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MA304A: Introduction to Complex Analysis (Fall 2018)

Calendar Description

Functions of a complex variable; transformations; integration; Taylor and Laurent expansions; theory of residues.

Prerequisites

MA104 or MA200, and MA201.

Instructor

Professor Shengda Hu (PhD)
Office: LH3036 (Lazaridis Hall)
Telephone: x2223
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m., Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m., or by appointment.
E: shu@wlu.ca

Lectures

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. in 1C17 (Arts Building)

Textbook

Complex Variables and Applications, 8th Edition by J. Brown and R. Churchill, McGraw-Hill, 2008.

Calculators

No calculator is allowed.

MyLearningSpace

Materials related to this course and the full course outline will be posted on the MA304 MyLearningSpace website. You are responsible for checking here on a regular basis for important announcements.

Evaluation

A final mark out of 100 will be calculated as follows:

  • Assignments (four sets, submitted on Fridays: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 9 and Nov. 30): 20%
  • Midterm Exam (Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in class): 35%
  • Final Exam: (2.5 hours, exact date, time and location to be announced): 45%

The final mark will be reported as a letter grade in accordance with the conversion table of the current undergraduate calendar.

This document is a summary of the course outline for MA304 and is provided for the convenience of students.