Scholarship

Books

  • M. Garland & R. Marchini, Foundations of Physics laboratory Manual, Burgess Publishing Company, Minneapolis, ISBN 0-8087-0754-X, 1977.
  • R. Marchini, Laboratory Manual for First Semester Physics, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, ISBN)-8403-8740-7, 1981.

Publications

  1. R. Marchini and R. Gandy, "Selective Absorption Properties of Lead Sulfide-Aluminum Coatings as a Function of Lead Sulfide Thickness", J. of Appl. Phys. 49(1), January, 1978.
  2. R. Marchini, "Videotaped Instructions in the Liberal Arts Physics Laboratory", Directory of Teaching Innovations in Physics, L. Meethand and S. Gregory, editors. Published by Studies in Higher Education in association with the American Association of Physics Teachers, p. 80 (1981).
  3. R. Marchini, "Restructuring the Engineering Physics Laboratory", Directory of Teaching Innovations in Physics, L. Meethand and S. Gregory, editors. Published by Studies in Higher Education in association with the American Association of Physics Teachers, p. 98 (1981).
  4. N. Follard, R. Marchini, C. Rhyner and M. Zeilik, "Report on Using TIPS (Teaching Information Processing System) in Teaching Physics and Astronomy", Am. J. Physics, 15(5), p.446, May 1983.
  5. R. Marchini, Book review, Fundamentals of Physics by David Halliday and Robert Resnick, (John Wiley & Sons) for The Physics Teacher, 1987.
  6. R. Marchini and T. Howard, "Maxwell-Garnett Theory Analysis of Thick PbS-A1 Selective Absorbers". Solar Energy 40(2), 147 (1988).

Invited Talks

  • R. R. Marchini, "Recruiting and Retaining Physics Majors", SESAPS meeting (UPDOSE session), Vanderbilt University (November 1987).
  • R. R. Marchini, "A Physics Program for Elementary Teachers", Local Physics Alliances Southeast Region Workshop, American Physical Society, Raleigh, North Carolina, April 1988. (Honorarium).
  • R. R. Marchini, "A Physics Program for Elementary Teachers", (30 minutes), SESAPS meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina, November 1988.

Papers Presented and Poster Session Contributions

  • Forty-one papers presented at professional meetings.