MATHEMATICS 513 SYLLABUS – SPRING 2019

MATHEMATICS 513 SYLLABUS – SPRING 2019

TH 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM, Withers Hall 150

INSTRUCTOR

Min Kang, (office: SAS Hall 4114, Ph #: 515-7891, email: kang@math.ncsu.edu )

TEXTBOOK

`Complex Variables and Applications’ written by J. W. Brown and R. Churchill, 9th edition.  A list of reference books may be announced in class.

PREREQUISITE

Advanced Calculus (MA242). Basic Real Analysis background (MA 425, MA 426 or MA 515, MA 715).

CONTENT

This course covers the following topics: fundamental concepts and useful theorems in Complex Analysis as well as some applications. Individual topics include analytic functions, Cauchy theorems for contour integrals, series representation of analytic functions, residue theorem and conformal mappings, if time allows.

HOMEWORK

Homework will be assigned and collected once every three or four weeks. It is the student’s responsibility to do the homework. The students are to check the corresponding course webpage for the homework assignments. Late homework will NOT be accepted. The homework problems will be posted at course homework web page.

MIDTERMS

There are two 75-minute midterm tests in class, one on February 5th (Tuesday) and another on March 7th (Thursday). There will NOT be any make-up midterm, unless the student has a completely justifiable reason (e.g. illness followed by hospital visits). These are closed-book exams without any external aid allowed.

FINAL EXAM

The final is given on May 2nd, 2019 (Thursday), 1 pm – 4 pm in WI 150.  The instructor is not allowed to schedule a make-up final exam. Students must arrange their schedule to avoid the conflicts (e.g. three final tests within 24 hours). The final exam is cumulative, including the whole material covered throughout the semester. It is a closed-book exam without any external aid allowed under any circumstances.

GRADE

Homework assignments 12 %, two midterm tests 25 % each, and the final will get 38 % for the term grade. All the exams are curved including the final.

OFFICE HOURS

Wednesdays 4 – 6 pm or by appointments.

ACCOMMODATION OF LEARNING DISABILITY

Reasonable accommodation will be given to the students with learning disabilities. The students with learning disability should first contact Disability Resource Office at Holmes Hall Suite 304, 2751 Cates Avenue, Campus Box 7509, then the instructor will provide the necessary support based on the assessment made by the office. Phone number is (919) 515-7653.

NOTIFICATIONS

Students will be notified in class or via email of announcements associated with this course. The email address registered with the NCSU online directory will be used for this purpose. It is the student’s responsibility to maintain a valid email address and check the email sent to it.

END OF SEMESTER CLASS EVALUATION

Schedule: Online class evaluations will be available for students to complete during the last week of class. Students will receive an email message directing them to a website where they can login using their Unity ID and complete evaluations. All evaluations are confidential; instructors will never know how any one student responded to any question, and students will never know the ratings for any particular instructors. Evaluation website is https://oirp.ncsu.edu/surveys/classeval/courseinstructor-evaluation .

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY STATEMENT

Students are required to follow NCSU policy available at https://studentconduct.dasa.ncsu.edu/academic-integrity-overview/ . “Academic dishonesty is the giving, taking, or presenting of information or material by a student that unethically or fraudulently aids oneself or another on any work which is to be considered in the determination of a grade or the completion of academic requirements or the enhancement of that student’s record or academic career.” (NCSU Code of Student Conduct)