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degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
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School of Science
PHYSICS
Course unit
THEORETICAL PHYSICS
SCP7081638, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
PHYSICS
SC2382, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
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Degree course track PHYSICS OF THE FUNDAMENTAL INTERACTIONS [001PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination THEORETICAL PHYSICS
Website of the academic structure http://physics.scienze.unipd.it/2018/laurea_magistrale
Department of reference Department of Physics and Astronomy
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge STEFANO RIGOLIN FIS/02

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SCP7081638 THEORETICAL PHYSICS STEFANO RIGOLIN SC2382
SCP7081638 THEORETICAL PHYSICS STEFANO RIGOLIN SC2382

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses FIS/02 Theoretical Physics, Mathematical Models and Methods 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/10/2018
End of activities 18/01/2019

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
2 THEORETICAL PHYSICS 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 RIGOLIN STEFANO (Presidente)
MARCHETTI PIERALBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
DALL'AGATA GIANGUIDO (Supplente)
1 THEORETICAL PHYSICS 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 RIGOLIN STEFANO (Presidente)
MARCHETTI PIERALBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
DALL'AGATA GIANGUIDO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Principle of Theoretical Physics
Target skills and knowledge: Knowledge and comprehension of the fundamental tools needed for describing a quantum field theory.
Examination methods: Written and oral exam
Assessment criteria: Test of the comprehension of the content of the course and of the ability to solve related exercises.
Course unit contents: Lorentz and Poincaré groups and their representations. Relativistic waves equations. Introduction to classical field theory: Lagrangian and variational principle, Noether theorem, Schroedinger, Klein-Gordon, Dirac and Electromagnetic field theory. Canonical quantization of relativistic free field theories. Interacting quantum field theory: S-matrix expansion and Feynman rules. QED Feynman rules.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures: theory and exercises
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • B.C. Hall, Lie groups, Lie algebras and Representations. An elementary introduction.. --: Springer-Verlag, 2004. Cerca nel catalogo
  • R. D’Auria , M. Trigiante, From Special Relativity to Feynman Diagrams. --: Springer, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo
  • F. Mandl , G. Shaw, Quantum Field Theory (2nd edition). --: John Wiley and Sons, 2010. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Problem based learning
  • Problem solving

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Latex
  • Mathematica