Complex variables I (G63.2450/V63.0393)

Fall 2006

Professor Stephen Childress

                                                                                                                       (, X3135, 717 WWH)

Tuesday, 5:10-7:00 pm in WWH 1302.

 Office Hours: Tuesdays 4-5pm, Thursdays  10-11am, or by appointment.

This course  will be taught as a first course in Complex variables using a well-established textbook.
Other useful texts are listed below. 

The basic theory will be treated and there will be discussion of applications.
Homework will be regularly assigned, graded, and returned with answers.
The grade in the course will be based upon homework and a final exam.  

Text: Complex Variables and Applications, by Brown and Churchill (7th additiion)--Available at the NYU bookstore  and on reserve in the Courant Library.
Other reference texts: Complex Analysis by Ahlfors. A more absatract take on the subject, the text used in the one-semester graduate course.
                                          Complex Variables by Ablowitz and Fokas. A newer text, accessible and complete.
                                          Introduction to Complex Analysis by Nehari. A good basic text.
                                          Conformal Mapping by Nehari. An advanced treatment, primarily for the second semester.

                                           All of the above available on reserve in the Courant Library.

Tentative Syllabus