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Jose D'Arruda

PROJECT AFFILIATION:

  • NC-PIMS
    • Roles: Co-PI, Project Participant

PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Higher Ed: Mathematics, Higher Ed: Science 

BIO

Ph.D University of Delaware, June,1971

Major: Theoretical Physics

M.S. University of Delaware, June,1968

B.S. Lowell Technological Institute, June,1965

Major:Physics and Mathematics

PROFESSIONAL RECORD

Chairman, Physical Science Department, University of North Carolina at Pembroke. 1981-Present

Professor of Physics, University of North Carolina at Pembroke 1978-present

Visiting Professor of Physics, Univ. of Delaware, 1980-81

Associate Professor of Physics, University of North Carolina at Pembroke. 1974-78

Assistant Professor of Physics, Univ. of Wisconsin Center 1971-74

Research Assistant Grant to work with Dr Bruce W Carney, UNC-CH, on " The Orgin and Evolution of Metal Poor Stars", 1991-3

Visiting Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, worked with Dr. Frank Gifford on Computer Solutions for Atmospheric and Chemical Pollutant. Summers 1975 and 1976

Visiting Scientist at Battelle Northwest Laboratory, worked with Dr. George Slinn on Atmospheric Physics. Summer 1974

Visiting Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, worked with Dr. Chris Wahl on Ab-initio Computer Calculations for Complex Chemical Molecules. Summer 1973

Teaching Assistant in Physics and Mathematics, Univ. Delaware 1965-71 

EXPERTISE

Physics 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

"Torque or Horsepower-A Study of Fast Cars". SOARS Conference, Nov.10 1994

"Using Computers for Data Acquisition, Graphing and Demonstration in the Physics Class".The Journal of North Carolina Teachers Association, Vol. II no.1,fall 1993

J. DArruda and E.W. Larsen, Simple Derivation of the Diffusion Equation from the Fokker-Planck Equation Using Perturbation Methods, Am. J. Phys. 46, 392 (1978).

E.W. Larsen and J. D'Arruda, Asymptotic Theory of the Linear Transport Equation for Small Mean Free Paths, Phys. Rev. A 13, 1933 (1976).

"Asymptotic Solution of the Linear Boltzmann Equation for Brownian Motion", Phys. Rev. (1975)

"Fragmentation of BeF as inferred from Ab-Initio Computer Calculations",Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 19, 292, (1974)

"Experimental Psychology in the Physics Lab.",Division Two Newsletter, October, (1973)

"Stroboscope and the Inertia Balance", Physics Teacher, May (1973)

"A Self-pace Program of Instructions at a Two Year Institution", March (1973)

"Quantum Corrections to the Second Virial Coefficient for General Attractive-Well Potential Model", Phys Rev. A. 1, 7, 820 (1973)

"Quantum Corrections to the Second Virial Coefficient for Triangle-Well Potential", Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 17, (1972)

"New Answers to Old Questions" example cited in "Committee on Physics in Two Year Colleges Newsletter". May (1972)

"Quantum Corrections to the Second Virial Coefficient with an Application to the Hard Core Plus Square- Well Potential at High Temperatures", Phys. Rev. A1 1791-1802 (1970)

"Quantum Corrections to Virial Coefficient". Am. Phys. Soc. 1, 646 (19