DDC 600: Technology

The Public Library of Westland uses the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System to classify our non-fiction materials. A top level overview is here. Below is a look at the 600s.

600 | 610 | 620 | 630 | 640 | 650 | 660 | 670 | 680 | 690

600: Technology

  • 601: Philosophy and theory
  • 602: Miscellany
  • 603: Dictionaries and encyclopedias
  • 604: Special topics
  • 605: Serial publications
  • 606: Organizations
  • 607: Education, research and related topics
  • 608: Inventions and patents
  • 609: Historical, geographic and persons treatment

610: Medicine and health

  • 611: Human anatomy, cytology and histology
  • 612: Human physiology
  • 613: Personal health and safety
  • 614: Incidence and prevention of disease
  • 615: Pharmacology and therapeutics
  • 616: Diseases
  • 617: Surgery and related medical specialties
  • 618: Gynecology, obstetrics, pediatrics and geriatrics
  • 619: [Unassigned]

620: Engineering and allied operations

  • 621: Applied physics
  • 622: Mining and related operations
  • 623: Military and nautical engineering
  • 624: Civil engineering
  • 625: Engineering of railroads and roads
  • 626: [Unassigned]
  • 627: Hydraulic engineering
  • 628: Sanitary and municipal engineering
  • 629: Other branches of engineering

630: Agriculture and related technologies

  • 631: Techniques, equipment and materials
  • 632: Plant injuries, diseases and pests
  • 633: Field and plantation crops
  • 634: Orchards, fruits and forestry
  • 635: Garden crops (Horticulture)
  • 636: Animal husbandry
  • 637: Processing dairy and related products
  • 638: Insect culture
  • 639: Hunting, fishing and conservation

640: Home and family management

  • 641: Food and drink
  • 642: Meals and table service
  • 643: Housing and household equipment
  • 644: Household utilities
  • 645: Household furnishings
  • 646: Sewing, clothing and personal living
  • 647: Management of public households
  • 648: Housekeeping
  • 649: Child rearing and home care of persons

650: Management and auxiliary services

  • 651: Office services
  • 652: Processes of written communications
  • 653: Shorthand
  • 654: [Unassigned]
  • 655: [Unassigned]
  • 656: [Unassigned]
  • 657: Accounting
  • 658: General management
  • 659: Advertising and public relations

660: Chemical engineering

  • 661: Industrial chemicals
  • 662: Explosives, fuels and related products
  • 663: Beverage technology
  • 664: Food technology
  • 665: Industrial oils, fats, waxes and gases
  • 666: Ceramic and allied technologies
  • 667: Cleaning, color and coating technologies
  • 668: Technology of other organic products
  • 669: Metallurgy

670: Manufacturing

  • 671: Metalworking and primary metal products
  • 672: Iron, steel and other iron alloys
  • 673: Nonferrous metals
  • 674: Lumber processing, wood products and cork
  • 675: Leather and fur processing
  • 676: Pulp and paper technology
  • 677: Textiles
  • 678: Elastomers and elastomer products
  • 679: Other products of specific materials

680: Manufacture for specific uses

  • 681: Precision instruments and other devices
  • 682: Small forge work (Blacksmithing)
  • 683: Hardware and household appliances
  • 684: Furnishings and home workshops
  • 685: Leather, fur goods and related products
  • 686: Printing and related activities
  • 687: Clothing and accessories
  • 688: Other final products and packaging
  • 689: [Unassigned]

690: Buildings

  • 691: Building materials
  • 692: Auxiliary construction practices
  • 693: Specific materials and purposes
  • 694: Wood construction and carpentry
  • 695: Roof covering
  • 696: Utilities
  • 697: Heating, ventilating and air-conditioning
  • 698: Detail finishing
  • 699: [Unassigned]

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