# Browse by Subject "Engineering, Agricultural"

• (1985)
A laboratory study was conducted to investigate the Monod kinetic parameters associated with the design and operation of mesophilic digestion of swine manure containing the antibiotic chlortetracycline (CTC). The experimental ...

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• (1983)
A laboratory study was conducted to investigate the kinetic parameters important in the design and operation of thermophilic digestion of unmedicated swine manure. The experimental design was set up to test the effects of ...

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• (1993)
A knowledge-based machine vision system was developed for automatic corn quality inspection. This system consisted of a primitive feature extraction algorithm, several quality-related feature extraction algorithms, and ...

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• (1992)
A machine vision microscopy system (combination of video hardware and software and microscope for automated identification) was developed for classifying and counting microscopic objects in a Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) ...

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• (1996)
A computer controlled machine vision sensing system for in vitro production of plant pigments was designed and implemented. The system consisted of a machine vision microscopic sensing subsystem and a computer controlled ...

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• (2002)
The research reported in this thesis addresses three areas, namely iron bioavailability, dust/odor reduction technologies, and dietary manipulation to reduce urine pH and swine odor. The first section, iron bioavailability, ...

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• (2000)
The measured quantitative velocity data can be used to evaluate ventilation equipment and system design by manufacturers, optimize performance of ventilation equipment and systems, optimize environment of animals in different ...

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• (2007)
A field-scale bioreactor (6.1 m by 6.1 m) installed by researchers in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was selected for this study. The nitrate-N ...

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• (1991)
The purpose of this study was to nondestructively measure and analyze transient moisture profiles and associated structural changes during drying and cooling processes. Three yellow dent corn hybrids were measured during ...

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• (1963)

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• (1985)
The purpose of this study was to develop a microprocessor based controller capable of optimizing the drying process in a low temperature corn drying bin by controlling the drying fan operation. A procedure was developed ...

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• (1975)

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• (1996)
Reservoirs in east-central Illinois are subject to nitrate contamination due to the agricultural nature of their watersheds. Field tile systems provide direct links between leached nitrate and surface drainage systems. The ...

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• (1994)
A conceptual model, based upon the bicontinuum double porosity approach, has been developed to simulate water flow and reactive chemical transport in both the soil matrix and the macropore region. Flow of water in both ...

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• (1968)

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• (1994)
A series of experiments were conducted to test the feasibility and accuracy of using T$\sb1$ weighted magnetic resonance imaging to measure the temperature inside foods during heating. First, a steady state temperature ...

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• (1995)
Site-specific crop management aims to improve production efficiency by adjusting crop treatments, especially fertilizer and chemical application, to local conditions within the field. The implementation of spatially selective ...

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• (1988)
A natural-language interface (NLI) was developed in LISP for use with IBM-AT-compatible microcomputers to provide flexible access to computerized dairy records. NLI was designed to retrieve information from a dBASE III ...

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• (1989)
In-field sensing of soil organic matter content would be desirable to provide a control input for the variation of soil-applied herbicide application rates. Control based on organic matter content could eliminate overapplication ...

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