ADVANCED QUANTUM MECHANICS
Credit points: 15
The subject provides a solid theoretical background in quantum mechanics coupled with practical examples. The topics include matrix mechanics formalism, perturbation theory, the variational method and virial theorem, and relativistic quantum mechanics.
SchoolSchool of Molecular Sciences/LIMS
Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Hoxley
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Must be admitted into one of the following courses: SHS, SZHSMN, SZHSN, SMNT or PSMSC
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Introductory Quantum Mechanics.4th edition||Prescribed||R.L. Liboff, 2003||ADDISON-WESLEY|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Analyse critically, evaluate and transform information to complete a range of practical and analytical activities related to the area of quantum mechanics.
- Advanced problem solving techniques related to quantum mechanics are modelled in lectures and workshops. Students will solve complex problems in quantum mechanics and answer short essay questions.
02. Analyse, generate and transmit solutions to complex problems related to quantum mechanics
- Advanced problem solving techniques related to quantum mechanics are modelled in lectures. Students will solve complex problems in quantum mechanics and answer short essay questions.
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Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Hoxley
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 3-hour examination (3000 word equiv)||60||01, 02|
|Three Problem sets (1500 word equiv)||40||01, 02|