MATH2230B - Complex Variables with Applications - 2016/17

Course Year: 


  • HW 1: Due on Jan. 26
  • HW 2: Due on Feb. 9
  • First Midterm: Feb. 23 (in lecture)
  • HW 3: Due on Mar. 9
  • Second Midterm: Mar. 23(in lecture)
  • HW 4: Due on Apr. 6
  • The first midterm covers all we have done in Chapters 1-3.
  • The second midterm covers chapter 4 and Taylor Laurant series expansion in Chapter 5
  • The final covers chapter 1 to 7 without inverse Laplace Transformation

General Information


  • Yong YU
    • Office: LSB 214
    • Tel: 39438900
    • Email:
    • Office Hours: Any time when I am available or by appointment

Teaching Assistant

  • Sai Mang PUN
    • Office: LSB 222C
    • Tel: 39438570
    • Email:
  • Xin LIU
    • Office: AB1 614
    • Tel: 39434109
    • Email:
  • Wenqi LYU
    • Office: AB1 614
    • Tel: 39434109
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: M10:30AM-12:15PM, LSB LT4; Th12:30PM-1:15PM, LSB LT3
  • Tutorial: M6:30PM-7:15PM, LSB LT3; Tu6:30PM-7:15PM, LT3; Th1:30PM-2:15PM, LT3

Course Description

This course is to introduce the basic properties of complex functions and analytic functions and to illustrate the important use of these theories to other branches of mathematics and sciences. Topics include: complex numbers; limits, continuity and derivatives, Cauchy-Riemann equations, analytic functions; elementary functions; mapping by elementary functions; Contours integrals, Cauchy-Goursat theorem, Cauchy integral formula, Morera’s theorem, maximum moduli of functions, the fundamental theorem of algebra; Taylor series and Laurent’s series; residues and poles, evaluation of infinite real integrals.


  • Complex Variables and Applications (9th Ed): James Ward Brown/Ruel V. Churchill

Lecture Notes



Assessment Scheme

Home Work 10%
Midterm 1 20%
Midterm 2 20%
Final 50%

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