Fall 2014 MATH 189 001 LEC

Mathematical Methods in Classical and Quantum Mecha...
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECMWF 4-5P 81 EVANSLI-BLAND, D54293
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
413: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2014 8-11ALimit:25 Enrolled:16 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:9 [on 10/09/14]

Note: Enrollment instructions are available at math.berkeley.edu/courses/enrollment-scheduling.

Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: 104, 110, 2 semesters lower division Physics.

Syllabus: Topics in mechanics presented from a mathematical viewpoint: e.g., Lagrangian mechanics, Hamiltonian mechanics and symplectic geometry, differential equations for fluids, spectral theory in quantum mechanics, probability theory and statistical mechanics. See department bulletins for specific topics each semester course is offered.

Office: 1071 Evans Hall

Office Hours: 

Required Text: Mathematical Methods of Classical Mechanics (Arnol'd)

Recommended Reading: Lectures on Quantum Mechanics for Mathematics Students (Fadeev, Yakubovskiī)

Grading: Please consult the course website.

Homework: http://math.berkeley.edu/~libland/teaching/math-189/homework.html

Course Webpage: math.berkeley.edu/~libland/teaching/math-189/