books

# Texts and Reserve Book List

## Required Textbooks for P2660

1)

C Programming for Scientists and Engineers with Applications, First Edition.
by Reddy, R. and Ziegler, C.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers; (Aug 2009)
ISBN-10: 0763739529
ISBN-13: 978-0763739522

If you do not want a hard copy of the text, please consider using the online version available for free through the UVa Library system.. Note: There is a maximum number of simultaneous viewers of the book online, set to 100. So there is a non-zero albeit tiny chance that the book could be unavailable to you at a given moment you try to access it.

But in general this is a GREAT way to save money if you are uninterested in having a hard copy.

1)

Statistics for Nuclear and Particle Physicists
by Louis Lyons
Paperback: 240 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.61 x 9.03 x 6.06
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Reprint edition (June 1989)
ISBN: 0521379342
Errata, May 2009

C Programming: The Essentials for Engineers and Scientists
by Brooks, David R. / Gries, D. / Schneider, F. B.
Hardcover: 496 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.15 x 9.55 x 7.33
Publisher: Springer Verlag; (June 1999)
ISBN: 0387986324

Data Reduction and Error Analysis for The Physical Sciences
by Philip R. Bevington, D.Keith Robinson
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: McGraw Hill Text
ISBN: 0072472278; 3rd edition
The reading assignments will also include references to the corresponding sections of this book, in case you find it useful.

This book below is currently out of print, if you can find a copy online it can be a good resource, but you may also use the free resource C/C++ reference guide available on the class website.

C/C++ Programmer's Reference, Third Edition
by Herbert Schildt
Paperback: 384 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 5.34 x 8.95 x 6.00
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media; 3rd edition (December 24, 2002)
ISBN: 0072227222

## Reserve Books for P2660 in the Physics Library

### Scientific Programming / C Language

1) C Programming: The Essentials for Engineers and Scientists

 by Brooks, David R. / Gries, D. / Schneider, F. B.
ISBN: 0387986324
Publisher: Springer-Verlag, May 1999

2) Problem Solving and Computation for Scientists and Engineers: an Introduction Using C

 Steve Lerman
Prentice-Hall (1993) [ISBN 0-13-482126-2]

3) Illustrating C

 Donald G. Alcock
Cambridge
ISBN: 0521468213

4) C++: The Complete Reference

 by Herbert Schildt
Paperback: 1008 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 2.02 x 9.14 x 7.30
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media; ISBN: 0078824761; 3rd edition
(August 1, 1998) 

5) C Programming Language (2nd Edition)

 by Brian W. Kernighan, Dennis Ritchie, Dennis M. Ritchie
Paperback: 274 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.78 x 9.22 x 7.02
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR; ISBN: 0131103628; 2nd edition (March 22,
1988) 

6) The C Answer Book (2nd Edition)

 by Clovis L. Tondo, Scott E. Gimpel, Brian W. C programming Kernighan
Paperback: 208 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.48 x 9.21 x 7.02
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR; ISBN: 0131096532; Reprint edition
(November 1, 1988) 

7) C by Example

 by Greg M. Perry
Paperback: 500 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.22 x 9.07 x 7.39
Publisher: Que; ISBN: 0789722399; 1st edition (December 13, 1999) 

8) The Elements of C Programming Style

 by Jay Ranade, Alan Nash
Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: Computing Mcgraw-Hill (October 1, 1992)

### Data Analysis / Statistics

9) A Practical Guide to Data Analysis for Physical Science Students

 Louis Lyons
Cambridge
ISBN: 0521424631

10)Statistics for Nuclear and Particle Physicists

 Louis Lyons
Cambridge
ISBN: 0521379342

11)Data Reduction and Error Analysis for The Physical Sciences

 by Philip R. Bevington, D.Keith Robinson
McGraw Hill Text; ISBN: 0072472278; 3rd edition

12)An Introduction to Error Analysis:

 The Study of Uncertainties in Physical Measurements
by John R. Taylor
University Science Books; ISBN: 093570275X; 2nd edition (April 1997) 

### Linux Fundamentals

13) Introduction to Unix and Linux

  Author(s): John Muster
ISBN: 0072226951
Format: Softcover, 300 illus. , 500 pages.
Pub date: November 29, 2002 Not Yet Published. Pre-Order NOW!
Product Line: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media

14) Linux Start-Up Guide: A Self-Contained Introduction

  by Fred Hantelmann, A. Faber
Springer Verlag Pub (Computer Bks); ISBN: 354062676X; (August 1997) 

Practical C Programming

by Steve Oualline
O'Reilly Media; 3rd edition