Textbooks


Spring 2016

The following textbooks have been finalized for Spring 2016.
More courses will be posted as soon as the information is available.


ASTR 264

( ASTR26400) - Descriptive Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies
Instructor: LANG, RAFAEL
Textbooks for ASTR264
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
21st Century Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies: Paperback Kay, Palen, Smith & Blumenthal any edition is acceptable Norton & Co. ALL Any edition is acceptable
21st Century Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies: 3-hole punch Kay, Palen, Smith & Blumenthal 4th: Vol 2 978-0-393-12350-0 Norton & Co. ALL Any edition is acceptable
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 Any edition is acceptable
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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 562

( ASTR56200) - Introduction to High Energy Astrophysics
Instructor: LYUTIKOV, MAXIM
Textbooks for ASTR562
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
High Energy Astrophysics Fulvio Melia February 15, 2009 978-0691140292 Princeton University Press ALL

ASTR 563

( ASTR56300) - Astroparticle Physics
Instructor: PETERSON, JOHN
Textbooks for ASTR563
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Particle Astrophysics D. H. Perkins 2nd 978-0199545469 Oxford Press ALL

PHYS 172

( PHYS17200) - Modern Mechanics
Instructor: HAUGAN, MARK
Textbooks for PHYS172
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter and Interactions Vol. 1 (Binder Ready) Chabay and Sherwood 4th: Vol 1 978-1118914526 Wiley and Sons ALL Choose 1 of the 3 textbooks
Matter and Interactions, Vol. 1 4E WAPP 1 sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 1 978-1119091691 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of the 3 textbooks
Matter & Interaction Vol 1 4E Binder Ready Version WAPP 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 1 978-1119091721 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of the 3 textbooks
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) 0-7167-7939-0 (www.iclicker.com) Macmillan MPS ALL
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) ALL https://www.webassign.net/purdue/login.html

PHYS 214

( PHYS21400) - The Nature of Physics
Instructor: GUTAY, LASZLO J.
Textbooks for PHYS214
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
The Physics of Everyday Phenomena W. Thomas Griffiths 8th, Vol. 1 978-0073513004 McGraw-Hill ALL
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) 0-7167-7939-0 (www.iclicker.com) Macmillan MPS ALL

PHYS 215

( PHYS21500) - Physics For Elementary Education
Instructor: REBELLO, SANJAY
Textbooks for PHYS215
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstores) Macmillan MPS ALL

PHYS 218

( PHYS21800) - General Physics
Instructor: MOLNAR, DENES
Textbooks for PHYS218
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Custom 978-1323064575 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21800 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano and Michael Zimmer 2015/2016 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 978-1323064575 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 21900/22100/25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki 2015/2016 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 978-1323064575 Pearson Custom Publishing ALL
Physics 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Sharon Comer and Michael Zimmer 2015/2016 LAD Custom Publishing ALL

PHYS 221

( PHYS22100) - General Physics
Instructor: BARNES, VIRGIL
Textbooks for PHYS221
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Custom 978-1323064575 Cengage Learning ALL
Physics 21900/22100/25200 Laboratory Manual Andrzej 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
i>Clicker ALL
WebAssign ALL

PHYS 234

( PHYS23400) - Physics For Life Sciences II
Instructor: RITCHIE, KEN
Textbooks for PHYS234
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
i>Clicker ALL
WebAssign 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 and G. Mosca 6e + ebook 978-1429284587 Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth ALL
i>Clicker 0-7167-7939-0 (www.iclicker.com) Macmillan MPS 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 2015//2016 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 4E WAPP 2 Sem Set Chabay and Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119136699 Wiley ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
Matter & Interaction Vol 2 4E Binder Ready Version WAPP 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119092551 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
Matter & Interaction 4E Wiley E-Text registration card Wapp 2 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119164371 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
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 272H

( PHYS27200) - Electric And Magnetic Interactions - Honors
Instructor: PUSHKAR, YULIA
Textbooks for PHYS272H
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Matter & Interaction Vol. 2 4E WAPP 2 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119136699 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
Matter & Interaction Vol 1 4E Binder Ready Version WAPP 1 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119092551 Wiley & Sons ALL Choose 1 of 3 options for textbook
Matter & Interaction 4E Wiley E-Text registration card Wapp 2 Sem Set Chabay & Sherwood 4th: Vol 2 978-1119164371 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 307

( PHYS30700) - Mathematical Methods Of Physics II
Instructor: KHLEBNIKOV, SERGEI
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: SAVIKHIN, SERGEI
Textbooks for PHYS340
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Scientific Bindery Notebook ALL
Physics 340 Labs availale on the Phys 340 website ALL

PHYS 342

( PHYS34200) - Modern Physics
Instructor: KOLTICK, 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: IYER-BISWAS, SRIVIDYA
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: NOLTE, DAVID
Textbooks for PHYS411
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Modern Dynamics David D. Nolte 1st 978-0199657049 Oxford University Press 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: CAFFEE, MARC
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:
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: MUGLER, ANDREW
Textbooks for PHYS515
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Fundamentals of Statistical and Thermal Physics Frederick Reif December 31, 2008 978-1577666127 Waveland Pr Inc ALL
Thermodynamics Enrico Fermi June 1, 1956 978-0486603612 Dover Publications 53914
Thermal Physics Charles Kittel/Herbert Kroemer 2nd 978-0716710882 W.H. Freeman ALL

PHYS 522

( PHYS52200) - Coherent Optics And Quantum Electronics
Instructor: CHEN, YONG
Textbooks for PHYS522
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Optical Properties of Solids (Oxford Master Series in Physics) Paperback Mark Fox 2nd; May 20, 2010 978-0199573370 Oxford University Press ALL

PHYS 536

( PHYS53600) - Electronic Techniques for Research
Instructor: CSATHY, GABOR
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: PETERSON, JOHN
Textbooks for PHYS563
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Particles Astrohysics D. H. Perkins 2nd 978-0199545469 Oxford Press ALL

PHYS 565

( PHYS56500) - Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics II
Instructor: NEUMEISTER, NORBERT
Textbooks for PHYS565
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Elementary Particles Physics Alessandro Bettini 2nd 978-1107050402 Cambridge University Press ALL

PHYS 570A

( PHYS57000) - Computational (Bio)molecular Physics
Instructor: RODRIGUEZ, JORGE
Textbooks for PHYS570A
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Computational Physics J.M. Thijssen 2nd 978-0521833462 Cambridge University Press ALL
An Introcution to Biophysics Thomas Nordlund 1 Har/Com 978-11420089721 CRC Press ALL Recommended

PHYS 570P

( PHYS57000) - Physics and Material Science of Semiconductor Nanostructures
Instructor: MALIS, OANA
Textbooks for PHYS570P
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
SemiconduSemiconductor Nanostructures: Quantum states and electronic transport [Paperback] Thomas Ihn 2010 978-0199534432 ALL

PHYS 575

( PHYS57500) - Relativity Theory
Instructor: CLARK, THOMAS
Textbooks for PHYS575
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity James Hartle (January 5, 2003) 978-0805386622 Addison Wesley ALL

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 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 Butterworth-Heinemann 25851
Thermodynamics Enrico Fermi Reprint ed. (June 1, 1956) 978-0486603612 Dover Publications ALL

PHYS 630

( PHYS63000) - Advanced Theory Of Electricity And Magnetism
Instructor: BISWAS, RUDRO
Textbooks for PHYS630
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
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 646

( PHYS64600) - Electron Theory of Solids II
Instructor: LYANDA-GELLER,YULI
Textbooks for PHYS646
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Solid State Physics Ashcroft/Mermin 1st 978-0030839931 Cengage Learning 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 and Vol. 2 978-0471569527 Wiley-Interscience ALL

PHYS 661

( PHYS66100) - Quantum Mechanics II
Instructor: KRUCZENSKI, MARTIN
Textbooks for PHYS661
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Modern Quantum Mechanics J.J. Sakurai July 13, 2010 978-0805382914 Addison-Wesley ALL

PHYS 663

( PHYS66300) - Quantum Field Theory II
Instructor: LOVE, SHERWIN
Textbooks for PHYS663
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
No Assigned Text ALL

PHYS 664

( PHYS66400) - Quantum Theory Of Many-Body Systems
Instructor: HU, JIANGPING
Textbooks for PHYS664
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher CRNs Notes
Introduction to Many-Body Physics Piers Coleman Oct. 31, 2015 978-0521864886 Cambridge University Press ALL
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