AMAT 41823: Quantum Mechanics

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Course Code    : AMAT 41823

Title                   : Quantum Mechanics

Pre-requisites   : AMAT 11513

 Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course, the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge of concepts and principles of quantum mechanics and to apply them to solve simple problems.

 Course Contents:

Quantum mechanics in Hilbert space, Axiomatic structure of quantum mechanics, The Shrödinger picture, Heisenberg and interaction picture, Complete set of observables, formalism of wave mechanics and its applications, Completely continuous operators, uncertainty principle, potential well, simple harmonic oscillator, scattering theory of two particles, potential scattering, approximate methods

 Method of Teaching and Learning: A combination of lectures, tutorial discussions and presentations.

 Assessment: Based on tutorials, tests, presentations and end of course examination.

 Recommended Reading      :

  1. Schiff, L.I., Quantum Mechanics (4e), McGraw-Hill India. (2014).
  2. Prugovecki, E., Quantum Mechanics in Hilbert Space (2e), Courier Corporation, 2013
  3. Liboff R, L., Introductory Quantum Mechanics, (4e) Pearson India (2011).
  4. Baggot, J., The meaning of Quantum Theory, Oxford University Press. (1997).
  5. Sakurai, J.J., Advanced Quantum Mechanics, Replica Press (P) LTD, India. (2013).
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