Quantum Mechanics I
This is the homepage for the course PH5100 which I am teaching during Fall 2011 to firstyear M.Sc. as well as thirdyear dual degree M.S. students at IIT Madras.
Objectives: This is the first course of two courses in quantum mechanics. It introduces the students to basic aspects of quantum mechanics.
Table of Contents

Assessment
Two scheduled quizzes  20x2  40% 

Final  60x1  60% 
Total  100% 
Assignments
There will be several ungraded assignments that will be handed out to the student.
Notes and Handouts
Online Resources
Read chapters 2 and 3 of Jim Hefferon's free book on Linear Algebra
Prof. Balakrishnan's Resonance Article on the Dirac Delta Function;
Prof. Tan's notes on Fourier Series and Transforms;
Prof. Tan's notes on Hilbert Spaces;
Observe the Gibbs phenomenon in the Fourier Series for the square wave;