SYLLABUS
MAT 461  Applied Complex Analysis
FALL 1998*

  *Important Note: All items on this syllabus are subject to change.
Any in-class announcement, verbal or written, is considered
official addendum to this syllabus.

 

Instructor:       Dr. Sergei Suslov
Office:             PSA 643
Phone:             965-8987
E-mail:             sks@asu.edu
Office Hours: 9:45 10:25 am and 1:15 2:00 pm MWF
Text:               Fundamentals of Complex Analysis, by Saff&Snider,
                         Prentice Hall, 1995
Prerequisite:   MAT 272 or equivalent
Exams:            There will be three regular in class exams (3*100);
                         homework (100);
                         and a comprehensive final exam (200)
Grading Policy:
                         A = 90 - 100%
                         B = 80 - 89%
                         C = 70 - 79%
                         D = 60 - 69%
                         E = 0 - 59%
Material to be covered: Chapters 1-7 will be covered
Make-up policy: No make-up exams will be given without notification.
                            Also, no late homework will be accepted for grading.



Course Description
 
F, SS Analytic functions, complex integration,
Taylor and Laurent series, residue theorem, conformal mapping,
and harmonic functions.


Suggested MAT 461 Homework Problems
 
Section     Problems

1.1            1-26
1.2            1-17
1.3            1-2, 4-7, 10-12
1.4            1-10, 13, 17, 20
1.5            2-8, 10-11, 13-18
1.6            2-8

2.1            1 (a)-(f)*, 2,3 (a)-(b), 4 (a), 5, 6*
2.2            1-2*, 5 (a)-(c), 9, 12 -13, 19*
2.3            7*, 9 (a)-(b)*, 12, 14, 15*
2.4            1*, 5, 16(optional) 

3.1            1*- 3, 5*, 7, 12-16, 18* 
3.2            1*, 3, 5*, 12, 15, 17
3.3            1*, 3, 5*, 8, 10, 11*

4.1            1*(a)-(d), 3, 7* 
4.2            3*(a)-(d), 6(a)-(c), 7*, 9, 13
4.3            1*(a)-(g), 2, 7*
4.4            3*(a)-(e), 10(a)-(d), 15-17
4.5            1*, 3*(a)-(f), 4, 6, 7

5.1            1*(a)-(e), 2*(a)-(b), 10
5.2            1*(a)-(e), 4, 6, 8*(a)-(c)
5.5            1*(a)-(d), 3*(a)-(c), 5
5.6            1*(a)-(d), 2

6.1            1*(a)-(h), 2, 3*(a)-(g)
6.2            1*-7
6.3            1*-4

 *homework problem for grading



IMPORTANT INFO:

History of Mathematics Archive

Homework
HW#1, sections 1.1-1.4: due to Friday, Sept. 4
HW#2, sections 1.5-2.4: due to Friday, Sept. 25
HW#3, sections 3.1-3.3 due to Wednesday, Oct. 14
HW#4, sections 4.1-4.3 due to Monday, Nov. 30
HW#5, sections 4.4-4.5, 5.1-5.2, 5.5-5.6 due to Monday, Nov. 23
HW#6, sections 6.1-6.3 to Monday, Dec. 7

Tests
Test#1   Friday, September 25
Review  Wednesday, September 23
Chapters 1-2, sections: 1.1-1.5 & 2.1-2.5
are on the test.
 
Test#2   Monday, November 2
Review  Friday, October 30
Chapters 3-4, sections: 3.1-3.3 & 4.1-4.3
are on the test.

Test#3  Monday, December 7
Review  Friday, December 4
Chapters 4-6, sections: 4.5, 5.1-5.2, 5.5-5.6 & 6.1-6.3
are on the test

Final Exam Monday, December 14, 12:20-2:10, PSA 302
Review  Wednesday, December 9; Thursday, December 10;
PSA 302. 10:40-11:30

GRADES