Textbooks


Fall 2014

The following textbooks have been finalized for Fall 2014.
More courses will be posted as soon as the information is available.


ASTR 263

( ASTR26300) - Descriptive Astronomy: The Solar System
Instructor: FINLEY, JOHN
Textbooks for ASTR263
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
21st Century Astronomy: Solar System Three-hole Punch-Split Version Kay, Palen, Smith & Blumenthal 4th: Vol 1 978-0-393-12351-7 Norton & Co. ALL Choose one of two textbook choices.
Labs Available on Blackboard Learn ALL
21st Century Astronomy: Solar System Paperback-Split Version Kay, Palen, Smith & Blumenthal 4th: Vol 1 978-0-393-92058-1 Norton & Co. ALL Choose one of two textbook choices.

ASTR 363

( ASTR36300) - Intermediate Astronomy I
Instructor: MOFFETT, THOMAS
Textbooks for ASTR363
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Foundations of Astrophysics Barbara Ryden & Bradley Peterson 1s; March 20, 2009 978-0321595584 Addison-Wesley ALL

ASTR 370

( ASTR37000) - Cosmology
Instructor: PETERSON, 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: GIANNIOS, DIMITRIOS
Textbooks for ASTR561
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction Peter Schneider 1 Ed. (2006) 978-3-642-06971-0 Springer Science & Business Media LLC ALL
REQUIRED: Galactic Dynamics James Binney and Scott Tremaine 2nd; January 7, 2008 0691130272 Benjamin Cummings ALL

ASTR 562

( ASTR56200) - Introduction to High Energy Astrophysics
Instructor: LYUTIKOV, MAXIM
Textbooks for ASTR562
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: High Energy Astrophysics (Hardcopy); Also available from Purdue Libraries electronically Malcolm S. Longair 3rd; (March 14, 2011) 978-0521756181 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: High Energy Astrophysics Fulvio Melia Latest 9780691140292 Princeton University Press 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 9th; Vol. 1 978-0470879528 Wiley & Sons ALL
Casio FX-260 Solar (UPC=079767177232) ALL

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS172
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interactions Vol. 1 (Softcover Book) REQUIRED, either NEW or USED Chabay and Sherwood 3rd Wiley & Sons ALL
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) ALL
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 172H

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics - Honors
Instructor: HAUGAN, MARK
Textbooks for PHYS172H
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interaction Vol. 1 (Softcover Book) REQUIRED, either NEW or USED Chabay & Sherwood 3rd Wiley & Sons ALL
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) ALL
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) 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 7th 978-0073512204 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 Nick Giordano 1st custom book with the Webassign Card 1285184211 Cengage Learning ALL Must choose one of the two College Physics text options. The ISBN number is 9781305432604. Found only at Follett's & University Bookstores.
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
Physics 218 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano & Michael Zimmer 2014/2015 LAD Custom Publishing ALL
College Physics-ebook ****Must choose one of the two College Physics text options. http://www.cengagebrain.com/micro/1-1Q2BVX1 (Link for students who decide not to buy a physical book or do buy a used book and need Webassign access for homework) Nick Giordano Cengage Learning ALL Must choose one of the two College Physics text options: http://www.cengagebrain.com/micro/1-1Q2BVX1 (Link for students who decide not to buy a physical book or do buy a used book and need Webassign access for homework.

PHYS 219

( PHYS21900) - General Physics
Instructor: GIANNIOS, DIMITRIOS
Textbooks for PHYS219
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Hybrid College Physics Custom Loose-leaf Nick Giordano 2nd; Vol. 2 9780495999959 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 21900 and 22100 and 25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2014/2015 LAD Custom Publishing ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: ROKHINSON, LEONID
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics -ebook (Must choose one of the two College Physics text options. http://www.cengagebrain.com/micro/1-1Q2BVX1 (Link for students who decide not to buy a physical book or do buy a used book and need Webassign access for homework) Nick Giordano 2nd Cengage Learning ALL Must choose one of the two College Physics text options. http://www.cengagebrain.com/micro/1-1Q2BVX1 (Link for students who decide not to buy a physical book or do buy a used book and need Webassign access for homework.
College Physics Nick Giordano 1st custom book with the Webassign Card Cengage Learning ALL Must choose one of the two College Physics text options. The ISBN number is 9781305432604. Found only at Follett's & University Bookstores.
Physics 220 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer & Michael Zimmer 2014/2015 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 221

( PHYS22100) - General Physics
Instructor: CUI,WEI K
Textbooks for PHYS221
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Hybrid College Physics Custom Loose-leaf Nick Giordano 2nd; Vol. 2 9780495999959 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 21900,22100 and 25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2014/2015 LAD Custom Publishing ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 233

( PHYS23300) - Physics For Life Sciences I
Instructor: DURBIN, STEVE
Textbooks for PHYS233
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
WebAssign ALL
i>Clicker 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 978-1429284587 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
i>clickers Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth ALL

PHYS 241D

( PHYS24100) - Electricity and Optics
Instructor: PYRAK-NOLTE, LAURA
Textbooks for PHYS241D
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics for Scientists and Engineers R. Tipler and G. Mosca 6e + ebook 978-1429284585 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 252

( PHYS25200) - Electricity and Optics Laboratory
Instructor: LEWICKI, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS252
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 21900 & 22100 and 25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzei (Andrew) Lewicki 2014/2015 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 272

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions
Instructor: CARLSON, ERICA
Textbooks for PHYS272
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interactions Vol. 2 REQUIRED, NEW or USED or eBook Chabay & Sherwood 3rd; (January 7, 2010) Wiley & Sons ALL
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) ALL
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 306

( PHYS30600) - Mathematical Methods of Physics I
Instructor: FISCHBACH, EPHRAIM
Textbooks for PHYS306
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Basic Training in Mathematics R. Shankar 2006 0-306-45036-4 Springer ALL

PHYS 310

( PHYS31000) - Intermediate Mechanics
Instructor: SAVIKHIN, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS310
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Analytical Mechanics Fowles & Cassiday 7th 978-0534494926 Thomson-Brooks/Coles ALL

PHYS 322

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

PHYS 330

( PHYS33000) - Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism
Instructor: XIE, WEI
Textbooks for PHYS330
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Introduction to Electrodynamics David J. Griffiths 4th; (Oct. 6, 2012) 978-0321856562 Addison-Wesley ALL
OPTIONAL: Electromagnetism Pollack & Stump 1st 978-0805385670 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 340

( PHYS34000) - Modern Physics Laboratory (was 342L)
Instructor: BARNES, VIRGIL
Textbooks for PHYS340
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 340 Labs availale on the Phys 340 website - - - ALL
Scientific Bindery Notebook ALL

PHYS 342

( PHYS34200) - Modern Physics
Instructor: REIFENBERGER, RONALD
Textbooks for PHYS342
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Modern Physics: for Scientists and Engineers John Morrison January 12, 2010 0123751128 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 344

( PHYS34400) - Modern Physics
Instructor: MANFRA, MICHAEL
Textbooks for PHYS344
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Modern Physics Kenneth Krane 3rd; (February 2, 2012) 978-1118061145 Wiley & Sons ALL
OPTIONAL: Introduction to Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations John Walecka 1st; (July 10, 2008) 978-9812812254 World Scientific Publishing 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 and Systems Thornton & Marion 5th; July 7, 2003 0534408966 Brooks/Cole ALL

PHYS 416

( PHYS41600) - Thermal and Statistical Physics (Honors)
Instructor: KHLEBNIKOV, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS416
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Statistical Physics (Part 1) L.D. Landau & E.M. Lifshitz 3rd; (January 15, 1980) 978-0750633727 Butterworth & Heinemann ALL
REQUIRED: Statistical Thermodynamics Erwin Schrodinger (1989) 978-0486661018 Dover Publications ALL

PHYS 431

( PHYS43100) - Electricity And Magnetism II (Honors)
Instructor: CLARK, THOMAS
Textbooks for PHYS431
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Electrodynamics David J. Griffiths 4th; (Oct. 6, 2012) 978-0321856562 Addison-Wesley 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 Choose 1 of 2 textbooks
REEQUIRED: Optics Hecht 4th 0-8053-8566-5 Addison-Wesley ALL Choose 1 of 2 textbooks
"Roaring Springs" Laboratory Notebook #77644 ALL

PHYS 460

( PHYS46000) - Quantum Mechanics I (Honors)
Instructor: ROBICHEAUX, FRANCIS
Textbooks for PHYS460
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths 2nd; April 10, 2004 978-0-13-111892-8 Benjamin Cummings ALL

PHYS 490B

( PHYS49000) - Sustain Energy Src 21st Cent
Instructor: MUZIKAR, PAUL
Textbooks for PHYS490B
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Energy, Environment, and Climate Richard Wolfson 2nd 978-0393912746 W.W. Norton and Co. ALL

PHYS 521

( PHYS52100) - Survey of Classical Physics
Instructor: NAKANISHI, HISAO
Textbooks for PHYS521
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
RECOMMENDED: Introduction to Electrodynamics David J. Griffiths 4th; (Oct. 6, 2012) 978-0321856562 Addison-Wesley ALL
RECOMMENDED: An Introduction to Thermal Physics Daniel V. Schroeder 1st 0201380277 Addison-Wesley ALL
RECOMMENDED: Introduction to Classical Mechanics With Problems and Solutions David Morin 1 Ed. (Feb., 2008) 978-0-521-87622-3 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 550

( PHYS55000) - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Instructor: GREENE, CHRISTOPHER
Textbooks for PHYS550
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Quantum Physics Stephen Gasiorowicz 3rd 9780471057000 Wiley and Sons ALL

PHYS 556

( PHYS55600) - Introductory Nuclear Physics
Instructor: KOLTICK, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS556
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Introductory Nuclear Physics Kenneth Krane 3rd; (October 22, 1987) 978-0471805533 Wiley & Sons ALL

PHYS 561

( PHYS56100) - Galaxies and Large Scale Structure
Instructor: GIANNIOS, DIMITRIOS
Textbooks for PHYS561
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction Peter Schneider 1 Ed. (November 14, 2006) 978-3-642-06971-0 Springer Science & Business Media LLC ALL
REQUIRED: Galactic Dynamics James Binney and Scott Tremaine 2nd; January 7, 2008 0691130272 Princeton University Press ALL

PHYS 562

( PHYS56200) - Introduction to High Energy Astrophysics
Instructor: LYUTIKOV, MAXIM
Textbooks for PHYS562
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
RECOMMENDED: High Energy Astrophysics Fulvio Melia Latest 9780691140292 Princeton University Press ALL
REQUIRED: High Energy Astrophysics; Also available from Purdue Libraries electronically Malcolm S. Longair 3rd; (March 14, 2011) 978-0521756181 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 564

( PHYS56400) - Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics I
Instructor: NEUMEISTER, NORBERT
Textbooks for PHYS564
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics Alessandro Bettini 2nd 978-1107050402 Cambridge University Press ALL Earlier version is acceptable

PHYS 570E

( PHYS57000) - Introduction to Biophysics
Instructor: PUSHKAR, YULIA
Textbooks for PHYS570E
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Biological Physics: Energy, Information, Life Philip Nelson 1st; Updated Version 978-0716798972 Freeman & Co. ALL

PHYS 570R

( PHYS57000) - Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos and Networks
Instructor: NOLTE, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS570R
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 570V

( PHYS57000) - Advanced Topic in Optics and Photonics
Instructor: LISTER, MATT
Textbooks for PHYS570V
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: To Measure the Sky: An Introduction to Observational Astronomy Frederick Chromey 1st 9780521747684 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 575

( PHYS57500) - Relativity Theory
Instructor: CLARK, THOMAS
Textbooks for PHYS575
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity James Hartle (January 5, 2003) 978-0805386622 Addison-Wesley 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 7th 9780123846549 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 605

( PHYS60500) - Pedagogical Methods for Physics Graduate Students (was 670A)
Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS605
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Five Easy Lessons Randall D. Knight 978-06-91139661 Addison-Wesley ALL Provided for the students

PHYS 618

( PHYS61800) - Advanced Statistical Mechanics (was 670S)
Instructor: HU, JIANGPING
Textbooks for PHYS618
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 630

( PHYS63000) - Advanced Theory Of Electricity And Magnetism
Instructor: MOLNAR, DENES
Textbooks for PHYS630
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Classical Electrodynamics J.D. Jackson 3rd 978-0-471309321 J. Wiley & Sons ALL

PHYS 645

( PHYS64500) - Electron Theory of Solids I
Instructor: LYANDA-GELLER,YULI
Textbooks for PHYS645
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Solid State Physics Ashcroft/Mermin 1st 978-0030839931 Brooks/Cole ALL
REQUIRED: Superlattices and Other HeterostructuRes: Symmetry and Optical Phenomena (Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences) E. Ivchenko & G. Pikus 2nd; (May 9, 1997) 978-3642-644931 Springer ALL
RECOMMENDED: Quantum Theory of the Electron Liquid Gabriele Giuliani & Giovanni Vignale June 19, 2008 978-0521527965 Cambridge University Press ALL
REQUIRED: Quantum Theory of Solids (Paperback) Charles Kittel 2nd; Revised edition (April 2, 1987) 978-0471624127 Wiley ALL
RECOMMENDED: Field Theories of Condensed Matter Physics Eduardo Fradkin 2nd; (April 15, 2013) 978-0521764445 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: Principles of Condensed Matter Physics P.M. Chaikin & T.C. Lubensky (October 9, 2000) 978-0521794503 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 660

( PHYS66000) - Quantum Mechanics I
Instructor: LOVE, SHERWIN
Textbooks for PHYS660
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
OPTIONAL: Lectures on Quantum Mechanics Steven Weinberg 1st; (November 30, 2012) 978-1107028722 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 661

( PHYS66100) - Quantum Mechanics II
Instructor: RODRIGUEZ, JORGE
Textbooks for PHYS661
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
OPTIONAL: Quantum Mechanics C.Cohen-Tannoudji, Dui & Laloe (2 vol. set) 1992 978-0471569527 Wiley-Interscience ALL
OPTIONAL: Quantum Mechanics B.H. Bransden and C.J. Joachain 2nd 978-0582356917 Prentice Hall ALL
OPTIONAL: Lectures on Quantum Mechanics Gordon Baym Latest 0-8053-0667-6 Benjamin Cummings ALL

PHYS 663

( PHYS66300) - Quantum Field Theory II
Instructor: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
Textbooks for PHYS663
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory (Frontiers in Physics) Michael E. Peskin & Daniel V. Schroeder October 1, 1995 0201503972 Westview Press ALL
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