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Subject Research Guide -- Physics (General)

Dewey Decimal Classification System Numbers for PHYSICS

The purpose of the DDC system is to coordinate materials on the same or related subjects in order to make them easier to find on the library shelves.

The main call numbers of books you will be searching for

530 Physics
531 Classical mechanics; solid mechanics
532 Fluid mechanics; liquid mechanics
533 Gas mechanics
534 Sound & related vibrations
535 Light & infrared & ultraviolet phenomena
536 Heat
537 Electricity & electronics
538 Magnetism
539 Modern physics

AND

510 Mathematics
511 General principles of mathematics
512 Algebra
513 Arithmetic
514 Topology
515 Analysis
516 Geometry
517 [Unassigned]
518 Numerical analysis
519 Probabilities & applied mathematics
520 Astronomy & allied sciences
521 Celestial mechanics
522 Techniques, equipment & materials
523 Specific celestial bodies & phenomena
524 [Unassigned]
525 Earth (Astronomical geography)
526 Mathematical geography
527 Celestial navigation
528 Ephemerides
529 Chronology

 

A few good Physics books

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