Dr. Dennis C. Henry
Gustavus Adolphus College
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Office Phone: (507) 931-2784
Home Office Mailing Address:
715 South Seventh Street
St. Peter, MN 56082-1435
- All mail should be directed to the
address above since I no longer have a campus mailbox.
- Consulting Web Site
Curricular and Professional Interests
Courses frequently taught: Electronics and Instrumentation I,
Electronics and Instrumentation II,
Classical Physics Sequence, Modern
Physics, Statistical and Thermal Physics, Electromagnetic Theory, Experimental
Modern Physics, Analytical Mechanics, Physics
of Sound and Music, Senior Seminar
Special topics courses developed and taught: Condensed Matter Physics, Railroads in American History,
Magnetic Measurements and Materials, Introduction to Electromagnetic
Interference, A Short
History of Radio and TV Technology, Microprocessors and Interfacing
Electronics courses in the undergraduate and graduate physics curriculum
Pre-professional advising in physics and engineering
Development of physics departments at liberal arts colleges
Research and Consulting Interests
Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, particularly in product development
and manufacturing processes
Magnetic Materials, Measurements, and Shielding
Electromagnetic Interference and Compatibility, particularly at low-frequencies
Railroad Control Systems and Automation, particularly Gravity Retarder
Yards, EMI Assessment and Mitigation
U.S. Railroad History, passenger train operations,
economics and equipment
Selected Publications and Presentations
- "Low-Frequency EMI Measurements and Demonstrations", Dennis C. Henry,
EMC Troubleshooting Workshop, Kimmel Gerke Associates and Tektronix, San
Diego, CA, February 19, 2008.
"Classification Yards: How Humping Works" Dennis C. Henry, pp. 287-291 in the
Encyclopedia of North American Railroads, Indiana University Press (2007).
Planning for Graduate Studies in Physics and Related Fields, Edited
by D. C. Henry (AAPT, College Park, May, 2002)
"Resource Letter: TE-1: Teaching Electronics", D.C. Henry,
Phys, 70(1), 14-23 (2002)
"Enhancing Electromagnetism Experiments with Clamp-on Ammeters," D. C.
Henry, Am. J. Phys, 69(1), 76-78 (2001)
"Were they really for amusement only?" D.C. Henry,
Pin Game Journal,
85/86, 46-51 (2001),
89, 11-14 (2002),
91, 8-12 (2002)
Archived Presentations (under construction)
the Role and Content of Physics Electronics Courses", D.C. Henry, Session
Invited Paper, 2002 Summer AAPT Meeting, Boise State University
Implications of Electronic-Ballast Fluorescent Lighting for Physics
Laboratories", D.C. Henry and C.J.
Ginder, 2000 Summer AAPT Meeting, University of Guelph
Applying for Faculty Positions at Baccalaureate Degree Institutions", D.C.
Henry, Invited Panel Remarks, 1996 Winter AAPT Meeting, Reno, Nevada
- "Electronics and
Instrumentation Laboratory Development Project Report", D.C. Henry, C.F.
Niederriter, and T.M. Huber, 1995 Summer AAPT Meeting, Gonzaga University.
NSF ILI Grant No. USE-9251608.
- "Degaussing and other Demonstrations with CRT
Monitors", D.C. Henry and Kari Treichel, 1994 Summer AAPT Meeting, University
of Notre Dame
in Professional Organizations and Societies
Personal Contact Information
Home address: 715 S. 7th St., St. Peter, MN 56082-1435
Home phone: (507) 931-2784
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