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Fall 2015 EECS Online Textbooks

Below is a list of Fall 2015 EECS course textbooks that are available electronically through the library. To access the electronic version, click on the title of the book, then click on the "Available Online" link that appears in the catalog record. If you run into problems accessing an e-book, please report them to Ask a Librarian.

THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL TEXTBOOK LIST. Books listed here may be either required textbooks or supplemental texts. Your faculty will provide you the titles of required textbooks for your classes. All engineering textbooks are available on course reserve at the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library.

EECS Online Textbooks

EECS 216 Sections 001 and 002 (Yagle)
Linear systems and signals by B.P. Lathi. 2nd ed. 2005. Oxford University Press. 0195158334. Platform: Books 24x7.

EECS 351 (Balzano)
Signal processing for communications by Paolo Prandoni and Martin Vetterli. 2008. CRC Press. 9781420070460. Platform: ENGnetBASE. 

Understanding digital signal processing by Richard G. Lyons. 3rd ed. 2011. Prentice Hall. 9780137027415. Platform: Safari Books Online. (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times.) 

EECS 381 (Kieras)
The C++ programming language by Bjarne Stroustrup. 4th ed. 2013. Addison-Wesley. 9780321563842. Platform: Safari Books Online. (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times.) 

The C programming language by Brian W. Kernighan and Dennis M. Ritchie. 2nd ed. 1988. Prentice Hall. 0131103628. Platform: Safari Books Online. (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times.) 

The C++ standard library: a tutorial and reference by Nicolai M. Josuttis. 2nd ed. 2012. Addison-Wesley. 9780321623218. Platform: Safari Books Online.(Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times.) 

EECS 411 (Mortazawi)
Microwave engineering by David M. Pozar. 4th ed. 2012. Wiley. 9780470631553. Platform: Ebook Library

EECS 418 (Hofmann)
Fundamentals of power electronics by Robert W. Erickson and Dragan Maksimovic. 2nd ed. 2001. Springer. 9780792372707. Platform: ebrary.

Fundamentals of power electronics by Robert W. Erickson and Dragan Maksimovic. 2nd ed. 2001. Springer. 9780792372707. Platform: Books 24x7.

EECS 442 (Johnson-Roberson)
Multiple view geometry in computer vision by Richard Hartley and Andrew Zisserman. 2nd ed. 2003. Cambridge University Press. 0521540518. Platform: ebrary.

Computer vision: algorithms and applications by Richard Szeliski. 2011. Springer-Verlag. 9781848829343. Platform: SpringerLink (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button on the SpringerLink site.)

EECS 452 (Liu)
Understanding digital signal processing by Richard G. Lyons. 3rd ed. 2011. Prentice Hall. 9780137027415. Platform: Safari Books Online. (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times.) 

EECS 453 (Nadakuditi)
MATLAB primer by Timothy A. Davis. 8th ed. 2011. CRC Press. 9781439828632. Platform: Ebook Library.

EECS 470 (Brehob)
Computer architecture: a quantitative approach by John L. Hennessy et al. 5th ed. 2012. Morgan Kaufmann/Elsevier. 9780123838735. Platform: ebrary.

EECS 478 (Hayes)
Logic synthesis and verification algorithms by Gary Hachtel and Fabio Somenzi. 2006. Springer. 9780387310046. Platform: SpringerLink.

Switching and finite automata theory by Zvi Kohavi and Niraj K. Jha. 3rd ed. 2010. Cambridge University Press. 9780521857482. Platform: ebrary.

EECS 494 Sections 001 and 002 (Gibson)
Introduction to game design, prototyping, and development from concept to playable game by Jeremy Gibson. 2014. Addison-Wesley Professional. 9780321933164. Platform: Safari Books Online (Please note: This particular e-book is available through Safari which has a 7 concurrent user limit. It may not be available to students at all times.) 

EECS 498 Section 002 (Subraman)
Networks, crowds, and markets: reasoning about a highly connected world by David Easley and Jon Kleinberg. 2010. Cambridge University Press. 9780521195331. Platform: Cambridge Books Online (Access to this e-book is limited to 3 concurrent users).

Networks, crowds, and markets: reasoning about a highly connected world by David Easley and Jon Kleinberg. 2010. Cambridge University Press. 9780521195331. Platform: Books 24x7.

EECS 501 (Pradhan)
Probability and random processes for electrical and computer engineers by John A. Gubner. 2006. Cambridge University Press. 9780521864701. Platform: Cambridge Books Online (Access to this e-book is limited to 3 concurrent users).

EECS 517 (Kushner)
Principles of plasma discharges and materials processing by Michael A. Lieberman and Allan J. Lichtenberg. 2nd ed. 2005. Wiley. 9780471720010. Platform: Wiley Online Library.

Plasma physics and engineering by Alexander A. Fridman and Lawrence A. Kennedy. 2004. Taylor & Francis. 1560328487. Platform: MyiLibrary (Access to this e-book is limited to 1 concurrent user).

EECS 540 (Ku)
Quantum mechanics: concepts and applications by Nouredine Zettili. 2nd ed. 2009. Wiley. 9780470026786. Platform: Ebook Library.

EECS 545 (Scott)
Foundations of machine learning by Mehryar Mohri, Afshin Rostamizadeh, and Ameet Talwalkar. 2012. MIT Press. 9780262018258. Platform: EBSCOhost Ebook Collection.

The Elements of statistics learning: data mining, inference, and prediction by Jerome Friedman, Robert Tibshirani, and Travor Hastie. 2009. Springer-Verlag. 9780387848570. Platform: SpringerLink  (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

Pattern classification by Richard O. Duda, Peter E. Hart, and David G. Stork. 2nd ed. 2001. Wiley. 0471056693. Platform: Ebook Library.

Reinforcement learning: an introduction by Richard S. Sutton and Andrew G. Barto. 1998. MIT Press. 0262193981. Platform: IEEE Xplore.

EECS 551 (Nadakuditi)
MATLAB primer by Timothy A. Davis. 8th ed. 2011. CRC Press. 9781439828632. Platform: Ebook Library.

EECS 598 Section 002 (Ozay)
Principles of model checking by Christel Baier and Joost-Pieter Katoen. 2008. MIT Press. 9780262026499. Platform: ebrary.

Verification and control of hybrid systems: a symbolic approach by Paulo Tabuada. 2009. Springer-Verlag. 9781441902238. Platform: SpringerLink  (To purchase a print copy of this book for $25, look for the "buy now" button at the SpringerLink site).

 

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