Graduate Program in Physics with Specialization in Space Physics and Instrumentation

PHY 5403 QUANTUM MECHANICS I

2020-09-09T20:56:12+00:00

3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Linear vector spaces and linear operators. Postulates. Hilbert space formulation, the Schrödinger equation and one-dimensional problems, the hydrogen atom, symmetries, rotational invariance and angular momentum, spin, system with N-degrees of freedom. (Formerly PHY 6003. Credit cannot be earned for both PHY 5403 and PHY 6003.)

PHY 5403 QUANTUM MECHANICS I2020-09-09T20:56:12+00:00

PHY 5303 STATISTICAL MECHANICS

2020-09-09T20:56:02+00:00

3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Thermodynamics, equilibrium statistical mechanics, Boltzmann equation and the collision operator, moments of the Boltzmann equations, the Navier-Stokes equations, introduction to nonequilibrium concepts, ensembles, classical and quantum gases, statistical physics of solids.

PHY 5303 STATISTICAL MECHANICS2020-09-09T20:56:02+00:00

PHY 5203 ELECTRODYNAMICS I

2020-09-09T20:55:45+00:00

3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Electrostatics and magnetostatics; boundary value problems, Maxwelll’s equations; plane waves; wave guides diffraction; multipole radiation.

PHY 5203 ELECTRODYNAMICS I2020-09-09T20:55:45+00:00

PHY 5103 CLASSICAL MECHANICS I

2020-09-09T20:55:14+00:00

3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Newtonian mechanics, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics, dynamics of rigid bodies, central force problem and orbital dynamics, symmetries and conservation laws, relativistic dynamics.

PHY 5103 CLASSICAL MECHANICS I2020-09-09T20:55:14+00:00

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