Courses & Units

Applied Complex Variables and Transform Theory KMA382

Hobart

Note:

Offered in odd numbered years only

Offered subject to student demand/lecturer availability

Introduction

This unit provides the basic tools in the use of complex variables to solve practical problems in Applied Mathematics and Physics. It continues the use of integral transform methods to solve ordinary and partial differential equations. Analytic functions. The elementary functions. Contour integrals, Cauchy's integral theorem and the integral formula. Taylor and Laurent series. The residue theorem. Evaluating real integrals using complex methods. Conformal mapping and applications. Differential equations with regular singular points and the   Frobenius method. Special functions. The Fourier transform and inverse. Evaluating Fourier transform using complex variable theory. Convolution theorem. Solving PDE's using Fourier transforms. Fourier transform of generalized functions. The Laplace transform and its inversion formula (the Bromwich integral). The convolution theorem. Solving ODE's and PDE's using Laplace transforms. Integral Equations. Fredholm and Volterra integral equations. Fredholm integral equations with degenerate kernels. Integral equations with convolution kernels. Asymptotic Approximation Methods. Method of steepest descent. Method of stationary phase.

Summary

Unit name Applied Complex Variables and Transform Theory
Unit code KMA382
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Discipline Mathematics & Physics
Teaching staff

Prof L Forbes

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2018: $1,148.00 2018: $2,243.00 010101

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Requisites

Prerequisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3x 1hr lecture per week

Assessment

End of semester 3-hr exam(70%), assignments (30%)

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Textbooks

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