Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code ANP09001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 量子力学I
Subject Name
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Quantum Mechanics I
ハタケナカ ノリユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Tues7-8:IAS K111
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture-oriented class 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction O : Others
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Physics
Eligible Students 2
Keywords Schrodinger equation, Uncertainty principle, Energy quantization, Particle-wave dual nature 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to specify necessary theories and methods for consideration of issues. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Quantum mechanics is essential to the understanding of the physical science. This course provides essential key concepts on quantum mechanics and applies them to foundamental phenomena such as an electron in a Hydrogen atom.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction
lesson2 Analytical mechanics (1) Collapse of classical mechanics
lesson3 Analytical mechanics (2) From force to energy
lesson4 Analytical mechanics (3) Lagrangian formula
lesson5 Analytical mechanics (4) Hamilton formula
lesson6 Analytical mechanics (5) Symmetry and conservation
lesson7 Relationship between analytical mechanics and quantum mechanics
lesson8 Eigenvalues
lesson9 Observables and Operators (1)
lesson10 Observables and Operators (2)
lesson11 Expection values
lesson12 Commutation relations
lesson13 Uncertainty principle (1)
lesson14 Uncertainty principle (2)
lesson15 Summary 
Textbook and reference books are indicated in the class 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PowerPoint (in several classes) 
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Preparation and
lesson 1: Review of old quantum theory
lesson 2-6: To organize basic concepts of analytical mechanics.
lesson 7: To summarize the differences between the analytical mechanics and the quantum mechanics.
lesson 8: Let's review what is the eigenvalue.
lesson 9: Review observables in quantum mechanics after the class.
lesson 10: Consider the relationship between observables and operators.
lesson 11: Check the formalism of expectation values in statistics before the class.
lesson 12-14: Examine the basic concept behind the unertainty principle.
lesson 15: Draw a map of quantum world in your own way based on the lecture.
Grading Method (1) Class participation and assignments 30%
(2) Final exam 70% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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