# Mathematics 403:

Introductory Theory of Functions of a
Complex Variable

### Rutgers University, Spring 2006

### Anders Buch (asbuch at math dot rutgers period edu)

### MW 5:00 - 6:20 pm. in SEC 203

### Course web site:

`http://sites.math.rutgers.edu/~asbuch/complex_s06/`

### Text:

Stephen D. Fisher, Complex Variables (2nd edition), Dover, ISBN 0-486-40679-2
### Office Hours:

Monday 1:00-2:00 pm and Wednesday 3:00-4:00 pm in Hill Center 234.
### Grading:

- Midterm 1, February 20 in class, 20%
- Midterm 2, March 27 in class, 20%
- Final exam, Friday, May 5, 2006 4-7 PM in SEC 203, 40%
- Weekly Homeworks, 20% total. The lowest two homework scores will be
dropped.

### Homework Policy:

1) Late homework is not accepted.

2) It is fine to discuss the problems with others, but writeups must
be individual. If you have received help for solving a problem, then
cite your source(s).

Homework assignments will appear on the course web site.

### Assigned homework sets:

Homework set 1 due January 30 in class
(pdf, ps).

Homework set 2 due February 6 in class
(pdf, ps).

Homework set 3 due February 13 in class
(pdf, ps).

Homework set 4 due February 27 in class
(pdf, ps).

Homework set 5 due March 6 in class
(pdf, ps).

Homework set 6 due March 20 in class
(pdf, ps).

Homework set 7 due April 3 in class
(pdf, ps).

Homework set 8 due April 10 in class
(pdf, ps).

Homework set 9 due April 17 in class
(pdf, ps).

Homework set 10 due April 24 in class
(pdf, ps).

Practice problems
(pdf, ps).
### Syllabus:

**Chapter 1:** all

**Chapter 2:** all except 2.3.1 and pages 157-166

**Chapter 3:** all except 3.1.1

**Homework:** The assigned homework problems and their solutions
are also part of the syllabus.