Appropriate Technology for Developing Countries
FABENG 5200 Introduction to Appropriate Technology product design and development for people in developing countries and the business related topics necessary for commercialization. The focus will be on market driven solutions that help ensure the long te ...
Assessing Sustainability: Project Experience
FABENG 4567 Students gain experience in sustainability assessment by applying concepts and quantitative methods to evaluate environmental, economic, social, and technical sustainability of specific projects. EEDS major capstone. Prereq: AEDEcon 4330 or IS ...
Design of Timber and Wood-Framed Building Systems
FABENG 5810 Behavior and material properties of wood construction in structures. Design methodology of timber structural elements and connections. Analysis methods and design process of post-frame and stick-framed building structures for commercial, agric ...
FABENG 5330 Environmental Biophysics provides an overview of the interactions between the physical microenvironment and the organisms that reside in that environment. This class will examine the roles of different environmental factors on the functioning ...
Fluid Power Systems
FABENG 5620 Analysis and design of fluid power systems used in mobile (off-road) agricultural, maintenance and earth moving equipment. Topics include: positive displacement components, control devices, actuators, fluids and fluid transmission electrohydra ...
Kinetics of Reactions and Reactor Design for Food and Biological Systems
FABENG 5405 Basics of reaction kinetics and reactor design. Material balances in a reactor. Applications of kinetic models to describe changes in food quality attributes and food safety as a function of process parameters. Shelf life estimation of foods b ...
Safe Water on Tap
FABENG 5260.02 This problem-centered design course focuses on major water quality challenges both nationally and internationally. Human and context-driven design principles are applied to drinking water contaminants with global public health impact. We de ...
Sustainable Infrastructure for Developing Rural Communities
FABENG 5260.01 Working effectively with developing rural communities to identify and acquire their basic water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) infrastructure needs demands both community development and engineering expertise. This course will provide the ...
Grain Handling, Drying, and Milling
AGSYSMT 3330 Principles of handling, drying, storing, and milling grain. Grain handling equipment will include grain pits, conveyors, augers, bucket elevator, and hazard monitoring. Drying and storage will include dryeration, in-bin counterflow drying, ba ...
Introduction to Digital Agriculture
AGSYSMT 2580 An introduction to digital agriculture and the data acquisition and data management systems, analytical tools, machinery systems and crop, animal and environmental models utilized in this rapidly evolving field to enhance the profitability an ...