Textbooks


Spring 2013

The following textbooks have been finalized for Spring 2013.
More courses will be posted as soon as the information is available.


ASTR 264

( ASTR26400) - Descriptive Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies
Instructor: FINLEY, JOHN
Textbooks for ASTR264
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Explorations: Introduction to Astronomy Thomas T. Arny Spring 2013 0077830253 McGraw-Hill ALL

ASTR 264L

( ASTR26400) - Descriptive Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies Lab
Instructor: FINLEY, JOHN & HEMPHILL, JUSTIN
Textbooks for ASTR264L
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 364

( ASTR36400) - Intermediate Astronomy II
Instructor: CUI,WEI K
Textbooks for ASTR364
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Foundations of Astrophysics Barbara Ryden & Bradley Peterson 1st 0321595580 Addison Wesley ALL

ASTR 560

( ASTR56000) - Stellar Evolution
Instructor: LISTER, MATT
Textbooks for ASTR560
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Stellar Evolution Nucleosynthesis Sean G. Ryan 1st; (February 8, 2010) 978-0521133203 Cambridge University Press ALL

ASTR 563

( ASTR56300) - Astroparticle Physics
Instructor: LANG, RAFAEL
Textbooks for ASTR563
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
OPTIONAL: Astroparticle Physics Claus Grupen November 9, 2010 978-3540-253129 Springer 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 and Johnson Vol. 1; 978-0-470-87953-5 (9th ed.) or 978-0-470-37924-0 (8th ed) Wiley & Sons ALL
Casio FX-260 Solar (UPC=079767177232) ALL

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: PETERSON, JOHN
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 Labs availale on the Phys 172 website Spring 2013 ALL
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 (www.iclicker.com) Macmillan MPS ALL
WebAssign (Students have the option to purchase WebAssign on-line as soon as they register for the course) ALL

PHYS 214

( PHYS21400) - The Nature of Physics
Instructor: XIE, WEI
Textbooks for PHYS214
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
The Physics of Everyday Phenomena W. Thomas Griffiths 7th or loose leaf(do not have ISBN for loose leaf) 0-07-351220- 6 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 Latest 978-1-58591-665-8 Herff-Jones Educ. Div. ALL

PHYS 218

( PHYS21800) - General Physics
Instructor: MOFFETT, THOMAS
Textbooks for PHYS218
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Hybrid College Physics Custom Loose-leaf N. Giordano Vol. 1; 2nd 9780495991571 Cengage Learning ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth ALL

PHYS 218L

( PHYS21800) - General Physics Laboratory
Instructor: MOFFETT, THOMAS
Textbooks for PHYS218L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 218 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano & Michael Zimmer 2012/2013 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 219

( PHYS21900) - General Physics
Instructor: KIM, YEONG
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

PHYS 219


Instructor: KIM, YEONG
Textbooks for PHYS219
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
i>Clicker Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth ALL

PHYS 219L

( PHYS21900) - General Physics Laboratory
Instructor: KIM, YEONG
Textbooks for PHYS219L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 219 & Physics 221 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Jennifer Jourdan 2012/2013 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: DURBIN, STEVE
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Hybrid College Physics Custom Loose-leaf Nick Giordano 2nd; Vol. 1 9780495991571 Cengage Learning ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 220L

( PHYS22000) - General Physics Laboratory
Instructor: DURBIN, STEVE
Textbooks for PHYS220L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 220 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer & Michael Zimmer 2012/2013 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 221

( PHYS22100) - General Physics
Instructor: BORTOLETTO, DANIELA
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
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 221L

( PHYS22100) - General Physics Laboratory
Instructor: BORTOLETTO, DANIELA
Textbooks for PHYS221L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 219 & Physics 221 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Jennifer Jourdan 2012/2013 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 241

( PHYS24100) - Electricity and Optics
Instructor: PYRAK-NOLTE, LAURA
Textbooks for PHYS241
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics for Scientists & Engineers R. Tipler & G. Mosca 6e + ebook 1429284587 Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth ALL
i>Clicker Previous versions are acceptable 0-7167-7939-0 (www.iclicker.com) Macmillan MPS ALL

PHYS 242

( PHYS24200) - Introduction To Heat And Thermal Physics (was 290D)
Instructor: REIFENBERGER, RONALD
Textbooks for PHYS242
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics for Scientists and Engineers Tipler & Mosca 6th 1-4292-0132-0 Freeman & Co. ALL

PHYS 252

( PHYS25200) - Electricity and Optics Laboratory
Instructor: REIFENBERGER, RONALD
Textbooks for PHYS252
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Physics 252 Lab Manual "Boiler Copy Maker" in the Union RM157 ALL

PHYS 272

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions
Instructor: CHEN, YONG
Textbooks for PHYS272
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interactions Chabay & Sherwood 3rd; Vol. 2 9780470503461 Wiley ALL
Matter & Interaction V2 Webassign 1s Set Chabay & Sherwood 3rd 9780470597804 Wiley & Sons ALL
OPTIONAL: The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. II The New Millennium Edition: Mainly Electromagnetism and Matter Feynman, Leighton & Sands First Trade Paper Edition (October 4, 2011) 978-0465024940 Basic Books ALL
Supplies: 2-D cell batteries ALL
WebAssign (Students have the option to purchase WebAssign on-line as soon as they register for the course) ALL
Physics 272 Labs Available on the Phys 272 Website 2013 ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
OPTIONAL: Electricity and Magnetism Edward Purcell 2nd; (November 14, 2011) 978-1107013605 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 272H

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions - Honors
Instructor: PUSHKAR, YULIA
Textbooks for PHYS272H
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interaction Sherwood & Chabay; Vol. 2 3rd; (January 3, 2010) 0-470-10831-4 Wiley ALL
WebAssign (Students have the option to purchase WebAssign on-line as soon as they register for the course) ALL
Matter & Interaction 3E V2 Webassign 1S Set Chabay & Sherwood 3rd; (January 7, 2010) 9780470597804 Wiley & Sons ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
Physics 272 Labs Available on the Phys 272 Website ALL
Supplies: 2-D cell batteries ALL

PHYS 307

( PHYS30700) - Mathematical Methods Of Physics II
Instructor: CAFFEE, MARC
Textbooks for PHYS307
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Basic Training in Mathematics R. Shankar 1st; (April 30, 1995) 978-0306450365 Springer ALL

PHYS 340

( PHYS34000) - Modern Physics Laboratory (was 342L)
Instructor: WANG, FUQIANG
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: NOLTE, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS342
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Physics P. Tipler & R. Llewellyn 6th; (January 1, 2012) 978-1429250788 Freeman & Co. ALL

PHYS 360

( PHYS36000) - Quantum Mechanics
Instructor: SAVIKHIN, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS360
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
An Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths 2nd 978-0131118928 Prentice Hall ALL

PHYS 411

( PHYS41100) - Physical Mechanics II (Honors)
Instructor: NAKANISHI, HISAO
Textbooks for PHYS411
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Dynamics of Particles & Systems Thornton & Marion 5th; July 7, 2003 0534408966 Brooks/Cole ALL

PHYS 422

( PHYS42200) - Waves and Oscillation
Instructor: JONES, MATTHEW
Textbooks for PHYS422
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Vibrations and Waves (Mit Introductory Physics Series) A.P. French 1st (Sept. 30, 1971) 0748744479 CRC ALL

PHYS 430

( PHYS43000) - Electricity and Magnetism I (Honors)
Instructor: MUZIKAR, PAUL
Textbooks for PHYS430
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 461

( PHYS46100) - Quantum Mechanics II (Honors)
Instructor: NEUMEISTER, NORBERT
Textbooks for PHYS461
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics David J. Griffiths 2nd 978-0131118928 Benjamin Cummings ALL

PHYS 515

( PHYS51500) - Thermal and Statistical Physics
Instructor: RODRIGUEZ, JORGE
Textbooks for PHYS515
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Thermal Physics Kittel & Kroemer 2nd 0716710889 Freeman & Co. ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
RECOMMENDED: Thermo-Dynamics Enrico Fermi June 1, 1956 0-486-60361-X Dover Publications ALL
RECOMMENDED: Statistical Physics Franz Mandl 2nd; (May 12, 1988) 978-0471915331 Wiley ALL

PHYS 536

( PHYS53600) - Electronic Techniques for Research
Instructor: MANFRA, MICHAEL
Textbooks for PHYS536
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Principles of Electronics Instrumentation Diefenderfer & Holton latest 0-03-074709-0 Cengage ALL

PHYS 545

( PHYS54500) - Solid-State Physics
Instructor: RAMDAS, ANANT
Textbooks for PHYS545
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Introduction to Solid State Physics Charles Kittel 8th; October 2004 0-47141526X John Wiley & Sons ALL

PHYS 560

( PHYS56000) - Stellar Evolution
Instructor: LISTER, MATT
Textbooks for PHYS560
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Stellar Evolution Nucleosynthesis Sean G. Ryan 1st; (February 8, 2010) 978-0521133203 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 563

( PHYS56300) - Astroparticle Physics
Instructor: LANG, RAFAEL
Textbooks for PHYS563
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
OPTIONAL: Astroparticles Physics Claus Grupen November 9, 2010 978-3540-253129 Springer ALL

PHYS 565

( PHYS56500) - Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics II
Instructor: BARNES, VIRGIL
Textbooks for PHYS565
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
OPTIONAL: An Introduction to Particle Physics and the Standrd Model Robert Mann 1st; (November 18, 2009) 978-1420082982 CRC Press ALL

PHYS 566

( PHYS56600) - Introduction to Quantum Chromodynamics (was 590C)
Instructor: MOLNAR, DENES
Textbooks for PHYS566
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Quarks and Leptons Halzen & Martin Latest (February 1, 2001) 0-471-88741-2 Wiley & Sons ALL
RECOMMENDED: An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory Michael E. Peskin & Daniel V. Schroeder October 2, 1995 0201503972 Westview Press ALL

PHYS 570J

( PHYS57000) - Biophysics II
Instructor: RITCHIE, KEN
Textbooks for PHYS570J
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 570NN

( PHYS57000) - Physics of Fluids and Granular Matter
Instructor: MELOSH, JAY
Textbooks for PHYS570NN
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Fluid Dynamics for Physicists T.E. Faber 1st; (August 25, 1995) 978-0521429695 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 570P

( PHYS57000) - Physics and Material Science of Semiconductor Nanostructures
Instructor: MALIS, OANA
Textbooks for PHYS570P
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 580

( PHYS58000) - Computational Physics
Instructor: TODD, BRIAN
Textbooks for PHYS580
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 601

( PHYS60100) - Methods of Theoretical Physics II
Instructor: FISCHBACH, EPHRAIM
Textbooks for PHYS601
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Mathematical Methods for Physicists G.B. Arfken & H.J. Weber 7th 9780123846549 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 603

( PHYS60300) - Methods Of Theoretical Physics III B
Instructor: KHLEBNIKOV, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS603
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Lie Algebras in Particle Physics: from Isospin to Univied Theories Howard Georgi 2nd; 1999 978-0738202334 Westview Press ALL

PHYS 617

( PHYS61700) - Statistical Mechanics
Instructor: LYANDA-GELLER,YULI
Textbooks for PHYS617
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
RECOMMENDED: Statistical Physics R. K. Pathria 2nd; (August 6, 1996) 0750624698 Butterworth-Heinemann ALL
RECOMMENDED: Physical Kintics (Course of Theoretical Physics) Lifshtz and Pitaevskii December 1981 0080264808 Butterworth & Heinemann Ltd ALL
RECOMMENDED: Notes on Thermodynamics and Statistics Enrico Fermi September 1988 0226243796 University of Chicago Press (Tx) ALL
RECOMMENDED: Statistical Mechanics Kerson Huang 2nd; (May 13, 1987) 471815187 Wiley & Sons ALL
REQUIRED: Statistical Physics Vol. 1 Landau and Lifshitz 3rd; (February 1969) 0080230393 or 0080230385 (paperback) Pergamon Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: Statisical Physics I (Lecture notes in Control and Information Sciences) Morikazu Toda January 1992 (Paperback) 0387536620 Springer ALL

PHYS 630

( PHYS63000) - Advanced Theory Of Electricity And Magnetism
Instructor: CARLSON, ERICA
Textbooks for PHYS630
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Electrodynamics John D. Jackson 3rd 0-471-309-32-X Wiley ALL

PHYS 631

( PHYS63100) - Advanced Theory of Electricity and Magnetism
Instructor: GIANNIOS, DIMITRIOS
Textbooks for PHYS631
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Electrodynamics J.D. Jackson 3rd 0-471--30932-X Wiley ALL

PHYS 660

( PHYS66000) - Quantum Mechanics I
Instructor: GREENE, CHRISTOPHER
Textbooks for PHYS660
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Quantum Mechanics C. Cohen-Tannoudji, B. Diu & F. Laloe 2nd; Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 978-0471569527 Wiley-Interscience ALL

PHYS 661

( PHYS66100) - Quantum Mechanics II
Instructor: LOVE, SHERWIN
Textbooks for PHYS661
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Quantum Mechanics J.J. Sakurai 2nd; (Jan. 15, 1994) 978-0201539295 Addison Wesley ALL
SUGGESTED: Lectures on Quantum Mechanics Steven Weinberg December 31, 2012 978-1107028722 Cambridge University Press ALL
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