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Physics and Astronomy: Books

E-Books

Reference Resources

Obtaining Books

For books that are not owned by the UWM Libraries, use one of the following services:

  1. Search@UW Books & Media (UW System)
  2. Interlibrary Loan

Borrowing from other libraries

Browsing Physics

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
QC717.6-718.8 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
QC811-849 Geomagnetism
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 call numbers in all subject areas, click here.

Browsing Astronomy

Browse the Libraries' stacks literally, or virtually using the online catalog. These are some of the call numbers for materials in Astronomy.

QB1-991 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

For call numbers in all subject areas, click here.