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The Library contacts for Physics and Astronomy are:

Subject Librarian: Nhan Le (Hargrave-Andrew Library)

Learning Skills Adviser: Lovisa Lindstrand (Hargrave-Andrew Library)


Key databases for physics 

Key eBook collections

Call numbers 

Monash University uses the Dewey Decimal Classification scheme to organise books and journals. The most efficient way to locate material in the library is to use Search, however the following may be useful as a guide when browsing the shelves for titles in Physics and related areas. Much of the collection is now electronic and this should be remembered when browsing shelves.

Subject Number
Astronomy 520-525
Physics 530
Theoretical / Quantum mechanics 530.1
Fluid mechanics / Liquid mechanics 532
Pneumatics 533
Sound and related vibrations 534
Light and paraphotic phenomena 535
Laser research 535.58
Heat and thermodynamics 536
Electricity and electronics 537
Magnetism 538
Modern physics 539
Microscopy 570.282
Medical physics 610.153
Tomography 616.0757
Applied physics 621
Image processing 621.367
Computer vision 642
Essay, reports and technical writing  808.02-808.06