Questions on the evaluation of residues, on the evaluation of integrals using the method of residues or in the method's theory.

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Evaluate $\int_0^{2\pi} \frac{d\theta}{\left(1+\beta \cos (\theta )\right)^2}$

I am trying to evaluate the integral $$\int_0^{2\pi} \frac{d\theta}{\left(1+\beta \cos \left(\theta\right)\right)^2}$$ via change of variables and applying Cauchy's Residue Theorem. Here is how I'm ...
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Complex integral and Laurent series

Could you help with solving this complex integral: $$\int_C z^3\exp{\left(\dfrac{-1}{z^2}\right)} dz$$ where $C$ is $|z|=5$. I am expecting that the Residue Theorem will be needed. The answer should ...
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Evaluate $\displaystyle\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{dx}{(1+x^2)^2}$ using residue method [on hold]

This is a real integral but I want to evaluate it using residue integration method $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{dx}{(1+x^2)^2}$$
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Find the Fourier transform of $u(x) = \frac{x \cos(2x)}{(1+x^2)^2}$

Find the Fourier transform of $$u(x) = \frac{x \cos(2x)}{(1+x^2)^2}$$ My work Okay so we want $$\int_\mathbb R \frac{e^{-ixt}x\cos(2x)}{(1+x^2)^2}dx$$ Of course we want to apply the residue ...
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Using complex analysis to find the Inverse Laplace transform

I have been reviewing for my comprehensive graduation exam where I have been solving the Inverse Laplace transform via complex analysis. Consider $$ H(s) = \frac{s^2 - s + 1}{(s + 1)^2} $$ Then we ...
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Evaluating $\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{1}{(x^2+b^2)^2}dx$

Find $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{1}{(x^2+b^2)^2}dx$$ We see that the only poles are at $x=\pm bi$. Integrating over the semicircular contour implies that it is equal to $2\pi i*Res_{(+bi)}$ ...
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Help finding the residue of $1/(z^8+1)$

Help finding the residue of $1/(z^8+1)$ I'm integrating over $\{ Re^{it} | 0 \leq t \leq \pi \}$, and I found 4 simple poles at $z_0=e^{in\pi/8}$ where $n = 0,...,3$ and I'm trying to calculate ...
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Solution of gaussian integral with hyperbolic cotangent

I was wondering if the integral $$I=\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}d\omega \omega e^{-(\omega/a)^2}\coth(\frac{b\omega}{2})\cos(\omega c)$$ where $a,b,c>0$ can be solved using complex countour ...
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Prove that $\zeta(4)=\pi^4/90$

I am asked to "use the calculus of residues" to prove that $$\displaystyle\sum\limits_{n=1}^{\infty} \frac{1}{n^4}=\frac{\pi^4}{90}$$ I think I can do this given the Laurent series for $\cot z$ ...
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Counting number of roots inside a circle, using Rouche's theorem,

Using the Argument Principle and applying Rouche's Theorem, I know that there are 6 zeroes of the polynomial $$z^{10}-6z^6+3z^4-1$$ inside the unit circle $|z|=1$, no zeroes inside $|z|=1/2$, but I'm ...
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Determining the value of an integral using complex methods

I need to find the value of the following integral using complex analysis: $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{\sin(k_1\ x)+\sin(k_2\ x)}{x^2-a^2}\ dx$$ where $k_1, k_2, a$ are real coefficients. The ...
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Contour integral using residue

Assume that $f(z) \in \{\sqrt{2z^2 + 1}\}$ $,f(0) = 1$ We have a cut: $\gamma = \{|z| = \frac{1}{\sqrt2}, Re(z) \geqslant 0 \}$ $\oint\limits_{|z|=1} \frac{z dz}{(z+2)(f(z) + 3)}$ I found ...
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Problem computing the residue at a simple pole.

I know that the residue of $\frac{1}{(z + 2i)(2z + i)}$ at $z = -i/2$ is $-i/3$, but using the method I was taught; taking the limit as $z \rightarrow -i/2 $ of $\frac{2z+i}{(z + 2i)(2z + i)}$ gives ...
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Are these the correct residues?

$$\int_C \frac{z+1}{z^2-2z} dz$$ for the circle of $\lvert z \rvert = 3 $. Poles are obviously at $ z = {0,2}$. Can I calculate the residues by viewing the fraction in the integral as either $$\int_C ...
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Why is the equation $\frac{(z-i)^2}{(z^2+1)^2}=\frac{1}{(z+i)^2} $ in the residue theorem accurate?

I don't understand the reasoning here: $\frac{(z-i)^2}{(z^2+1)^2}=\frac{1}{(z+i)^2} $
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A suitable integration path for $\cos z/(2 + \cos z)$

I was solving the exercises and got stuck when trying to solve this with tools of residual calculus $$ \int_{0}^{2 \pi} \frac{\cos (z)}{2 + \cos (z)} \, dz = \int_{0}^{2 \pi} f(z) \, dz. $$ Isolated ...
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Find the Residue of $\frac{e^z}{sin^2(z)}$ at each finite singularity

The problem states: Find the Residue of $f(z)=\frac{e^z}{sin^2(z)}$ at each finite singularity. The poles are clearly at $z=k\pi (k\in\mathbb{Z})$, and the order are all 2, since: $\lim_{z \to ...
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Apply residue formula 1

This seems to be a bit of a stupid question, but I can't get it right and need som help. I've a formula that says: If $$f(z) = (z-a)^{-N}g(z)$$ then $$Res_{z=a} f(z) = \frac{g^{N-1}(a)}{(N-1)!} $$ I ...
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determining a residue by taking a limit

To determine a residue, I need to take this limit: $$\lim_{z\to 2\pi ik} \frac{d}{dz}\frac{(z-2\pi ik)^2}{z(e^z-1)^2}$$ with $k$ any integer number (like -1, -1, 0, 3, 7) I have tried l'Hopital's rule ...
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A Contradiction of Riemann Zeta Residues

We can show (1+2+3...+n)^2 = 1^3 + 2^3 + ... +n^3, which holds for any finite n, shouldn't this imply Z(-1)^2 = Z(-3)? However, this does not hold if we look at the residues of the zeta function ...
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$\tan(z)$ with residue theorem

Calculate $$\oint_{|z|=2}\tan(z)\,dz$$ because $\tan(z)=\dfrac{\sin(z)}{\cos(z)}$ the poles are when $\cos(z)=0$ at $z=\pm\pi/2\pm n\pi, \;n\in\mathbb{Z}$ Poles inside $|z|=2$ are $\pm\pi/2$ and ...
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Integral with residues

Calculate integral $$\oint\limits_{\gamma}\frac{e^z}{z^4+5z^3}dz$$ Where $\gamma$ is parameterization of one rotation of circle $A(0,2)$ So if I write the integral like this ...
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Evaluating the integral of $1+z+1/\tan z$ over a circle

I am a beginner and I want to learn how to solve these kind of integrals: $$\int_{|z|= \pi/4}\left(1+z+\frac{1}{\tan z}\right)\,dz$$ So should I divide it in three integrals, calculate each integral ...
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Singularity and residue in z = 0

How can I classify the singularity in $z = 0$ and determine the respective residue in $z = 0$ for the following function ? f(z) = $ cos(1/z)(z+1)^2$ Do I have to use Taylor expansion of $cos(1/z)$ ...
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how evaluate $\int_0^{\pi}\frac{1}{(a+\cos{\theta})^2}, a>1 $, using residues theorem?

how evaluate $\int_0^{\pi}\frac{1}{(a+\cos{\theta})^2}, a>1 $, using residues theorem? This problem is an exercise book Complex Analysis of Conway.
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Evaluation of real integral by residues

I have to calculate the integral $$I=\int_{0}^{2\pi}\frac{\cos^2(3\theta)}{5-4\cos(2\theta)}d\theta$$ using residues, but I'm having trouble calculating the residue in $z=0$. If you rewrite the ...
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complex integral with non integer power

I want to calculate this integral ...
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Using Residue Theorem to calculate the integral

for $$I=\int_{|z|=1}{z^m \cos\left(\frac{1}{z}\right)}\,dz$$ where $m=0,1,2...$ Is the singularity $z=0$ or there are some other singularities? if it is $z=0$, what's order of pole?
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The Residues of an even function or an odd function on $U$ subset open symmetric

I have to proof that for $f$ even function holomorphic with singularities isolated then $$res_{z}f=-res_{-z}f$$ an simmetric for $f$ odd, $i.e.$ $$res_{z}f=res_{-z}f$$ My hint is proof that laurent ...
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Another theorem of Principal value

Let $f$ holomorphic function with isolated singularities in neighborhood of $ \overline{\mathbb{H}}^+ = \{ z\in \mathbb{C} : \operatorname{Im} z \geqslant 0\}$ and suppose that f only have one ...
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Evaluate $\int_{\partial C} \frac{dz}{(z-a)(z-b)}$ where $\partial C$ is the boundary of a rectangle ($a$ and $b$ are not on $\partial C$)

In discussing the possible outcomes of the integral $$\int_{\partial C} \frac{dz}{(z-a)(z-b)}$$ where $\partial C$ is the boundary of a rectangle ($a$ and $b$ are complex and not on $\partial C$), ...
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Inverse Laplace of $\frac{\sinh{x\sqrt{s}}}{s^2\sinh{\sqrt{s}}}$

What is the inverse Laplace of $\frac{\sinh{x\sqrt{s}}}{s^2\sinh{\sqrt{s}}}$? Using the residues, I can calculate the residues at $s_n=2n\pi i$, but I have problem in calculating residue at $s=0$. ...
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How do I compute the following residue

Not really sure how to tackle this problem. Compute the following residue: 3^3 + 2 mod 5 Any hints in the right direction would be appreciated.
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Residue Calculus (Computing an Improper Integral)

Use residue calculus to compute the integral $\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{1}{(z^{2}+25)(z^{2}+16)}dz$ My solution If we add to the interval $I_{R}=[-R,R]$ add the semicircle $\gamma_{R}$ in the ...
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Complex analysis, poles and singularities and boundedness

So I am on the following problem: Prove that an isolated singularity of $f(z)$ is removable as soon as either $\text{Re}f(z)$ or $\text{Im}f(z)$ is bounded above or below. The hint is to use a ...
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Can I use the residue calculus here?

I know from an alternative to the residue calculus that $$I=\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{e^x}{e^{e^x}+1}dx = \log 2.$$ However, I see no reason I cannot apply the residue calculus here. My attempt: ...
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How to orient the integration contour when applying the residue theorem?

For fixed $s$ and $k$ real positive numbers, I consider the $2\pi$-periodic function $f:\mathbf R\to\mathbf C$ defined by $$f(x)=\frac1{s+\mathrm i k\cos x}$$ and want to compute its Fourier series ...
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Why is the residue of $\dfrac{1}{z-w}R(z)$ at $w$ not continuous as a function of $w$?

Let $R(z)$ be some fixed rational function, and define $Res_R(w)$ to be the residue of $f(z)=\dfrac{1}{z-w}R(z)$ for any $w\in\mathbb{C}$. I would have thought that $Res_R$ would be continuous in ...
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Validity of Laurent series's principal part calculation

I need to calculate the principal part of the Laurent expansion of $f$ around a given $z_0$ in an annulus of the form $\{z\in \mathbb{C}:0<|z-z_0|<r$} and then use this to find $Res(f,z_0)$ ...
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Guidance or advice with the determination of the type of singularities

I need to determine the type of singularity in $f$ at $z_0=0$ and calculate the Residue at that point. $$ \begin{align} f(z)=(z^2+z) \cos\left(\frac{1}{z}\right) \end{align} $$ I know that ...
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Residue with half order pole?

I'm having issues evaluating the following integral using Cauchy's residue theorem. $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty} \frac{e^{ix}}{\sqrt{x^2 - 1}} dx $$ Here's what I have tried. We have to make a ...
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Evaluation of the type of singularity and Residue at that point

$$ \begin{align} f(z)=z^2e^{\frac{1}{z^3}} \end{align} $$ I need to determine the type of singularity and evaluate the Residue at $z_0=0$ We know that $e^{\frac{1}{z}}$ has an essential singularity ...
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Can use residue theorem for this integral

I need to compute $$I=\int_C \dfrac{e^{\sqrt{1+u}}\cdot\sqrt[4]{1+u}}{\sqrt{u}} \,\mathrm {d}u$$ where $C$ is the unit circle. I am confused about whether I can use the residue theorem to compute it? ...
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How to calculate complex residues

How would one best calculate the residue of $$f(z)=\frac{z^2}{z^6+1}$$ At its various poles? My method is to use L'hopital to calculate $\lim_{z\to root}(z-a)f(z)$ but this is rather slow and ...
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Complex analysis integral (maybe using residue theory?)

Trying to compute the following integral: $$ \int_{-\pi}^{\pi} \frac{d\theta}{1+\sin^2(\theta)}. $$ This is for a complex analysis course, so I'm trying to find a way to use residue theory of ...
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Residue of $\frac{z}{Log{z}}$ at $z=1$?

What is the residue of $\frac{z}{Log{z}}$ at $z=1$? I tried expanding log into it's series, factoring out a $z-1$ and then applying the geometric series expansion, but I'm just getting a series that ...
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Residue Integral: $\int_0^\infty \frac{x^n - 2x + 1}{x^{2n} - 1} \mathrm{d}x$

Inspired by some of the greats on this site, I've been trying to improve my residue theorem skills. I've come across the integral $$\int_0^\infty \frac{x^n - 2x + 1}{x^{2n} - 1} \mathrm{d}x,$$ where ...
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$ \int_\gamma e^{\frac{1}{z^2-1}}\sin{(\pi z)}dz $ on a closed curve of index $N$ with respect to the point $1$.

Let $\gamma$ be a closed curve in the right half plane that has index $N$ with respect to the point $1$. Find $$ \int_\gamma e^{\frac{1}{z^2-1}}\sin{(\pi z)}dz $$ This is a problem from an old ...
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Writing the floor function as a contour integral

The function $f(z)=\frac{\pi}{\sin \pi z}$ has simple poles of residue 1 at the integers. Hence, by the residue theorem, I consider the interesting idea of drawing a (perhaps rectangular, for example) ...
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Is there an analytic function defined on $\Bbb C$ except for Gaussian integers where it has poles of order 1 and residue 1?

I need a function defined for all complex variables $z$, except for at all the Gaussian integers, where it has poles of order 1 and residue 1. The function has to be complex-analytic. Can anyone ...