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Faculty

Robert D. PurringtonRobert D. Purrington, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor

Email: danny@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 862-3177
Fax: (504) 862-8702
Other Sites: Personal Website

Department of Physics
226 Stanley Thomas Hall
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118

Research Interests

Nuclear Physics & History of Physics »

Recent Courses


  • ASTR 1000 – Descriptive Astronomy
  • ASTR 1100 – Observational Astronomy
  • PHYS 3740 – Classical Mechanics
  • PHYS 7230/7240 – Electromagnetic Theory I & II
  • ASTR 3010 – Archaeoastronomy

Education

Ph.D., Texas A&M, (1966)

Recent Publications

R. D. Purrington, "Bottom Scattering in Acoustic Propagation Modeling," J. Comput. Acoust. 2, 147-160 (1994).

R. D. Purrington, "Scattering Kernal Approach to Bottom Loss and Scattering in a Parabolic Equation Model," Theoretical and Computational Acoustics, 385-398 (1996).

R. D. Purrington, "Physics in the Nineteenth Century," Rutgers University Press. (1997).

School of Science and Engineering, 201 Lindy Boggs Center, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5764 sse@tulane.edu