Memorial University of Newfoundland

Department of Mathematics
and Statistics

Atlantic Algebra





Faculty of Science


Yorck Sommerhäuser


Introduction to Complex Analysis

  • Fall semester 2016
  • Course: MATH 3210
  • Course record number: 56274
  • Instructor: Y. Sommerhäuser
  • Schedule:
    • Time: Tue, Thu 10:30 am-11:45 am
    • Room: HH 3015
  • Office hours of Y. Sommerhäuser: Tue 11:50 am-12:50 pm, Thu 1:30 pm-2:30 pm and by appointment
  • Textbook: J. W. Brown/R. V. Churchill: Complex Variables and Applications, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, 2004
  • Outline: The course examines complex numbers, analytic functions of a complex variable, differentiation of complex functions and the Cauchy-Riemann equations, complex integration, Cauchy's theorem, Taylor and Laurent series, residue theory and applications.
  • Exams: There will be a midterm exam and a comprehensive final exam. The midterm exam takes place on Tuesday, October 18. The final exam takes place on Thursday, December 15, from 9:00 am-12:00 m in SN 1103.
  • Homework: Beginning Tuesday of the second week, a weekly exercise sheet will be handed out. This has to be submitted in class on the following Tuesday. There will be no exercise sheet during the week of the midterm exam and no exercise sheets during the last two weeks of the semester. In addition, a reading assignment from the textbook will be given in every lecture.
  • Examination criteria: The final mark will be computed using the following weights.
    • Homework: 20 percent
    • Midterm exam: 30 percent
    • Final exam: 50 percent
  • Syllabus.
  • Notes on complex numbers by Shannon Sullivan.
  • Exercise sheets:

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Last modified: December 1, 2016