Physics and allied subjects fall under Dewey numbers:
521 Celestial mechanics
522 Techniques, procedures, apparatus, equipment, materials
523 Specific celestial bodies and phenomena
524 not assigned
525 Earth (astronomical geography)
531 Classical mechanics; solid mechanics
532 Fluid mechanics; liquid mechanics
533 Gas mechanics
534 Sound & related vibrations
535 Light & infrared & ultraviolet phenomena
537 Electricity & electronics
539 Modern physics
Bulk of the books in the main Physics collection carry numbers 520-525, 530-539 and are shelved on the fifth floor of the ERC. However, some books that fall under Chemistry and Engineering numbers too are relevant due to the multidisciplinary nature of their subject matter. Books from the Main collection go out on loan to students, staff of the university, CAVAL and approved borrowers. Students who want longer loans of their recommended reading items can find multiple copies of various editions of undergraduate textbooks here. Spine labels will indicate if they are for shorter loan periods, ie. Seven Day Loan. More details on loans.
Reference books in Physics are now shelved in the Reference area on the ground Floor of the ERC Library. Items such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and other similar sources are found here. The new location offers users reference sources in other subjects such as Chemistry, Mathematics and Engineering too. Books in this collection are not for loan.