This page lists all textbooks for Caltech courses offered during the Spring 2021 term and is updated as more information comes in from instructors. Please consult Canvas to view your classes’ course reserves. 

Physical reserve material is available for 24-hour checkout from the Sherman Fairchild Library. Online access is also available for some material.

Last updated: 02/19/2021


 

BEM107. Corporate Finance

Required textbooks:

Not required for purchase: 

Berk, J.; DeMarzo, P. Corporate Finance (5th), 2020. ISBN: 9781292304151

 

ChE063B. Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Required textbooks:

Koretsky, Milo D. Engineering and Chemical Thermodynamics, 2004. ISBN: 9780471385868

Not required for purchase: 

 

E  110. Principles of University Teaching and Learning in STEM

Required textbooks:

Not required for purchase:  

Ambrose, Susan A. [and others]  How learning works: seven research-based principles for smart teaching (1st), 2010. ISBN: 9780470484104

Gooblar, David. The Missing Course: everything they never taught you about college teaching, 2019. ISBN: 9780674984417

Kober, Nancy. Reaching Students: What Research Says About Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering, 2015. ISBN: 9780309300445

 

Ge/EE/ESE 157C. Remote Sensing for Environmental and Geological Applications

Required textbooks:

Not required: 

Rees, W.G. Physical Principles of Remote Sensing (3rd), 2013. ISBN: 9781139839914

 

Hum/En 023. Literature and Medicine

Required textbooks:

Forney, Ellen. Marbles: Mania, depression, Michelangelo, and me, 2012. ISBN: 9781592407323

Ishiguro, Kazuo. Never let me go, 2006. ISBN: 9780571258093

Manguso, Sarah. Two Kinds of Decay, 2009. ISBN: 9780312428440

McEwan, Ian. The children act: a novel, 2014. ISBN: 9780385539708

Sontag, Susan. Illness as Metaphor, 2001. ISBN: 9780312420130

Not required: 

Williams, Ian. Bad Doctor, 2015. ISBN: 9780271067544

 

ME 011C. Thermal Science

Required textbooks:

Not required: 

Çengel, Yunus A. and Cimbala, John M. Fluid mechanics : fundamentals and applications (4th), 2018. ISBN: 9781259696534

Smits, Alexander J. A physical introduction to fluid mechanics, 2000. ISBN: 9780471253495

White, Frank M. Fluid Mechanics (7th), 2011. ISBN: 9780077422417

 

MedE/EE 268. Medical Imaging

Required textbooks:

J. L. Prince, and J. M. Links. Medical Imaging Signals and Systems (2nd), 2014. ISBN: 9780132145183

Not required: 

 

Mu 139. History III: Music History from 1850 to the Present

Required textbooks:

Ross, Alex. The Rest is Noise (1st), 2008. ISBN: 9780312427719

Not required: 

Crist, Elizabeth. Music for the Common Man : Aaron Copland During the Depression and War, 2006. ISBN: 9780195383591

Cross, J. The Cambridge Companion to Stravinsky, 2003. ISBN: 9780521663304

Pollack, Howard. Aaron Copland: The Life and Work...., 2000. ISBN: 9780252069000

Taruskin, Richard. Stravinsky and the russian traditions, 1996. ISBN: 9780198162506

Walsh, Stephen. Stravinsky: a creative spring: Russia and France, 1882-1934 (1st), 1999. ISBN: 9780679414841