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Physics Research Guide

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Science Subject Headings

Search the Criss Library Catalog to find books, ebooks, government documents, music CDs, videos, and more.

Want to browse around for some inspiration? Take a peek at these areas in the Physics Library of Congress Classification:

QC1-999 Physics

  • QC1-75 General
  • 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 (General)
  • QC501-766 Electricity and magnetism
    • QC501-(721) Electricity
      • QC669-675.8 Electromagnetic theory
      • QC676-678.6 Radio waves (Theory)
      • QC701-715.4 Electric discharge
      • 717.6-718.8 Plasma physics. Ionized gases
    • QC750-766 Magnetism
  • QC770-798 Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity
    • QC793-793.5 Elementary particle physics
    • QC794.95-798 Radioactivity and radioactive substances
  • QC801-809 Geophysics.Cosmic physics

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