Textbooks


Spring 2012

The following textbooks have been finalized for Spring 2012.
More courses will be posted as soon as the information is available.


ASTR 264

( ASTR26400) - Descriptive Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies
Instructor: MOFFETT, THOMAS
Textbooks for ASTR264
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Explorations: Introduction to Astronomy Thomas T. Arny 0077487273 McGraw-Hill ALL

ASTR 264L

( ASTR26400) - Descriptive Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies Lab
Instructor: MOFFETT, THOMAS & HEMPHILL, JUSTIN
Textbooks for ASTR264L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introductory Astronomy Lab Manual (No buy backs) I. Shipsey, J. Coy & B. MacCall 6th 0-07-353949-X McGraw-Hill ALL

ASTR 364

( ASTR36400) - Intermediate Astronomy II
Instructor: CUI,WEI K
Textbooks for ASTR364
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Foundations of Astrophysics Barbara Ryden & Bradley Peterson 1st 0321595580 Addison Wesley ALL

ASTR 560

( ASTR56000) - Stellar Evolution
Instructor: LISTER, MATT
Textbooks for ASTR560
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Stellar Interiors-Physical Princples, Structure, and Evolution Hansen, Kawaler & Trimble 2nd (February 26, 2004) 0387200894 Springer ALL

ASTR 562

( ASTR56200) - Introduction to High Energy Astrophysics
Instructor: PETERSON, JOHN
Textbooks for ASTR562
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
High Energy Astrophysics (Hardcopy) Malcolm S. Longair 3rd; March 14, 2011 0521756189 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 149

( PHYS14900) - Mechanics, Heat, and Wave Motion
Instructor: SCHARENBERG, ROLF
Textbooks for PHYS149
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics Giambattista, Richardson & Richardson 3rd; Vol. 1 (2010) 9780077263126 McGraw-Hill ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: MOLNAR, DENES
Textbooks for PHYS172
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interactions Vol 1 Chabay & Sherwood 3rd, 9780470503454 Wiley & Sons ALL
Matter & Interaction V1 Webassign 1s Set Chabay & Sherwood 3rd 9780470597798 Wiley & Sons ALL
Physics 172 Laboratory Manual Spring 2012 978-0-7380-3669-4 Hayden-McNeil ALL
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 (www.iclicker.com) Macmillan MPS ALL
WebAssign (Students have the option to purchase WebAssign on-line as soon as they register for the course) ALL

PHYS 214

( PHYS21400) - The Nature of Physics
Instructor: XIE, WEI
Textbooks for PHYS214
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
The Physics of Everyday Phenomena W. Thomas Griffiths 7th 0-07-351220- 6 McGraw-Hill ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 215

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

PHYS 218

( PHYS21800) - General Physics
Instructor: KOLTICK, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS218
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics (with Webassign) N. Giordano Vol. 1; 2nd 978-0495-95896-3 Cengage Learning ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth ALL

PHYS 218L

( PHYS21800) - General Physics Laboratory
Instructor: KOLTICK, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS218L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 218 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano & Michael Zimmer Spring 2012 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 219

( PHYS21900) - General Physics
Instructor: GUTAY, LASZLO J.
Textbooks for PHYS219
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Nick Giordano Vol. 2; 1st 13-978-0-534-46244-4 Cengage Learning ALL
REQUIRED: Casio FX-260SLRSC Calculator ALL

PHYS 219L

( PHYS21900) - General Physics Laboratory
Instructor: GUTAY, LASZLO J.
Textbooks for PHYS219L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 219 & Physics 221 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Jennifer Jourdan Fall 2011/Spring 2012 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: PUSHKAR, YULIA
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Nick Giordano 1st; Vol. 1 or 2nd Vol. 1 (1st ed.)0-534-46243-X/(2nd ed.)1111570957 Cengage Learning ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 220L

( PHYS22000) - General Physics Laboratory
Instructor: PUSHKAR, YULIA
Textbooks for PHYS220L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 220 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer & Michael Zimmer Spring 2012 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 221

( PHYS22100) - General Physics
Instructor: BORTOLETTO, DANIELA
Textbooks for PHYS221
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Nick Giordano Vol. 2; 1st 13-978-0-534-46244-4 Cengage Learning ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 221L

( PHYS22100) - General Physics Laboratory
Instructor: BORTOLETTO, DANIELA
Textbooks for PHYS221L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 219 & Physics 221 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Jennifer Jourdan Fall 2011/Spring 2012 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 241

( PHYS24100) - Electricity and Optics
Instructor: PYRAK-NOLTE, LAURA
Textbooks for PHYS241
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics for Scientists & Engineers R. Tipler & G. Mosca 6e + ebook 1429284587 Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth ALL
i>Clicker Previous versions are acceptable 0-7167-7939-0 (www.iclicker.com) Macmillan MPS ALL

PHYS 242

( PHYS24200) - Introduction To Heat And Thermal Physics (was 290D)
Instructor: REIFENBERGER, RONALD
Textbooks for PHYS242
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics for Scientists and Engineers Tipler & Mosca 6th 1-4292-0132-0 Freeman & Co. ALL

PHYS 252

( PHYS25200) - Electricity and Optics Laboratory
Instructor: REIFENBERGER, RONALD
Textbooks for PHYS252
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 252 Lab Manual "Boiler Copy Maker" in the Union RM157 ALL

PHYS 272

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions
Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS272
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interactions Vol 2 Chabay & Sherwood 3rd; (January 7, 2010) 9780470503461 Wiley ALL
WebAssign (Students have the option to purchase WebAssign on-line as soon as they register for the course) ALL
Matter & Interaction V2 Webassign 1s Set Chabay & Sherwood 3rd 9780470597804 Wiley & Sons ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
Supplies: 2-D cell batteries ALL

PHYS 272H

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions - Honors
Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS272H
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interaction Sherwood & Chabay; Vol. 2 3rd; (January 3, 2010) 0-470-10831-4 Wiley ALL
Matter & Interaction 3E V2 Webassign 1S Set Chabay & Sherwood 3rd; (January 7, 2010) 9780470597804 Wiley & Sons ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
WebAssign (Students have the option to purchase WebAssign on-line as soon as they register for the course) ALL
Supplies: 2-D cell batteries ALL

PHYS 272HL


Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS272HL
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 272 Labs Available on the Phys 272 Website ALL

PHYS 272L


Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS272L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 272 Labs Available on the Phys 272 Website ALL

PHYS 307(WAS PHYS 290J)


Instructor: CAFFEE, MARC
Textbooks for PHYS307(WAS PHYS 290J)
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Basic Training in Mathematics R. Shankar Latest 0306450356 Springer ALL

PHYS 340

( PHYS34000) - Modern Physics Laboratory (was 342L)
Instructor: WANG, FUQIANG
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: NOLTE, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS342
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Physics P. Tipler & R. Llewellyn 5th; (Sept. 28, 2007) 0-7167-7550-6 Freeman & Co. ALL

PHYS 360

( PHYS36000) - Quantum Mechanics
Instructor: DURBIN, STEVE
Textbooks for PHYS360
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
An Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths 2nd 0-13-111892-7 Prentice Hall ALL

PHYS 411

( PHYS41100) - Physical Mechanics II (Honors)
Instructor: NAKANISHI, HISAO
Textbooks for PHYS411
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Dynamics of Particles & Systems Thornton & Marion 5th; July 7, 2003 0534408966 Brooks/Cole ALL

PHYS 422

( PHYS42200) - Waves and Oscillation
Instructor: FINLEY, JOHN
Textbooks for PHYS422
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Vibrations and Waves (Mit Introductory Physics Series) A.P. French 1st (Sept. 30, 1971) 0748744479 CRC ALL
Optics Eugene Hecht 4th; (August 12, 2001) 0805385665 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 430

( PHYS43000) - Electricity and Magnetism I (Honors)
Instructor: MUZIKAR, PAUL
Textbooks for PHYS430
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

PHYS 461

( PHYS46100) - Quantum Mechanics II (Honors)
Instructor: NEUMEISTER, NORBERT
Textbooks for PHYS461
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths 2nd 0-13-111892-7 Benjamin Cummings ALL

PHYS 515

( PHYS51500) - Thermal and Statistical Physics
Instructor: CHEN, YONG
Textbooks for PHYS515
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
RECOMMENDED: Thermal Physics Ralph Baierlein 1999 0521658381 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics David Chandler 1987 0195042778 Oxford University Press ALL
REQUIRED: Thermal Physics Kittel & Kroemer 2nd 0716710889 Freeman & Co. ALL

PHYS 536

( PHYS53600) - Electronic Techniques for Research
Instructor: CSATHY, GABOR
Textbooks for PHYS536
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Principles of Electronics Instrumentation Diefenderfer & Holton latest 0-03-074709-0 Cengage ALL

PHYS 545

( PHYS54500) - Solid-State Physics
Instructor: RAMDAS, ANANT
Textbooks for PHYS545
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Introduction to Solid State Physics Charles Kittel 8th; October 2004 0-47141526X John Wiley & Sons ALL

PHYS 560

( PHYS56000) - Stellar Evolution
Instructor: LISTER, MATT
Textbooks for PHYS560
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Stellar Interiors-Physical Princples, Structure, and Evolution Hansen, Kawaler & Trimble 2nd (February 26, 2004) 0387200894 Springer ALL

PHYS 562

( PHYS56200) - Introduction to High Energy Astrophysics
Instructor: PETERSON, JOHN
Textbooks for PHYS562
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
High Energy Astrophysics (Hardcopy) Malcolm S. Longair 3rd; (March 14, 2011) 0521756189 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 565

( PHYS56500) - Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics II
Instructor: JONES, MATTHEW
Textbooks for PHYS565
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 570A

( PHYS57000) - Computational (Bio)molecular Physics
Instructor: RODRIGUEZ, JORGE
Textbooks for PHYS570A
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
RECOMMENDED: Introduction to Molecular Symmetry S. Ogden Latest(Jan. 1, 2002) 0198559100 Oxford Higher Education ALL
RECOMMENDED: Electron Correlations in Molecolues & Solids P. Fulde 3rd 3540-595640 Springer ALL
REQUIRED: Density Functional Theory of Atoms & Molecules R.G. Parr & W. Yang May 1, 1994; Reprint edition(Paperback) 0195092767 Oxford University Press ALL
REQUIRED: Computational Physics J.M. Thijssen 1999, Paperback 0521575885 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: Modern Quantum Chemistry Attila Szabo & Neil S. Ostlund July 2, 1996 (Paperback) 0486691861 Dover Publications ALL
Introduction to Molecular Symmetry J. S. Ogden 1st; (September 27, 2001) 0198559100 Oxford University Press ALL

PHYS 570R

( PHYS57000) - Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos and Networks
Instructor: MANFRA, MICHAEL
Textbooks for PHYS570R
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
The Physics of Low-Dimensional Semiconductors John H. Davies December 13, 1997 052148491X Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 580

( PHYS58000) - Computational Physics
Instructor:
Textbooks for PHYS580
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 601

( PHYS60100) - Methods of Theoretical Physics II
Instructor: FISCHBACH, EPHRAIM
Textbooks for PHYS601
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Mathematical Methods for Physicists G.B. Arfken & H.J. Weber 6th 0-12-059876-0 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 617

( PHYS61700) - Statistical Mechanics
Instructor: LYUTIKOV, MAXIM
Textbooks for PHYS617
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Statistical Physics Vol. 1 Landau and Lifshitz 3rd; (February 1969) 0080230393 or 0080230385 (paperback) Pergamon Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: Statistical Mechanics Kerson Huang 2nd; (May 13, 1987) 471815187 Wiley & Sons ALL
RECOMMENDED: Statisical Physics I (Lecture notes in Control and Information Sciences) Morikazu Toda January 1992 (Paperback) 0387536620 Springer ALL
RECOMMENDED: Physical Kintics (Course of Theoretical Physics) Lifshtz and Pitaevskii December 1981 0080264808 Butterworth & Heinemann Ltd ALL
RECOMMENDED: Notes on Thermodynamics and Statistics Enrico Fermi September 1988 0226243796 University of Chicago Press (Tx) ALL
RECOMMENDED: Statistical Physics R. K. Pathria 2nd; (August 6, 1996) 0750624698 Butterworth-Heinemann ALL

PHYS 630

( PHYS63000) - Advanced Theory Of Electricity And Magnetism
Instructor: CARLSON, ERICA
Textbooks for PHYS630
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Electrodynamics John D. Jackson 3rd 0-471-309-32-X Wiley ALL

PHYS 631

( PHYS63100) - Advanced Theory of Electricity and Magnetism
Instructor: RITCHIE, KEN
Textbooks for PHYS631
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Electrodynamics J.D. Jackson 3rd 0-471--30932-X Wiley ALL

PHYS 646

( PHYS64600) - Electron Theory of Solids II
Instructor: GIULIANI, GABRIELE
Textbooks for PHYS646
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
RECOMMENDED: Quantum Theory of the Electron Liquid Gabriele Giuliani & Giovanni Vignale March 31, 2005 0521821126 Cambridge University Press ALL
Solid State Physics Ashcroft/Mermin Latest 0-03-083993-9 Brooks/Cole ALL

PHYS 660

( PHYS66000) - Quantum Mechanics I
Instructor: LOVE, SHERWIN
Textbooks for PHYS660
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Quantum Mechanics C. Cohen-Tannoudji, Dui & Laloe Latest 0471-569526 Wiley-Interscience ALL

PHYS 661

( PHYS66100) - Quantum Mechanics II
Instructor: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
Textbooks for PHYS661
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Required: Modern Quantum Mechanics (Revised Edition) J.J. Sakurai 2nd 0805382917 Addison-Wesley ALL
Additional Material: Advanced Quantum Mechanics J.J. Sakurai 0201067102 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 662

( PHYS66200) - Quantum Field Theory I
Instructor: CLARK, THOMAS
Textbooks for PHYS662
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory (Frontiers in Physics) Michael E. Peskin & Daniel V. Schroeder October 1, 1995 0201503972 Westview Press ALL

PHYS 664

( PHYS66400) - Quantum Theory Of Many-Body Systems
Instructor: LYANDA-GELLER,YULI
Textbooks for PHYS664
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Methods of Quantum Field Theory in Statistical Physics A.A. Abrikosov, L.P. Gorkov & I.E. Dzyaloshinski 1st; (1963) (ASIN) B0000CM3PA Prentice Hall ALL
REQUIRED: Physical Kinetics E.M. Lifshitz & L.P. Pitaevskii January 15, 1981 0750626356 Butterworth & Heinemann ALL
REQUIRED: Statistical Physics (Part 2) L. P. Pitaevskii & E.M. Lifshitz January 15, 1980 00800230725 Butterworth & Heinemann ALL
RECOMMENDED: Many-particles Physics Gerald D. Mahan 3rd 978-0306-463389 Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers ALL
RECOMMENDED: Green's Functions for Solid State Physicists S. Doniach, E.H. Sondheimer 1998 978-1867940804 London: Imperial College Press; Distributed by World Scientific ALL
RECOMMENDED: Theory of Quantum Liquids David Pines & Philippe Nozieres May 1989 9780201407747 Westview ALL
RECOMMENDED: Interacting Electrons and Quantum Magnetism Assa Auerbach September 11, 1998 0387942866 Springer ALL
RECOMMENDED: Quantum Theory of Many-Particle Systems Alexander L. Fetter & John Walecka June 20, 2003 0486428273 Dover Publications ALL
RECOMMENDED: Quantum Theory of the Electron Liquid Gabriele Giuliani & Giovanni Vignale March 31, 2005 0521821126 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 675

( PHYS67500) - General Relativity
Instructor: KHLEBNIKOV, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS675
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Spacetime and Geometry: An Introduction to General Relativity Sean Carroll (Sept 28, 2003) 0805387323 Benjamin Cummings ALL
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