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Joseph McCauleyJoseph McCauley

Department of Physics

Office: Science & Research 1, 619D
Contact: jmccauley@uh.edu - 713-743-3528

Hydrodynamics of high speed boats and propellers

Hydrodynamics of high speed planning hulls and surfacing propellers. Surface piercing propeller design. In particular, mathematically and on CNC machines.


  • Stochastic Calculus and Differential Equations for Physics and Finance, Cambridge Univ. Press (2013)
  • Dynamics of Markets: the new financial economics, Cambridge Univ. Press (2009)
  • Dynamics of Markets, Cambridge Univ. Press (2004)
  • Classical Mechanics, Cambridge Univ. Press (1997)
  • Chaos, Dynamics and Fractals Cambridge Univ. Press (1993)
  • Hydrodynamics of Speed on the Water, Surface Piercing Propellers and Fast Boats (to be published)
  • Hydrodynamic Lift on Boats, http://arxiv.org/abs/1808.03313, 2018.
  • Scaling for Speed on the Water, http://arxiv.org/abs/1602.00900, 2015.
  • Ito processes with Finitely Many States of Memory Memory. Physics Procedia, 2010.
  • Time vs. Ensemble Averages for Nonstationary Time Series, Physica A387, 5188,2008.
  • Nonstationarity of Efficient Finance Markets: FX Market Evolution from Stability to Instability, Joseph L. McCauley, Int. Rev. Fin. An. 17, 820, 2008.
  • Martingales, Detrending Data, and the Efficient Market Hypothesis, with Bassler and Gunaratne, Physica A387 (2008) 202.
  • Nonstationary Increments, Scaling Distributions, and Variable Diffusion Processes in Financial Markets, K.E. Bassler, J.L. McCauley, & G.H. Gunaratne, PNAS 104, 17297, 23 Oct. 2007.
  • Hurst Exponents, Markov Processes, and Nonlinear Diffusion Eqns., with K. Bassler and G. Gunaratne, Physica A369, 343 2006.
  • Are galaxy distributions scale invariant? Physica A, 2002.
  • Newtonian Cosmology and Mach's Principle, Physica Scripta 63, 15, 2001.
  • Discrete and Integral Hydrodynamic Models of Percolation Networks, Physica A197, 528 (1993).
  • Universal Deterministic Statistical Independence, Zeitschrift für Physik B 81, 115 (1990).
  • Computable Chaotic Orbits (with J. Palmore), Phys. Lett. A115, 433 (1986).
  • Interactions of Vortices with Boundaries in Superfluid Films, with C.W.Allen, Phys. Rev. B 25, 5680 (1982).
  • Vortices and Superfluid Decay in 4He Films, Phys. Rev. Lett. 45, 467, (1980).
  • Phase Space Quantization of Interacting Vortices in Two Dimensions, J. Phys. A12, 1999 (1979).
  • Dissociation of a Two Dimensional Coulomb Gas at Low Temperatures, J. Phys. C10, 689 (1977). (First published paper on Kosterlitz-Thouless dynamics)
  • Newton's Laws in Rotating Frames, Am. J. Phys. 45, 94 (1977).
  • Vortex Fluctuation Contribution to the Negative Ion Trapping Lifetime, J. McCauley, Jr., in Low Temperature Physics LT 13, Vol. 1, 421-5, (PlenumPress, 1974).