CRC Handbook of Engineering in Agriculture Volume 3: Environmental Systems Engineering

CRC Handbook of Engineering in Agriculture Volume 3: Environmental Systems Engineering

Hardcover

$485.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780849338632
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/30/1988
Series: CRC Series in Agriculture Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS AND REQUIREMENTS OF LIVE-STOCK POULTRY. Space and Equipment Requirements of Live-stock/Poultry Production Systems. Basic Data and Procedures for Design of Ventilation Systems for Livestock and Poultry Shelters. STRUCTURAL DESIGNS, REQUIREMENTS, AND SYSTEMS. Wind, Snow, Live and Dead Loads, Data, and Calculations. Structural Considerations for Wood, Steel, and Concrete. Stud Frames, Pole Frames, Steel Frames, and Tilt-Up Concrete. Foundations. Insulation and Vapor Barriers. Pit and Slatted Floor Construction. ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND APPLIANCES FOR AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES. Electric Loads, Circuits, and Wires. Guidelines for Installation and Operation of Single Phase Electric Motors. Electric Motor Characteristics and Schematic Dia-grams. Lighting System Design. Examples of Heat Calculations for Agricultural Applications. FEED AND CROP STORAGES. Wall Pressures in Crop Storages. Thermal Properties of Agricultural Materials. Hy-groscopoic Properties of Agricultural Products. On-Farm Grain Drying. Crop Drying Using Solar Energy. Chemical Control of Stored Grain Insect Pests. Control of Fungi. Appendix. Index.

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