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Mechanical engineering educator

James Howard Arthur, American mechanical engineering educator. Achievements include research in numerical heat transfer, analysis of natural convection in a vertical, asymmetrically heated, perforated walled channel including radiative exchange at the boundaries. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate, treasurer Shenandoah section 1991-1993), American Society of Heating, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Arthur, James Howard was born on February 2, 1958 in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Howard Board and Minnabelle (Williams) Arthur.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Virginia, 1980;Master of Science, University of Virginia, 1982;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Virginia, 1988.

Career

Mechanic engineer, Babcock & Wilcox Company, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1980-1987;assistant professor, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, since 1988. Associate research engineer University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1988, 89. Research consultant University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in numerical heat transfer, analysis of natural convection in a vertical, asymmetrically heated, perforated walled channel including radiative exchange at the boundaries.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate, treasurer Shenandoah section 1991-1993), American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Cindy Patriece May, December 10, 1983. Children: James Michael, David Benjamin, Peter Timothy.

father:
Howard Board Arthur

mother:
Minnabelle (Williams) Arthur

spouse:
Cindy Patriece May

child:
James Michael Arthur

child:
David Benjamin Arthur

child:
Peter Timothy Arthur