Math 120A -- Elements of Complex Analysis (Fall 2010) Course Information

(http://www.math.ucsd.edu/~bdriver/math120A_f2010/index.htm)

Instructor: Bruce Driver, Office:  AP&M 5260,  Phone:  534-2648. Office Hours:  MWF:

Lecture times:  MWF 12:00p - 12:50pm in Center Hall, Room # 105.

Discussion Times:     A01: Tuesday 6:00p - 6:50p Room: WLH 2115

A02: Tuesday 5:00p - 5:50p Room: WLH 2207

Text: Brown and Churchill, "Complex Variables and Applications," eighth edition.

TA:  Patrick Driscoll:  Office:  APM 6351, Email: pdriscoll@math.ucsd.edu, Phone: 49071.  Office Hours: F 2-2:50pm and T 11-11:50AM.  Tuesday 11am-12:50pm and Friday 2-3:50pm.

Test times: Test #1: Wednesday October 20,  at 12:00p.  Test #2:  Wednesday, November 10 at 12:00p.  Final Exam: Thursday December 9, 11:30a - 2:29p.

Homework: Homeworks will be given weekly and are due in Thursday sections. Click here to see the assignments.

Grading: Final Grade = 2 midterms (25% each) + final (35%) + homework (15%).

Prerequisites: Having taken or are currently taking Math 20E.

Course Goal: The aim is to give an introduction to complex variable techniques by covering Chapters 1-6 and parts of 7 of the book.

# Homework Problems

Problems are from Brown and Churchill, "Complex Variables and Applications,"  8th ed. unless otherwise indicated.
If I write
S2, p. 4-5:  3, 4, 10 : it means do problems 3, 4 and 10 at the end of Section 2 on pages 4-5 of the book.

(Subject to Change!)

Homework #0: (Due Tuesday, September 28  in Section.)

S2, p. 5:  3, 4, 10
S3, p.8:  1
S4, p. 12:  3, 4.

These problems on basic properties of complex numbers  will not be collected but they will be covered in Section.
_________________________________________

Homework #1: (Due Tuesday, October 5 in Section.)

S5, p. 14-15: 2, 8, 14
S8,
p. 22: 1, 4, 5cd, 6, 9, 10
S10, p. 29-31: 1, 2, 6, 7
S38, p.121: 2, 3, 4
_________________________________________

Homework #2:   (Due Tuesday, October 12  in Section.)

S11, p. 31: 1 -- 3
S12, p. 37
: 1 -- 3
S14, p. 44: 2, 3, 7
S18, p. 55-56:  5, 10, 11
S 20, p. 62-63
: 1, 3, 4,  9 (Do not hand in #9.)

_________________________________________

Homework #3:  (Due Tuesday, October 19 in Section.)

S23, p. 71-72: 1, 2, 6
S24,  p. 73-74: 1ab, 2, 4, 7a
S25, p. 77-78: 1, 4  (Do #7 In class.)
S26, p. 81-82: 7, 8
_________________________________________

TEST #1:
Wednesday October 20
in class
_________________________________________