Textbooks


Fall 2009

The following textbooks have been finalized for Fall 2009.
More courses will be posted as soon as the information is available.


ASTR 263

( ASTR26300) - Descriptive Astronomy: The Solar System
Instructor: RHEE, JAEHYON
Textbooks for ASTR263
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
RECOMMENDED: Cosmic Perspective Media Update with Mastering Astronomy Bennett, Donahue, Schneider & Voit 5th 0321551389 Addison-Wesley ALL
ACCEPTABLE: Cosmic Perspective Jeff Bennett 5th 0-321-50567-0 Addison-Wesley ALL
Introductory Astronomy Lab Manual I. Shipsey, J. Coy & B. MacCall 6th 0-07-353949-X McGraw-Hill ALL

ASTR 363

( ASTR36300) - Intermediate Astronomy I
Instructor: LISTER, MATT
Textbooks for ASTR363
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System John S. Lewis 2nd 012446744X Academic Press ALL

ASTR 370

( ASTR37000) - Cosmology
Instructor: FINLEY, JOHN
Textbooks for ASTR370
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
An Introduction to Modern Cosmology(Paperback) Andrew Liddle 2nd; May 23, 2003 978-0470848357 Wiley & Sons ALL

ASTR 561

( ASTR56100) - Galaxies and Large Scale Structure
Instructor: LYUTIKOV, MAXIM
Textbooks for ASTR561
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
OPTIONAL: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction Peter Schneider 1 Ed. (November 14, 2006) 3540331743 Springer Science & Business Media LLC ALL
OPTIONAL: Galactic Dynamics James Binney and Scott Tremaine 2nd; January 7, 2008 0691130272 Princeton University Press ALL

ASTR 563

( ASTR56300) - Astroparticle Physics
Instructor: CUI,WEI K
Textbooks for ASTR563
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
SUGGESTED: Introduction to Cosmology Barbara Ryden October 18, 2002 0-8053-8912-1 Benjamin Cummings ALL
SUGGESTED: Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics Bergstrom & Goobar 2nd 3-540-32924-2 Springer-Verlag ALL

PHYS 149

( PHYS14900) - Mechanics, Heat, and Wave Motion
Instructor: NEUMEISTER, NORBERT
Textbooks for PHYS149
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Giambattista, Richardson, & Richardson 2nd; Vol. 1 0-07-325641-2 McGraw-Hill ALL
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: PETERSON, JOHN
Textbooks for PHYS172
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interactions Chabay & Sherwood 2nd, Vol. 1 w/WebAssign Set 9780470897430 Wiley & Sons ALL
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
WebAssign If purchasing a used textbook, webassign access codes are available online for purchase. Location for WebAssign (http://webassign.net/info/signup) ALL
Physics 172 Laboratory Manual Hayden-McNeil ALL

PHYS 172H

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics - Honors
Instructor: CARLSON, ERICA
Textbooks for PHYS172H
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interactions Chabay & Sherwood 2nd, Vol. 1 w/WebAssign Set 9780470897430 Wiley & Sons ALL
Physics 172 Laboratory Manual Fall 2009 Hayden-McNeil ALL
WebAssign If purchasing a used textbook, webassign access codes are available online for purchase. Location for WebAssign (http://webassign.net/info/signup) ALL
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 214

( PHYS21400) - The Nature of Physics
Instructor: MILLER, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS214
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
The Physics of Everyday Phenomena W. Thomas Griffith 5th 0-07-325315-4 McGraw-Hill ALL
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 215

( PHYS21500) - Physics For Elementary Education
Instructor: COOPER, BARBARA
Textbooks for PHYS215
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics and Everyday Thinking Fred Goldberg, Steve Robinson and Valerie Otero 2nd; Vol. 2 978-1-58591-665-8 Herff-Jones Educ. Div ALL

PHYS 218

( PHYS21800) - General Physics
Instructor: MOFFETT, THOMAS
Textbooks for PHYS218
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Principles of Physics 1.3 66865-1-1.IN (CD) Kinetic Books ALL
Physics 218 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano & Michael Zimmer 2009/2010 LAD Custom Publishing, 2008 ALL

PHYS 219

( PHYS21900) - General Physics
Instructor: REIFENBERGER, RONALD
Textbooks for PHYS219
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Principles of Physics Kinetic Books 1.3 66865-1-1.IN (CD) Kinetic Books ALL <a href="http://www.physics.purdue.edu/academic_programs/courses/phys219/announcements.php?a=141">Please read: information regarding the textbook</a>
Physics 219 & Physics 221 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Jennifer Jourdan 2009/2010 LAD Custom Publishing, 2008 ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: NEUMEISTER, NORBERT
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Nick Giordano 1st; Vol. 1 (Published in July) 0-49-5739901 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 220 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer & Michael Zimmer 2009/2010 LAD Custom Publishing, 2008 ALL
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 221

( PHYS22100) - General Physics
Instructor: PYRAK-NOLTE, LAURA
Textbooks for PHYS221
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Nick Giordano 1st; Vol. 2 10: 0-534-46244-8 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 219 & Physics 221 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Jennifer Jourdan Fall 2009 LAD Custom Publishing, 2008 ALL
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 241

( PHYS24100) - Electricity and Optics
Instructor: KOLTICK, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS241
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics for Scientists and Engineers Paul Tipler & Gene Mosca 6th 1-4292-0133-9; Vol. 2 Freeman ALL
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 272

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions
Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS272
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interactions Chabay & Sherwood Vol. 2 w/WebAssign Set 9780470136096 Wiley-Interscience ALL
Physics 272 Laboratory Manual 2009 Available only at "Boiler Copy Maker" in the Union RM157 ALL
WebAssign If purchasing a used textbook, webassign access codes are available online for purchase. Location for WebAssign (http://webassign.net/info/signup) ALL
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
Supplies: 2-D cell batteries ALL

PHYS 290F

( PHYS29000) - Mathematical Methods For Physics I
Instructor: KAUFMANN, BIRGIT
Textbooks for PHYS290F
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Basic Training in Mathematics R. Shankar 2006 0-306-45036-4 Springer ALL

PHYS 290M

( PHYS29000) - Service Learning Outreach
Instructor: JONES, MATTHEW
Textbooks for PHYS290M
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Text Assigned ALL

PHYS 310

( PHYS31000) - Intermediate Mechanics
Instructor: MALLIS, OANA
Textbooks for PHYS310
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Analytical Mechanics Fowles & Cassiday 7th 0-534-49492-7 Thomson-Brooks/Coles ALL

PHYS 322

( PHYS32200) - Optics
Instructor: NOLTE, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS322
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Optics Eugene Hecht 4th 0-8053-8566-5 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 330

( PHYS33000) - Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism
Instructor: TODD, BRIAN
Textbooks for PHYS330
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Electrodynamics David J. Griffiths 3rd 0-13-805326-X Prentice Hall ALL

PHYS 340

( PHYS34000) - Modern Physics Laboratory (was 342L)
Instructor: JONES, MATTHEW
Textbooks for PHYS340
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
340 Lab Manual - - - Available only at "Boiler Copy Maker" in the Union RM157 ALL
Scientific Bindery Notebook ALL

PHYS 342

( PHYS34200) - Modern Physics
Instructor: CAFFEE, MARC
Textbooks for PHYS342
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Six Ideas That Shaped Physics: Unit Q: Particles Behave Like Waves Thomas Moore 2nd 0-07-239713-6 McGraw-Hill ALL
Six Ideas That Shaped Physics: Unit R: The Laws of Physics are Frame-Independent (Relativity) Thomas Moore Latest 007-239714-4 McGraw-Hill ALL

PHYS 344

( PHYS34400) - Modern Physics
Instructor: HAUGAN, MARK
Textbooks for PHYS344
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Six Ideas That Shaped Physics: Unit Q: Particles Behave Like Waves Thomas A. Moore 2nd 0-07-239713-6 McGraw-Hill ALL
Six Ideas That Shaped Physics: Unit R: The Laws of Physics Are Frame-Independent Thomas Moore 2nd 0-07-239714-4 McGraw-Hill ALL

PHYS 410

( PHYS41000) - Physical Mechanics I (Honors)
Instructor: GARFINKEL, ARTHUR
Textbooks for PHYS410
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Analytical Mechanics Louis Hand & Janet Finch 1998 (Paperback) 0-521-575729 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 416

( PHYS41600) - Thermal and Statistical Physics (Honors)
Instructor: SAVIKHIN, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS416
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Thermal Physics Charles Kittel 2nd (March 1980) 0716710889 W.H. Freeman ALL

PHYS 450

( PHYS45000) - Optics Laboratory I (Honors)
Instructor: RAMDAS, ANANT
Textbooks for PHYS450
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Fundamentals of Optics Francis A. Jenkins & Harvey E. White 4th Tichenor Publishing ALL
OR: Optics Hecht 4th 0-8053-8566-5 Addison-Wesley ALL
"Roaring Springs" Laboratory Notebook #77644 ALL

PHYS 460

( PHYS46000) - Quantum Mechanics I (Honors)
Instructor: HU, JIANGPING
Textbooks for PHYS460
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths Latest 0-13-111892-7 Prentice Hall ALL

PHYS 461

( PHYS46100) - Quantum Mechanics II (Honors)
Instructor: LOVE, SHERWIN
Textbooks for PHYS461
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths 2nd 0-131118927 Prentice Hall ALL

PHYS 515

( PHYS51500) - Thermal and Statistical Physics
Instructor: CHEN, YONG
Textbooks for PHYS515
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Thermal Physics Kittel & Kroemer 2nd 0-7167-1088-9 Freeman & Co. ALL
RECOMMENDED: Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics David Chandler 1987 0195042778 Oxford University Press ALL

PHYS 521

( PHYS52100) - Survey of Classical Physics
Instructor: XIE, WEI
Textbooks for PHYS521
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems Thornton & Marion 5th 0-534-408996-6 Thomson Publishing ALL
OPTIONAL: Thermal Physics Kittel & Kroemer 0716710889 Freeman & Co. ALL
Introduction to Electrodynamics David J. Griffiths 3rd 013805326X Prentice Hall ALL
REFERENCE: Introduction to Classical Mechanics With Problems and Solutions David Morin 1 Ed. (Feb., 2008) 978-0-521-87622-3 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 526

( PHYS52600) - Quantum Computing (was 570C)
Instructor: LYANDA-GELLER,YULI
Textbooks for PHYS526
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Quantum Computer Science: An Introduction N. David Mermin 1 Ed. (Sept. 2007) 0521876583 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: Quantum Computation and Quantum Information Michael A. Nielsen & Isaac L. Chuang 1 Ed. (Sept. 2000) 0521635039 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: The Physics of Quantum Information: Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Computation (Hardcover) Dick Bouwmeester, Artur K. Ekert & Anton Zeilinger 1 Ed. (June 2000) 3540667784 Springer ALL
RECOMMENDED: Classical and Quantum Computation (Graduate Studies in Mathematics)(Paperwork) A. Yu. Kitaev, A.H. Shen, M.N. Vyalyi July 2002 0821832298 Amer Mathematical Society ALL

PHYS 550

( PHYS55000) - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Instructor: DURBIN, STEVE
Textbooks for PHYS550
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
An Introduction to Quantum Physics David J. Griffiths 2nd 0-13-111892-7 Prentice Hall ALL

PHYS 556

( PHYS55600) - Introductory Nuclear Physics
Instructor: WANG, FUQIANG
Textbooks for PHYS556
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Introductory Nuclear Physics Kenneth Krane Latest 0-471-80553-X Wiley ALL
OPTIONAL: Introduction to High-Energy Heavy-Ion Collisions Cheuk-Yin Wong December 1994 9810202636 World Scientific Publishing ALL

PHYS 561

( PHYS56100) - Galaxies and Large Scale Structure
Instructor: LYUTIKOV, MAXIM
Textbooks for PHYS561
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
OPTIONAL: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction Peter Schneider 1 Ed. (November 14, 2006) 3540331743 Springer Science & Business Media LLC ALL
OPTIONAL: Galactic Dynamics James Binney and Scott Tremaine 2nd; January 7, 2008 0691130272 Princeton University Press ALL

PHYS 563

( PHYS56300) - Astroparticle Physics
Instructor: CUI,WEI K
Textbooks for PHYS563
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
SUGGESTED: Introduction to Cosmology Barbara Ryden October 18, 2002 0-8053-8912-1 Benjamin Cummings ALL
SUGGESTED: Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics Bergstrom & Goobar 2nd 3-540-32924-2 Springer-Verlag ALL

PHYS 564

( PHYS56400) - Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics I
Instructor: BARNES, VIRGIL
Textbooks for PHYS564
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Notes will be available in class ALL

PHYS 570G


Instructor: PUSHKAR, YULIA
Textbooks for PHYS570G
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Biological Physics: Energy, Information, Life Philip Nelson 1st; Updated Version 0716798972 Freeman & Co. ALL
SUGGESTED READING: Principles of Neural Science (Hardcover) Eric Kandel, James Schwartz & Thomas Jessel 4th 0838577016 McGraw-Hill ALL
SUGGESTED READING: Biophysics: An Introduction Roland Glaser 5th 3540670882 Springer ALL

PHYS 580

( PHYS58000) - Computational Physics
Instructor: RODRIGUEZ, JORGE
Textbooks for PHYS580
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Computational Physics J.M. Thijssen 2nd; (April 9, 2007) 0521833469 Cambridge University Press ALL
OPTIONAL: Computational Physics N. Giordano & H. Nakanishi 2nd; (July 13, 2005) 0131469908 Benjamin Cummings ALL

PHYS 600

( PHYS60000) - Methods of Theoretical Physics I
Instructor: FISCHBACH, EPHRAIM
Textbooks for PHYS600
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Mathematical Methods for Physicists Arfken & Weber 6th 0-12-059876-0 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 605

( PHYS60500) - Pedagogical Methods for Physics Graduate Students (was 670A)
Instructor: GIORDANO, NICHOLAS
Textbooks for PHYS605
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Five Easy Lessons Randall D. Knight 0-8053-8702-1 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 610

( PHYS61000) - Advanced Theoretical Mechanics
Instructor: KIM, YEONG
Textbooks for PHYS610
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Mechanics Goldstein, Poole & Safko 3rd 0-201-65702-3 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 630

( PHYS63000) - Advanced Theory Of Electricity And Magnetism
Instructor: KUO,TZEE-KE
Textbooks for PHYS630
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Electrodynamics J.D. Jackson 3rd 0-471-30932-X J. Wiley & Sons ALL

PHYS 645

( PHYS64500) - Electron Theory of Solids I
Instructor: GIULIANI, GABRIELE
Textbooks for PHYS645
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Solid State Physics Ashcroft/Mermin Latest 0-03-083993-9 Brooks/Cole ALL
RECOMMENDED: Quantum Theory of the Electron Liquid Gabriele Giuliani & Giovanni Vignale March 31, 2005 0521821126 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 659

( PHYS65900) - Elementary Particle Physics II
Instructor: CLARK, THOMAS
Textbooks for PHYS659
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Weak Scale Supersymmetry: From Superfields to Scattering Events Howard Baer & Xerxes Tata May 29, 2006 0521857864 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 660

( PHYS66000) - Quantum Mechanics I
Instructor: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
Textbooks for PHYS660
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Quantum Mechanics J.J. Sakurai 2nd; (Jan. 15, 1994) 0201539292 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 661

( PHYS66100) - Quantum Mechanics II
Instructor: KHLEBNIKOV, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS661
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Modern Quantum Mechanics J.J. Sakurai Latest 0-201-53929-2 Addison-Wesley ALL
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