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Residue of $\frac{1}{(1-z)^3}$ at $z=1$

I know there is a singularity of $z=1$ but I am a bit confused on how to find the residue at that point since if we have that $f(z)=\frac{g(z)}{h(z)}$ with $g(z)=1$ and $h(z)=(1-z)^3$ then $g(z)$ has ...
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Application of Residues

So in applying the residue theorem to solve improper real integrals, we agree to take our semicircles to be as large or as small as necessary such that all the poles we wish to work with lie inside ...
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Meromorphic and even

I would like to do the following exercise : Let $f$ be a meromorphic function and $\mathcal{P}$ the set of its poles. We also assume that $f$ is even ($\forall z \in \mathbb{C}, \; ...
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Deducing Laplace Formulas

I have to compute the followings integrals $\forall\; b\in \mathbb{C},\; \text{Re} \;b \gt0,p\gt 0$ $$ \int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{e^{ipx}}{x-ib}$$ $$ \int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{e^{ipx}}{x+ib}$$ ...
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Is f(z)=1/z truly an analytic function

For an analytic function $f(z)$, we have $$\frac{\partial f}{\partial \bar{z}}=0.$$ Consider the function $f(z)=\frac{1}{z}$, which, at first sight, is a bona fide analytic function. However, we can ...
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I want to compute $\int_0^\infty \frac{x^t}{1+x^2}dx \; \forall t \in (-1,1)$ using residue theroem.

I want to compute $$\int_0^\infty \frac{x^t}{1+x^2}dx \qquad \forall t \in (-1,1)$$ using residue theroem. I consider $$f(z) = \frac{z^t}{1+z^2}$$ I find two pole of order 1 in $z=i$ and $z=-i$ with ...
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Is there a simple and fast way of computing the residue at an essential singularity?

Is there a simple and fast way of computing the residue at an essential singularity ? I mean if we have a pole of order $n$ at $c$ we can use the formula : $$\mathrm{Res}(f,c) = \frac{1}{(n-1)!} ...
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Complex contour integral with sign function:$-i \int \limits_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{{\rm sgn}(x)^2 ~x~ e^{i x}}{1+ax^2} dp$

I am trying to evaluate the integral: $-i \int \limits_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{{\rm sgn}(x)^2 ~x~ e^{i x}}{1+ax^2} dx$ with sgn$(x)$ the sign function and $a$ positive real. Naively applying the ...
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compute the integral using residue theory

I am trying to compute an integral in an example in my complex analysis textbook: $$\int_{-\infty}^\infty {xsinx\over x^4+1}dx$$ The book gives some startup hints, but I don't quite follow, I set ...
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computing integral using residue theory [duplicate]

I want to compute the integral $\int_{-\infty}^\infty {x^4\over {1+x^8}}dx$ by using residue theory. I find the zero of $Q(x)$ is $i^{1/4}$. Do I have to factor the denominator into 8 different ...
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Find the Laurent series of the function and give the residue

I have $f(z)={z^2\over {z^2-1}}$. I want to find the Laurent series of $f$ and the residue at the point $z_0=1$. Can I say that $f$ has a pole of order 2 at $z=1?$ Or is that only used when the ...
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$a_{-1}$ term of a function on the punctured plane?

Our instructor said if f is analytic on the punctured complex plane (missing origin), then $$a_{-1}=\oint_{|z|=r} f(z) dz$$ This may be an obvious question, but what happened to the $\frac{1}{2\pi i}$ ...
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Find $\int_\Gamma\frac{2z+j}{z^3(z^2+1)}\mathrm{d}z$ where $Γ:|z-1-i| = 2$

pls, some ideas for integral solution (residue theory)? $$\int_\Gamma\dfrac{2z+j}{z^3(z^2+1)}\mathrm{d}z$$ Where $Γ:|z-1-i| = 2$ is positively oriented circle. Thx, for help!
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Residue theorem in evaluating complex integrals?

It's been a while since I used residue theorem to evaluate anything. I remember that whenever we have a real valued function, we can use residue theorem to evaluate its integral with associated ...
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Calculating residue of $z\sin{ \frac {z+1}{z-1}}$

Let $f=z\sin{ \frac {z+1}{z-1} }$. Calculate the residue of $f$ in $z=1$. I think $f$ has an essential singularity at $z=1$ so the only way I can proceed is with Laurent series. I've defined ...
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complex residue involving exponent of quotient of polynomials

I was trying to work out an integral and came to trying to find the complex residue of $$R = \exp\left(\frac{Ax^2 + Bix}{Dx + 1}\right)$$ at $x = -D^{-1}$. I used partial fractions to get: $$ = ...
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Residue theorem with exponential and trig functions

The following integral should be doable using the residue theorum: $$\frac1{2\pi}\int_{0}^{2\pi}e^{\cos\theta}\cos(n\theta) \,d\theta$$
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Ugly-nice double series

I'm trying to evaluate the following ugly double sum (presented in raw notation as used in my calculations): $\sum _{m=1}^{\infty } \sum _{n=1}^{\infty } \frac{4 m \cos \left(\frac{2 \pi m ...
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Calculation of a Residue

Does anyone know of a good way to calculate the residue at zero of the following function? I was able to calculate it with the higher order pole formula for residues and then used Mathematica to find ...
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Infinite sums and integrals using residues

I have no idea how to solve these two, any help? $\mathtt{i)}$ $$\frac{1}{2\pi i}\int_{a-i\infty}^{a+i\infty}\frac{e^{tz}}{\sqrt{z+1}}dz$$ $$ a,t\gt0$$ $\mathtt{ii)}$ $$ \sum_{n=1}^\infty ...
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Integral on the circle

It's a standard fact that to calculate integrals of the form $$\int_{0}^{2\pi}\mathcal{R}(\cos(\theta),\sin(\theta)) \ d\theta$$ with $\mathcal{R(x,y)}$ a rational function in two variables without ...
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The definition of Residue

In Wikipedia the definition of a residue of a function $f$ in a point $a$ is a unique value $R$ such that $f(z)-\frac{R}{z-a}$ has an anti derivative in a punctured disk $0<|z-a|<\delta$. How is ...
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Residue integration

Evaluate\begin{align} \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} \frac{\sin(x)}{x^2+4x+5} \, dx \end{align} I set $f(z) = \frac{1}{z^2 + 4z + 5} = \frac{1}{(z-z_0)(z-\bar{z_o})}$, where $z_0 = -2+i$ and $\bar{z_0} ...
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Using Jordan's Lemma for residue integration

Evaluate \begin{align} \int_{0}^{\infty} \frac{\cos(ax)}{x^2+1} \, dx \end{align} So far, I set $f(z) = \frac{1}{z^2+1}$, and the singularity point are $z = \pm i$. But I am using the top ...
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Using residues to evaluate an improper integral

Use residues to evaluate the improper integral \begin{align} \int_{0}^{\infty} \frac{1}{(x^2+1)^2} \, dx \end{align} First, I said $f(z) = \frac{1}{(z^2+1)^2}$. My only question so far is how ...
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Finding a residue

I am given $f(z) = \frac{\text{Log} z}{(z^2 + 1)^2}$. The singularity point occurs at $z = i$, with a pole order of $m = 2$. How can I go about finding $\text{Res}_{z=i} f(z)$? The correct answer ...
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Polynomial Expansion in a Complex Improper Integral

I want to evaluate the integral below by using the Residue theorem. $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{\exp(-iwt)w}{(w-ic)\sqrt{w^2-aw+b}}dw$$ There are branch cut points due to the square rooted term ...
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Calculate the integral $\int_{\varGamma}\frac{3e^{z}}{1-e^{z}}dz$

I am looking to solve $$\int_{\varGamma}\frac{3e^{z}}{1-e^{z}}dz,$$ where $\varGamma$ is the contour $|z|=4\pi/3$. We have been asked first to consider $e^{z}=1$ and $e^{z}=-1$ which I get to be ...
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Integration of a complex function having square rooted denominator

How to evaluate this integral ? $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{1}{(w-ia)\sqrt{w^2-ibw+b^2c}}dw$$ where $a$, $b$ and $c$ are real and greater than zero. Does the residue theorem work on it? Please ...
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Integral $\int_{0}^{2\pi}\log|e^{i \theta}-1|d \theta$

Consider $$\int_{0}^{2\pi}\log|e^{i \theta}-1|d \theta$$ Is it equal to $0$ ? Why ? Any hint ?
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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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Can we use a sum of residues to develop an asymptotic expansion for this unknown function?

In the course of solving a particular physical problem, I have derived a relationship between two unknown functions: $$ f(s) = \frac{s \sinh{\frac{\pi s}{2}}}{2 \pi i \beta} \int_{-c- i ...
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A question on Residues and a family of functions

I have the following: $$\alpha(t)=\int_{\left|z\right|=1}z^{k}\frac{f^{\prime}_{t}(z)}{f_{t}(z)}\,dz$$ where $f_{t}(z)$ is a family of entire functions depending on $t \in \Delta$ and $k \geq 0$. By ...
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Integral $\int_{0}^{\infty}e^{-ax}\cos (bx)\operatorname d\!x$

I want to evaluate the following integral via complex analysis $$\int\limits_{x=0}^{x=\infty}e^{-ax}\cos (bx)\operatorname d\!x \ \ ,\ \ a >0$$ Which function/ contour should I consider ?
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Evaluating a few complex integrals on the unit circle

I'm stuck on a few of these, but I have most of the details worked out: (i) $\int_{|r|=1}(z^2-4)^{-1}\,dt=\int_{0}^{2\pi}ie^{i\theta}(e^{2i\theta}-2)^{-1}\,d\theta$ (ii) ...
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Integrating $\oint_\Gamma \cos(\log|z|)\cosh(\text{Arg}(z))\text{Arg}(z)e^{is(z-1)}dz$ using residue calculus.

I'm trying to use the residue calculus to evaluate $$\oint_\Gamma \cos(\log|z|)\cosh(\text{Arg}(z))\text{Arg}(z)e^{is(z-1)}dz,$$ where $s>0$, and where $\text{Arg}$ is the principal argument, ...
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Confusion about a way to compute a residue at a pole

Suppose I have a function of the form $$f(x)=\frac{1}{(x-a)(x-b)^2(x-c)^3}$$ Clearly, I have a simple pole at $a$, and poles of order 2,3 at $b,c$, respectively. By definition, the residue at ...
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$\sum_{i=1}^{n}\operatorname{Res}(f,z_{i}) + \operatorname{Res}(f,\infty) = 0$

Let $f \in H(\mathbb{C}- \{ z_{1}, \dots, z_{n} \})$. I need a proof of the fact that $$\sum_{i=1}^{n}\operatorname{Res}(f,z_{i}) + \operatorname{Res}(f,\infty) = 0.$$ Where can I find it ?
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Find the residues of $f(z) = \left( \frac{z-1}{z+1}\right)^{\frac{1}{2}}\frac{1+z} {1+z^{2}}$

Consider the function $$f(z) = \left( \frac{z-1}{z+1}\right)^{\!\frac{1}{2}}\frac{1+z} {1+z^{2}}$$ I want to calculate the residues of $f$ in $\{+i,-i\}$. Using the usual techniques, we have that ...
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Using residue to find a complex integral

Given the following: $$\int_{\varGamma_R} {z\,dz\over e^{2\pi iz^2}-1}, \ \ \ \varGamma_R=\{z\in \Bbb C:|z|=R\},\quad n<R^2<n+1,\,n\in\Bbb N.$$ I want to use the residue for this, but I can't ...
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Integral Using Harmonic Functions

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 ...
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Quarternionic Analysis

What is/are the current understanding/opinions about Quarternionic Analysis as a generalization of Complex Analysis with respect to a "Quarternionic Residue Calculus" (if such a thing exists)? i.e. ...
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Integrating $\int_0^\infty\frac{\log (1+z^2)}{e^z-1}dz$ using residue calculus.

I've been looking at how to integrate the following definite integral using the residue calculus, but can't seem to get my thoughts together. I know the $\log$ term is a multivalued function and the ...
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$\int_{0}^{\infty}\frac{\cos2\pi x}{x^4+x^2+1}dx=-\frac{\pi}{2\sqrt{3}}\mathrm{e}^{-\pi\sqrt{3}}$

Can somebody help me out with the following integral? Prove that: $\int_{0}^{\infty}\frac{cos2\pi x}{x^4+x^2+1}dx=\frac{-\pi}{2\sqrt{3}}e^{-\pi\sqrt{3}}$ I have already determined the ...
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Pole on path of integration.

Upon evaluating $$\int_0^\infty \frac{1}{1+z^5}dz$$ using the Residue Theorem, why isn't the pole at $z=e^{\pi i}$ taken under consideration in the summation of the residues? We were taught that ...
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Calculating $\int_0^\infty \frac {\sin^2x}{x^2}dx$ using the Residue Theorem.

I am trying to compute the following integral using the Residue Theorem but am quite stuck: $$\int_0^\infty \frac{\sin^2x}{x^2}dx$$ I have tried applying Jordan's lemma, having written $\sin(x)$ as ...
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Integral $\int_{0}^{+\infty}\frac{t \sin(t)}{t^{2}+b^{2}}dt$

I want to solve the integral $$\int_{0}^{+\infty}\frac{t \sin(t)}{t^{2}+b^{2}}dt$$ Which function and contour should I consider ?
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$\int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{e^{ax}}{1+e^x}dx$ with residue calculus

I'm trying to compute $\displaystyle \int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{e^{ax}}{1+e^x}dx$, $(0<a<1)$ Let $f$ denote the integrand. I'm using the rectangular contour given by the following curves: ...
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Residue of a simple pole. Why are they different?

We'll show you two way of calculation of the Residue in consideration. $$f(z) = \frac{z\sin(z)}{1-\cos(z)}$$ I'm interested to calculate the residues in $2\pi$ and $-2\pi$. I choose one of ...
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Find the order of the poles of $\dfrac{z}{\cos z}$

I know that they are simple poles, but how can you find this? The usual equation that I have for finding the order of poles which is, $$ \displaystyle\lim_{z\to z_0} (z-z_0)^{n}f(z), $$ and seeing ...