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PHYSICS 2510 - Physics IIA

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 7 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: PHYSICS 1100 & PHYSICS 1200 & MATHS 1012 - Other students may apply to Head of Physics for exemption
Co-Requisite: MATHS 2102 or MATHS 2106. Other students may apply to Head of Physics for exemption
Assessment: Tutorial preparation, practical work, tests, written exam
Syllabus:

This course provides an introduction to quantum mechanics and continues the development of practical problem solving using laboratory experiments. Quantum Mechanics - Wave mechanics with examples from atomic, sub-atomic and solid state physics. Photons, Compton scattering, de Broglie hypotheses, Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle, probability distributions, probability density, plane waves, expectation values, operators, commutators, Schroedinger equation, energy quantisation, particle in a one dimensional box, eigenstates and degeneracy, measurement, probability flux, one-dimensional bound states and scattering, barrier penetration, harmonic oscillator, ladder operators, multi-particle states, indistinguishable particles, exclusion principle, magic numbers. Practical work includes laboratory experiments in instrumentation, general physics and modern physics.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10256 LE01 90 21 1 Mar - 5 Apr Tuesday 9am - 10am Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
2 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 10am - 11am Engineering Sth, S112, Teaching Room
3 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 10am - 11am Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
26 Apr - 7 Jun Tuesday 9am - 10am Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
27 Apr - 8 Jun Wednesday 10am - 11am Engineering Sth, S112, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 9 Jun Thursday 10am - 11am Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10508 WR01 29 11 9 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 9am - 10am Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 8 Jun Wednesday 9am - 10am Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room
10509 WR03 29 2 11 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 10am - 11am Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 10 Jun Friday 10am - 11am Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room
10510 WR02 24 FULL 10 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 11am - 12pm Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 9 Jun Thursday 11am - 12pm Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15126 PR03 24 1 10 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 1pm - 5pm Physics, 132/133, Laboratory
28 Apr - 9 Jun Thursday 1pm - 5pm Physics, 132/133, Laboratory
15127 PR02 24 FULL 9 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 1pm - 5pm Physics, 132/133, Laboratory
27 Apr - 8 Jun Wednesday 1pm - 5pm Physics, 132/133, Laboratory
15728 PR01 24 2 8 Mar - 5 Apr Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Physics, 132/133, Laboratory
26 Apr - 7 Jun Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Physics, 132/133, Laboratory