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Spring 2015

The following textbooks have been finalized for Spring 2015.
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
21st Century Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies: Paperback Kay, Palen, Smith & Blumenthal 4th: Vol 2 978-0-393-92057-4 Norton & Co. ALL You may choose Paperback, Looseleaf or E-book, FULL Text
21st Century Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies: E-book, FULL text Kay, Palen, Smith & Blumenthal 4th: Vol 2 978-0-393-90472-7 Norton & Co. ALL You may choose Paperback, Looseleaf or E-book, FULL Text
21st Century Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies: 3-hole punch Kay, Palen, Smith & Blumenthal 4th: Vol 2 978-0-393-12350-0 Norton & Co. ALL You may choose Paperback, Looseleaf or E-book, FULL Text

ASTR 264L

( ASTR26400) - Descriptive Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies Lab
Instructor: FINLEY, JOHN
Textbooks for ASTR264L
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Labs Available on Blackboard Learn ALL

ASTR 364

( ASTR36400) - Intermediate Astronomy II
Instructor: LISTER, MATT
Textbooks for ASTR364
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Foundations of Astrophysics Barbara Ryden & Bradley Peterson 1st; (2010) 978-0321595584 Addison-Wesley ALL

ASTR 560

( ASTR56000) - Stellar Evolution
Instructor: LEE, KYOUNG-SOO
Textbooks for ASTR560
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics B. Carroll & D. Ostile 2nd; (July 28, 2006) 978-0805304022 Addison-Wesley ALL
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
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 and Sons ALL
Casio FX-260 Solar (UPC=079767177232) ALL

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: HAUGAN, MARK
Textbooks for PHYS172
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) ALL https://www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html
Matter and Interactions Vol. 1 (Softcover Book) REQUIRED, either NEW or USED Chabay and Sherwood 3rd Wiley and Sons 25598
25699
25600
25601
25602
49512
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) 0-7167-7939-0 (www.iclicker.com) Macmillan MPS ALL

PHYS 214

( PHYS21400) - The Nature of Physics
Instructor: TODD, BRIAN
Textbooks for PHYS214
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL
The Physics of Everyday Phenomena W. Thomas Griffiths 7th, Vol. 1 978-0073512204 McGraw-Hill 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
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Custom 978-1323064573 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL Or you have the option to choose the etext only (9780321018444).
Physics 21800 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano and Michael Zimmer 2014/2015 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 219

( PHYS21900) - General Physics
Instructor: REIFENBERGER, RONALD
Textbooks for PHYS219
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Custom 978-1323064573 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL Or you have the option to choose the etext only (9780321018444).
Physics 21900/22100/25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki 2014/2015 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 220

( PHYS22000) - General Physics
Instructor: MOFFETT, THOMAS
Textbooks for PHYS220
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Custom 978-1323064573 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL Or you have the option to choose the etext only (9780321018444).
Physics 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer and Michael Zimmer 2014/2015 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 221

( PHYS22100) - General Physics
Instructor: BARNES, VIRGIL
Textbooks for PHYS221
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Nick Giordano Custom 978-0495999959 Cengage Learning ALL If you have taken Phys 22000 and have current WebAssign access, you do not need to purchase textbook for this course. http://www.cengagebrain.com/micro/1-1Q2BVX1 is the website to purchase access to WebAssign and the etext for $35.
Physics 219/221/252 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki 2014/2015 LAD Custom Publishing ALL
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth 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
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 (www.iclicker.com) Macmillan MPS ALL
Physics for Scientists and Engineers R. Tipler and G. Mosca 6e + ebook 978-1429284587 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 21900/22100/25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzei (Andrew) Lewicki 2014/2015 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 272

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions
Instructor: XIE, WEI
Textbooks for PHYS272
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interactions Vol. 2 REQUIRED, NEW or USED or eBook Chabay and Sherwood 3rd; (January 7, 2010) Wiley ALL
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) ALL https://www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth ALL

PHYS 307

( PHYS30700) - Mathematical Methods Of Physics II
Instructor: CAFFEE, MARC
Textbooks for PHYS307
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
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 Paul Tipler and Ralph Llewellyn January 1, 2012 978-1429250788 Freeman and 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
i>Clicker Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth ALL

PHYS 411

( PHYS41100) - Physical Mechanics II (Honors)
Instructor: KAUFMANN, BIRGIT
Textbooks for PHYS411
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems Thornton and Marion 5th; July 7, 2003 978-0534408961 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) 978-0393099362 CRC ALL
Optics Hecht 4 edition (August 12, 2001) 978-0805385663 Addison-Wesley ALL Text will be used 2nd half of the semester

PHYS 430

( PHYS43000) - Electricity and Magnetism I (Honors)
Instructor: HU, JIANGPING
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 978-0070323308 McGraw-Hill ALL
"Roaring Springs" Laboratory Notebook #77644 ALL

PHYS 461

( PHYS46100) - Quantum Mechanics II (Honors)
Instructor: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
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
Introduction to Statistical Physics Kerson Huang 2nd 978-1420079029 Chapman and Hall/CRC ALL
Thermal Physics Kittel & Kroemer 2nd 978-0716710882 Freeman and Co. ALL
Thermodynamics Enrico Fermi June 1, 1956 978-0486603612 Dover Publications 53914
i>Clicker ALL

PHYS 526

( PHYS52600) - Quantum Computing (was 570C)
Instructor: LYANDA-GELLER,YULI
Textbooks for PHYS526
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
REQUIRED: Quantum Computer Science: An Introduction N. David Mermin 1 Ed. (Sept. 2007) 978-0521876582 Cambridge University Press ALL
RECOMMENDED: The Physics of Quantum Information: Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Computation (Hardcover) Dick Bouwmeester, Artur K. Ekert & Anton Zeilinger 1 Ed. (June 2000) 978-3540667780 Springer ALL
Classical and Quantum Computation (Graduate Studies in Mathematics)(Paperback) A. Yu. Kitaev, A.H. Shen, M.N. Vyalyi May 2002 978-0821832295 Amer Mathematical Society ALL
RECOMMENDED: Quantum Computation and Quantum Information Michael A. Nielsen, Isaac L. Chuang 1 Ed. (Sept. 2007) 978-1107002173 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 536

( PHYS53600) - Electronic Techniques for Research
Instructor: MANFRA, MICHAEL
Textbooks for PHYS536
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Electronics and Communications, for Scientists and Engineers Martin Plonus 1st 978-0125330848 Academic Press ALL

PHYS 545

( PHYS54500) - Solid-State Physics
Instructor: ROBICHEAUX, FRANCIS
Textbooks for PHYS545
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Solid State Physics Charles Kittel 8th; October 2004 978-0471415268 John Wiley & Sons ALL

PHYS 560

( PHYS56000) - Stellar Evolution
Instructor: LEE, KYOUNG-SOO
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
An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics B. Carroll & D. Ostile 2nd; (July 28, 2006) 978-0805304022 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 563

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

PHYS 570B


Instructor: YANG, CHEN
Textbooks for PHYS570B
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 570J

( PHYS57000) - Biophysics II
Instructor: MUGLER, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS570J
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
An Introduction to Systems Biology Uri Alon 1st 978-1584886426 Chapman and Hall/CRC ALL
Mechanics of the Cell David Boal 2nd edition 978-0521130691 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 570NN

( PHYS57000) - Physics of Fluids and Granular Matter
Instructor: MELOSH, JAY
Textbooks for PHYS570NN
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Fluid Mechanics Gregory Falkovich May 16, 2011 978-1107005754 Cambridge University Press 14577

PHYS 580

( PHYS58000) - Computational Physics
Instructor: NAKANISHI, HISAO
Textbooks for PHYS580
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Computational Physics N. Giordano and H. Nakanishi 2nd 978-0131469907 Pearson Prentice-Hall 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 and 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: MUZIKAR, PAUL
Textbooks for PHYS617
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Statistical Physics; Vol. 1 Landau and Lifshitz 3rd; (January 15, 1980) 978-0750633727 Butterwprth-Heinemann 25851
Thermodynamics Enrico Fermi Reprint ed. (June 1, 1956) 978-0486603612 Dover Publications 25851

PHYS 630

( PHYS63000) - Advanced Theory Of Electricity And Magnetism
Instructor: MOLNAR, DENES
Textbooks for PHYS630
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Electrodynamics of Continuous Media Landau, Pitaevskil & Lifshitz 2nd; (January 15, 1984) 978-0750626347 Butterworth-Heinemann ALL
Classical Electrodynamics John D. Jackson 3rd 978-0471309321 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 978-0471309321 Wiley ALL
Radiative Processes in Astrophysics (Paperbook) G. Rybicki & A. Lightman (March 26, 1985) 978-0471827597 Wiley-VCH ALL

PHYS 659

( PHYS65900) - Elementary Particle Physics II
Instructor: CLARK, THOMAS
Textbooks for PHYS659
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Material Assigned ALL Class material available in class

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 and 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
No Assigned Text ALL

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