Quantum Mechanics for Engineers, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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Essential quantum mechanics tailored for engineer. Establish a firm foundation for advanced electrical, mechanical and quantum engineering with this Quantum Mechanics for Engineers course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder.

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This Quantum Mechanics for Engineers course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder is intended for engineers seeking to acquire fundamental understanding of quantum mechanics which are the basis of modern electrical, mechanical and quantum engineering. Through 3 courses, you will learn (1) basic concepts such as superposition and entanglement of quantum states, measurement in quantum mechanics and uncertainty principle, (2) mathematical tools needed to describe and manipulate quantum states, (3) advanced theory of angular momentum and (4) approximation methods widely applicable in many fields. 

Applied Learning Project

You will complete homework quizzes throughout the courses that allow you to practice and test your knowledge.  In addition, each course contains at least one peer review assignment that requires you to dive deeper into the material.  There are no project-based assignments in this specialization. 

What You Will Learn:

  • Understand fundamental concepts of quantum mechanics 
  • Mathematically describe behaviors of quantum systems and compute important quantities
  • Achieve mastery of required mathematical apparatus

Skills You Will Gain:

  • Differential Equations
  • Calculus
  • Linear Algebra

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Quantum Mechanics
  • Theory of Angular Momentum
  • Approximation Methods

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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General requirements

Intermediate level

  • Recommended experience: Undergraduate-level calculus, differential equations and linear algebra

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