Textbooks


Fall 2017

The following textbooks have been finalized for Fall 2017.
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
No Text Assigned; Will be using Wikipedia ALL
Labs Available on Blackboard Learn ALL

ASTR 363

( ASTR36300) - Intermediate Astronomy I
Instructor: CUI, WEI
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: LEE, KYOUNG-SOO
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: LISTER, MATT
Textbooks for ASTR561
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction Peter Schneider 2006 ed; (Oct. 9, 2006) 978-3540331742 Springer ALL

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS172
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interactions Binder Ready Version WAPP=WebAssign Plus Physics 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood TBA Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook".
Matter and Interactions Binder ready Version full text WAPP=WebAssign Plus Physics for 2 sem set Chabay and Sherwood TBA Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook". Students planning to take Phys 272 may consider purchasing this text.
Matter and Interactions Wiley E-Text registration card WAPP=WebAssign Plus Physics 2 sem Set (Permanent download) Chabay & Sherwood TBA Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook". Students planning to take Phys 272 may consider purchasing this text.
WAPP=WebAssign Plus Physics ALL May purchase separately, if not included in textbook
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 172H

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics - Honors
Instructor: REBELLO, CARINA
Textbooks for PHYS172H
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) ALL
Matter and Interactions Wiley E-Text registration card WAPP 2 sem Set (Permanent download) Chabay & Sherwood 4th TBA Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook"
Matter and Interaction Binder ready Version full text WAPP for 2 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th TBA Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook"
Matter & Interaction Binder Version WAPP 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: TBA Wiley & Sons ALL Choose one of 3 textbook options
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 172IMP

( PHYS172IMP) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: HIRSCH, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS172IMP
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Motter and Interactions Binder Ready Version WAPP=WebAssign Plus Physics 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood TBA Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook".
Matter and Interactions Binder ready Version full text; 2 sem set Chabay & Sherwood TBA Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook". Students planning to take Phys 272 may consider purchasing this textbook.

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 978-0073513004 McGraw-Hill ALL Older editions acceptable
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 215

( PHYS21500) - Physics For Elementary Education
Instructor: REBELLO, SANJAY
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 with Mastering and e-text; Vol. 1 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-1323581964 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21800 and 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Michael Zimmer 2017/2018 LAD Custom Publishing ALL
Mastering (with e-text) access card ALL e-text with access card.
College Physics; Mastering in Physics (with e-text) Vol. 1 & 2 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321822420 Pearson ALL Purchase this if you are intending to take 2 semesters of Physics.
College Physics; Mastering in Physics (with e-text) loose-leaf book; Vol. 1 & 2 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321879714 Pearson ALL Purchase text if you are intending to take 2 semesters of Physics.

PHYS 219

( PHYS21900) - General Physics
Instructor: GUTAY, LASZLO J.
Textbooks for PHYS219
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen TBA Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21900 and 22100 and 25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2017/2018 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: BARNES, VIRGIL
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321999252 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21800 and 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer & Michael Zimmer 2017/2018 LAD Custom Publishing ALL
Modified MasteringPhysics with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for College Physics: 9780321918444 ALL Purchase on Pearson Website. Only needed if you have purchased a used textbook.

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 TBA Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21900,22100 and 25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2017/2018 LAD Custom Publishing ALL
Modified MasteringPhysics with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for College Physics Pearson TBA ALL Purchase on Pearson Website. Needed only if you have purchased a used textbook.

PHYS 233

( PHYS23300) - Physics For Life Sciences I
Instructor: DURBIN, STEVE
Textbooks for PHYS233
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
WebAssign - WAS 978-1928550204 ALL You will find at Follett's and University Bookstores.
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-WAS 978-1928550204 ALL You will find at Follett's and University Bookstores.
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 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL Older edition acceptable
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 Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL Older edition acceptable

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 2017/2018 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 4E Wiley E-Text registration card Wapp 2 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th 9781119164371 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for texbook"
Matter & Interaction Vol. 2 4E WAPP 2 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: 9781119136699 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for texbook"
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (WebAssign access through Blackboard) ALL
Matter & Interaction Vol 2 4E Binder Ready Version WAPP 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th 9781119092551 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook"
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 1995 978-0306450365 Springer ALL

PHYS 310

( PHYS31000) - Intermediate Mechanics
Instructor: ELLIOTT, DAN
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: LI, TONGCANG
Textbooks for PHYS322
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Optics Eugene Hecht 5th 978-0133977226 Pearson ALL

PHYS 340

( PHYS34000) - Modern Physics Laboratory (was 342L)
Instructor: XIE, WEI
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: CHEN, YONG
Textbooks for PHYS342
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Physics Krane Latest 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 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 Uniion rm186 ALL

PHYS 521

( PHYS52100) - Survey of Classical Physics
Instructor: MOLNAR, DENES
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 978-9332535077 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 570E

( PHYS57000) - Introduction to Biophysics
Instructor: SAVIKHIN, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS570E
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
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 580

( PHYS58000) - Computational Physics
Instructor: NAKANISHI, HISAO
Textbooks for PHYS580
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Computational Physics N. Giordano & H. Nakanishi 2nd 978-0131469907 Pearson Prentice-Hall ALL

PHYS 600

( PHYS60000) - Methods of Theoretical Physics I
Instructor: LYANDA-GELLER,YULI
Textbooks for PHYS600
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Mathematical Methods for Physicists Arfken & Weber 7th 978-0123846549 Elsevier Science Publishers ALL
Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics Bryon & Fuller August 20, 1992 978-0486671642 Dover Publications ALL

PHYS 605

( PHYS60500) - Pedagogical Methods for Physics Graduate Students (was 670A)
Instructor: REBELLO, CARINA
Textbooks for PHYS605
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Five Easy Lessons Randall D. Knight 978-0805387025 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 645

( PHYS64500) - Electron Theory of Solids I
Instructor: BISWAS, RUDRO
Textbooks for PHYS645
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Many-Body Quantum Theory in Condensed Matter Physics Henrik Bruus and Karsten Flensberg Nov. 11, 2004 978-0198566335 Oxford University Press ALL

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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