Quantum Mechanics I
Physics 486
When 
Tue/Thu 9:3010:50 
Wolfgang Pauli and Neils Bohr play with a tippetop 
Where 
Loomis 144 

Who 
Prof. Doug Beck 


James Gloudemans (Disc)
Cristian Gaidau (Disc)
Xiaoyu Zhang (HW) Yujie Zhang (HW)


What 
Introduction to quantum mechanics. No detailed exposure to quantum phenomena is assumed; prerequisites are Phys. 214, Math 285 (diff. eq.) and credit or concurrent registration in Math 415 (lin. alg.). 

Course Material 
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Grading

The course will comprise weekly homework (15%), final exam (25%), two midterm exams (15% each), preclass reading and checkpoint questions (10%), discussion problems (10%) and class participation 

Text 
D. J. Griffiths, “Introduction to Quantum Mechanics”, 2^{nd} edition (required). 

References 
on reserve at the Grainger Library. Books with * are among my favorites 530.12G875I2005 Griffiths, David J.; Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, 2^{nd} Edition
NOT on reserve *539.1 SCH3Q Schiff, Leonard Quantum Mechanics *530.12 M55Q Merzbacher, Eugen Quantum Mechanics *539.1 D62p1958 Dirac, Paul The Principles of Quantum Mechanics *530.12 M56met1961 Messiah, Albert Quantum Mechanics v.1&2 


