Final Grades

Course Information

Lectures MWF 9:30-10:20AM in 3M65

Dr. Andrew Frey
2L26
a dot frey at uwinnipeg dot ca
786-9215
Marker: TBA
For questions about marking only
Office Hours W2:30-3:30PM or by appointment

Course Outline

This is the course homepage for the winter semester only of PHYS-3301, Quantum Mechanics I.

I welcome feedback and comments on the course. If you're more comfortable commenting anonymously, leave me a note in my mailbox in the department office (3L00A).

Texts

In addition, some extra reading (from other texts, journal articles, etc) may be assigned.

Important Dates for Winter Term


Reading Schedule

TBA in winter

The reading will be very important for your general education, so please keep up! Please note that this is a rough schedule, subject to change depending on how quickly we move in class, so watch for updates. If you click on the topics, you will find scanned copies of my lecture notes.

Dates Topic Reading
5-10 JanMomentum and Angular Momentum WavefunctionsGriffiths §2.4, 4.1.2, 4.3.2; Ohanian §2.2 here
12-19 JanQuantum Statistics Griffiths §5.4
22-29 JanGalilean Relativity Barton §2.1-4
31 Jan -2 FebEinsteinian Relativity Barton §3.1-3; suggested: §3.4, Hogg §1.2-3, §2.1-2, § 2.5
5-9 FebLorentz Transformations and Spacetime I Barton Chapter 4 except §4.2.4,5; suggested: Hogg §4.1-3, chapter 2, §3.3,4
9-14 FebLorentz Transformations and Spacetime (Part II)Barton Chapter 5; suggested: Hogg §3.1, §4.1, §5.2,3
16 FebIn-Class Test Cover Sheet, Solution
26 Feb - 2 MarVelocities & 4-Vectors: Particle Velocities Barton §4.2.4, 6.2; suggested: Hogg §4.4
2-7 MarVelocities & 4-Vectors: 4-Vectors & Tensors IBarton §7.1; appendix B
7-12 MarVelocities & 4-Vectors: 4-Vectors & Tensors II Hartle §5.1 (here); Barton §7.1,4; appendix B
12-14 MarVelocities & 4-Vectors: 4-VelocityHartle §5.2 (here); Barton §7.2; appendix B
14-19 MarRelativistic Dynamics: 4-MomentumBarton §9.1-3
19-23 MarRelativistic Dynamics: Collisions & DecaysBarton §11.1-4
23-26 MarNatural UnitsBarton chapter 10
26 Mar - 4 AprThe Doppler EffectBarton §2.5.4, §12.2, §13.3-5; suggested: Hogg §6.9, §7.1
4-5 AprIntro to General RelativityNone
10 AprReview Session1:30-2:30PM, Room 2L14
11 AprExamFormula Sheet, Solution

Homework Assignments

Policies

Please see the course outline for the official statement of homework policies. The following are guidelines for the winter:

Homework Sets

Assignments will appear here; solutions will be password-protected.

Last updated: 17:46 on 18 Apr 2018