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Supplementary Books of Possible Interest

  1. G. Strang, Linear Algebra and its Applications, 3rd Ed., (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, 1988).
  2. D. A. McQuarrie, Quantum Chemistry (University Science Books, Mill Valley, CA, 1983). Very readable introductory text.
  3. H. C. Ohanian, Principles of Quantum Mechanics (Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1990). Interesting introductory text.
  4. I. N. Levine, Quantum Chemistry, 4th ed. (Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1991). Covers most of the topics in this course at a slightly lower level.
  5. E. Merzbacher, Quantum Mechanics, 3rd ed. (Wiley, New York, 1998). Physics text comparable to Shankar but less verbose.
  6. I. N. Levine, Molecular Spectroscopy (Wiley, New York, 1975). Explains the quantum mechanical details behind spectroscopy.
  7. A. Szabo and N. S. Ostlund, Modern Quantum Chemistry, Introduction to Advanced Electronic Structure Theory, 1st ed., revised (Dover, 1989). Parts of chapters 1-3 cover Unit V.

David Sherrill 2002-08-19