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Physics

Browsing Guide

QC1-75
General physics
QC170-197
Atomic physics
QC221-246
Acoustics. Sound
QC251-338.5
Heat
QC310.15-319
Thermodynamics
QC350-467
Optics. Light
QC474-496.9
Radiation physics (General)
QC501-766
Electricity and magnetism
QC770-798
Nuclear and particle physics
QC801-809
Geophysics. Cosmic physics

Reference Books

The L.W. Tyree Library has an extensive Reference Collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries and other specialized tools. Below is just a selection of resources related to physics. These reference books and many others are located on the 2nd floor of the L.W. Tyree Library and are available for in-library use only. If you need access to information in one of these books from an SF Center, please call the Reference Desk for assistance: 352-395-5409.

Subject Headings

Try these subject headings in the library catalog and library databases.

  • electricity
  • force and energy
  • heat
  • magnetism
  • mechanics
  • nuclear physics
  • optics
  • physics
  • quantum theory
  • thermodynamics