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Collection Development Guide: Physics: Call Numbers for Physics

Physics Call Numbers

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Call number ranges Description

QB 1-991

Astronomy

QC1-999

Physics

Call number ranges Description

 QB 1-991

 Astronomy

 QB1-139

 General

 QB140-237

 Practical and spherical astronomy

 QB275-343

 Geodesy

 QB349-421

 Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics

 QB455-456

 Astrogeology

 QB460-466

 Astrophysics

 QB468-480

 Non-optical methods of astronomy

 QB495-903

 Descriptive astronomy

 QB500.5-785

 Solar System

 QB799-903

 Stars

 QB980-991

 Cosmogony. Cosmology

Call number ranges Description

 QC1-999

 Physics

 QC1-75

 General Physics

 QC81-114

 Weights and measures

 QC120-168.85

 Descriptive and experimental mechanics

 QC170-197

 Atomic physics. Constitution and properties of matter

 Including molecular physics, relativity, quantum theory, and solid state physics

 QC221-246

 Acoustics. Sound

 QC251-338.5

 Heat

 QC310.15-319

 Thermodynamics

 QC350-467

 Optics, Light

 QC450-467

 Spectroscopy

 QC474-496.9

 Radiation Physics

 QC501-766

 Electricity and magnetism

 QC501-(721)

 Electricity

 QC750-766

 Magnetism

 QC770-798

 Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity

 QC801-809

 Geophysics Cosmic physics

 QC851-999

 Meteorology. Climatology