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Unformatted text preview: PHYS 271: Quantum Physics Course Details Instructor: Prof. Aash Clerk, RPHYS 426 (email via WebCT) Place: MWF, RPHYS 112, 12:30  13:30 Office Hours: MW 14:00  15:00 (and by appointment) Text: Modern Physics, 3rd Ed. Serway, Moser & Moyer Webpage: Accessible via WebCT Tutorials: Mondays,17:30  19:00 or Tuesdays,17:30  19:00 PHYS 271: Quantum Physics Grading WebCT Quizzes 5% Problem Sets 15% Midterm Exam 30% Final Exam 50% There will be ~6 problem sets, typically handed out on Friday and due a week later in class. There will be an online WebCT quiz roughly every 12 weeks based on the past weeks readings and lectures Will be short. Will be made available Friday; must be completed by before the start of class on Monday. PHYS 271: Quantum Physics Grading WebCT Quizzes 5% Problem Sets 15% Midterm Exam 30% Final Exam 50% Midterm Exam: Thursday, Feb. 19, 19:0021:00 MAAS 112 (Chemistry Building) Multiplechoice and short answer. ! Final Exam: Multiplechoice and short answer. NB: multiple choice questions will require you to provide a short written justification of your answer What is Quantum Mechanics? The theory which describes the behaviour of physical systems on small , microscopic length scales. Force = (mass) (acceleration) an approximation! Not exactly an intuitively obvious theory Objects dont have definite properties?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course PHYS 271 taught by Professor Aashishclark during the Winter '10 term at McGill.
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 Quantum Physics

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