Interested in physically browsing our book collection for books on physics or astronomy? Go to the General Collection, Reference Collection, Video Collection, or New Books Shelf (2nd & 3rd floors) of Woodward Library and look up the following call number ranges.
Please Note: this list does not represent all titles or subjects of interest available for research in physics or astronomy. Consult the library's online catalog, Austin, for additional areas of interest.
Library of Congress (LC) Call Numbers
Subclass QB -- Astronomy
QB140-237 Practical and spherical astronomy
QB349-421 Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics
QB468-480 Non-optical methods of astronomy
QB495-903 Descriptive astronomy
QB500.5-785 Solar system
QB980-991 Cosmogony. Cosmology
Subclass QC -- 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
QC350-467 Optics. Light
QC474-496.9 Radiation physics (General)
QC501-766 Electricity and magnetism
QC669-675.8 Electromagnetic theory
QC676-678.6 Radio waves (Theory)
QC701-715.4 Electric discharge
QC717.6-718.8 Plasma physics. Ionized gases
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
QC851-999 Meteorology. Climatology
Including the earth's atmosphere
QC974.5-976 Meteorological optics
QC980-999 Climatology and weather
QC994.95-999 Weather forecasting
For a complete listing of all LC Call Numbers, go to the Library of Congress Classification Outline.
Many of the books in these collections will appear in search results from the catalog search above. They may also be searched individually using the links provided below.
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