2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 27, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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ABE 324-324L - Ag Structures and Indoor Environment and Lab

Credits: 4
Course is divided into two parts emphasizing design of wood structures and environmental control in animal housing. Loads, structural analysis (statically determinate and indeterminate systems), and wood and wood panel properties are introduced. Design of beams, columns, beam-columns, trusses, sheathing, and diaphragms are emphasized with mechanical fasteners. Desired animal production space (thermal environment and indoor air quality) for production, health, and welfare are discussed. Heating and cooling loads are emphasized along with sizing equipment, fans, inlets, heat exchangers, controls, etc.) to maintain the desired animal production space Prerequisites: ME 314 , EM 331  or concurrent. Corequisites: ABE 324L-324.


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