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Physics and Astronomy: Reference Sources

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

A standard source for scientific data. In addition to physics and chemistry, it also includes conversion factors, laboratory safety, geology, astronomy, and pure mathematics.

Call Number:
Ref QD65 .C82 

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Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor

Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference

Dictionaries of Astronomy, Physics, Mathematics, etc.

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remote access

 

Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics
3 volumes

Covers 30 different subject areas in all their range and complexity, and contains over 2400 articles by more than 800 experts in their respective fields.

Call Number:
Ref QB14 .E534 2001

Location:
Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor

 

Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology
11 volumes

Comprehensive encyclopedia of the materials field including biomaterials, carbon, ceramics, composites, electronic and optoelectronic materials, inorganic materials, magnetic materials, metals and alloys, polymers and plastics, and thin films. It covers applications, materials, properties, techniques & processing.

Call Number:
Ref TA402 .E53 2001

Location:
Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor

 

Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
24 volumes

The only multivolume encyclopedia encompassing this field, it contains 1400 articles describing every aspect of electrical and electronics engineering. It defines the discipline by bringing together the core knowledge from all subject areas encompassed by the field. Articles can serve as the starting point for further study with their comprehensive bibliographies. While they can be used as a reference for facts, the articles are long enough to provide genuine understanding of a subject.

Call Number:
Ref TK9 .W55 1999

Location:
Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor

 

CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook

Tabular data on engineering materials, including nonferrous alloys and composite materials.

Call Number:
Ref TA403.4 .C74 2001

Location:
Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor

 

Electrical Engineering Handbook

Covers a broad range of concepts, models, and equations; includes sections on circuits, signal processing, electronics, electromagnetics, electrical effects and devices, and energy; as well as emerging trends in communications, digital devices, computer engineering, systems, and biomedical engineering.

Call Number:
Ref TK145 .E354 1997

Location:
Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor

 

Handbook of Physical Quantities

Tabular data on the properties of materials.

Call Number:
Ref QC61 .H36 1997

Location:
Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor

 

Dictionary of Material Science and High Energy Physics

Definitions of over 3000 terms in the fields of material science and high energy physics.

Call Number:
Ref QC772 .D57 2001

Location:
Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor

 

Dictionary of Pure and Applied Physics

Definitions of nearly 3000 terms in pure and applied physics.

Call Number:
Ref QC5 .D485 2001

Location:
Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor

 

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Physics
14 volumes

Covers general, nuclear, solid state, molecular, chemical, metal and vacuum physics, astronomy, geophysics, biophysics, and related subjects.

Call Number:
Ref QC5 .E52

Location:
Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor

 

Physically Speaking

Quotations on physics and astronomy.

Call Number:
Ref QC5 .P47 1997

Location:
Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor