textbook lists

Spring Quarter 2017 Textbook List

Textbooks are available for purchase or rental at Barnes & Noble Bookstore: 970 East 58th Street and will also be put on reserve at Crerar Library. Barnes & Noble Bookstore also offers the option of purchasing digital textbooks.

Crerar Library Reserve Information

John Crerar Library, 5730 S. Ellis Ave., is dedicated to making course material and books available to students in the Physical Sciences. Students may access materials either by physical packets from the circulation desk area, or download course handouts, lecture notes, assignments, homework, quiz, and exam solutions form the U Chicago Library Web page. On that page, click "Reserve Catalog;" on the next page, select "Crerar Reserve" and enter any search terms that identify your course.


Physics 12300 - General Physics III
Instructor: Luca Grandi

Required Text: Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics, 4th ed.
Author:  Randall K. Knight
ISBN Number: 9780133942651
Publisher: Pearson/Addison Wesley
Accompanying Lab Manual and Student Lab Notebook Required


Physics 13300(A) -Waves, Optics & Heat
Instructor: Luca Grandi

Required Text: University Physics Volume 1(Chapters 1-20), 14th edition
Author: Hugh D. Young & Roger A. Freeman
ISBN: 978-01339-78049
Publisher: Pearson

Required Text: Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics, 4th ed.
Author:  Randall K. Knight
ISBN Number: 9780133942651
Publisher: Pearson/Addison Wesley
Accompanying Lab Manual and Student Lab Notebook Required


Physics 13300(B) - Waves, Optics & Heat
Instructor:  David Miller

Required Text: University Physics Volume 1(Chapters 1-20), 14th edition
Author: Hugh D. Young & Roger A. Freeman
ISBN: 978-01339-78049
Publisher: Pearson

Required Text: University Physics Volume 2 (Chapters 21-37), 14th edition
Author: Hugh D. Young & Roger A. Freeman
ISBN: 978-01339-78001
Publisher: Pearson

Accompanying Lab Manual and Student Lab Notebook Required


Physics 14300(A) - Honors Waves, Optics & Heat
Instructor: Woowon Kang

Required Text(online): http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~djmorin/book.html
Title: Waves(towards the bottom of the page)
Author: David Morin
 

Recommended Text: An Introduction to Thermal Physics
Author: Daniel Schroeder
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 978-02013*80279

Recommended Text: The Physics of Vibrations and Waves, 6th edition
Author: H.J. Pain
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-04700-12963

Accompanying Lab Manual and Lab Notebook Required


Physics 14300(B) - Honors Waves, Optics & Heat
Instructor: Jon Simon

Required Text(online): http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~djmorin/book.html
Title: Waves(towards the bottom of the page)
Author: David Morin

Recommended Text: An Introduction to Thermal Physics
Author: Daniel Schroeder
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 978-02013*80279

Recommended Text: The Physics of Vibrations and Waves, 6th edition
Author: H.J. Pain
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-04700-12963

Accompanying Lab Manual and Lab Notebook Required


 Physics 21103 – Experimental Physics II
Instructor: Woowon Kang

No required Text


Physics 22000 - Introductory Math Methods of Physics
Instructor: David Biron

Required Text: Mathematical Methods in Engineering and Physics
Author: Felder & Felder
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-11184-49608


Physics 22600- Electronics
Instructor: Cheng Chin

Required Text:  Learning the Art of Electronics: A Hands-On Lab Course
Author: Thomas Hayes and Paul Horowitz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-05211-77238


Physics 22700- Intermediate Electricity & Magnetism II
Instructor: David Miller

Required Text:  Introduction to Electrodynamics, 4th edition
Author: David Griffiths
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 978-03218-56562


Physics 23400- Quantum Mechanics I
Instructor: Michael Levin

Required Text: Principles of Quantum Mechanics, 2nd edition
Author: R. Shankar
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 978-0306-447907

Recommended Text: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Author: David Griffith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-01311-18928


Physics 23700: Nuclear and Particle Physics
Instructor: Young-Kee Kim

Required Text: Introduction to Elementary Particles, 2nd edition
Author: David Griffith
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-3527-406012


Physics 30103- Analytical Methods of Physics III
Instructor: David Reid

No required text


Physics 32300- Advanced Electrodynamics II
Instructor: Guy Savard

Required Text: Classical Electrodynamics, 3rd edition
Author: J. D. Jackson
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-0471-309321

Recommended Text: Modern Electrodynamics
Author: A. Zangwill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-05218-96979


Physics 35200 – Statistical Mechanics
Instructor: Dam Son

TBA


Physics 36300 –  Introduction to Particle Physics
Instructor: Mel Shochet

Required Text: Introduction to Elementary Particles, 2nd edition
Author: David Griffits
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-35274-06012


Physics 36600– Hard Condensed Matter Physics
Instructor: Kathy Levin

Required Text: Theory of Superconductivity
Author: J. R. Schrieffer
Publisher: Westview
ISBN: 978-07382-01207

Required Text: Quantum Theory of Many particle systems
Author: Fetter & Walecka
Publisher: Dover
ISBN: 978-04864-28277


Physics 38500- Advanced Mathematical Methods
Instructor: Wendy Zhang

Required Text: Methods of Mathematical Physics Vol. II: Partial Differerential Equations
Author: Courant & Hilbert
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-04715-04399

Required Text: Pertubation Methods
Author: E.J. Hinch
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-05213-78970

Required Text: Chaos in Dynamical Systems
Author: E. Ott
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-0521-010849

Recommended Text: Advanced Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers
Author: C. M. Bender & S. A. Orszag
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 978-0387-989310

Recommended Text: Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
Author: Strogatz
Publisher: Westview
ISBN: 978-07382-04536


Physics 42600- Fluid Dynamics
Instructor: William Irvine

Required Text: Elementary fluid mechanics
Author:  Tsutomu Kambe
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing
ISBN: 978-9842-564160

Required Text: Elementary fluid dynamics
Author:  David Acheson
Publisher: Clarendon Press
ISBN: 978-01985-96790

Recommended Text: Physical Hydrodynamics
Author:  Guyon & Hulin
Publisher: Oxford  University Press
ISBN: 978-01985-17450

Recommended Text: An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics
Author:  G. K. Batchelor
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-05216-63960

Recommended Text: Scalling
Author:  Grigory Isaakovich Barenlatt
Publisher: Cambridge University of Chicago
ISBN: 978-05218-26570

Recommended Text: Vortex Dynamics
Author:  P. G. Saffman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-0521-477390


Physics 44000- Principles of Particle Detectors
Instructor: Henry Frisch

Required Text: Radiation Detection and Measurement, 4th edition
Author:  Gleen F. Knoll
Publisher: Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 978-04701-31480


Physics 44500- Quantum Field Theory II
Instructor: Carlos Wagner

Required Text: An Introduction to Quantum Theory I
Author: Peskin & Schroeder
Publisher: Westview Press
ISBN: 9780201503975

Recommended Text: Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model
Author:  M. Schwartz
Publisher: Cambridge University  Press
ISBN: 978-11070-34730

Recommended Text: Gauge Theory of Elementary Particle Physics
Author:  Ta-Peo Cheng & Ling-Fong Li
Publisher: Oxford Science Publications
ISBN: 978-01985-19614