Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course

    • Course requirement

    • Outline

    • Lecture Notes

  • 2

    Introduction: motivation, outline and mathematical preliminaries

    • Motivation and outline

    • Vector space and algebra with examples

    • More examples on algebra and groups

    • Group classification

    • Vector space and algebra with examples

    • Entertainment: poem reading

  • 3

    Gauge theory, Yang Mills theory

    • U(1) gauge theory

    • Non abelian gauge theory

    • Tutorial one

    • Entertainment: poem reading 2

    • Tutorial one solution

  • 4

    Standard model in a nutshell

    • How to build a gauge theory

    • Standard Model as a gauge theory

    • Entertainment joke

  • 5

    Lagrangian of Standard Model

    • Criteria and dimensional analysis

    • Kinetic term for gauge bosons

    • Kinetic term for scalar

    • Kinetic term for fermions

    • Entertainment physics poem

    • Homework One