Physics Research Guide

KC/Wright State and Affiliates Catalog
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Useful LC SUBJECT HEADINGS for this topic:

  Acceleration
Acoustics
Atomic theory
Color
Diffraction
Doppler effect
Dynamics
Electricity
Electromagnetism
Energy
Entropy
Fluids
Force and energy
Gravity
Heat
Kinetic Theory
Law of thermodynamics
Light
  Light speed
Magnetism
Mass (physics)
Motion
Nuclear physics
Optics
Pressure
Quantum Theory
Radioactivity
Refraction
Relativity
Sound
Sound speed
Surface energy
Thermodynamics
Time
Ultrasonics
Vibration

Useful Useful LC CALL NUMBERS on this subject:

  QC 1-75   General Physics
  QC 81-114   Weights and Measures
  QC 170-197   Atomic Physics; Quantum Theory
  QC 221-246   Acoustics; Sound
  QC 251-338.5   Heat; Thermodynamics
  QC 350-467   Optics; Light; Spectroscopy
  QC 474-496.9   Radiation Physics
  QC 501-766   Electricity and Magnetism
  QC 770-798   Nuclear and Particle Physics; Radioactivity

 

OhioLINK Central Catalog

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Digital Media

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OhioLINK Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations
600 videos of physics experiments

Films on Demand
A collection of educational films in streaming video format from Films for the Humanities and Science


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Search the OhioLINK Electronic Book Center


Enter keywords:
 
E-book   Gale Encyclopedia of Science
R QC5 .C56 2005   A Dictionary af Physics
R QC5 .D55   Dictionary af Physics and Mathematics Abbreviations, Signs, and Symbols.
R QC5 .F34 1988   The Facts on File Dictionary of Physics
R QC23.2 .K652 2008   Physics for Scientists and Engineers Quick Reference Guide : A Strategic Approach
R QC61 .H37 2002   Handbook of Physics
R QC82 .J4 1972   A Dictionary of Scientific Units: Including Dimensionless Numbers and Scales
R QD65 .H3 2012-13   CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

PERIODICAL INDEXES/DATABASES

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Academic Search Complete
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering a wide variety of academic areas of study

Science Citation Index Expanded
A multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the sciences

Science Direct
Provides access to full text articles from selected titles in the Elsevier journal collection.
 

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Periodicals available in the KC library

Physics periodicals available through the Electronic Journal Center (EJC)
The Electronic Journal Center provides full-text access to a core collection of scholarly journals in physics. Click the link for the collection you want to access.


Online Physics Tutorial
http://library.thinkquest.org/10796/index.html
Provides online tutorials on many topics in physics

 
The Physics Classroom
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/
Offers tutorials and a variety ofother resources for the study of physics.

 
Physics to Go
http://www.compadre.org/informal/
An online monthly mini-magazine as well as online activities and web resources on physics.

 
PhysOrg.com
http://www.physorg.com/
A leading web-based science and technology news service.
 
Physicsworld.com
http://www.physicsworld.com/
From the UK Institute of Physics, this site provides access to a variety of physics resources for the general public with interest in physics topics.

 
PhysicsToday.org
http://www.physicstoday.org/
A resource on physics for the general public from the American Physical Society.
 
Inside Science
http://www.insidescience.org
Up to date science news about current scientific research presented for the lay person.
 
SciVee
http://www.scivee.tv
Provides access to educational videos and synchronized video supplements for journal articles, lectures, slides and conference posters/presentations categorized into 50 scientific areas.