Fall 2015 Textbooks

The list below includes all the texts that are currently being used at the Alexandria campus. Some instructors may from two different textbooks, others may elect to use their own notes. Students must contact their section instructors to determine which one of the alternatives will be used.

Physics 101 – 102 

Conceptual Physics by Hewitt, 12 Ed., Pearson

Physics 201 – 202

Physics: Principles with Applications by Giancoli, 7Ed., Pearson or

College Physics by OpenStax (2012)

Lab Manual for Physics 201 – 202 by Walter Wimbush (2015)

Note: Contact your instructor to check which of the two textbooks will be used in your course sections. 

Physics 150 Elements of Astronomy with Laboratory

Explorations: an Introduction to Astronomy by Arny & Schneider, 7Ed.

Physics 231 – 232 – 243

University Physics by Young and Freedman, 13 Ed, Pearson

Lab Manual for Physics 231 – 232 by Walter Wimbush (2015)