University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
http://www.me.umn.edu/

Environmental Research Laboratory

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

Davidson, J. H., Kulacki, F. A., and Dunn, P. F., “Convective Heat Transfer with Electric and Magnetic Fields,” Chapter 9 in The Handbook of Single Phase Convective Heat Transfer, S. Kakac, R.K.Shah, and W. Aung eds., John Wiley Interscience, 9/1-9/49, 1987.

Journal Papers

Shaughnessy, E. J., Davidson, J. H., and Hay, J. C., “The Fluid Mechanics of Electrostatic Precipitators,” Aerosol Science and Technology 4, 471-476, 1985.

Davidson, J. H., and Shaughnessy, E. J., “Turbulence Generation by Electric Body Forces,” Experiments in Fluids, 4, 17-26, 1986.

Davidson, J.H., and McKinney, P.J., “Turbulent Flow Data Acquisition and Analysis - A New Approach,” Scientific Computation and Automation, 5, 45-53, March 1989.

Davidson, J. H., and McKinney, P. J., “Turbulent Mixing in a Barbed Plate-to-Plate Electrostatic Precipitator,” Atmospheric Environment, 23, 10, 2093-2107, 1989.

Davidson, J. H., and McKinney, P. J., “Electrohydrodynamic Precipitator Flow with a Barbed Plate Electrode,” Aerosol Science and Technology, 12, 2, 319-334, 1990.

Davidson, J.H., and McKinney, P.J., “EHD Flow Visualization in the Wire-Plate and Barbed-Plate Electrostatic Precipitators,” IEEE Trans. Indus. Applications, 27, 1, 154-160, 1991.

McKinney, P.J., Davidson, J.H., and Leone, D.L., “Current Distributions for Barbed-Plate-to-Plane Coronas,” IEEE Trans. Indus. Applications, 28, 6, 1424-1431, 1992.

Ritsch, M.L., and Davidson, J.H., “Phase Discrimination in Gas-Particle Flows Using Thermal Anemometry,” ASME J. of Fluids Engineering, 114, 4, 692-694, 1992Walker, H.A., and Davidson, J.H., “Second-Law Analysis of a Self-Pumping Water Heater,” ASME J. Solar Energy Engineering, 114, 3, 188-193, 1992 (Best Paper).

Dorsey, J.A., and Davidson, J.H., “Ozone Production in Electrostatic Air Cleaners with Contaminated Electrodes,” IEEE Trans. Indus. Applications, 30, 2, 370-376, 1994.

Lai, F.C., McKinney, P.J., and Davidson, J.H., “Oscillatory Electrohydrodynamic Gas Flows,” ASME J. Fluids Engineering, 117, 3, 491-497, 1995.

Davidson, J.H., Linnebur, P., McKinney, P.J., “Three-Dimensional (3-D) Model of Electric Field and Space Charge in the Barbed Plate-to-Plate Precipitator,” IEEE Trans. Indus. Applications, 32, 4, 858-866, 1996.

Boelter, K. and Davidson, J.H., “Ozone Generation by Indoor Electrostatic Air Cleaners,” Aerosol Science and Technology, 27, 689-708, 1997.

Davidson, J.H., and McKinney, P.J., “Chemical Vapor Deposition in the Corona Discharge of Electrostatic Air Cleaners,” Aerosol Science and Technology, 29, 2, 102-110, 1998.

Lee, P. and Davidson, J.H., “Evaluation of Activated Carbon Filters for Removal of Ozone at the ppb Level,” American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 60, 589-600, 1999.

Chen. J., and Davidson, J.H., “Electron Density and Energy Distributions in the Positive DC Corona: Interpretation for Corona-Enhanced Chemical Reactions,” Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 22, 2, pp. 199-224, 2002.

Chen, J., and Davidson, J.H., “Ozone Production in the Positive Corona Discharge,” Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 22, 4, pp. 495-522, 2002.

Chen, J., and Davidson, J.H., “Model of the Negative DC Corona Plasma: Comparison to the Positive DC Corona Plasma,” Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 23, 1, pp. 83-102, 2003.

Chen, J., and Davidson, J.H., “Ozone Production in the Negative DC Corona Discharge: The Dependence of Discharge Polarity,” Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 23, 3, pp. 501-518, 2003.

Chen, J., and Davidson, J.H., “Chemical Vapor Deposition of Silicon Dioxide by Direct-Current Corona Discharges in Dry Air Containing Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane Vapor: Measurements of Deposition Rate,” Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 24, 2, 169-188, 2004.

Chen, J., and Davidson, J.H., “Global Model of Chemical Vapor Deposition of Silicon Dioxide by Direct-Current Corona Discharges in Dry Air Containing Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane Vapor” To appear in Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 24, 4, December 2004.

Kingsley, M.L., Davidson, J.H., Dallas, A., Joriman, J., and Ding, L, “Effects of Low-Concentration Ozone on Activated Carbon and Implications for Removal of VOCs in Indoor Air”, Submitted to Carbon, July 2004.