Study programme 2020-2021Français
Quantum mechanics 1
Programme component of Bachelor's in Mathematics à la Faculty of Science

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
US-B3-SCMATH-024-MOptional UESEMAY ClaudeS824 - Physique nucléaire et subnucléaire
  • SEMAY Claude

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français201500033.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
S-PHYS-018Quantum Mechanics: theory2015000Q1100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Understand "elementary" mathematics profoundly
    • Understand one- and several-variable differential and integral calculus
    • Use vector spaces, linear applications and the techniques associated with them
    • Understand basic algebraic structures
    • Understand the fundamentals of probability and statistics
    • Manipulate previously acquired knowledge that appears in a question
  • Solve new problems
    • Abstract and manipulate theories and use these to solve problems
    • Adapt an argument to a similar situation
    • Use knowledge from different fields to address issues
  • Address literature and interact within other scientific fields
    • Have sufficient knowledge of English in order to read and understand scientific texts, especially in the field of mathematics.
    • Have a good knowledge of related fields using mathematics

Learning Outcomes of UE

Understand the basic formalism of quantum mechanics
Solve simple problems of quantum mechanics

Content of UE

Schrödinger equation
Bra-ket formalism
Quantum mechanics in three dimensions
Identical particles

Prior Experience

General physics (especially mechanics and electromagnetism)
Differential and integral calculus
Linear algebra

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Written (exercices): 40%
Oral (theory): 60% (can only be presented if the written exam is presented)

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Oral examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

no comment

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • N/A

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

no comment

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Exercices dirigés

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
S-PHYS-018Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
S-PHYS-018David J. Griffiths, Introduction to quantum mechanics, Prentice Hall, 1995

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
S-PHYS-018Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Bernard Diu, Franck Laloë, Mécanique quantique I et II, Éditions Hermann, 1997

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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