Complex Variable and Applications (math. 3160).

The imaginary number is a fine and wonderful recourse of the divine spirit, almost an amphibian between being and not being.
--Gottfried Whilhem Leibniz
The shortest path between two truths in the real domain passes through the complex domain.
-- Jacques Hadamard
The complexity of the complex variable course is more imaginary than real.
-- An encouraging observation
"The number you have dialed is imaginary. Please rotate your phone 90 degrees and try again."
-- A math joke

Class meets: T, Th, 9:40 - 10:30, NS 205
Office Hours: T, 4:00 - 5:00

Text : Churchill and Brown `Complex Variable and Applications', 6-th ed. chapters 1-10.

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Policy: Course outline and homework problems

Internet sourses

Quadratic, cubic and quartic equations; introduction of complex numbers
Irrotational flows by conformal mappings Interactive page, a lot of pictures.
Lectures on Advanced Topics in Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable by Norm Bleistein
COMPLEX ANALYSIS: Mathematica 4.0 Notebooks by John H. Mathews, and Russell W. Howell. Lecture notes and Mathematica-based examples, including Julia & Mandelbrot sets, conformal mappings, etc.
68 lessons by Dr. John H. Mathews. A part of the book, Complex Analysis for Mathematics & Engineering, 4th Ed, 2001, by John H. Mathews and Russell W. Howell
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