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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Proof of residue theorem (residue formula) for differential forms on curves over an arbitrary closed field.

I have been reading the book Algebraic Geometric Codes: Basic Notions by Tsfasman, Vladut and Nogin. They give a residue formula like this: Let $\mathbb{k}$ be an algebraically closed field and $X$ ...
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Evaluate $\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{\sqrt{a+ix}}{a^2+x^2}\,dx$ using residue calculus

I'm asked to evaluate $$\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{\sqrt{a+ix}}{a^2+x^2}\,dx$$ $\mathbb{R}\ni a>0$, using residue calculus (where $\sqrt{\cdot}$ is the PV $\sqrt{}$). My approach is as follows: ...
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Integrating $\int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{1}{1 + x^4}dx$ with the residue theorem

Calculate integral $$\int\limits_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{1}{x^4+1} dx$$ with residue theorem. Can I evaluate $\frac 12\int_C \dfrac{1}{z^4+1} dz$ where $C$ is simple closed contour of the upper ...
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Inverse Fourier transform using Residues for a ratio of hyperbolic functions.

I'm new and glad to be here. I have a problem relating to an inverse Fourier transform. I have $$g(w)= \frac{\sinh{w(a-b)}}{w \cosh{wa}}$$ and want to find $$G(t)$$. I cannot find this in tables so I ...
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Solve $\int \cos^{2n}\theta d\theta$

I am trying to solve the integral $\int_0^{2\pi} \cos^{2n}\theta d\theta$ using residues. I get the wrong answer so could you please say what I am doing wrong? We start with the substitution $z = ...
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inverse Laplace transform by finding residues of essential singularities

I want to find the inverse Laplace transform of $$F(s)=\exp\Big(-\sqrt{2s}\tanh(\sqrt{2s})\Big).$$ Despite the square roots, $F$ doesn't have any branch points since ...
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How to solve an integral with a Gaussian Mixture denominator?

I am trying to solve this integral: $$t(v)\equiv\sum_{k=1}^{n}\sum_{j=1}^{n}\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{w_{k}N(x-x_{k},B_{k})N(x-x_{j},v)}{\sum_{m=1}^{n}w_{m}N(x-x_{m},B_{m}+v)}dx $$ 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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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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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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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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Find $\int_0^{2\pi} \frac{d\theta}{2\pi\cos^{2n}(\theta)} \ n=1,2,3,\dots$ via Residue Theorem

So the question is as follows: Use the Residue Theorem to calculate $$\int_0^{2\pi} \frac{1}{2\pi\cos^{2n}(\theta)} d\theta \quad\quad n=1,2,3,\dots.$$ Now I believe the first step would be to use the ...
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Computing an integral using residues

I am trying to find an integral: $$\int_{-\infty}^{+\infty}\frac{e^{-\sqrt{(x^2 + 1)}}}{(x^2 + 1)^2}\,\mathrm dx$$ I went about applying contour integral over a semicircle with diameter along $ x = ...
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Finding residues of rational functions with extremely large powers

$h(z)=\frac{5z^{2015} + 7z^{2010} - 38z^5 + z^4 - 2z^3 + 5}{7z^{2016} + 2z^{2013} - 6z^8 + 3z^7 + z^5 - 4z^2 - z + 111}$ Find the sum of the residues of h at its poles in $C$ How do I find the ...
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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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How to calculate this residue

How to calculate this residue $$Res\left(\frac{\ln z}{z(z+1)},0\right).$$ Is it $\infty$? And if this could not be calculated, then how to calculate $$\int_0^\infty \frac{x}{e^x+1}dx$$ by changing ...
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Turning a Line Integral into a Contour one

I'm trying to compute an integral appearing in the article "On Determinants of Laplacians on Riemann Surfaces" of D'Hoker and Phong (page 541). It is as following. Fix $B\in \mathbb{R}_+$ and let ...
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Evaluating Improper Integrals with Residues - don't think I'm calculating the residues properly

I have to evaluate the integrals $\displaystyle \int_{-\infty}^{\infty}\frac{dx}{x^{2}+p^{2}}$, for $p > 0$, and $\displaystyle \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} \frac{dx}{(x^{2}+p^{2})^{2}}$, for $p > 0$ ...
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Sum of Gamma Function Residues

I was exploring Cauchy's residue theorem with the gamma function and came across an interesting identity. Consider $$\int_{C_R} \Gamma(z) \, dz $$ Over the complex plane where $C_R$ is the curve ...
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$\frac{\omega}{2\pi}\int_0^{\frac{2\pi}{\omega}}\frac{\sin^2\theta \cos^2\omega t}{(1+\beta\cos\theta \sin\omega t)^5} dt$

I'm going to write out the whole problem as it is given to me (bad grammar and all) even though some of the info may be irrelevant to finding a solution. A charge $e$ moving along a straight line ...
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Cauchy's Residue Theorem and Cauchy's Theorem

Cauchy's theorem in short says for a holomorphic function $f$ which is holomorphic on and inside a path $\gamma$ the path integral is $0$ I have calculated a path integral around a path where there ...
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Evaluating the residue of $(1 - e^{-z})^n$ at $z = 0$ with $n \in \mathbb{Z}$

For $n \in \mathbb{Z}$, I want to find a way to determine the residue of the function $f(z) := (1 - e^{-z})^n$ at $z = 0$. I must admit that I haven't come too far yet. In case that $n ≥ 0$, $f$ ...
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Integral of the principal value of a hypergeometric function

I am looking to write the hypergeometric function $${}_2F_1\left(1,1,2+\epsilon, -\frac{\alpha}{\beta}\right) = \int_0^1\,dt\,\frac{(1-t)^{\epsilon}}{1-tz + i\delta},$$ where $z=-\alpha/\beta$ and ...
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Is this integral automatically zero?

If I integrate $\int e^{iz}\,dz$ for z complex, along the positive real line, then is the imaginary part of the integral $i\int \sin(x)\,dx$ automatically equal to zero (integration only along the ...
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Contour integral mystery: why is the answer different from Maple/Matlab?

The mystery is that here is a fairly standard contour integral which can be done by the residue theorem. Yet when I tried to evaluate it using numerical softwares like Maple or Matlab, the answer is ...
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Why does this example of global residue theorem not work?

This question is related to and inspired by a previous question What is the residue obtained from this integral? , but note that the appearing functions are slightly different. Consider the following ...
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How to calculate this Ei(x)-involved definite integral?

I want to solve the integral attached below by means of residue theorem. I tried the common integration ways and seeked references(e.g, Rjadov, et. al). Finally, I decided to solve this integral by ...
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Residue of function (two functions multiplied)

I need to know if I'm doing this exercise correctly: $f(z)$ has only one singularity, which is at $z=0$, and it's a pole of order 7 $f(z)=-f(-z)$ $f(z)$ is analytic in $z=\infty$ $g(z)$ is analytic ...
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Example of an analytic continuation for a function in integral form

Given $f(z) = \int_{-\infty}^\infty \frac{exp(-t^2)}{z-t}\,dt$, where $Im(z)>0$. Find an analytic continuation to the region $Im(z)<0$. Firstly the solution said that there is a branch cut on ...
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Residue theorem definite trigonometric integration

I am trying to solve this integration $$\int_{0}^{\pi} e^{cos(\theta)} \tan^{3}(\theta)d\theta$$ putting $$z=e^{i\theta}$$ $$\int_{\gamma} ...
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Can this integral similar to the Fourier transformation of $\delta$ function be calculated analytically?

I want to calculate the following integral: $$\int_{-\infty}^{+\infty}dk\ \exp\left[i\big(kx-\sqrt{k(k-b)}\big)\right]$$ where $x$ and $b$ are both real. If $b=0$, the integral reduces to the Fourier ...
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Calculate a complex integral using residues

Let $f(z)= \frac{2(e^\frac{1}{z}-1)(\sin^2z)}{z^3}$. Calculate $\int\limits_{\partial B_+(O,1)} f(z)\operatorname{d}z$ Could someone confirm my solution? Solution? I try to calculate the ...
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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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complex integral with non integer power

I want to calculate this integral ...
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The inverse laplace transform of $p^{-3/2}e^{-\sqrt{pa}}(\cos(\sqrt{ap})+\sin(\sqrt{ap}))$ can be written in Fresnel integrals?

I used the Residue theorem to solve this problem. But, I could not obtain the solution given by $$\mathscr{L}^{-1}\left( { p^{-3/2}e^{-\sqrt{pa}}\over{2\sqrt{2}}} [\cos(\sqrt{ap})+\sin(\sqrt{ap})] ...
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Finding the limit of sum $\sum \frac{1}{n^4}$

I'm trying to use the residue theorem to find the limit of $$\sum_{n=1}^{\infty} \frac{1}{n^4}.$$ So I am considering the function $$f(z) = \frac{\pi \cos(\pi z)}{\sin (\pi z)z^4}$$ on a square ...
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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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inverse Laplace transform of $e^\sqrt{as}$

I am trying to find the inverse Laplace transform of $e^\sqrt{as}$ for $a>0$. So we need to solve $\oint_B dz \: e^\sqrt{az} e^{z t}$ (Bromwich contour), but not sure how to start. How do we even ...
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The solution of the contour integral for $\epsilon =+1$

I understand the solution for $\epsilon =-1$. And I am trying the solve this question for $\epsilon =+1$. This is important for me. I want really to learn perfectly because I am continuously seein' ...
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Find the inverse laplace transform: $\frac{1}{{{{({s^2} + 1)}^3}}}$

Find the inverse Laplace transform: $$x(t) = {L^{ - 1}}\left[ {\frac{1}{{{{({s^2} + 1)}^3}}}} \right]$$ with $x(t=0)=0$. I did: $${\left[ {{\mathop{\rm R}\nolimits} {\rm{es}}\frac{{{e^{st}}{{(s - ...
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Evaluate $\int_0^\tau \frac{t\sin(t z)}{z\cos(t z)-\sin(tz)}\text{d}t$

I'm trying to evaluate the following definite integral. Mathematica gives me a complicated expression which I think I can simplify, but I was wondering if there was a "nice" way to evaluate it. ...
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Laplace transform of a product of functions

While trying to compute the Laplace transform of a certain product, part of the calculation leaves me with a Bromwich integral which has the form: ...
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Integrating form over a path on projective algebraic curve

Let $X$ be an algebraic projective curve in $\mathbb{C}P^2$ given by $$ X = \left\{ w \in \mathbb{C}P^2 \mid w_0^2 = w_1 w_2 \right\}. $$ I have a differential form on $X$ defined by $$ ...
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Show that $\int_{C} \frac{e^{az}}{\sin(\pi z)} \,dz \rightarrow 0 \quad as \quad R \rightarrow \infty$

Given the straight line in the complex plane: $b+iR$ to $b+1+iR$ where $0<b<1$ and $|Im(a)|<\pi$, show the following: $$\int_{C} \frac{e^{az}}{\sin(\pi z)} \,dz \rightarrow 0 \quad as \quad ...
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Finding a closed form for $\sum_{n=-\infty}^{n=+\infty}\frac{1}{n^{2k}+a^{2k}}$

I am trying to find a closed form for $S=\sum_{n=-\infty}^{n=+\infty}\frac{1}{n^{2k}+a^{2k}}$, $k \in \mathbb{N^{*}}$, $a>0$ I don't even bother to look for a closed form with an odd exponent, ...
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Laurent series for $\cot(\pi z)/z^2$

I'm looking for the series for $\frac{cot(\pi z)}{z^2}$ using the residue theory, where the function denotes a circle about the origin with a radius of $k+\frac{1}{2}$ I found that the residues of ...
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Residue for $\frac{\zeta(s)}{\zeta(2s)}$ at zeros of $\zeta(2s).$

I want to calculate residue at the poles for $\frac{\zeta(s)}{\zeta(2s)}.$ For pole of numerator $s=1$ I have calculated the residue. I am having trouble at the zeros of denominator. Basically I am ...
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Complex integration with infinitely many poles on imaginary axis

I'm trying to integrate with a closed contour on the upper-half of the complex plane. $I = \displaystyle\int_{-\infty}^\infty \dfrac{z\,\mathrm{sech(z)}}{[(z-a)^2+b^2][(z+a)^2+b^2]} dz$ There are ...
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A clarification on an answer on residues and Polya fields

In this very informative and interesting answer about the relation between residues and representation of complex functions as vector fields the author states that the function $$f(z) = \frac{1}{z}$$ ...
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Verification on classification of singularities

In an exercise, I'm asked to classify the singularities of these functions: $\qquad i) f(z)=\frac{1}{(z-1)^2} \qquad ii)f(z)=\frac{1-\cos z}{z^2} \qquad iii) f(z)=\frac{z^2-1}{z-1}$ I don't know why ...