Introduction to Quantum Chemistry

IIT Madras Course , Prof. K. Mangala Sunder,

Lecture 1: Vectors and Elementary linear algebra

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Introduction to Quantum Chemistry by Prof. K. Mangala Sunder,Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,IIT Madras.For more details on NPTEL visit

Course Description :

Vectors and Elementary linear algebra - Linear vector space and matrices - Determinants, trace and special matrices - Linear first order differential equations - First and second order linear differential equations - Second Order DEs and Introduction to power series - Introduction to harmonic oscillators - Hermite polynomials - Quantum mechanics of harmonic oscillators - Coordinate transformations from cartesian to spherical coordinates - Quantum mechanics of hydrogen atom - Particle in a One dimensional box - Particle in a two dimensional box - Particle on a ring

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