Adjunct Professor, PEng

Contact InformationGeorge A. Davidson

Phone: 519-888-4567 x33340
Location: CPH 3664
Fax: (519) 885-5862

Education

  • BASc, PhD (Toronto)

Research Interests

  • Transport processes in the planetary boundary layer
  • Buoyant plume behaviour in cross-flows
  • Atmospheric dispersion modelling
  • Planetary boundary layer modelling

Teaching

  • ME 351 - Fluid Mechanics 1
  • ME 303 - Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • ME 203 - Ordinary Differential Equations
  • ME 201 - Advanced Calculus
  • ME 362 - Fluid Mechanics 2
  • ME 571 - Air Pollution
  • ME 662 - Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • SYDE 282 - Fluid Mechanics

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Davidson, G.A., 1989; Simultaneous Trajectory and Dilution Predictions from a Simple Integral Plume Model. Atmospheric Environment, 23, 341-349.
  • Davidson, G.A., 1990; The Role of Entrainment and Drag Force Assumptions in an Integral Plume Analysis, C.S.M.E. Transactions, 14, 61-66.
  • Davidson, G.A., 1990; A Modified Power Law Representation of the Pasquill-Gifford Dispersion Coefficients, J. Air and Waste Management Assoc., 40, 1146-1147.
  • Alton, B.W., Davidson, G.A., and Slawson, P.R., 1992; Comparison of Measurements and Integral Model Predictions of Hot Water Plume Behaviour in a Crossflow, Atmospheric Environment, 27A, 589-598.
  • Davidson, G.A., 1994; Dimensionless Correlations for Buoyant Plume Behaviour in a Crossflow and Scaling Criteria for Physical Modelling of Dispersion Processes, J. Wind Engineering and Ind. Aerodynamics, 51, 135-155.
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo