Duncan Napier - IT and Instrumentation Consultant
duncan_napier @ sfu.ca
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Doctor of Philosophy University
of British Columbia (1997) in Statistical Mechanics/Theoretical Chemistry
Dissertation in Kinetic Theory of Gases ,
nonequilibrium chemical kinetics,
propagation-dissipation of density fluctuations
Master of Science McMaster
University (1993) in Computer Science
Visualization, rendering & animation of
scientific and engineering data.
Here is a list of my technical and scientific
Technical Trade Publications
1."Build a Home Terabyte Backup System Using Linux " by Duncan Napier, Linux Journal, Issue 141, SCC Publications, Seattle. January 2006.
2."Why You Should be Concerned About WiFi Security" by Duncan Napier, Data Communications Management, 51-30-72, Auerbach Publications, New York. April 2003.
3."Securing Virtual Private Networks" by Duncan Napier, Enterprise Operations Management, 46-40-66, Auerbach Publications, New York. Sept 2002.
4."Introducing FreeS/WAN and IPsec" by Duncan Napier, SysAdmin Magazine, Vol 9, Number 11, pp. 63-69 CMP Publications, San Francisco, 2000.
5."IPTables Netfilter - Linux Next-Generation Stateful Packet Filter", by Duncan Napier, Vol 10, Number 12, SysAdmin Magazine, pp. 8-16, CMP Publications, San Francisco, 2001.
6."The SSH Protocol", by Duncan Napier, Enterprise Operations Management, Auerbach Publications/CRC Press LLC, Dec 2001/Jan 2002.
7."Setting up a VPN Gateway" by Duncan Napier, Linux Journal, Issue 93, pp. 66-66, SCC Publications, Seattle, Jan 2002.
8."Administering Linux IPSec Virtual Private Networks" by Duncan Napier, SysAdmin Magazine, Vol 11, Number 3, pp. 63-69 CMP Publications, San Francisco, 2000.
Peer Reviewed - Scientific
1. "Sound dispersion in single-component systems
", D.G. Napier & B.D.
Shizgal, Physica A, 387 (2008), pp. 4099-4118.
2. "Nonequilibrium Effects in Reactive
Systems: The Validity of the Chapman-Enskog Method
and the Effect of Reactive Products", B.D.
Shizgal and D. Napier, Physica A, 223, pp. 50-86,
3. "Nonequilibrium Effects in Model Reactive
Systems; The Role of Species Temperatures", D.
G. Napier and B. D. Shizgal, Phys. Rev. E, 52(4),
4. "Chemical Processing of Modified Lead
Titanate", A. Ahmad, K. Besso, S. Chebab, T.
Wheat, D. Napier, Journal of Material Science, (25),
5. "Small-angle Neutron Scattering and
27Al-NMR Studies on the Microstructure and
Composition of Alumina Sol-Gels", L.F. Nazar,
D.G. Napier, D. Lapham, J.E. Epperson, Better
Ceramics Through Chemistry IV, Materials Research
Symp. Proc., MRS Press, V. 121, pp.117-122, (1990).
6. "Investigation of the Effect of
Dimethylformamide Addition on Alumina Sol-Gel
Formation by 27Al-NMR and Rheology
Measurements", L. F. Nazar, L. C. Klein, D.
Napier, Better Ceramics Through Chemistry III, Mat.
Res. Symp. Proc., MRS Press , V. 180, pp.133-139,
1."Gas Kinetic Theory of Sound Dispersion in
Two-Component Systems", Duncan Napier and B.D.
Shizgal, a poster presented at the 25TH symposium
of the canadian society for theoretical chemistry,
Vancouver, Aug 24-28, 1998.
2."Anomalous Sound Dispersion in
Two-Component Systems", B.D. Shizgal and Duncan
Napier, Proceedings of the 21st International
Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Marseille,
France, July 26-31, 1998.
3. "The Reaction A+A -> B+B:
Nonequilibrium Reactive Effects", Duncan Napier
and Bernie D. Shizgal, Proceedings of the Nineteenth
International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics,
Oxford Science Publications, Volume 1, pp. 496-502,
4. "The Role of Species Temperatures in
Nonequilibrium Effects in Mixtures", Duncan
Napier and Bernie D. Shizgal, Proceedings of the
International Symposium on Far-From-Equilibrium
Dynamics of Chemical Systems in Borki, Poland, World
Scientific Publication, pp. 263-271, (1993).