Textbooks


Spring 2017

The following textbooks have been finalized for Spring 2017.
More courses will be posted as soon as the information is available.


ASTR 264

( ASTR26400) - Descriptive Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies
Instructor: LANG, RAFAEL
Textbooks for ASTR264
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Text Assigned; Will be using Wikipedia ALL

ASTR 364

( ASTR36400) - Intermediate Astronomy II
Instructor: LISTER, MATT
Textbooks for ASTR364
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Foundations of Astrophysics Barbara Ryden & Bradley Peterson 1st; (2010) 978-0321595584 Addison-Wesley ALL

ASTR 560

( ASTR56000) - Stellar Evolution
Instructor: LEE, KYOUNG-SOO
Textbooks for ASTR560
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics B. Carroll & D. Ostile 2nd; (July 28, 2006) 978-0805304022 Addison-Wesley ALL
Stellar Evolution Nucleosynthesis Sean G. Ryan 1st; (February 8, 2010) 978-0521133203 Cambridge University Press ALL

ASTR 563

( ASTR56300) - Astroparticle Physics
Instructor: PETERSON, JOHN
Textbooks for ASTR563
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Particle Astrophysics D. H. Perkins 2nd 978-0199545469 Oxford Press ALL

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: HAUGAN, MARK
Textbooks for PHYS172
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interaction Vol 1 Binder Ready Version with WebAssign 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 1 978-1119091721 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of the 3 textbooks.
Matter and Interactions Vol. 1 (Binder Ready) Chabay and Sherwood 4th: Vol 1 978-1118914526 Wiley and Sons ALL Textbook, only. Choose 1 of the 3 textbooks.
Matter and Interactions, Vol. 1 WebAssign Plus 1 sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 1 978-1119091691 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of the 3 textbooks.
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) 978-1498601634 (www.iclicker.com) Macmillan MPS ALL
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) ALL https://www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html

PHYS 214

( PHYS21400) - The Nature of Physics
Instructor: GUTAY, LASZLO J.
Textbooks for PHYS214
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
The Physics of Everyday Phenomena W. Thomas Griffiths 8th, Vol. 1 978-0073513004 McGraw-Hill ALL
Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) 0-7167-7939-0 (www.iclicker.com) Macmillan MPS ALL

PHYS 215

( PHYS21500) - Physics For Elementary Education
Instructor: REBELLO, SANJAY
Textbooks for PHYS215
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstores) Macmillan MPS ALL

PHYS 218

( PHYS21800) - General Physics
Instructor: YANG, CHEN
Textbooks for PHYS218
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics; Vol. 1 (Paperback) + MasteringPhysics Access Card Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-1323581964 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL Textbook + MasterPhysics Access card. Please choose one of two options.
College Physics; Vol. 1 & 2 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321999252 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL If you plan to take Phys 218 & 219, you may consider purchasing this textbook.
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321864710 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL Ebook + MasterPhysics Access Card. MasterPhysics Access Card expires after 24 months.
Physics 21800 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano and Michael Zimmer 2016/2017 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 219

( PHYS21900) - General Physics
Instructor: JUNG, ANDREAS
Textbooks for PHYS219
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics; Vol. 1 & 2 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Custom 978-0321999252 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21900/22100/25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki 2016/2017 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: NEUMEISTER, NORBERT
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics; Vol. 1 (Paperback) + MasteringPhysics Access Card Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Latest 978-1323581964 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL Textbook + MasterPhysics Access Card. Please choose of two options.
Ebook + MasteringPhysics Access Card Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Latest 978-0321864710 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL Ebook + MasterPhysics Access Card. MasterPhysics Access Card expires in 24 months.
Physics 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer and Michael Zimmer 2016/2017 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 221

( PHYS22100) - General Physics
Instructor: BARNES, VIRGIL
Textbooks for PHYS221
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Custom 978-1323064575 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 21900/22100/25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej 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 ALL
i>Clicker 978-1498601634 ALL

PHYS 234

( PHYS23400) - Physics For Life Sciences II
Instructor: PUSHKAR, YULIA
Textbooks for PHYS234
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
WebAssign ALL
i>Clicker 978-1498601634 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 and G. Mosca 6e + ebook 978-1319099848 Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth ALL
i>Clicker 978-1498601634 Macmillan MPS 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 978-1319099848 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 21900/22100/25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzei (Andrew) Lewicki 2016/2017 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 272

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions
Instructor: XIE, WEI
Textbooks for PHYS272
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interactions Vol. 2 WebAssign Plus Chabay and Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119136699 Wiley ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
Matter & Interaction Vol 2 Binder Ready Version WebAssign Plus Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119092551 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
Matter & Interaction Wiley E-Text registration card Webassign Plus Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119164371 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) ALL https://www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html
i>Clicker Latest 978-1498601634 ALL

PHYS 272H

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions - Honors
Instructor: NAKANISHI, HISAO
Textbooks for PHYS272H
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interaction Vol. 2 WebAssign Plus Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119136699 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
Matter & Interaction Binder Ready Version WebAssign Plus Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119092551 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
Matter & Interaction E-Text registration card WebAssign Plus Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119164371 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
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 307

( PHYS30700) - Mathematical Methods Of Physics II
Instructor: KAUFMANN, BIRGIT
Textbooks for PHYS307
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Basic Training in Mathematics R. Shankar 1st; (April 30, 1995) 978-0306450365 Springer ALL

PHYS 340

( PHYS34000) - Modern Physics Laboratory (was 342L)
Instructor: SAVIKHIN, SERGEI
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: KOLTICK, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS342
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Physics Paul Tipler and Ralph Llewellyn January 1, 2012 978-1429250788 Freeman and Co. ALL

PHYS 360

( PHYS36000) - Quantum Mechanics
Instructor: IYER-BISWAS, SRIVIDYA
Textbooks for PHYS360
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
An Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths 2nd 978-0131118928 Prentice Hall ALL

PHYS 411

( PHYS41100) - Physical Mechanics II (Honors)
Instructor: NOLTE, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS411
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Modern Dynamics David D. Nolte 1st 978-0199657049 Oxford University Press ALL

PHYS 422

( PHYS42200) - Waves and Oscillation
Instructor: RITCHIE, KEN
Textbooks for PHYS422
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Vibrations and Waves (Mit Introductory Physics Series) A.P. French 1st (Sept. 30, 1971) 978-0393099362 CRC ALL Text will be used 1st half of the semester
Optics Hecht 5 th 978-0133977226 Pearson Prentice-Hall ALL Text will be used 2nd half of the semester.

PHYS 430

( PHYS43000) - Electricity and Magnetism I (Honors)
Instructor: CAFFEE, MARC
Textbooks for PHYS430
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
"Roaring Springs" Laboratory Notebook #77644 ALL
Lab Manual: Available at Boiler Copyshop in the Union rm186 ALL

PHYS 461

( PHYS46100) - Quantum Mechanics II (Honors)
Instructor: LI, TONGCANG
Textbooks for PHYS461
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths 2nd 978-0131118928 Benjamin Cummings ALL

PHYS 515

( PHYS51500) - Thermal and Statistical Physics
Instructor: RODRIGUEZ, JORGE
Textbooks for PHYS515
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Thermal Physics Kittel & Kroemer 2nd 978-0716710882 Freeman & Co. 53914
Introduction to Statistical Physics Kerson Huang 2nd 978-1420079029 CRC Press ALL
Thermodynamics Enrico Fermi 1 st 978-0486603612 Dover Publications ALL

PHYS 526

( PHYS52600) - Quantum Computing (was 570C)
Instructor: LYANDA-GELLER,YULI
Textbooks for PHYS526
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Quantum Computation and Quantum Information Michael A. Nielsen & Isaac L. Chuang 10th 978-1107002173 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 536

( PHYS53600) - Electronic Techniques for Research
Instructor: CSATHY, GABOR
Textbooks for PHYS536
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Electronics and Communications, for Scientists and Engineers Martin Plonus 1st 978-0125330848 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 545

( PHYS54500) - Solid-State Physics
Instructor: CHEN, YONG
Textbooks for PHYS545
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Principles of the Theory of Solids J.M. Ziman 2nd (November 30, 1979) 978-0521297332 Cambridge University Press ALL
Introduction to Solid State Physics Charles Kittel 8th 978-0471415268 Wiley ALL
Introduction to Crystallography (Dover Books on Chemistry) Revised ed. Donald E. Sands Revised Ed (January, 1994) 978-0486678399 Dover Publications ALL
Elementary Solid State Physics Omar P; 1st ed (1999 978-8177583779 ALL
Solid State Physics Ashcroft/Mermin 978-0030839931 Saunders ALL
The Oxford Solid State Basics Steven H. Simon 978-0199680771 Oxford ALL

PHYS 560

( PHYS56000) - Stellar Evolution
Instructor: LEE, KYOUNG-SOO
Textbooks for PHYS560
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Stellar Evolution Nucleosynthesis Sean G. Ryan 1st; (February 8, 2010) 978-0521133203 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 563

( PHYS56300) - Astroparticle Physics
Instructor: PETERSON, JOHN
Textbooks for PHYS563
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Particles Astrohysics D. H. Perkins 2nd 978-0199545469 Oxford Press ALL

PHYS 566

( PHYS56600) - Introduction to Quantum Chromodynamics (was 590C)
Instructor: MOLNAR, DENES
Textbooks for PHYS566
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Quarks and Leptons: An Introductory Course in Modern Particle Physics Halzen & Martin Latest 978-0471887416 Wiley & Sons ALL
An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory Michael Peskin & Dan Schroeder Latest Westview Press ALL

PHYS 570J

( PHYS57000) - Biophysics II
Instructor: MUGLER, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS570J
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Mechanics of the Cell David Boal 2nd edition 978--0521540629 Cambridge University Press ALL
An Introduction to Systems Biology Uri Alon Latest 978-1584886426 Chapman and Hall/CRC ALL

PHYS 570NN

( PHYS57000) - Physics of Fluids and Granular Matter
Instructor: MELOSH, JAY
Textbooks for PHYS570NN
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
To be determined ALL

PHYS 570Y

( PHYS57000) - Modern Atomic Physics, Theory
Instructor: ROBICHEAUX, FRANCIS
Textbooks for PHYS570Y
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Atomic Physics Christopher Foot 1st 978-0198506966 Oxford University Press ALL

PHYS 601

( PHYS60100) - Methods of Theoretical Physics II
Instructor: MUZIKAR, PAUL
Textbooks for PHYS601
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Mathematical Methods for Physicists G.B. Arfken and H.J. Weber 7th 9780123846549 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 603

( PHYS60300) - Methods Of Theoretical Physics III B
Instructor: KHLEBNIKOV, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS603
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Lie Algebras in Particle Physics: from Isospin to Unified Theories Howard Georgi 2nd; 1999 978-0738202334 Westview Press ALL

PHYS 617

( PHYS61700) - Statistical Mechanics
Instructor: BISWAS, RUDRO
Textbooks for PHYS617
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Statistical Physics f Particles Mehran Kardar 1st 978-0521873420 Cambridge University Press 25851
Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics F. Reif 1st Waveland Pr Inc ALL
Statistical Physics of Fields Mehran Kardar 1st 978-0521873413 Cambridge University Press ALL
Statistical Mechanics R. K. Pathria, Paul Beale 3rd 978-0123821881 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 630

( PHYS63000) - Advanced Theory Of Electricity And Magnetism
Instructor: ZHOU, QI
Textbooks for PHYS630
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Electrodynamics John D. Jackson 3rd 978-0471309321 Wiley ALL

PHYS 631

( PHYS63100) - Advanced Theory of Electricity and Magnetism
Instructor: GIANNIOS, DIMITRIOS
Textbooks for PHYS631
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Electrodynamics J.D. Jackson 3rd 978-0471309321 Wiley ALL
Radiative Processes in Astrophysics (Paperbook) G. Rybicki & A. Lightman (March 26, 1985) 978-0471827597 Wiley-VCH ALL

PHYS 660

( PHYS66000) - Quantum Mechanics I
Instructor: FISCHBACH, EPHRAIM
Textbooks for PHYS660
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Quantum Mechanics C. Cohen-Tannoudji, B. Diu & F. Laloe 2nd; Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 978-0471569527 Wiley-Interscience ALL

PHYS 661

( PHYS66100) - Quantum Mechanics II
Instructor: LOVE, SHERWIN
Textbooks for PHYS661
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 663

( PHYS66300) - Quantum Field Theory II
Instructor: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
Textbooks for PHYS663
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL
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