Textbooks


Fall 2016

The following textbooks have been finalized for Fall 2016.
More courses will be posted as soon as the information is available.


ASTR 263

( ASTR26300) - Descriptive Astronomy: The Solar System
Instructor: CAFFEE, MARC
Textbooks for ASTR263
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Text Assigned; Will be using Wikipedia ALL
Labs Available on Blackboard Learn ALL

ASTR 363

( ASTR36300) - Intermediate Astronomy I
Instructor: CUI, WEI
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 3rd; May 18, 2015 978-1118502143 Wiley & Sons ALL

ASTR 561

( ASTR56100) - Galaxies and Large Scale Structure
Instructor: GIANNIOS, DIMITRIOS
Textbooks for ASTR561
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Galactic Dynamics James Binney and Scott Tremaine 2nd; January 7, 2008 0691130272 Benjamin Cummings ALL

ASTR 567

( ASTR56700) - Observational Techniques In Astronomy
Instructor: LISTER, MATT
Textbooks for ASTR567
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Astrnomical Measurements Andy Lawrence 1st 9783642398346 Springer Praxis Books ALL Students can download the e-book free of charge

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS172
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interactions Binder Ready Version WAPP=WebAssign Plus Physics 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th 978-1119091721 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook".
Matter and Interactions Binder ready Version full text WAPP=WebAssign Plus Physics for 2 sem set Chabay and Sherwood 4th 9781119091677 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook". Students planning to take Phys 272 may considering purchasing this text.
Matter and Interactions Wiley E-Text registration card WAPP=WebAssign Plus Physics 2 sem Set (Permanent download) Chabay & Sherwood 4th 9781119164371 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook". Students planning to take Phys 272 may considering purchasing this text.
WAPP=WebAssign Plus Physics ALL May purchase separately, if not included in textbook
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 172H

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics - Honors
Instructor: REBELLO, CARINA
Textbooks for PHYS172H
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interaction Binder ready Version full text WAPP for 2 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th 9781119091677 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for texbook"
Matter & Interaction Binder Version WAPP 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: 978-1119091721 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose one of 3 textbook options
Matter and Interactions Wiley E-Text registration card WAPP 2 sem Set (Permanet download) Chabay & Sherwood 4th 978-1119164371 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for texbook"
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 8th 978-0073513004 McGraw-Hill ALL Older editions acceptable
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 215

( PHYS21500) - Physics For Elementary Education
Instructor: REBELLO, SANJAY
Textbooks for PHYS215
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL Labs are available on the Phys 215 Blackboard Website
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 218

( PHYS21800) - General Physics
Instructor: CSATHY, GABOR
Textbooks for PHYS218
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321999252 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21800 and 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Michael Zimmer 2016/2017 LAD Custom Publishing ALL
Modified MasteringPhysics with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for College Physics: 9780321918444 ALL Purchase on Pearson Website. Only needed if you have purchased a used textbook.

PHYS 219

( PHYS21900) - General Physics
Instructor: GUTAY, LASZLO J.
Textbooks for PHYS219
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321999252 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21900 and 22100 and 25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2016/2017 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: JONES, MATTHEW
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modified MasteringPhysics with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for College Physics: 9780321918444 ALL Purchase on Pearson Website. Only needed if you have purchased a used textbook.
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321999252 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21800 and 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer & Michael Zimmer 2016/2017 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 221

( PHYS22100) - General Physics
Instructor: CUI,WEI K
Textbooks for PHYS221
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321999252 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Modified MasteringPhysics with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for College Physics Pearson 9780321918444 ALL Purchase on Pearson Website. Needed only if you have purchased a used textbook.
Physics 21900,22100 and 25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2016/2017 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 233

( PHYS23300) - Physics For Life Sciences I
Instructor: DURBIN, STEVE
Textbooks for PHYS233
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
WebAssign - WAS 978-1928550204 ALL You will find at Follett's and University Bookstores.
i>Clicker ALL

PHYS 234

( PHYS23400) - Physics For Life Sciences II
Instructor: RITCHIE, KEN
Textbooks for PHYS234
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
WebAssign-WAS 978-1928550204 ALL You will find at Follett's and University Bookstores.
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 TBA Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL Older edition acceptable
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 TBA Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL Older edition acceptable

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 Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2016/2017 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 & Interaction 4E Wiley E-Text registration card Wapp 2 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th 9781119164371 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for texbook"
Matter & Interaction Vol 2 4E Binder Ready Version WAPP 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th 9781119092551 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for texbook"
Matter & Interaction Vol. 2 4E WAPP 2 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: 9781119136699 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for texbook"
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (WebAssign access through Blackboard) 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 1995 978-0306450365 Springer ALL

PHYS 310

( PHYS31000) - Intermediate Mechanics
Instructor: ROKHINSON, LEONID
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: HUNG, CHEN-LUNG
Textbooks for PHYS322
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Optics Eugene Hecht 5th 978-0133977226 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 330

( PHYS33000) - Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism
Instructor: XIE, WEI
Textbooks for PHYS330
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Electrodynamics David J. Griffiths 4th; (Oct. 6, 2012) 978-0321856562 Addison-Wesley ALL
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 available on the Phys 340 website - - - ALL
Scientific Bindery Notebook ALL

PHYS 342

( PHYS34200) - Modern Physics
Instructor: CHEN, YONG
Textbooks for PHYS342
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Physics: for Scientists and Engineers John Morrison 2nd 978-0128007341 Academic Press ALL Will need to purchase, not accessible through Perusall, as previously mentioned.

PHYS 344

( PHYS34400) - Modern Physics
Instructor: HAUGAN, MARK
Textbooks for PHYS344
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Quantum Physics: A Fundamental Approach to Modern Physics John Townsend 1st 978-1891389627 University Science Books ALL
Six Ideas That Shaped Physics: Unit R: The Laws of Physics Are Frame-Independent Thomas A. Moore 2nd 978-0072397147 McGraw-Hill ALL

PHYS 410

( PHYS41000) - Physical Mechanics I (Honors)
Instructor: NOLTE, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS410
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Modern Dynamics David D. Nolte 1st 978-0199657049 Oxford University Press ALL

PHYS 416

( PHYS41600) - Thermal and Statistical Physics (Honors)
Instructor: MUGLER, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS416
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics Frederick Reif December 31, 2008 978-1577666127 Waveland Pr Inc ALL

PHYS 431

( PHYS43100) - Electricity And Magnetism II (Honors)
Instructor: JUNG, ANDREAS
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: REIFENBERGER, RONALD
Textbooks for PHYS450
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Optics Eugene Hecht 5th 978-0133977226 Pearson Prentice-Hall ALL
Lab Manual: Available at Boiler Copyshop in the Uniion rm186 ALL
"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
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: MOLNAR, DENES
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: Introduction to Classical Mechanics With Problems and Solutions David Morin 1 Ed. (Feb., 2008) 978-0-521-87622-3 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: An Introduction to Thermal Physics Daniel V. Schroeder 1st 978-9332535077 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 550

( PHYS55000) - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Instructor: LYUTIKOV, MAXIM
Textbooks for PHYS550
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths 2nd; 2004 978-0131118928 Prentice Hall ALL
Quantum Mechanics; Non-relativistic Theory Landau and Lifshitz 3rd; January 15, 1981 978-0080291406 Butterworth -Heinemann 27145

PHYS 556

( PHYS55600) - Introductory Nuclear Physics
Instructor: KOLTICK, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS556
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
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
Galactic Dynamics James Binney and Scott Tremaine 2nd; January 7, 2008 0691130272 Princeton 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: SAVIKHIN, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS570E
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 570Q

( PHYS57000) - Stochastic Processes in Physics
Instructor: IYER-BISWAS, SRIVIDYA
Textbooks for PHYS570Q
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 570V

( PHYS57000) - Advanced Topic in Optics and Photonics
Instructor: LI, TONGCANG
Textbooks for PHYS570V
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Optical Properties of Solids (Oxford Master Series in Physics) Paperback Mark Fox 2nd; 2010 9780199573370 Oxford University Press ALL
Quantum Optics: An Introduction Mark Fox 1st; 2006 9780198566731 Oxford University Press 15368

PHYS 580

( PHYS58000) - Computational Physics
Instructor: NAKANISHI, HISAO
Textbooks for PHYS580
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Computational Physics N. Giordano & H. Nakanishi 2nd 978-0131469907 Pearson Prentice-Hall ALL

PHYS 600

( PHYS60000) - Methods of Theoretical Physics I
Instructor: LYANDA-GELLER,YULI
Textbooks for PHYS600
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Mathematical Methods for Physicists Arfken & Weber 7th 978-0123846549 Elsevier Science Publishers ALL
Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics Bryon & Fuller August 20, 1992 978-0486671642 Dover Publications ALL

PHYS 605

( PHYS60500) - Pedagogical Methods for Physics Graduate Students (was 670A)
Instructor: REBELLO, CARINA
Textbooks for PHYS605
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Five Easy Lessons Randall D. Knight 978-0805387025 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 617

( PHYS61700) - Statistical Mechanics
Instructor: HU, JIANGPING
Textbooks for PHYS617
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Statistical Physics; Vol. 1 Landau and Lifshitz 3rd; (January 15, 1980) 978-0750633727 Butterworth & Heinemann ALL

PHYS 630

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

PHYS 645

( PHYS64500) - Electron Theory of Solids I
Instructor: BISWAS, RUDRO
Textbooks for PHYS645
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Many-Body Quantum Theory in Condensed Matter Physics Henrik Bruus and Karsten Flensberg Nov. 11, 2004 978-0198566335 Oxford University Press ALL

PHYS 660

( PHYS66000) - Quantum Mechanics I
Instructor: LOVE, SHERWIN
Textbooks for PHYS660
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 661

( PHYS66100) - Quantum Mechanics II
Instructor: RODRIGUEZ, JORGE
Textbooks for PHYS661
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
RECOMMENDED: Quantum Mechanics C.Cohen-Tannoudji, Dui & Laloe (2 vol. set) 1992 978-0471569527 Wiley-Interscience 27187
RECOMMENDED: Quantum Mechanics Eugen Merzbacher 3rd 978-0471887027 Wiley & Sons ALL
SUGGESTED: Lectures on Quantum Mechanics (Lecture Notes and Supplements in Physics) Gordon Baym 1st 978-0805306675 Benjamin/Cummings ALL

PHYS 662

( PHYS66200) - Quantum Field Theory I
Instructor: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
Textbooks for PHYS662
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text 15367
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