INTRODUCTION TO QUANTUM MECHANICS FOR ENGINEERS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Wave properties of atomic particles, SCHROEDINGER Equation, simple examples in one dimension, three dimensional systems with spherical symmetry, Hydrogen atom, approximate methods for computing the spectrum, tunnel effect and potential scattering.
Calculus, classical mechanics, electromagnetism and waves
Course contents summary
This course offers the elements of Quantum Mechanics at the basis of the Physics of Atoms, Molecules and Nuclei. The required mathematical methods are developed, including partial differential equations, functional analysis.
Landau Lifshitz, Meccanica Quantistica,
Onofri-Destri, Istituzioni di Fisica Teorica, Dirac, Principi della Meccanica Quantistica
Sakurai, Meccanica Quantistica Moderna
Lectures and exercises in classroom
Assessment methods and criteria
Written and oral examination.