Barney L. Capehart Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., 1967, University of Oklahoma
Office: 372 Weil Hall
Address: Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: (352) 392-3180
Fax: (352) 392-3537
Dr. Capehart retired from teaching in December 1999 after 32 years at the University of Florida. During that time he taught many courses for the Industrial & Systems Engineering Department, including Work Design and Human Factors, Advanced Engineering Economy, Industrial Systems Simulation, and Microprocessors. He developed and taught the department's Industrial Energy Management course for over fifteen years.
- Energy Efficiency
- Systems Analysis
- Energy Policy
- Digital Simulation Techniques
- UF Industrial Assessment Center (former Director and Consultant to:)
The University of Florida Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) visits manufacturing facilities within 150 mile radius of Gainesville with the goal of helping the companies increase their industrial productivity through energy efficiency, waste reduction and process improvements. For more information, visit the IAC website.
Awards and Honors
Energy Hall of Fame, Association of Energy Engineers, 1999
Energy Professional Development of the Year, Association of Energy Engineers, 1998
Energy Educator of the Year (Southeast Region), Association of Energy Engineers, 1997 (see photo)
Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1990
Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1994
Palladium Medal, American Association of Engineering Societies, 1988
Florida Audubon Society Conservationist of the Year, 1987
Capehart, Barney L., Wayne C. Turner and William J. Kennedy, Guide to Energy Management, Third Edition, Fairmont Press, Atlanta, GA, 2000
Capehart, Barney L., Wayne C. Turner and William J. Kennedy, Guide to Energy Management, Second Edition, Fairmont Press, Atlanta, GA, 1997
Capehart, Barney L. and Mark Spiller, "Energy Auditing" in Handbook of Energy Management, Third Edition, Fairmont Press, Atlanta, GA, 1996.
Capehart, Barney L. and Wayne C. Turner, "Introduction to Energy Management" in Handbook of Industrial Engineering, Third Edition, (Ed. Wayne C. Turner) Fairmont Press, Atlanta, GA, 1996.
Capehart, Barney L., John F. Alexander, Jr., and Lynne C. Capehart, Florida's Electric Future: Buildinging Plentiful Supplies with Conservation, Florida Conservation Foundation, Winter Park, FL, 1980.
Capehart, Lynne C., Barney L. Capehart and William D. Orthwein, "Encouraging Efficient Cogeneration: The State Role," Cogeneration and Competitive Power Journal, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 22-36, Fall, 1996. (See abstract)
Capehart, Barney L. and Kevin D. Slack, "Power Factor Benefits of High Efficiency Motors," Energy Engineering, Vol. 93, No. 3, pp. 6-18, Fall, 1996. (See abstract)
Fernandes, J. Michael, Barney L. Capehart and Lynne C. Capehart, "Allocation of Energy Costs in Manufacturing Using Activity Based Costing," Energy Engineering, Vol. 94, No. 4, pp. 17-33, Fall, 1997. (See abstract)
Slack, Kevin D. and Barney L. Capehart, "Economic Comparison Of Power Factor Correction By Capacitors And High Power Factor/High-Efficiency Motors," Vol. 95, No. 5, pp. 50- 64, Energy Engineering, 1998. (See abstract)
Raghunathan, Partha and Barney L. Capehart, "Estimation of the Cost Benfits of Group Relamping Using Computer Simulation," Vol. 95, No. 6, pp. 40-49, 1998.
For a list of other publications (including copies of selected papers), see Publications List.
Dr. Capehart has been actively involved in energy activities at the international level.
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