Textbooks


Fall 2012

The following textbooks have been finalized for Fall 2012.
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 (No buy backs) I. Shipsey, J. Coy & B. MacCall Latest 978-007-353-9492 McGraw-Hill ALL
Explorations: An 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
An Introductory to the Solar System McBride and Gilmour March 1, 2004 0521546206 Cambridge University Press ALL
Physical Processes in the Solar System John D. Landstreet Available in class ALL

ASTR 370

( ASTR37000) - Cosmology
Instructor: FINLEY, 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: 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 Benjamin Cummings ALL

PHYS


Instructor: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
Textbooks for PHYS
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 149

( PHYS14900) - Mechanics, Heat, and Wave Motion
Instructor: SCHARENBERG, ROLF
Textbooks for PHYS149
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Giambattista, Richardson & Richardson 3rd; Vol. 1 or 4th, Vol. 1 007726312X(3rd); 978-007-7437862(4th) McGraw-Hill ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
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 Lab will be on-line Fall 2012 ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
WebAssign www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html ALL

PHYS 172H

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics - Honors
Instructor: BARNES, VIRGIL
Textbooks for PHYS172H
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 172H Lab will be on-line Fall 2012 ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
WebAssign www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html 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 5th, 6th or 7th (are all acceptable) 6th(9780073512112) or 7th(0073512206) 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 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
Hybrid College Physics Custom Loose-leaf N. Giordano 2nd; Vol. 1 9780495991571 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 218 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano & Michael Zimmer 2012/2013 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
Hybrid College Physics Custom Loose-leaf Nick Giordano 2nd; Vol. 2 9780495999959 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 219 & Physics 221 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Jennifer Jourdan 2012/2013 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: RITCHIE, KEN
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Hybrid College Physics Custom Loose-leaf Nick Giordano 2nd; Vol. 1 0-49-5739901 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 220 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer & Michael Zimmer 2012/2013 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 221

( PHYS22100) - General Physics
Instructor: NOLTE, DAVID
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 219 & Physics 221 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Jennifer Jourdan 2012/2013 LAD Custom Publishing 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 241D

( PHYS24100) - Electricity and Optics
Instructor: PYRAK-NOLTE, LAURA
Textbooks for PHYS241D
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics for Scientists & Engineers R. Tipler & G. Mosca 6e + ebook 1429284587 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 272

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions
Instructor: CARLSON, ERICA
Textbooks for PHYS272
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interactions Vol. 2 Chabay & Sherwood 3rd; (January 7, 2010) 9780470597804 Wiley & Sons ALL
Matter & Interaction 3E V2 Webassign 1S Set Chabay & Sherwood 3rd; (January 7, 2010) 9780470597804 Wiley & Sons ALL
Physics 272 Labs Available on the Phys 272 Website 2012 ALL
WebAssign www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
Supplies: 2-D cell batteries ALL

PHYS 306(WAS 290F)


Instructor: FISCHBACH, EPHRAIM
Textbooks for PHYS306(WAS 290F)
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
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
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
Electromagnetism Pollack & Stump 1st 978-0805385670 Addison-Wesley ALL
OPTIONAL: 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: CUI,WEI K
Textbooks for PHYS342
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Physics Tipler & Llewellyn 6th 978-1-4292-5078-8 Freeman & Co. ALL

PHYS 344

( PHYS34400) - Modern Physics
Instructor: HAUGAN, MARK
Textbooks for PHYS344
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Notes Provided 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: KHLEBNIKOV, 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
OR: Optics Hecht 4th 0-8053-8566-5 Addison-Wesley ALL
"Roaring Springs" Laboratory Notebook #77644 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: Introduction to Electrodynamics David J. Griffiths 3rd 013805326X Prentice Hall ALL
RECOMMENDED: An Introduction to Thermal Physics Daniel V. Schroeder 1st 0201380277 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 526

( PHYS52600) - Quantum Computing (was 570C)
Instructor: LYANDA-GELLER,YULI
Textbooks for PHYS526
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Quantum Computer Science: An Introduction N. David Mermin 1 Ed. (Sept. 2007) 978-0521876582 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: The Physics of Quantum Information: Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Computation (Hardcover) Dick Bouwmeester, Artur K. Ekert & Anton Zeilinger 1 Ed. (June 2000) 978-3540667780 Springer ALL
RECOMMENDED: Quantum Computation and Quantum Information Michael A. Nielsen & Isaac L. Chuang 1 Ed. (Sept. 2007) 978-1107002173 Cambridge University Press ALL
classical and Quantum Computation (Graduate Studies in Mathematics)(Paperback) A. Yu. Kitaev, A.H. Shen, M.N. Vyalyi May 2002 978-0821832295 Amer Mathematical Society 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: Quantum Mechanics B.H. Bransden & C.J. Joachain 2nd 0582356911 Prentice Hall ALL

PHYS 556

( PHYS55600) - Introductory Nuclear Physics
Instructor: XIE, WEI
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
OPTIONAL: Ultrarelativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions Romona Vogt July 18, 2007 978-0-444-52196-5 Elsevier Science Publishers 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 564

( PHYS56400) - Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics I
Instructor: GUTAY, LASZLO J.
Textbooks for PHYS564
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to High Energy Physics Donald H. Perkins 4th; (April 24, 2000) 0521621968 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: CSATHY, GABOR
Textbooks for PHYS570K
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
SUGGESTED: Semiconductor Nanostructures Thomas Ihn February 8, 2010 978-0199534425 Oxford University Press, USA ALL
SUGGESTED: Spin Physics in Semiconductors Mikhail I. Dyakonov 1st; September 25, 2008 3540788190 Springer ALL
SUGGESTED: Introduction to Spintronics Supriyo Bandyopadyay & Marc Cahay 2008 0849331331 CRC Press ALL
SUGGESTED: The Physics of Low-Dimensional Semiconductors an Introduction (Paperback) John H. Davies December 13, 1997 978-0521484916 Cambridge University Press 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: BUUCK, CAROL
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: KIM, YEONG
Textbooks for PHYS610
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Mechanics Goldstein, Poole & Safko 3rd; (June 25, 2001) 978-0201657029 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 630

( PHYS63000) - Advanced Theory Of Electricity And Magnetism
Instructor: MOLNAR, DENES
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: Quantum Theory of the Electron Liquid Gabriele Giuliani & Giovanni Vignale March 31, 2005 0521821126 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: Condensed Matter Physics Michael P. Marder 1st; January 7, 2000 0471177792 Wiley-Interscience 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: LOVE, SHERWIN
Textbooks for PHYS661
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Quantum Mechanics C.Cohen-Tannoudji, Dui & Laloe (2 vol. set) 1992 978-0471569527 Wiley-Interscience ALL

PHYS 663

( PHYS66300) - Quantum Field Theory II
Instructor: CLARK, THOMAS
Textbooks for PHYS663
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
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