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Physics Library Resources

Physics Library Resources

Image Credits, left to right: NASA, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, University of Minnesota Supercomputing Institute

University libraries use the Library of Congress classification system rather than the Dewey Decimal classification system.

Below are the most common call number areas for books about Physics and related subjects.

Call Number Subject Area
QB1 - QB999 Astronomy
QB460 - QB465 Astrophysics
QB520 - QB540 Sun (solar physics)
QC1 - QC999 Physics
QC170 - QC197 Atomic Physics
QC176 - QC177 Solid State Physics
QC220 - QC246 Acoustics, sound
QC251 - QC338 Heat
QC350 - QC467 Optics, light
QC450 - QC454 Spectroscopy
QC474 - QC496 Radiation Physics
QC501 - QC766 Electricity & Magnetism
QC717.5 - QC718.8 Plasma Physics
QC770 - QC798 Nuclear & Particle Physics
QC801 - QC809 Geophysics, cosmic physics
QC811 - QC849 Geomagnetism
QC851 - QC999 Meteorology, climatology
TK7800 - TK8360 Electronics
TK7857 - TK7871 Electronic Circuits
TK7871.85 - TK7874.5 Semiconductors, microelectronics
Source: University of the Pacific Subject Guide: Physics & Astronomy: Books.


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