Analysis of Agricultural Energy Systems

Analysis of Agricultural Energy Systems

by R. M. Peart, R. C. Brook


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ISBN-13: 9780444886606
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 04/28/1992
Series: Energy in World Agriculture Series
Pages: 394

Table of Contents

General Preface. Preface to Vol. 5. Program Listings. 1. Knowledge Engineering and Energy Systems (J.R. Barrett). 2. A Knowledge-Based Expert Control System for Low-Energy Maize Drying (R.M. Peart). 3. A Knowledge-Based Decision System for Control of Waste Heat for a Greenhouse-Aquaculture Complex (D.R. Price, R.T.H. Chen and R.M. Peart). 4. Teaching Energy Cost Minimization by Linear Programming (G.E. Miles). 5. Energy Crop Selection Using Linear Programming (D.A. Bender and B.A. McCarl). 6. Input-Output Energy Analysis for Agriculture and the Food Chain (R.C. Fluck). 7. Energy Input-Output Simulation of Crop Production (R.E. Muller). 8. Management Strategies for Low Temperature Maize Drying (G.R. VanEe and G.L. Kline). 9. Energy Use in Maize Harvest and Drying (R.M. Peart and J.R. Barrett). 10. Microcomputer Program for Evaluating Energy Consumption in Low-Temperature Grain Drying (E.A. Smith and M.E. Parkes). 11. Models of Scheduling Operations for Improved Energy Efficiency (E. Van Elderen). 12. Integrated Management of Energy and Climate in Animal Houses (J.P.A. Christiaens). 13. A Simulation Model for Analysis of Harvesting and Transport Costs for Biomass Based on Geography, Density and Plant Location (B. Mantovani and H. Gibson). 14. GETOH - A Computer Program for Evaluation of On-Farm Alcohol Production (J.R. Ogilvie). 15. Economic Feasibility of Crop Residue as a Drying Fuel (O.J. Loewer). 16. Analysis of Agricultural Plants for Cogeneration Feasibility in the United States (I.P. Schisler and R.C. Brook). List of Contributors. Subject Index.

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