The Monash libraries use the Dewey Decimal Classification scheme to organise books and journals. This ensures that all materials on similar subject areas are kept together on the shelves. The following call numbers may be useful as a guide when browsing the shelves for Mathematics and related subject areas.
Subject | Numbers |
Study methods | 371.3028 |
Mathematics | 510 |
Philosophy and theory | 510.1 |
General principles of mathematics | 511 |
Finite mathematics | 511.1 |
Mathematical logic | 511.3 |
Approximation and expansion | 511.4 |
Graph theory | 511.5 |
Combinatroics | 511.6 |
Mathematical models | 511.8 |
Algebra | 512 |
Groups and group theory | 512.2 |
Fields | 512.3 |
Rings | 512.4 |
Linear algebra | 512.5 |
Category theory, homological algebra, K-theory | 512.6 |
Number theory | 512.7 |
Foundations of algebra | 512.9 |
Arithmetic | 513 |
Topology | 514 |
Algebraic topology | 514.2 |
Topology of spaces | 514.3 |
Analytic topology | 514.7 |
Analysis | 515 |
Sequences and series | 515.24 |
Differential calculus and equations | 515.3 |
Integral calculus and equations | 515.4 |
Special functions | 515.5 |
Function analysis | 515.7 |
Functions of real variables | 515.8 |
Functions of complex variables | 515.9 |
Geometry | 516 |
Euclidean geometry | 516.2 |
Analytic geometries | 516.3 |
Non-Euclidean geometry | 516.9 |
Numerical analysis | 518 |
Probabilities and applied mathematics | 519 |
Probabilities | 519.2 |
Statistical mathematics | 519.5 |
Mathematical optimization | 519.6 |
Programming | 519.7 |
Special topics of applied mathematics | 519.8 |
Astronomy | 520 |
Astrophysics | 523.01 |
Planets - astronomy | 523.4 |
Atmosphere - meteorology | 551.5 |
Climate | 551.6 |
Astrobiology | 576.839 |
Essay, reports and techincal writing | 808 |
The following key reference works provide review essays on a variety of topics in mathematical sciences and related areas. They will help clarify concepts that are unfamiliar and provide brief bibliographies.
LaTeX is a document preparation system used in mathematics which uses markup tagging to define structure and stylise text throughout documents.
You can obtain LaTeX from https://www.latex-project.org/.
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