Study programme 2020-2021Français
Quantum Mechanics 2
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-145-MOptional UESEMAY ClaudeS824 - Physique nucléaire et subnucléaire
  • SEMAY Claude

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français201500044.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
S-PHYS-818)Quantum Mechanics: applications2015000Q2100.00%
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

Acquire computational techniques in quantum mechanics
Solve more complex quantum mechanics problems

Content of UE

Perturbation theory
Variational principle
WKBJ Approximation
Scattering theory
Quantum dynamics

Prior Experience

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

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Oral Examination
  • Written examination

Q2 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 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-818Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
S-PHYS-818David J. Griffiths, Introduction to quantum mechanics, Prentice Hall, 1995

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
S-PHYS-818Claude 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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