Lecturer: Bryan McKinnon, Derek Glazier
Institution: Glasgow
Hours Equivalent Credit: 8
Assessment: Continuous Assessment

The course will cover the following topics: Introduction to fundamentals of QCD, why are models necessary when you’ve got QCD, quark model predictions of hadronic states, properties of the nucleon and its resonances, “missing” baryonic resonances, pentaquarks - salutory lesson or crucialdiscovery, experimental techniques, partial wave analysis, the search for exotic states: hybrid mesons, glueballs.