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PHYSICS-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library  Revised Jan. 24, 2001
See also:
Space Sciences
 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT PHYSICS

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.15
 inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 22
Trefil, James. "Physics" v. 15 Brush, Stephen G. "Physics". v.22

BROWSING GUIDE  530'S
See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

530's     Physics
531's     Classical Mechanics,  Solid Mechanics
532's     Fluid Mechanics,  Liquid Mechanics
533's     Pheumatics  (Gas Mechanics)
534's     Sound and Related Vibrations
535's     Light and Paraphotic Phenomena
536's     Heat
537's     Electricity and Electronics
538's     Magnetism
539's     Modern Physics

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ASTROPHYSICS 
Gravitation 
Ballistics 
Biophysics
Magnetism 
Mathematical physics 
Matter 
Mechanics 
Medical physics 
Hearing 
Thermodynamics 
Viscosity 
Weights and measures 
Physics--Abbreviations 
Physical instruments 
Motion 
Lasers in physics 
Music--Acoustics and physics 
Nuclear physics 
Optics 
Physical metallurgy 
Quantum theory Dynamics 
Electricity 
Geophysics 
Geomorphology 
Evaporation 
Field theory (Physics) 
Fluids 
Physics--Vocational Guidance
Atmospheric physics 
Force and energy 
Heat 
Ions 
Physics--Tables 
Radiation 
Radiology 
Solid state physics 
Sound 
Statics 
Statistical physics
General relativity (Physics) 
Physics--Examinations, questions, etc. 
Physics--Experiments 
Electricity--Experiments 
Magnetism--Experiments 
Physics--History 
Mathematical physics 
Physics--Philosophy--History 
Physics--Problems, exercises, etc. 
Physics--Study and teaching 

SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject.Each type of book listed below is useful for a particular purpose. These kinds of resources exist for books in many different subject areas. As you use them, you will become more familiar with them, and will appreciate their value.
Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
Physics
Bibliographic Guides 
 summarize the topic and
lead you to other resources.
Magill's Survey of Science Applied Science Series
Great Events from History Science and Technology 
Series 
Magill's Survey of Science Space Exploration Series
    (Index hasthree parts. Look inthe Category 
Index for Physics   related topics.)
Ref. 620 M194
Ref. 509.04 G786
Ref. 629.4 M194
 

 

Physics Dictionaries Facts on File Dictionary of Physics
Visual Dictionary of Physics
Related topic:
Dictionary of Space Technology
Ref. 530.3 F142 1981 
REf. 530.03 C437 1995
Ref. 629.403 A584 1999
Physics
Primary Sources
Need to locate these Ref. 
Physics  Handbooks 
These  are usually one-volume works which specialize in one area 
Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
Comparisons
SI Metric Handbook
Related Topics: 
Durations, the Encyclopedia of How Long Things Take
Ultimate Book of Cross-Sections
McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Environmental Science andEngineering
Ref. 541.3 H236 1997-98
Ref. 530.8 C737
Ref. 530.812 F299
 
 

Ref. 529 S218
Ref. 629.046 U47
Ref. 628.03 M478 1993

Physics  Encyclopedias
These are encyclopedias devoted 
to history topics. Contents vary. 
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics Ref. 530.03 M167 1996
Physics Article 
Reprints
SIRS Applied Science 
SIRS Physical Science
Look in Comprehensive Index for Physics
related topics.  SIRS Researcher Online Database 
continues the SIRS reprints. 
Go to SAILS  Databases
and scroll down to SIRS.
You will need your library barcode to log in.
Ref.Desk  Ref. 605 A652
Ref. Desk Ref. 505 P578
Physics   Chronologies Spacefilight and Rocketry: Chronlogy Ref. 629.409 B167 1996

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

WEB SITES


Physics Simulation - Work
Ross Shepard's Physics Course
American Physical Society
Resource Central - Physics
Physics Reference Materials
University of California at Berkeley Physics Demo Lab
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September, 1978  to  June, 2001