Reviews from the 1st Edition:
"An very good textual content … The postulates of quantum mechanics and the mathematical underpinnings are mentioned in a transparent, succinct manner." (American Scientist)
"No subject how lightly one introduces scholars to the concept that of Dirac’s bras and kets, many are became off. Shankar assaults the matter head-on within the first bankruptcy, and in a really casual sort means that there's not anything to be worried of." (Physics Bulletin)
Reviews of the second one Edition:
"This big textual content of seven hundred and ordinary pages has certainly an outstanding get-up, is particularly verbal and expressive, and has commonly labored out calculational details---all most appropriate for a primary direction. the fashion is conversational, extra like a hall speak or lecture notes, even though prepared as a textual content. … it'd be quite worthy to starting scholars and people in allied components like quantum chemistry." (Mathematical Reviews)
R. Shankar has brought significant additions and up-to-date key shows during this moment version of rules of Quantum Mechanics. New positive factors of this cutting edge textual content contain a completely rewritten mathematical advent, a dialogue of Time-reversal invariance, and large insurance of quite a few course integrals and their functions. extra highlights include:
- transparent, available therapy of underlying mathematics
- A overview of Newtonian, Lagrangian, and Hamiltonian mechanics
- pupil knowing of quantum concept is more desirable by way of separate remedy of mathematical theorems and actual postulates
- Unsurpassed assurance of direction integrals and their relevance in modern physics
The needful textual content for complex undergraduate- and graduate-level scholars, ideas of Quantum Mechanics, moment version is absolutely referenced and is supported by way of many workouts and recommendations. The book’s self-contained chapters additionally make it appropriate for self sufficient examine in addition to for classes in utilized disciplines.
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