Textbooks


Fall 2015

The following textbooks have been finalized for Fall 2015.
More courses will be posted as soon as the information is available.


ASTR 263

( ASTR26300) - Descriptive Astronomy: The Solar System
Instructor: LANG, RAFAEL
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 Choose one of two textbook choices.
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 Choose one of two textbook choices.
Labs Available on Blackboard Learn ALL
21st Century Astronomy: Solar System Paperback-Full Text Kay, Palen, Smith & Blumenthal 4th 978-0-393-91878-6 Norton & Co. ALL Students planning to take ASTR 263 and 264 have the option of purchasing the Paperback Full Text.

ASTR 363

( ASTR36300) - Intermediate Astronomy I
Instructor: CUI,WEI K
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 978364239835 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 Vol. 1 (Binder ready) Chabay and Sherwood 4th: Vol 1 9781118914526 Wiley & Sons ALL
Matter and Interactions, Vol. 1 4E WAPP 1 sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 1 9781119091691 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose loose-leaf or paperback
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
Matter and Interactions, Vol. 1 4E Binder Ready Version WAPP 1 sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th 9781119091721 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose one of the two textbooks
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) ALL

PHYS 172H

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics - Honors
Instructor: HAUGAN, MARK
Textbooks for PHYS172H
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interaction Vol. 1 (Binder ready) Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 1 9781119914526 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose either binder ready or paperback
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) ALL
Matter & Interaction (Paperback) Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 1 978-1-118-91449-6 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose either loose-leaf or paperback
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 97810073513004 McGraw-Hill ALL Older editions acceptable
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
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 Custom 9781323160183 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21800 and 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Michael Zimmer 2015/2016 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 219

( PHYS21900) - General Physics
Instructor: JONES, MATTHEW
Textbooks for PHYS219
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Custom 9781323160183 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21900 and 22100 and 25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2015/2016 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: LANG, RAFAEL
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Custom 9781323160183 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL Or you have the option to choose the etext only (9780321018444).
Physics 21800 and 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer & Michael Zimmer 2015/2016 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 Custom 9781323160183 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21900,22100 and 25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2015/2016 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 ALL

PHYS 234

( PHYS23400) - Physics For Life Sciences II
Instructor: RITCHIE, KEN
Textbooks for PHYS234
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
WebAssign ALL
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 978-1429284587 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 and Engineers R. Tipler and G. Mosca 6e + ebook 978-1429284585 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 Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2015/2016 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 Vol. 2 4E WAPP 2 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: 9781119136699 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
Matter & Interaction Vol 2 4E Binder Ready Version WAPP 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th 9781119092551 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options forTextbook
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 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 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
REQUIRED: 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
REQUIRED: Optics Eugene Hecht 4th 0-8053-8566-5 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: REIFENBERGER, RONALD
Textbooks for PHYS342
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Physics: for Scientists and Engineers John Morrison 2nd 978-0128007341 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 344

( PHYS34400) - Modern Physics
Instructor: MANFRA, MICHAEL
Textbooks for PHYS344
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Physics Kenneth Krane 3rd; (February 2, 2012) 978-1118061145 Wiley & Sons 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: HU, JIANGPING
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
"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: 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: 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 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 570Q

( PHYS57000) - Stochastic Processes in Physics
Instructor: IYER-BISWAS, SRIVIDYA
Textbooks for PHYS570Q
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Reference: Stochastic Processes in Physics and Chemistry, Third Edition (North-Holland Personal Library) N.G. VanKampen 3rd 978-0444529657 North Holland ALL
Reference: Markov Prodesses: An Introduction for Physical Scientists Daniel Gillespie Oct. 22, 1991 978-0122839559 Academic Press ALL
Reference: An Introduction to Probability Theory and its Applications William Feller Vol. 2 978-0471257097 Wiley ALL

PHYS 570S

( PHYS57000) - Topics In Atomic Theory
Instructor: GREENE, CHRISTOPHER
Textbooks for PHYS570S
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Theoretical Atomic Physics (Paperback) Harald S. Friedrich 3rd 9783540256441 Springer 15366

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 570W

( PHYS57000) - Intro to Ultracold Atomic Physics
Instructor: HUNG, CHEN-LUNG
Textbooks for PHYS570W
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Bose-Einstein Condensation in Dilute Gases Petrick & Smith October 19, 2008 978-0521846516 Cambridge University Press 15369

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 978-0123846549 Elsevier Science Publishers ALL

PHYS 602

( PHYS60200) - Methods of Theoretical Physics IIIA
Instructor: HU, JIANGPING
Textbooks for PHYS602
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
TBA ALL Electronic copy of text will be sent to students

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 978-0805387025 Addison-Wesley ALL Provided for the students

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: LYANDA-GELLER,YULI
Textbooks for PHYS645
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Solid State Physics Ashcroft/Mermin 1st 978-0030839931 Brooks/Cole ALL
Quantum Theory of the Electron Liquid Gabriele Giuliani & Giovanni Vignale June 19, 2008 978-0521527965 Cambridge University Press ALL
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
Quantum Theory of Solids (Paperback) Charles Kittel 2nd; Revised edition (April 2, 1987) 978-0471624127 Wiley ALL
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: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
Textbooks for PHYS660
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Quantum Mechanics J.J. Sakurai July 13, 2010 978-0805382914 Addison Wesley ALL
Lectures on Quantum Mechanics Steven Weinberg 1st; (November 30, 2012) 978-1107028722 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 661

( PHYS66100) - Quantum Mechanics II
Instructor: RODRIGUEZ, JORGE
Textbooks for PHYS661
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
OPTIONAL: Quantum Mechanics C.Cohen-Tannoudji, Dui & Laloe (2 vol. set) 1992 978-0471569527 Wiley-Interscience 27187
OPTIONAL: Quantum Mechanics B.H. Bransden and C.J. Joachain 2nd 978-0582356917 Prentice Hall 27187

PHYS 662

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