Course Home Syllabus Calendar Homework

The calendar here is tentative, and the topics discussed and specific dates are subject to change. Numbers in parentheses denote the corresponding section from Gamelin, Complex Analysis.

Week 1:
Fri. 8/29 Complex numbers (I.1-2)
Week 2:
Mon. 9/1 No class
Wed. 9/3 Stereographic projection, square and square root (I.3-4)
Fri. 9/5 Exponential and logarithm functions (I.5-6)
Week 3:
Mon. 9/8 Complex limits and continuity (II.1)
Wed. 9/10 Complex differentiation and analyticity (II.2)
Fri. 9/12 Cauchy-Riemann equations (II.3)
Week 4:
Mon. 9/15 Jacobians and inverse function theorem (II.4)
Wed. 9/17 Harmonic functions (II.5)
Fri. 9/19 Conformal mappings (II.6)
Week 5:
Mon. 9/22 Fractional linear transformations (II.7)
Wed. 9/24 More on conformal maps
Fri. 9/26 Midterm 1 review
Week 6:
Mon. 9/29 Midterm 1
Wed. 10/1 Line integrals and Green's theorem (III.1)
Fri. 10/3 Closed and exact forms (III.2)
Week 7:
Mon. 10/6 Harmonic funcitons, mean value property (III.3-4)
Wed. 10/8 Maximum principle (III.5)
Fri. 10/10 Complex line integrals (IV.1-2)
Week 8:
Mon. 10/13 Cauchy's theorem (IV.3)
Wed. 10/15 Cauchy's integral formula (IV.4)
Fri. 10/17 Liouville's theorem (IV.5)
Week 9:
Mon. 10/20 Complex power series (V.1-3)
Wed. 10/22 Power series for analytic functions, manipulation of power series (V.4)
Fri. 10/24 Manipulation of power series (V.6)
Week 10:
Mon. 10/27 Orders of zeroes of analytic functions (V.7)
Wed. 10/29 Midterm 2 review
Fri. 10/31 Midterm 2
Week 11:
Mon. 11/3 Laurent series (VI.1)
Wed. 11/5 Isolated singularities (VI.2)
Fri. 11/7 Partial fraction decompositions (VI.4)
Week 12:
Mon. 11/10 Residue theorem (VII.1) -- guest lecture by Kathryn Mann
Wed. 11/12 Applications of residue theorem (VII.2-3) -- guest lecture by Jean Gutt
Fri. 11/14 More residue theorem (VII.3-4)
Week 13:
Mon. 11/17 More residue theorem (VII.5)
Wed. 11/19 Jordan's lemma (VII.7)
Fri. 11/21 Argument principle (VIII.1)
Week 14:
Mon. 11/24 Rouche's Theorem (VIII.2)
Wed. 11/26 Open mapping and inverse function theorem (VIII.4)
Fri. 11/28 No class
Week 15:
Mon. 12/1 Periodic functions and complex Fourier series (VI.5-6)
Wed. 12/3 Complex Fourier series (VI.6)
Fri. 12/5 Fourier transforms and applicaitons
RRR Week:
Mon. 12/8 Review Session 1
Wed. 12/10 Review Session 2
Final Examinations:
Mon. 12/15 Final exam 11:30am-2:30pm

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