Fall 2015 MATH 189 001 LEC

Mathematical Methods in Classical and Quantum Mecha...
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECTuTh 930-11A 740 EVANSVOICULESCU, D54326
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
4NONELimit:20 Enrolled:4 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:16 [on 10/04/15]

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

Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: essential prerequisite linear algebra (Math 54 or Math 110 )

Syllabus:  the course will be a mathematical introduction at the undergraduate level to the Hilbert space approach to quantum mechanics.

Office:  783 Evans

Office Hours: M 12:30 - 1:45 , Tu 11:15 - 11:50

Required Text:  the course will be based on the notes students will take in class from the lectures.

Recommended Reading:    Many of the topics covered can be found in  the book  by K. Hannabuss "An introduction to Quantum Theory" Oxford Graduate Texts in Mathematics.  Also recommended : L. D. Faddeev, O.A. Yakubovskii " Lectures on Quantum Mechanics for Mathematics Students" , Student Mathematical Library vol. 47, American Mathematical Society.

Grading:   30% Homework and discussion of problems in class

                  30% Midterm

                  40% Take-home Final Exam

Homework: weekly homework, due on Thursday of following week.

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