Textbooks


Fall 2011

The following textbooks have been finalized for Fall 2011.
More courses will be posted as soon as the information is available.


ASTR 263

( ASTR26300) - Descriptive Astronomy: The Solar System
Instructor: MOFFETT, THOMAS
Textbooks for ASTR263
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introductory Astronomy Lab Manual I. Shipsey, J. Coy & B. MacCall Latest McGraw-Hill ALL
Explorations: Introduction to Astronomy Thomas T. Arny & Stephen Schneider 6th; 2010c 0077517946 McGraw-Hill ALL

ASTR 363

( ASTR36300) - Intermediate Astronomy I
Instructor: CAFFEE, MARC
Textbooks for ASTR363
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physical Processes in the Solar System John D. Landstreet Available in class ALL
An Introductory to the Solar System McBride and Gilmour March 1, 2004 0521546206 Cambridge University Press ALL

ASTR 370

( ASTR37000) - Cosmology
Instructor: LYUTIKOV, MAXIM
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: PETERSON, JOHN
Textbooks for ASTR561
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction Peter Schneider 1 Ed. (November 14, 2006) 3540331743 Springer Science & Business Media LLC ALL
REQUIRED: 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: GUTAY, LASZLO J.
Textbooks for PHYS149
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics Cutnell & Johnson 8th; Vol. 1 Wiley & Sons ALL
REQUIRED: Casio FX-260SLRSC Calculator ALL

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS172
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interaction V1 Webassign 1s Set or Chabay & Sherwood 3rd 9780470597798 Wiley & Sons ALL
Matter & Interactions Vol. 1 Chabay & Sherwood 3rd 9780470503454 Wiley & Sons ALL
WebAssign www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
Physics 172 Laboratory Manual Fall 2011 978-0-7380-4621-1 Hayden-McNeil ALL

PHYS 172H

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics - Honors
Instructor: CARLSON, ERICA
Textbooks for PHYS172H
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interactions w/WebAssign Set Chabay & Sherwood 3rd, Vol. 1 w/WebAssign Set 9780470597798 Wiley & Sons ALL
Matter & Interactions Vol 1 Chabay & Sherwood 3rd 9780470503454 Wiley & Sons ALL
Physics 172 Laboratory Manual Fall 2011 Hayden-McNeil ALL
WebAssign www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html ALL
i>Clicker 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 6th or 7th 6th(9780073512112) or 7th(0073512206) McGraw-Hill ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 215

( PHYS21500) - Physics For Elementary Education
Instructor: KOLTICK, DAVID
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
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 218

( PHYS21800) - General Physics
Instructor: TODD, BRIAN
Textbooks for PHYS218
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics N. Giordano 1st; Vol. 1 053446243X Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 218 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano & Michael Zimmer Fall 2011/Spring 2012 LAD Custom Publishing ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 219

( PHYS21900) - General Physics
Instructor: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
Textbooks for PHYS219
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Nick Giordano 1st; Vol. 2 13-978-0-534-46244-4 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 219 & Physics 221 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Jennifer Jourdan Fall 2011/Spring 2012 LAD Custom Publishing, 2010 ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: GARRELTS, ALYSSA
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 Fall 2011/Spring 2012 LAD Custom Publishing, 2011 ALL

PHYS 221

( PHYS22100) - General Physics
Instructor: NOLTE, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS221
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Nick Giordano 1st; Vol. 2 13-978-0-534-46244-4 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 219 & Physics 221 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Jennifer Jourdan Fall 2011/Spring 2012 LAD Custom Publishing, 2011 ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 241

( PHYS24100) - Electricity and Optics
Instructor: PYRAK-NOLTE, LAURA
Textbooks for PHYS241
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics for Scientists and Engineers R. Tipler & G. Mosca 6e + ebook 1429284587 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
i>clickers Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth ALL

PHYS 272

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions
Instructor: MANFRA, MICHAEL
Textbooks for PHYS272
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interactions Vol. 2 Chabay & Sherwood 3rd; (January 7, 2010) 9780470597804 Wiley & Sons ALL
Physics 272 Labs Available on the Phys 272 Website 2011 ALL
WebAssign www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html ALL
i>Clicker 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: KOLTICK, DAVID
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: LISTER, MATT
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: REIFENBERGER, RONALD
Textbooks for PHYS342
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Physics: for Scientists and Engineers John Morrison January 12, 2010 0123751128 Academic Press 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: LANG, RAFAEL
Textbooks for PHYS410
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
OPTIONAL: Classical Dynamics of Particles & Systems Thornton & Marion 5th; July 7, 2003 0534408966 Brooks/Cole 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 431

( PHYS43100) - Electricity And Magnetism II (Honors)
Instructor: MUZIKAR, PAUL
Textbooks for PHYS431
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Electrodynamics David J. Griffiths 3rd 0-13-805326-X Prentice Hall 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
"Roaring Springs" Laboratory Notebook #77644 ALL
OR: Optics Hecht 4th 0-8053-8566-5 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 460

( PHYS46000) - Quantum Mechanics I (Honors)
Instructor: NEUMEISTER, NORBERT
Textbooks for PHYS460
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths 2nd; April 10, 2004 0-13-111892-7 Benjamin Cummings ALL

PHYS 521

( PHYS52100) - Survey of Classical Physics
Instructor: NAKANISHI, HISAO
Textbooks for PHYS521
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
RECOMMENDED: Introduction to Classical Mechanics With Problems and Solutions David Morin 1 Ed. (Feb., 2008) 978-0-521-87622-3 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: Schaum's Outline of Electromagnetics Joseph Edminister & Mahmood Nahvi-Dekhordi 3rd; (October 26, 2010) 9780071632355 McGraw-Hill ALL
SUGGESTED READING: An Introduction to Thermal Physics Daniel V. Schroeder 1st 0201380277 Addison Wesley ALL

PHYS 550

( PHYS55000) - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Instructor: RODRIGUEZ, JORGE
Textbooks for PHYS550
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
RECOMMENDED: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths 2nd; (April 10, 2004) 0131118927 Prentice Hall ALL
RECOMMENDED: Physics of Atoms and Molecules B.H. Bransden & C.J. Joachain 2nd; (June 23, 2003) 058235692X Prentice Hall ALL

PHYS 556

( PHYS55600) - Introductory Nuclear Physics
Instructor: XIE, WEI
Textbooks for PHYS556
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Ultrarelativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions Romona Vogt July 18, 2007 978-0-444-52196-5 Elsevier Science Publishers ALL
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: PETERSON, JOHN
Textbooks for PHYS561
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction Peter Schneider 1 Ed. (November 14, 2006) 3540331743 Springer Science & Business Media LLC ALL
REQUIRED: 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
Introduction to Elementary Particles Physics Alessandro Bettini 1st; (June 8, 2008) 0521880211 Cambridge University Press 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: Biophysics: An Introduction Roland Glaser 5th 3540670882 Springer ALL

PHYS 570K

( PHYS57000) - Physics of Low-Dimensional Semiconductor Structures
Instructor: ROKHINSON, LEONID
Textbooks for PHYS570K
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
SUGGESTED: Semiconductor Nanostructures Thomas Ihn February 8, 2010 0199534425 Oxford University Press, USA ALL
SUGGESTED: Introduction to Spintronics Supriyo Bandyopadyay & Marc Cahay 2008 0849331331 CRC Press ALL
SUGGESTED: Spin Physics in Semiconductors Mikhail I. Dyakonov 1st; September 25, 2008 3540788190 Springer 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: GARFINKEL, ARTHUR
Textbooks for PHYS610
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Mechanics: A Contemporary Approach (Paperback) Jorge V. Jose & Eugene J. Saletan August 13, 1998 0521636361 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: Geometrical Methods of Mathematical Physics Bernard Schutz January 28, 1980 0521298873 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 630

( PHYS63000) - Advanced Theory Of Electricity And Magnetism
Instructor: CSATHY, GABOR
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 1st 0-03-083993-9 Brooks/Cole ALL
RECOMMENDED: Condensed Matter Physics Michael P. Marder 1st; January 7, 2000 0471177792 Wiley-Interscience 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: HU, JIANGPING
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 2nd 0-201-53929-2 Addison-Wesley ALL
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