10. Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

  1. J. Tinsley Oden

Published Online: 30 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118105733.ch10

An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling: A Course in Mechanics

An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling: A Course in Mechanics

How to Cite

Oden, J. T. (2011) Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, in An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling: A Course in Mechanics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118105733.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 30 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118019030

Online ISBN: 9781118105733

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Keywords:

  • quantum mechanics;
  • wave;
  • particle mechanics;
  • Heisenberg's uncertainty;
  • Schrödinger's equation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introductory Comments

  • Wave and Particle Mechanics

  • Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle

  • Schrödinger's Equation

  • Elementary Properties of the Wave Equation

  • The Wave–Momentum Duality

  • Appendix: A Brief Review of Probability Densities