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Porter W. Johnson

Porter W. Johnson Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor of Physics

Phone: 

312.567.3443

Fax: 

312.567.3494

Office: 

148A Life Sciences Building

Education 

B.S. (Physics) Case Institute of Technology (1963)
M.A. (Physics) Princeton University (1965)
Ph.D. (Physics) Princeton University (1967)

Expertise 

Theoretical Physics

Publications 

Relativity for the Mind: An Introduction for Scientists
Rinton Press (2007)
ISBN 1-58949-054-1
208 pp

Classical Mechanics with Applications
World Scientific (2010)
ISBN 978-981-4304-15-3
296 pp

Nonconservation of Energy and Loss of Determinism I. Infinitely Many Balls
Foundations of Physics 39, 937 (2009)
(with D. Atkinson)

Nonconservation of Energy and Loss of Determinism II. Colliding with an Open Set
Foundations of Physics 40, 179 (2010)
(with D. Atkinson).

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