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PH2002 - Classical Mechanics and Quantum Physics 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Quantum physics - Schrodinger equation, eigenfunctions, measurements and eigenvalues, solutions for 1-dimensional systems, concepts of atomic, molecular, solid state and particle physics. Classical mechanics, waves and vibrations.

Learning Outcomes

  • select and evaluate computational and/or theoretical techniques and tools in order to conduct an investigation;
  • communicate the theoretical concepts, and mathematical calculations, of an investigation with an oral and written presentation;
  • solve problems in Classical and Quantum Mechanics, using the necessary physics concepts, principles, and discipline areas of mathematics.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (60%)
  • assignments (15%)
  • practical work (25%).
Prerequisites: MA1003 AND PH1005 AND (PH1006 OR PH1007 OR (EG1012 AND EG1011))

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: Professor Ronald White.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars - Laboratory
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars - Laboratory
  • 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.