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PH2002 - Classical Mechanics and Quantum Physics 1

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
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.
Prerequisites: MA1003 AND PH1005 AND (PH1006 OR PH1007 OR (EG1012 AND EG1011))

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Professor Ronald White.
Contact hours:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars - Laboratory
    Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (15%); practical work (25%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 28-Mar-2019
    Contact hours:
    • 39 hours lectures
    • 13 hours tutorials
    • 39 hours workshops/Seminars - Laboratory
      Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (15%); practical work (25%).

      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.