics majors.
Contact

Boris Baeumer

Teaching staff

To be advised

Paper Structure
Main topics;
  • Complex numbers (modulus, argument, etc; inequalities, powers, roots, geometry and topology of the complex plane)
  • Analytic functions (Cauchy-Riemann equations, harmonic functions, polynomials, power series, exponential, trigonometric and logarithmic functions)
  • Complex integration (curves, rectifiability, curve integrals, domains, starlikeness, homotopy, simple-connectedness, Cauchy's theorem via Goursat's lemma, Cauchy's integral formulae, Cauchy's inequalities, Liouville's theorem, mean value theorem (for harmonic functions), fundamental theorem of algebra, maximum modulus principle, Morera's theorem, isolated singularities, Weierstrass's theorem, residue theorem, real integrals, Rouche's theorem, Schwarz's lemma)
Teaching Arrangements
Five lectures each fortnight
One tutorial per week
Textbooks
We will follow the book Complex Analysis, 3rd edition, by J. Bak and D.J. Newman, Springer (2010), XII, 328pp, available online from the Resources page.

Lecture notes are also available online free of charge.
Course outline
View course outline for MATH 302
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of basic concepts of complex analysis and mathematical proof.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Other

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Friday 12:00-12:50 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 39, 41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
T1 Thursday 14:00-14:50 29-34, 36-41

Develops the differential and integral calculus of functions of a complex variable, and its applications.

This paper provides an introduction to the mathematics and analyis of complex numbers, which are a central topic of pure and applied mathematics.

Paper title Complex Analysis
Paper code MATH302
Subject Mathematics
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
MATH 201
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Eligibility
This paper is particularly relevant to Mathematics and Physics majors.
Contact

Boris Baeumer

Teaching staff

Teaching staff to be advised

Paper Structure

Main topics:

  • Complex numbers (modulus, argument, etc; inequalities, powers, roots, geometry and topology of the complex plane)
  • Analytic functions (Cauchy-Riemann equations, harmonic functions, polynomials, power series, exponential, trigonometric and logarithmic functions)
  • Complex integration (curves, rectifiability, curve integrals, domains, starlikeness, homotopy, simple-connectedness, Cauchy's theorem via Goursat's lemma, Cauchy's integral formulae, Cauchy's inequalities, Liouville's theorem, mean value theorem (for harmonic functions), fundamental theorem of algebra, maximum modulus principle, Morera's theorem, isolated singularities, Weierstrass's theorem, residue theorem, real integrals, Rouche's theorem, Schwarz's lemma)
Teaching Arrangements
Five lectures each fortnight
One tutorial per week
Textbooks

Lecture notes are available from Uniprint in the Library.

Course outline
View course outline for MATH 302
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will demonstrate in-depth knowledge of basic concepts of complex analysis and mathematical proof.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Other

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Friday 12:00-12:50 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 39, 41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 14:00-14:50 29-34, 36-41