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Fall 2020

The following textbooks have been finalized for Fall 2020.
More courses will be posted as soon as the information is available.


ASTR 263

( ASTR26300) - Descriptive Astronomy: The Solar System
Instructor: GIANNIOS, DIMITRIOS
Textbooks for ASTR263
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modified MasteringAstronomy New Design with eText for the Cosmic Perspective for Purdue University -- Standalone Access Card, 1/e 978-1323775097 ALL
Labs Available on Brightspace ALL

ASTR 363

( ASTR36300) - Intermediate Astronomy I
Instructor: CAFFEE, MARC
Textbooks for ASTR363
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System John Lewis 2nd 978-0124467446 Academic Press ALL May be purchased as an e-text, also.

ASTR 370

( ASTR37000) - Cosmology
Instructor: Peterson, John
Textbooks for ASTR370
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
An Introduction to Modern Cosmology Andrew Liddle 3rd 978-1118502143 Wiley ALL

ASTR 561

( ASTR56100) - Galaxies and Large Scale Structure
Instructor: Lyutikov, Maxim
Textbooks for ASTR561
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction Peter Schneider 2nd 978-3642540820 Springer ALL This book is highly recommended for the course.
Galactic Dynamics James Binney and Scott Tremaine 2nd 978-0691130279 Princeton University Press ALL This book is highly recommended for the course.

ASTR 567

( ASTR56700) - Observational Techniques In Astronomy
Instructor: Milisavljevik, Danny
Textbooks for ASTR567
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Astronomical Measurements Andy Lawrence 2014 ed 978-3662509067 Springer Praxis Books ALL Students can download the e-book free of charge
To Measure the Sky Frederick R. Chromey 9780521763868 Cambridge University Press ALL Students may download free of charge using the Purdue libraries and School of Information Technology website.
Astrophysical Techniques Christopher R. Kitchin 2014 978-1466511156 CRC Press ALL Students may download free of charge using the Purdue libraries and Information Studies website

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: REBELLO, SANJAY, REBELLO, CARINA
Textbooks for PHYS172
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interaction Wiley/PLUS/D2L Brightspace Access Code (Includes online e-book) + Loose-leaf Chabay & Sherwood 978-1119462415 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options.
Matter and Interactions WileyPLUS/D2L Brightspace Access Code (Includes online e-book) Chabay & Sherwood 978-1119352433 Wiley & Sons ALL "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook".
IOLab 978-1319321185 ALL PHYS 172 (ALL sections) iOLab Rent (4 months) Price : $54.99 ISBN:9781319321185 Available at : https://store.macmillanlearning.com/us/product/iOLab-Version-2.0/p/1464101469 NOTE: Rentals are NOT available outside U.S. / Canada. You are not expected to purchase the iOLab if you are outside U.S./Canada. Your instructor will contact you with further information.
Matter & Interaction WileyPLUS/D2L Brightspace Access Code (Includes online e-book) + Loose-leaf Book (Entire Book) Chabay & Sherwood 978-1119462316 Wiley & Sons ALL If planning to take 2 semesters. Entire book. "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook".

PHYS 172D

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics (Distance Learning)
Instructor: REBELLO, SANJAY, REBELLO, CARINA
Textbooks for PHYS172D
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
IOLab 978-1319321185 Macmillan MPS ALL PHYS 172 (ALL sections) iOLab Rent (4 months) Price : $54.99 ISBN:9781319321185 Available at : https://store.macmillanlearning.com/us/product/iOLab-Version-2.0/p/1464101469 NOTE: Rentals are NOT available outside U.S. / Canada. You are not expected to purchase the iOLab if you are outside U.S./Canada. Your instructor will contact you with further information.
Matter & Interaction WileyPLUS/D2L Brightspace Access Code Chabay & Sherwood 978-1118914496 Wiley & Sons ALL

PHYS 172H

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics - Honors
Instructor: REBELLO, CARINA
Textbooks for PHYS172H
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interactions WileyPLUS/D2L Brightspace Access Code (Includes online e-book) Chabay & Sherwood 978-1119352433 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options.
iOLab Kit 978-1319321185 Macmillan Learning ALL PHYS 172 (ALL sections) iOLab Rent (4 months) Price : $54.99 ISBN:9781319321185 Available at : https://store.macmillanlearning.com/us/product/iOLab-Version-2.0/p/1464101469 NOTE: Rentals are NOT available outside U.S. / Canada. You are not expected to purchase the iOLab if you are outside U.S./Canada. Your instructor will contact you with further information.
Matter & Interaction WileyPLUS/D2L Brightspace Access Code (Includes online e-book) + Loose-leaf Vol. 1 Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol. 1 978-1119462415 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose one of 3 textbook options.
Matter & Interaction WileyPLUS/D2L Brightspace Access Code (Includes online e-book) + Loose-leaf Book (Entire Book) Chabay & Sherwood 4th 978-1119462316 Wiley & Sons ALL This is an E-book version of the FULL (Vol 1 + 2) Chabay text with a 2 semester homework access code. "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook".

PHYS 214

( PHYS21400) - The Nature of Physics
Instructor: WANG, FUQIANG
Textbooks for PHYS214
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
The Physics of Everyday Phenomena W. Thomas Griffith 8th 978-0073513904 McGraw-Hill ALL Older editions acceptable

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 Brightspace Website

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: NEUMEISTER, NORBERT
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics (Loose-leaf with Modified Mastering in Physics) Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 2nd 978-0135194355 Pearson ALL FULL loose-leaf textbook with the Modified MasteringPhysics and can be used by students who will then take 220/221.
College Phys, Vol. 1 + Modified Mastering Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 2nd 978-0135243275 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL Modified Mastering Physics Vol. 1 with Modified Mastering with etext. For those that only take 220.
College Physics-Modified MasteringPhysics with an eBook Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 2nd 978-0134665535 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL Modified Mastering Physics with an eBook and can be used by students who will then take 221.

PHYS 221

( PHYS22100) - General Physics
Instructor: BISWAS, RUDRO
Textbooks for PHYS221
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Explore and Apply Vol 2 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 2nd 978-0134862910 Pearson ALL This is for anyone that got only the volume 1 last term and wants to print. if someone only got the standalone code they don't need another one, it works for both terms.

PHYS 234

( PHYS23400) - Physics For Life Sciences II
Instructor: Arnold, Ian
Textbooks for PHYS234
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
The MCAT Physics Book Garrett Biehle 978-1889057330 Nova Press ALL
College Physics Loose Leaf and VP AC MOD MSTRGPHYS PKG Knight/Jones 4th 978-0135160121 Pearson ALL Select one of two options for textbook
iClicker ALL
Modified Mastering Physics with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for College Physics: A Strategic Approach Randall Knight, Brian Jones 4th 978-0134724744 Pearson ALL Select one of two options for textbook

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 P. Tipler & G. Mosca 6e + ebook Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL Textbooks are available and can be ordered through University Bookstore (765-743-9618) or Follett's Bookstore (765-743-9642)

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 Vol 2 P. Tipler and G. Mosca 6e + ebook Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL Older edition acceptable

PHYS 272

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions
Instructor: Csathy, Gabor
Textbooks for PHYS272
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interactions WileyPLUS/D2L Brightspace Access Code (Includes online e-book) Chabay & Sherwood 978-1119352433 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 book options This option is for access to WileyPLUS with eText within WP. If students take a second semester, they will NOT have to purchase again.
iOLab Kit 9781319321185 Macmillan Learning ALL PHYS 272 (ALL sections)iOLab Rent (4 months) Price : $54.99 ISBN:9781319321185 https://store.macmillanlearning.com/us/product/iOLab-Version-2.0/p/1464101469 NOTE: Rentals are NOT available outside U.S. / Canada. You are not expected to purchase the iOLab if you are outside U.S./Canada. Your instructor will contact you with further information.
iOLab Kit 978-1319321185 Macmillan Learning ALL PHYS 272 (ALL sections) iOLab Rent (4 months) Price : $54.99 ISBN:9781319321185 Available at : https://store.macmillanlearning.com/us/product/iOLab-Version-2.0/p/1464101469 NOTE: Rentals are NOT available outside U.S. / Canada. You are not expected to purchase the iOLab if you are outside U.S./Canada. Your instructor will contact you with further information.
Matter & Interaction WileyPLUS/D2L Brightspace Access Code (Includes online e-book) + Loose-leaf Vol. 2 Chabay & Sherwood 4th; Vol. 2 978-1119462798 Wiley & Sons ALL Includes access Code, on-line e-book and Loose-leaf Vol 2. "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook" This option is for 1 semester access to WileyPLUS, eText within WileyPLUS, and the Volume 2 Loose Leaf.
Matter & Interaction WileyPLUS/D2L Brightspace Access Code (Includes online e-book) + Loose-leaf Book (Entire Book) Chabay & Sherwood 4th 978-1119462316 Wiley & Sons ALL Includes Vol 1 & 2 (entire book) Loose-leaf. "Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook". This option would be for someone who will be taking two semesters using this text. They have access to WileyPLUS , eBook within Wileyplus, and the complete Loose Leaf text.
IOLab Accessory Pack for Electricity and Magnetism 978-1319396558 Macmillan Learning ALL https://store.macmillanlearning.com/us/product/iOLab-Version-2.0/p/1464101469 PHYS 272 (ALL sections)iOLab Accessory Pack for Electricity and Magnetism Purchase Price: $10.99 ISBN:9781319396558Available at : https://store.macmillanlearning.com/us/product/iOLab-Version-2.0/p/1464101469 NOTE: Rentals are NOT available outside U.S. / Canada. You are not expected to purchase the iOLab if you are outside U.S./Canada. Your instructor will contact you with further information.

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: ROKHINSON, LEONID
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: LI, TONGCANG
Textbooks for PHYS322
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Optics Eugene Hecht 5th 978-0133977226 Pearson ALL

PHYS 330

( PHYS33000) - Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism
Instructor: Jones, Matthew
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

PHYS 342

( PHYS34200) - Modern Physics
Instructor: PUSHKAR, YULIA
Textbooks for PHYS342
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers John C. Morrison 2nd 978-0128007341 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 344

( PHYS34400) - Modern Physics
Instructor: Ritchie, Ken
Textbooks for PHYS344
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Physics Kenneth Krane 4th 978-1119495550 Wiley 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 2nd 978-0198844631 Oxford University Press ALL

PHYS 416

( PHYS41600) - Thermal and Statistical Physics (Honors)
Instructor: Stephen Durbin
Textbooks for PHYS416
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics F. Reif 978-0070518001 Waveland Pr Inc ALL
Statistical Mechanics Entropy, order parameters, and complexity James P. Sethna 2006 978-0198566779 Oxford University Press ALL
Thermal Physics Charles Kittel and Herbert Kroemer 2nd 978-0716710882 W. H Freeman ALL
Thermal Physics Energy and Entropy David Goodstein 1st 978-1107465497 Cambridge University 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 Pearson Higher Ed ALL

PHYS 450

( PHYS45000) - Optics Laboratory I (Honors)
Instructor: HUNG, CHEN-LUNG
Textbooks for PHYS450
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
"Roaring Springs" Laboratory Notebook #77644 ALL
Lab Manual: Available at University Bookstore (Only) ALL
Optics Eugene Hecht 5th 978-0133977226 Pearson Prentice-Hall 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 3rd 978-1107189638 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 556

( PHYS55600) - Introductory Nuclear Physics
Instructor: Xie, Wei
Textbooks for PHYS556
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introductory Nuclear Physics Kenneth Krane 3rd (1987) 978-0471805533 Wiley & Sons ALL

PHYS 561

( PHYS56100) - Galaxies and Large Scale Structure
Instructor: Lyutikov, Maxim
Textbooks for PHYS561
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Galactic Dynamics James Binney and Scott Tremaine 2nd 978-0691130279 Princeton University Press ALL This book is highly recommended for the course.
Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction Peter Schneider 978-3642069710 Springer ALL This book is highly recommended for the course.

PHYS 564

( PHYS56400) - Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics I
Instructor: Jung, Andreas
Textbooks for PHYS564
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Particle Physics B. R. Martin and G. Shaw 4th 978-1118912164 John Wiley and Sons ALL

PHYS 567

( PHYS56700) - Observational Techniques In Astronomy
Instructor: Milisavljevik, Danny
Textbooks for PHYS567
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Astronomical Measurements Andy Lawrence 2014 ed 978-3662509067 Springer Praxis Books ALL Students can download the e-book free of charge using the Purdue libraries and School of Information Technology website
Astrophysical Techniques Christopher R. Kitchin 9780429086632 CRC Press ALL Student may download free of charge using the Purdue libraries and School of Information Studies website
To Measure the Sky Frederick R. Chromey 978-0521763868 Cambridge University Press ALL Students may download free of charge using the Purdue libraries and School of Information Technology website.

PHYS 570E

( PHYS57000) - Introduction to Biophysics
Instructor: Savikhin, Sergei
Textbooks for PHYS570E
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No assigned textbook ALL

PHYS 570Q

( PHYS57000) - Stochastic Processes in Physics
Instructor: IYER-BISWAS, SRIVIDYA
Textbooks for PHYS570Q
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No assigned textbook ALL

PHYS 570U

( PHYS57000) - Quantum Information and Geometry
Instructor: Lashkari, Nima
Textbooks for PHYS570U
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No assigned textbook ALL

PHYS 580

( PHYS58000) - Computational Physics
Instructor: MOLNAR, DENES
Textbooks for PHYS580
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Computational Physics N. Giordano & H. Nakanishi 2nd 978-0131469907 Addison-Wesley 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 617

( PHYS61700) - Statistical Mechanics
Instructor: Zhou, Qi
Textbooks for PHYS617
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Statistical Physics; Vol. 1 Landau and Lifshitz 3rd; (January 15, 1980) 978-0750633727 Butterworth & Heinemann ALL

PHYS 630

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

PHYS 645

( PHYS64500) - Electron Theory of Solids I
Instructor: CARLSON, ERICA
Textbooks for PHYS645
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Solid State Physics Ashcroft/Mermin 1st 978-0030839931 Cengage Learning ALL
Solid State Physics David Snoke 2nd 9787-110719183 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 660

( PHYS66000) - Quantum Mechanics I
Instructor: Rodriguez, Jorge
Textbooks for PHYS660
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Quantum Mechanics Albert Messiah 978-0486784557 Dover Publications Inc ALL Recommended
Quantum Mechanics Eugen Merzbacher 2011 978-8126533176 Wiley & Sons ALL

PHYS 661

( PHYS66100) - Quantum Mechanics II
Instructor: KHLEBNIKOV, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS661
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Quantum Mechanics J.J. Sakurai & Jim Napolitano 2nd 978-1108422413 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 662

( PHYS66200) - Quantum Field Theory I
Instructor: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
Textbooks for PHYS662
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory (Frontiers in Physics) Peskin and Schroeder Latest 978-8187169529 Westview Press 15367

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