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### Is there a lower bound for integration of complex functions?

We are given in our book that the upper bound for complex integrations is $|\int_\gamma f(z)\,dz| \leq mL$ where $L$ is the length of $\gamma$ and $m$ is the $\max(|f(z)|: z\in \gamma)$ and were ...
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### erf(a+ib) error function separate into real and imaginary part

Is there an easy way to separate erf(a+ib) into real and imaginary part?
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### Contour Integrals around a square

Compute the following contour integral: $\int_\Gamma\frac{e^{-z}}{z-1}dz$ where $\Gamma$ is the square with sides parallel to the axes, centre 15+$i$25 and side length 5 traversed in the ...
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### Integral $\int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{e^{ikx}}{x^{3/2}}dx$

Hi I'm trying to solve this integral Fourier Transform $$\int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{e^{ikx}}{x^{3/2}}dx=\sqrt{2\pi|k|}(1+i) (-1+\text{sgn}(k))$$ where sgn(k)$=1$ for k>1 and $-1$ for k<1. I am ...
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### Why does the Cauchy-Goursat theorem not apply here?

Let $C$ denote the positively oriented boundary of the half disk $0 \le r \le 1, 0 \le \theta \le \pi$, and let $f(z)$ be a continuous function defined on that half disk by writing $f(0) = 0$ and ...
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### Evaluating this complex integral, how?? [duplicate]

Looking through past papers to prepare for my exam and found this: You are asked to integrate this around the following contour: and show that it's equal to: I have found the residue of this ...
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### Cauchy Riemann equations, do these satisfy it??

I have this question and am unsure of my approach. I have applied the Cauchy Riemann conditions to it: and found that this condition is true. Is that sufficient and does it make sense?
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### Find the residue(s) of this function at each pole that lies in the contour?

Going through past papers and found this residue question I can't do. The question asks you to find the residue at each pole that lies in the contour shown. I've got as my answer for the poles ...
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### Complex integrals over an ellipse instead of circle?

I was looking through past papers and found this integral: Which should be evaluated over an ellipse with I've done these plenty of times over a circle with |z| = 2 etc, but where do I start in ...
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### evaluate the integral $I =\int_0^{+\infty} e^{ix^2}dx$

"Evaluate the integral $I= \int_{0}^{\infty} e^{ix^{2}}\, dx$. Let R > 0 and consider the closed contour $C_R = C(1)_R + C(2)_R + C(3)_R$ where $C(1)_R$ is the segment of the positive real axis from ...
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### Laplace transform of and impulse sampled function using “frequency” convolution

This is a long question, but assume we have this: The book uses the frequency convolution theorem to solve this problem. To solve the integral, it uses a contour + residue theorem to solve it. The ...
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### Bromwich integral of $1/s^k$ with k real (non integer) and $1<k$

Is there a simple way to compute the inverse laplace transform of $1/s^k$ with k non integer using Bromwich integral (basically without using the known laplace transform of $t^n$)?
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### Find the analytic continuation of the $f(z) = \int_{0}^{\infty} \frac{exp(-zt)}{1+t^2} dt$

Find the analytic continuation of the function $f(z)$ defined by $f(z) = \int_{0}^{\infty} \frac{\exp(-zt)}{1+t^2} dt$ , $|\arg(z)| < \pi/2$ to the domain $-\pi/2 < \arg(z) < \pi$ I ...
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### Complex integration around a branch point

I am confused about the "deformation" of a closed contour that my book is doing. For reference, it is example 2.4.3 on pg. 75-76 from this free online book. The example is the integration of 1/z ...
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### Using Cauchy integral formula to calculate $\int_\gamma \frac{\cos{z}}{z^n}$

Let $\gamma(\vartheta)=\mathrm{e}^{i\vartheta},\,\vartheta\in[0,2\pi]$, and consider the integral $$I(n)=\int_\gamma \frac{\cos{z}}{z^n},$$ where $n\in \{0,2,4,6,...\}$. Is there any way to prove ...
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### Branch-point order and Cauchy representation

This question is about the nature of branch points which arise in certain Cauchy-integral representations of functions of a single complex argument, $z$. Suppose we have the following representation: ...
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### integral $\int_{0}^{\infty}\frac{\cos(\pi x^{2})}{1+2\cosh(\frac{2\pi}{\sqrt{3}}x)}dx=\frac{\sqrt{2}-\sqrt{6}+2}{8}$

Here is a seemingly challenging integral some may try their hand at. $$\int_{0}^{\infty}\frac{\cos(\pi x^{2})}{1+2\cosh(\frac{2\pi}{\sqrt{3}}x)}dx=\frac{\sqrt{2}-\sqrt{6}+2}{8}$$ It appears to be ...
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### Finding the complex integral along an arc

How can we evaluate complex expressions like these$\int_C(Z-Z^2)dZ$ where $C$ is the upper half of the circle $|Z-2|=3$
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### Very difficult contour integral

I have to compute this integral and I don't have any idea how to get further on: $$\frac{1}{2 \pi i} \int_{\mid z \mid = 1} \frac{6z^{98}}{23z^{99}-2z^{81}+z^4-7}dz$$ I tried Rouché to maybe ...
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### Line contour integral of complex Gaussian

Say I have the entire function $$f(z)=e^{-\frac{1}{2}z^2}.$$ I would like to consider the integral $$I=\int_\Gamma f(x)dz,$$ where $\Gamma$ is a line with negative slope $<1$ in $\mathbb{C}$ (so if ...
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### Contour integration of a meromorphic function

Given a meromorphic function $f$ which is uniformly bounded on the upper half plane. Assume that $\int_{-\infty}^{+\infty} f(x)dx$ is absolutely integrable. Then Cauchy's integral theorem suggests ...
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Let me quote the passage from the book, and then I'll explain the notation. Let us integrate $$(i) \ \int \frac{e^{ipx}}{(\cos x)^{a}} \frac{dx}{x- \xi}$$ $$(ii) \ \int ... 1answer 153 views ### Evaluating \int_{0}^{\infty} \frac{x^{3}- \sin^{3}(x)}{x^{5}} \ dx  using contour integration EDIT: Instead of expressing the integral as the imaginary part of another integral, I instead expanded \sin^{3}(x) in terms of complex exponentials and I don't run into problems anymore.$$ ...
Evaluate the integral: $$\int^{2 \pi}_0 \dfrac{\cos^2 \theta}{|2e^{i\theta}-z|^2} \, d \theta \qquad \mbox {when} \, |z| \neq 2.$$ Now, I thought about trying to change this to look like a Poisson ...