OF2KM - Quantum Mechanics
Course specification | ||||
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Course title | Quantum Mechanics | |||
Acronym | OF2KM | |||
Study programme | Electrical Engineering and Computing | |||
Module | Physical Electronics | |||
Type of study | bachelor academic studies | |||
Lecturer (for classes) | ||||
Lecturer/Associate (for practice) | ||||
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC) | ||||
ESPB | 6.0 | Status | mandatory | |
Condition | none | |||
The goal | Introduce students to the basic concepts of quantum mechanics, such as the Schrödinger equation, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. | |||
The outcome | Understanding of the quantum states descriptions by wave functions. Gaining a working knowledge of solving the Schrodinger equation. | |||
Contents | ||||
Contents of lectures | Stationary Schrödinger equation. Linear operators. Uncertainty relations. Dirac bra-ket notation. Matrix representation. Quantum theory of angular momentum. Schrödinger equation for electron in a central field. Theory of hydrogen atom. Linear harmonic oscillator. Particle in a magnetic field. Creation and annihilation operators. Perturbation theory. Variational method. The WKB method. Spin. | |||
Contents of exercises | computer simulations of selected examples from problem-solving classes | |||
Literature | ||||
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Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year | ||||
Lectures | Exercises | OTC | Study and Research | Other classes |
3 | 2 | |||
Methods of teaching | lectures and problem-solving classes | |||
Knowledge score (maximum points 100) | ||||
Pre obligations | Points | Final exam | Points | |
Activites during lectures | 0 | Test paper | 50 | |
Practical lessons | 0 | Oral examination | 0 | |
Projects | 0 | |||
Colloquia | 50 | |||
Seminars | 0 |