Textbooks


Fall 2013

The following textbooks have been finalized for Fall 2013.
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 Paperback-Split Version Kay, Palen, Smith & Blumenthal 4th: Vol 1 978-0-393-92058-1 Norton & Co. ALL
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
21st Century Astronomy: Solar System Paperback-Full Text Kay, Palen, Smith & Blumenthal 4th: Vol 1 978-0-393-91878-6 Norton & Co. ALL
21st Century Astronomy: Solar System Three-hole Punch-Full Text Kay, Palen, Smith & Blumenthal 4th: Vol 1 978-0-393-13841-2 Norton & Co. ALL

ASTR 263L

( ASTR26300) - Descriptive Astronomy: The Solar System Laboratory
Instructor: FINLEY, JOHN
Textbooks for ASTR263L
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 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
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 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 Vol. 1; (5th - 9th edition acceptable) 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 & Interactions Vol. 1 (Softcover Book) Chabay & Sherwood 3rd 9780470503454 Wiley & Sons ALL
Matter & Interactions V1 Webassign 1s Set (Vol. 1 package with Webassign - Paperback) Chabay & Sherwood 3rd 9780470597798 Wiley & Sons ALL
Matter & Interactions 3e CourseSmart (Vol. 1 & 2) excluding WebAssign Chabay & Sherwood 3rd 9780470565889 Wiley & Sons ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
WebAssign www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html ALL
No Textbook: (Physics 172 Lab information on-line) Fall 2013 ALL

PHYS 172H

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics - Honors
Instructor: HAUGAN, MARK
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
Matter & Interactions 3e CourseSmart (Vol. 1 & 2) excluding WebAssign Chabay & Sherwood 3rd 9780470565889 Wiley & Sons ALL
Physics 172H Lab will be on-line Fall 2013 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: 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 (Access through WebAssign, See syllabus for instructions) Nick Giordano 1st 1285184211 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 218 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano & Michael Zimmer 2013/2014 LAD Custom Publishing ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 219

( PHYS21900) - General Physics
Instructor: SCHARENBERG, ROLF
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 & 22100 and 25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2013/2014 LAD Custom Publishing ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: RITCHIE, KEN
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics (Access through WebAssign, See syllabus for instructions) Nick Giordano 1st 1285184211 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 220 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer & Michael Zimmer 2013/2014 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 21900,22100 and 25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2013/2014 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 (http://ebooks.bfwpub.com/physse6e.php) 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 (http://ebooks.bfwpub.com/physse6e.php) 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 2013/2014 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 & Interactions Vol. 2 Chabay & Sherwood 3rd; (January 7, 2010) 978-0470503461 Wiley & Sons ALL
Matter & Interactions 3E V2 Webassign 1S Set Chabay & Sherwood 3rd; (January 7, 2010) 9780470597804 Wiley & Sons ALL
Physics 272 Labs Available on the Phys 272 Website 2013 ALL
Matter & Interactions 3e CourseSmart (Vol. 1 & 2) excluding WebAssign Chabay & Sherwood 9780470565889 Wiley & Sons ALL
WebAssign www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html ALL
i>Clicker 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
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
RECOMMENDED: Introduction to Electrodynamics David J. Griffiths 4th; (Oct. 6, 2012) 978-0321856562 Addison-Wesley ALL
RECOMMENDED: Electromagnetism Pollack & Stump 1st 978-0805385670 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 340

( PHYS34000) - Modern Physics Laboratory (was 342L)
Instructor: LISTER, MATT
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
Modern Physics: for Scientists and Engineers John Morrison January 12, 2010 0123751128 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 344

( PHYS34400) - Modern Physics
Instructor: CHEN, YONG
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 & 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
REQUIRED: Statistical Thermodynamics Erwin Schrodinger (1989) 978-0486661018 Dover Publications ALL
Statistical Physics (Part 1) L.D. Landau & E.M. Lifshitz 3rd; (January 15, 1980) 978-0750633727 Butterworth & Heinemann 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 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
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 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: 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: Introduction to High-Energy Heavy-Ion Collisions Cheuk-Yin Wong December 1994 9810202636 World Scientific Publishing ALL
OPTIONAL: Ultrarelativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions Romona Vogt July 18, 2007 978-0-444-52196-5 Elsevier Science Publishers 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
REQUIRED: High Energy Astrophysics; 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 564

( PHYS56400) - Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics I
Instructor: BARNES, VIRGIL
Textbooks for PHYS564
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics (Paperbqck) Alessandro Bettini Reprint edition (July 12, 2012) 978-1107406094 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 570E

( PHYS57000) - Introduction to Biophysics
Instructor: PUSHKAR, YULIA
Textbooks for PHYS570E
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Biological Physics: Energy, Information, Life Philip Nelson 1st; Updated Version 978-0716798972 Freeman & Co. ALL
SUGGESTED READING: Biophysics: An Introduction Roland Glaser 5th 3540670882 Springer ALL

PHYS 570K

( PHYS57000) - Physics of Low-Dimensional Semiconductor Structures
Instructor: ROKHINSON, LEONID
Textbooks for PHYS570K
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 570L


Instructor: GREENE, CHRISTOPHER
Textbooks for PHYS570L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Theoretical Atomic Physics (Paperback) Harald S. Friedrich 3rd 978-3642065033 Springer 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 Gereal 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 602

( PHYS60200) - Methods of Theoretical Physics IIIA
Instructor: HU,JIANGPING
Textbooks for PHYS602
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Group Theory: Application to the Physics of Condensed Matter (Paperback) M. Dresselhaus, G. Dresselhaus & A. Jorio 1st; (November 9, 2010) 978-3642069451 Springer 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 0-8053-8702-1 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: 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: Quantum Theory of Solids (Paperback) Charles Kittel 2nd; Revised edition (April 2, 1987) 978-0471624127 Wiley ALL
RECOMMENDED: Quantum Theory of the Electron Liquid Gabriele Giuliani & Giovanni Vignale June 19, 2008 978-0521527965 Cambridge University Press 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: Principles of Condensed Matter Physics P.M. Chaikin & T.C. Lubensky (October 9, 2000) 978-0521794503 Cambridge University Press ALL
Field Theories of Condensed Matter Physics Eduardo Fradkin 2nd; (April 15, 2013) 978-0521764445 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 660

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

PHYS 661

( PHYS66100) - Quantum Mechanics II
Instructor: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
Textbooks for PHYS661
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Lectures on Quantum Mechanics Steven Weinberg 1st; (November 30, 2012) 978-1107028722 Cambridge University Press ALL
Quantum Mechanics C.Cohen-Tannoudji, Dui & Laloe (2 vol. set) 1992 978-0471569527 Wiley-Interscience ALL
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