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PH3002 - Quantum Physics 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Quantum mechanics: mathematical formalism and applications

Learning Outcomes

  • solve mathematical and numerical problems associated with the theoretical concepts covered in a selection of topics in advanced quantum mechanics;
  • exhibit an appreciation of the role, relevance, and application of advanced quantum mechanics on modern scientific technology;
  • undertake, and demonstrate, computational investigation associated with the theoretical concepts covered, and to write reports based on that analysis;
  • undertake laboratory work by gathering, analysing, and documenting experimental and observational data through various aspects related to application of quantum mechanics.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) - Individual
  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (15%) - Individual
  • Written > Problem task - (20%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (15%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: MA2000 AND PH2002


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Daniel Kosov.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures - Didactic or interactive
  • 13 hours was Practicals
  • 13 hours workshops - Workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.