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Subject Terms for Physics

The following is a partial list of subject headings related to physics that can be used to locate books and other items in the FAU Libraries Catalog.

  • Celestial Mechanics
  • Crystallography
  • Diffusion
  • Dynamics
  • Field theory
  • Galaxy
  • Interstellar
  • Light Pollution
  • Nebula
  • Optics
  • Quantum chronodynamics
  • Quantum theory
  • Relativity
  • Solid state physics
  • Space and time
  • Spectroscopy
  • Superposition
  • Wave mechanics

Subject Sections

Astronomy & Astrophysics  QA

  • Theoretical Astronomy & Celestial Mechanics QB329 - QB421
  • Astrogeology QB46 - QB466
  • Astrophysics QB468 - QB480
  • Astronomy QB500 - QB785
  • Cosomology QB980 - QB981


Physics QC

  • General Information QC1 - QC19
  • Mathematical QC19.2 - QC52
  • Instruments QC53 - QC114
  • Mechanics QC120 - QC168.86
  • Atomic physics (molecular, condensed matter, quantum mechanics, solid state) QC170 - QC173.458, QC173.96 - QC174.52, QC175.4 - QC197
  • Relativity QC173.5 - QC173.75
  • Statistical Mechanics QC174.7 - 175.36
  • Acoustics QC220 - QC246
  • Heat, Thermodynamics QC251 - QC338.5
  • Optics, Spectroscopy QC350 - QC467
  • Radiation QC474 - QC496.9
  • Electricity & Magnetism QC501 - QC766
  • Nuclear & Particle Physics QC770 - QC798
  • Geophysics, Cosmic physics QC801 - QC849
  • Meteorology, Climatology QC851 - QC999