Department of Physics
 
University of Florida
 
PHY 4604 Intro Quantum Mechanics 1
Spring 2018: 3 credits, Section: 8419
MWF (2nd period: 0830 - 0920 hrs)
Room: NPB 1220
Final Exam 3E: Th, 03 May, 1730-1930 hrs

Original Prof. Fry course webpage

Syllabus (
original webpage

in vivo” Schedule (19 Feb 2018):
19 Feb: Review graded Test 1. Start Ch 3.
21,23 Feb: Ch. 3 continued. Start Ch. 4.
26,29 Feb: Ch. 4 continued.
02 Mar: HW3 due and Ch. 4 continued.
Week of 05 March: UF Spring Break
12 Mar: No Lecuture, Ch. 4 reading day.
14 Mar: In-class HW session with GA.
16 Mar: Resume Lecture on Ch. 4.

Tests and Exam Schedule (19 Feb):
Test 1: Thursday, 15 Feb, E2-E2 periods
            (20:20 -
22:10 hrs) NPB 1101
            [No lecture on Friday, 16 Feb]
Ch.1 and Ch.2 and lecture topics.

Test 2:
Thursday, 22 Mar, E2-E2 periods
            (20:20 - 22:10 hrs) NPB 1101
            [No lecture on Friday, 23 Mar]

Final Exam:  Thursday, 03 May,
           17:30 - 19:30 hrs, NPB 1220
 

Electronic “Gradebook” (UF ELS)

Homework (due start of class date):
HW1 (Monday, 22 Jan)
HW2 (Friday, 09 Feb)
HW3 (Friday, 02 Mar) {partial posting on
19 Feb., definitive posting by 26 Feb.)

Additional News (19 Feb 2018):
QM formulations reference (link) posted.

WebLinks used to date:
Paul Falstad's Applets:
http://www.falstad.com/mathphysics.html
PhET: Univ. of Colorado:
https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/quantum-tunneling
Prof. Hershfield's Course of Fall 2013:
http://www.phys.ufl.edu/courses/phy4604/fall13/
Prof. Michael Fowler, University of Virgina:
Wave Packets...Phase & Group Velocity...
Kyle Forinash and Wolfgang Christian:
Waves: An Interactive Tutorial
Mountain Math Software:
The uncertainty principle

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Selfie Aug. 2017 at KSC
Departure Hall (Košice,Slovakia)
 
Instructor:  Mark W. Meisel
Office:  NPB 2358,
Telephone: 352-392-8867
BEST Place to Find Me
(if (probably) not in my office, try lab):
LAB: NPB B133, Tel: 352-392-9147
Email:  meisel@phys.ufl.edu
Office Hours: posted online,
and by appointment.

Grading Assitant (GA): Jonathan E. Thompson
Office Hour: Thursday, Period 3 (09:35 - 10:25)
Office: NPB 2062

Fundamental Constants

The NIST Reference on
Constants, Units, and Uncertainty

https://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Constants/
For your own use, download PDF of the
"Frequently used constants" or other gems.

"Formula Sheet" for Tests & Final Exam
Draft Cover sheet version of 09 Feb PDF

Other "Postings"
Case1-boundstate-05Feb2018.pdf

"Nine formulations of quantum mechanics",
D. F. Styer et al., Am. J. Phys. 70, 288-297 (2002); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.1445404



Grading Scale (values in %):
80
  A   100
75
  A-  <  80
70
  B+ <  75
65
  B   <  70
60
  B-  <  65
55
  C+ <  60
50
  C   <  55
45
  C-  <  50
40
  D+ <  45
35
  D   <  40
30
  D-  <  35
  0
  E   <   25