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PHY356H1
Quantum Mechanics I

Official description

The general structure of wave mechanics; eigenfunctions and eigenvalues; operators; orbital angular momentum; spherical harmonics; central potential; separation of variables, hydrogen atom; Dirac notation; operator methods; harmonic oscillator and spin.

More info about the delivery method:

All lectures will be prerecorded and posted on Quercus on a weekly basis. (Do not come to MP103.)
A weekly, live, online, Q&A session will be held for students who have questions about the week's lecture material on Thursdays at 10 AM.

Tutorials (W12/W2), to discuss homework, will be online and live-streamed.

Prerequisite
MAT223H1/240H1, PHY250H1, PHY256H1/(CHM222H1, CHM223H1)/CHM225Y1, (PHY256H1 recommended)
Co-requisite
MAT244H1/MAT267H1
Exclusion
CHM326H1, PHY355H1
Recommended preparation
n.a.
Textbook
                            Quantum Mechanics 2nd edition  by Claude Cohen-Tannoudji et. al. Wiley VCH 2020

eBook is available on Campus eBook store if desired:
https://www.campusebookstore.com/integration/AccessCodes/default.aspx?bookseller_id=96&Course=STG+PHY+356H+QUANTUM+MECHANICS+V1+eBOOK&t=permalink
                        
Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
PHY356H1
session
fall
year of study
3rd year
time and location
24L: MR10, Delivery method: asynchronous 12T: W12/W2, Delivery method: synchronous FLIPPED CLASSROOM MODEL with Lectures Online-asynchronous (prerecorded), while Tutorials would be Online-synchronous (live stream) This course will be delivered online only. All lectures will be prerecorded and posted on Quercus on a weekly basis. One of the two assigned lecture times (Thursdays at 10AM) will be used for a weekly, live, online, Q&A session, for students who have questions about that week's lecture material. The Monday lecture period will not be used.
Course URL
https://piazza.com/utoro…
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.