Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Publications

 
This series contains articles and book chapters authored or co-authored by faculty, students and staff of the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Iowa State University.

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Publications from 2011

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Effects of varying condensed distillers solubles, drying and cooling temperatures on glass transition temperature of distillers dried grains, Rumela Bhadra, Kurt A. Rosentrater, and Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan

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Drying Characteristics of Distillers Wet Grains Under Varying Condensed Distillers Solubles and Drying Temperature Levels, Rumela Bhadra, Kurt A. Rosentrater, Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan, and Sankaranandh Kannadhason

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Comparison of Construction Costs for Vegetative Treatment Systems in the Midwestern United States, Bradley J. Bond, Robert T. Burns, Christopher G. Henry, Todd P. Trooien, Stephen H. Pohl, Lara B. Moody, Matthew J. Helmers, and John D. Lawrence

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Technical Note: Heat and Moisture Production of W-36 Laying Hens at 24°C to 27°C Temperature Conditions, H. Justin Chepete, Hongwei Xin, Luciano B. Mendes, and Hong Li

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Development of a GPS Herd Activity and Well-Being Kit (GPS HAWK) to Monitor Cattle Behavior and the Effect of Sample Interval on Travel Distance, Jeremiah D. Davis, Matthew J. Darr, Hongwei Xin, Jay D. Harmon, and James R. Russell

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A design aid for sizing filter strips using buffer area ratio, Michael G. Dosskey, Matthew J. Helmers, and Dean E. Eisenhauer

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Improved indexes for targeting placement of buffers of Hortonian runoff, Michael G. Dosskey, Zeyuan Qiu, Matthew J. Helmers, and Dean E. Eisenhauer

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Economic and Stochastic Efficiency Comparison of Experimental Tillage Systems in Corn and Soybean Under Risk, Eihab M. Fathelrahman, James C. Ascough II, Dana L. Hoag, Robert W. Malone, Philip Heilman, Lori J. Wiles, and Ramesh S. Kanwar

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Continuum of Risk Analysis Methods to Assess Tillage System Sustainability at the Experimental Plot Level, Eihab M. Fathelrahman, Eihab M. Fathelrahman, James C. Ascough II, Dana L. Hoag, Robert W. Malone, Philip Heilman, Lori J. Wiles, and Ramesh S. Kanwar

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Effects of Full, Abbreviated, and No Clean-Outs on Commingled Grain during Combine Harvest, H. Mark Hanna and Darren H. Jarboe

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Air Pollutant Emissions from Confined Animal Buildings (APECAB) Project: Indiana Data, Albert J. Heber, Ji-Qin Ni, Larry D. Jacobson, Brian Hetchler, Neslihan Akdeniz, Steven J. Hoff, Yuanhui Zhang, and Jacek A. Koziel

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Comparison of Ambient Odor Assessment Techniques in a Controlled Environment, Christopher G. Henry, Dennis D. Schulte, Steven J. Hoff, Larry D. Jacobson, and Ann M. Parkhurst

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Air Pollutant Emissions from Confined Animal Buildings (APECAB) Project: Iowa Data, Steven J. Hoff, Larry D. Jacobson, Brian Hetchler, Neslihan Akdeniz, Albert J. Heber, Ji-Qin Ni, Yuanhui Zhang, and Jacek A. Koziel

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Identifying Predictors of Academic Success for Part-Time Students at Polytechnic Institutes in Malaysia, Norhayati Ibrahim, Steven A. Freeman, and Mack C. Shelley

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Using the Systematic Review Methodology To Evaluate Factors That Influence the Persistence of Influenza Virus in Environmental Matrices, Christa K. Irwin, Kyoung-Jin Yoon, Chong Wang, Steven J. Hoff, Jeffrey J. Zimmerman, T. Denagamage, and Annette M. O'Connor

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Air Pollutant Emissions from Confined Animal Buildings (APECAB) Project: Minnesota Data, Larry D. Jacobson, Brian Hetchler, Neslihan Akdeniz, Steven J. Hoff, Albert J. Heber, Ji-Qin Ni, Yuanhui Zhang, and Jacek A. Koziel

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Air Pollutant Emissions from Confined Animal Buildings (APECAB) Project Summary, Larry D. Jacobson, Brian P. Hetchler, Neslihan Akdeniz, Steven J. Hoff, Albert J. Heber, Ji-Qin Ni, Yuanhui Zhang, and Jacek A. Koziel

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A five-year assessment of corn stover harvest in central Iowa, USA, Douglas Karlen, Stuart J. Birrell, and J. Richard Hess

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Monitoring Soil Quality to Assess the Sustainability of Harvesting Corn Stover, Douglas L. Karlen, Gary E. Varvel, Jane M. F. Johnson, John M. Baker, Shannon L. Osborne, Jeff M. Novak, Paul R. Adler, Greg W. Roth, and Stuart J. Birrell

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GC–MS and GC–NPD Determination of Formaldehyde Dimethylhydrazone in Water Using SPME, Bulat Kenessov, Yerbolat Sailaukhanuly, Jacek A. Koziel, Lars Carlsen, and Mikhail Nauryzbayev

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Testing the Effectiveness of an On-Line Safety Module For Engineering Students, Nir Keren, Steven A. Freeman, Jay D. Harmon, and Carl J. Bern

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Comparison of Liquid Swine Manure and Aqua-Ammonia Nitrogen Application Timing on Subsurface Drainage Water Quality in Iowa, Peter A. Lawlor, Matthew J. Helmers, James L. Baker, Stewart W. Melvin, and Dean W. Lemke

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Air Emissions from Tom and Hen Turkey Houses in the U.S. Midwest, Hong Li, Hongwei Xin, Robert Burns, Larry D. Jacobson, Sally Noll, Steven J. Hoff, Jay D. Harmon, Jacek A. Koziel, and Brian Hetchler

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Particulate Matter Concentrations and Emissions of a High-Rise Layer House in Iowa, Shuhai Li, Hong Li, Hongwei Xin, and Robert T. Burns

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Association of Antibiotic Resistance in Agricultural Escherichia coli Isolates with Attachment to Quartz, Ping Liu, Michelle L. Soupir, Martha R. Zwonitzer, Bridgette Huss, and Laura R. Jarboe

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Design of an Online Course in Quality Management Systems for Adult Learners, Gretchen A. Mosher, Steven A. Freeman, and Charles R. Hurburgh Jr.

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Technical Note: Development and Testing of an Induction-Operated Current Switch for Monitoring Fan Operation, Ross V. Muhlbauer, Timothy A. Shepherd, Hong Li, Robert T. Burns, and Hongwei Xin

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Cost Effectiveness of Rainwater Harvesting for Groundwater Recharge in Micro-Watersheds of Kolar District of India: The Case Study of Thotli Micro-Watershed, N. Nagaraj, Umesh Pradhani, P. G. Chengappa, G. Basavaraj, and Ramesh S. Kanwar

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Escherichia coli inactivation kinetics in anaerobic digestion of dairy manure under moderate, mesophilic and thermophilic temperatures, Pramod K. Pandey and Michelle L. Soupir

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Physical and Chemical Properties of Runoff Effluent from Beef Feedlots in Iowa, Laura M. Pepple, Daniel S. Andersen, Robert T. Burns, and Lara B. Moody

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Soil water dynamics under various agricultural land covers on a subsurface drained field in north-central Iowa, USA, Zhiming Qi, Matthew J. Helmers, and Amy L. Kaleita

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Simulating Long-Term Impacts of Winter Rye Cover Crop on Hydrologic Cycling and Nitrogen Dynamics for a Corn-Soybean Crop System, Zhiming Qi, Matthew J. Helmers, Robert W. Malone, and Kelly R. Thorp

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Technical Note: Detecting and Subcategorizing Hard-coding Errors in Bioenergy-relevant Spreadsheets Using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Vertika Rawat, D. Raj Raman, and Robert P. Anex

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Pilot Evaluation of an Internet Educational Module for Agricultural Safety, Charles V. Schwab and Steven A. Freeman

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Comparison of Methane Production from Bench- and Sub Pilot-Scale Anaerobic Digesters, Steven Thomas Sell, Robert T. Burns, Lara B. Moody, and D. Raj Raman

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Outdoor Storage Characteristics of Single-Pass Large Square Corn Stover Bales in Iowa, Ajay Shah, Matthew J. Darr, Keith E. Webster, and Christopher Hoffman

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Development of an Embedded Microcomputer-based Force Plate System for Measuring Sow Weight Distribution and Detection of Lameness, Gang Sun, Robert F. Fitzgerald, Kenneth J. Stalder, Locke A. Karriker, Anna K. Johnson, and Steven J. Hoff

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Simulation of Impacts of Different Animal Management Practices and Geographic Area on Long-Term Air Quality, Gang Sun and Steven J. Hoff

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A User Evaluation of a Decision-Support System: The Community Assessment Model for Odor Dispersion (CAM), John C. Tyndall, Jay D. Harmon, Steven J. Hoff, and Nancy Grudens-Schuck

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Exploring Raman spectroscopy for the evaluation of glaucomatous retinal changes, Qi Wang, Sinisa D. Grozdanic, Matthew M. Harper, Nicholas Hamouche, Helga Kecova, Tatjana Lazic, and Chenxu Yu

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Livestock Manure Windrow Composting Runoff And Infiltration Characteristics from Laboratory Rainfall Simulations, David F. Webber, Steven K. Mickelson, Bryan D. Whitman, T. L. Richard, and Heekwon Ahn

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Environmental impacts and sustainability of egg production systems, Hongwei Xin, Richard S. Gates, Angela R. Green, Frank M. Mitloehner, Philip A. Moore Jr., and Christopher M. Wathes

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Hermetic on-farm storage for maize weevil control in East Africa, Ali Yakubu, Carl J. Bern, Joel R. Coats, and Theodore B. Bailey

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Air Pollutant Emissions from Confined Animal Buildings (APECAB) Project: Illinois Data, Yuanhui Zhang, Larry D. Jacobson, Brian P. Hetchler, Neslihan Akdeniz, Steven J. Hoff, Albert J. Heber, Ji-Qin Ni, and Jacek A. Koziel

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Ammonia and Greenhouse Gases Concentrations and Emissions of a Naturally Ventilated Laying Hen House in Northeast China, Zhiping Zhu, Hongmin Dong, Zhongkai Zhou, Hongwei Xin, and Yongxing Chen

Publications from 2010

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Field scale evaluation of volatile organic compound production inside biosecure swine mortality composts, Neslihan Akdeniz, Jacek A. Koziel, Hee-Kwon Ahn, Thomas D. Glanville, and Benjamin P. Crawford

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Laboratory scale evaluation of volatile organic compound emissions as indication of swine carcass degradation inside biosecure composting units, Neslihan Akdeniz, Jacek A. Koziel, Hee-Kwon Ahn, Thomas D. Glanville, Benjamin P. Crawford, and D. Raj Raman

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Comparison of the Iowa State University Effluent Limitation Guidelines Model with the Soil-Plant-Air-Water Model for Evaluating Containment Basin Performance, Daniel S. Andersen, Robert T. Burns, Lara B. Moody, Matthew J. Helmers, and Robert Horton Jr.

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Use of the Soil-Plant-Air-Water Model to Predict Hydraulic Performance of Vegetative Treatment Areas Controlling Open Lot Runoff, Daniel S. Andersen, Robert T. Burns, Lara B. Moody, Matthew J. Helmers, Robert Horton Jr., and Carl H. Pederson

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Using Spatial Uncertainty of Prior Measurements to Design Adaptive Sampling of Elevation Data, Samsuzana Abd Aziz, Brian L. Steward, and Manoj Karkee

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Enhancing Biodiesel Production from Soybean Oil Using Ultrasonics, Priyanka Chand, Venkat Reddy Chintareddy, John G. Verkade, and David A. Grewell

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Technical Note: Hydraulic Property Determination of Denitrifying Bioreactor Fill Media, Laura E. Christianson, Adrià Castelló, Reid D. Christianson, Matthew J. Helmers, and Alok Bhandari

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The effects of age and type of carrying task on lower extremity kinematics, Jason C. Gillette, Catherine A. Stevermer, Ross H. Miller, Stacey A. Meardon, and Charles V. Schwab

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Characterization of Two Types of Covered Creep Boxes for Piglet Usage and Piglet Performance in a Naturally Ventilated Swine Farrowing Building, Zhao Bing Gu, Hongwei Xin, Chaoyuan Wang, Zhengxiang Shi, Wei Cao, Zuohua Liu, and Baoming Li

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Soil Loading Effects of Planter Depth-Gauge Wheels on Early Corn Growth, H. Mark Hanna, Brian L. Steward, and Landon Aldinger

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Effect of Ammonia Soaking Pretreatment and Enzyme Addition on Biochemical Methane Potential of Switchgrass, Jennifer Nicole Himmelsbach, D. Raj Raman, Robert P. Anex, Robert T. Burns, and Carol Rose Faulhaber

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Performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef cattle managed in a bedded hoop-barn system, Mark S. Honeyman, W. Darrell Busby, Steven M. Lonergan, Anna K. Johnson, Dallas L. Maxwell, Jay D. Harmon, and Shawn C. Shouse

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Evaluation of spectral pretreatments, partial least squares, least squares support vector machines and locally weighted regression for quantitative spectroscopic analysis of soils, Benoit Igne, James B. Reeves, Gregory McCarty, W. Dean Hively, Eric Lund, and Charles R. Hurburgh Jr.

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Optimal Coverage Path Planning for Arable Farming on 2D Surfaces, Jian Jin and Lie Tang

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Screening of transformation products in soils contaminated with unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine using headspace SPME and GC–MS, Bulat N. Kenessov, Jacek A. Koziel, Tim Grotenhuis, and Lars Carlsen

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Incident Database-based Framework for Establishing Industrial Safety Performance Assessments, Nir Keren

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Treatment of Odorous VOCs with Ultraviolet Light, Jacek A. Koziel, Xiuyan Yang, Johannes van Leeuwen, William S. Jenks, and Yael Laor

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Nonsolar energy use and one-hundred-year global warming potential of Iowa swine feedstuffs and feeding strategies, Peter J. Lammers, M. Douglas Kenealy, James B. Kliebenstein, Jay D. Harmon, Matthew J. Helmers, and Mark S. Honeyman

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UV-TiO2 Treatment of Odorants and Odors Associated with Poultry Manure, Yael Laor, Uzi Ravid, Robert Armon, Ibrahim Saadi, Yael Ozer, Jacek A. Koziel, and Xiuyan Yang

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Factors Affecting College Students' Knowledge and Opinions of Genetically Modified Foods, Chad M. Laux, Gretchen A. Mosher, and Steven A. Freeman

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Lab-Scale Assessment of Gaseous Emissions from Laying-Hen Manure Storage as Affected by Physical and Environmental Factors, Hong Li and Hongwei Xin

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Kinetics of SO2 Absorption with Fly Ash Slurry with Concomitant Production of a Useful Wastewater Coagulant, Ling Li, Maohong Fan, Robert C. Brown, Jacek A. Koziel, and Johannes van Leeuwen

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Effect of Corn or Soybean Row Position on Soil Water, Sally D. Logsdon, Thomas J. Sauer, Guillermo Hernandez-Ramirez, Jerry L. Hatfield, Amy L. Kaleita-Forbes, and John H. Prueger

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Recovery of Agricultural Odors and Odorous Compounds from Polyvinyl Fluoride Film Bags, David B. Parker, Zena L. Perschbacher-Buser, N. Andy Cole, and Jacek A. Koziel

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Real-Time Pressure and Flow Dynamics Due to Boom Section and Individual Nozzle Control on Agricultural Sprayers, Ajay Sharda, John P. Fulton, Timothy P. McDonald, Wesley C. Zech, Matthew J. Darr, and Christian J. Brodbeck

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Prediction of Indoor Climate and Long-Term Air Quality Using the BTA-AQP Model: Part I. BTA Model Development and Evaluation, Gang Sun and Steven J. Hoff

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Prediction of Indoor Climate and Long-Term Air Quality Using the BTA-AQP Model: Part II. Overall Model Evaluation and Application, Gang Sun and Steven J. Hoff

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Speciation of volatile organic compounds from poultry production, Steven Trabue, Kenwood Scoggin, Hong Li, Robert T. Burns, Hongwei Xin, and Jerry L. Hatfield

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Swine Producer Appraisal of the Community Assessment Model for Odor Dispersion (CAM), John C. Tyndall, Jay D. Harmon, and Steven J. Hoff

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Detection and Identification of Microorganisms in Mixed Cultures by Nanoparticle-Induced NanoSPR Enhanced FTIR Spectroscopy and Chemometrics, Qi Wang, Nan Xiao, and Chenxu Yu

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Livestock grazing and vegetative filter strip buffer effects on runoff sediment, nitrate, and phosphorus losses, David F. Webber, Steven K. Mickelson, Syed I. Ahmed, James R. Russell, Wendy J. Powers, Richard C. Schultz, and John Kovar

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Hydrologic modeling of runoff from a livestock manure windrow composting site with a fly ash pad surface and vegetative filter strip buffers, David F. Webber, Steven K. Mickelson, Larry W. Wulf, Thomas L. Richard, and Heekwon Ahn

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Evaluation of Ultrasonic Pretreatment on Anaerobic Digestion of Different Animal Manures, Wei Wu-haan, Robert T. Burns, Lara B. Moody, David A. Grewell, and D. Raj Raman

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Effect of Ultrasonic Pretreatment on Methane Production Potential from Corn Ethanol Coproducts, Wei Wu-Haan, Robert T. Burns, Lara B. Moody, Cody John Hearn, and David A. Grewell

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Rapid-Response and Highly Sensitive Noncross-Linking Colorimetric Nitrite Sensor Using 4-Aminothiophenol Modified Gold Nanorods, Nan Xioa and Chenxu Yu

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Perennial Filter Strips Reduce Nitrate Levels in Soil and Shallow Groundwater after Grassland-to-Cropland Conversion, Xiaobo Zhou, Matthew J. Helmers, Heidi Asbjornsen, Randy Kolka, and Mark D. Tomer

Publications from 2009

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Determination of thermal properties of composting bulking materials, Heekwon Ahn, T. J. Sauer, T. L. Richard, and Thomas D. Glanville

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Air Sampling and Analysis Method for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Related to Field-Scale Mortality Composting Operations, Neslihan Akdeniz, Jacek A. Koziel, Heekwon Ahn, Thomas D. Glanville, Benjamin P. Crawford, and D. Raj Raman

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Utilizing Repeated GPS Surveys from Field Operations for Development of Agricultural Field DEMs, Samsuzana Abd Aziz, Brian L. Steward, Lie Tang, and Manoj Karkee

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Annual Swine Manure Applications to Soybean Under Corn-Soybean Rotation, Allah Bakhsh, Rameshwar S. Kanwar, James L. Baker, John E. Sawyer, and Antonio P. Mallarino

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Methods and microbial risks associated with composting of animal carcasses in the United States, Anna Catharina B. Berge; Thomas D. Glanville; Patricia D, Millner; and Donald J. Klingborg

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Grain Test Weight Deception, Carl J. Bern and Thomas J. Brumm

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Rapid determination of trans-resveratrol in red wine by solid-phase microextraction with on-fiber derivatization and multidimensional gas chromatography–mass spectrometry, Lingshuang Cai, Jacek A. Koziel, Murli Dharmadhikari, and Johannes van Leeuwen

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Mitigating Odors from Agricultural Facilities: A Review of Literature Concerning Biofilters, Lide Chen and Steven J. Hoff

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Use of Engineering Controls and Personal Protective Equipment by Certified Pesticide Applicators, Charlotte W. Coffman, Janis F. Stone, Ann C. Slocum, Andrew J. Landers, Charles V. Schwab, Larry G. Olsen, and Seungsin Lee

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Agricultural Equipment on Public Roads, Committee on Agricultural Safety and Health Research and Extension and Charles V. Schwab

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Chapter 1: Basic Principles of the Thermal Environment and Livestock Energetics, James A. DeShazer, G. LeRoy Hahn, and Hongwei Xin

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Ammonia, Methane, and Carbon Dioxide Concentrations and Emissions of a Hoop Grower-Finisher Swine Barn, Hongmin Dong, Guohu Kang, Zhiping Zhu, Xiuping Tao, Yongxin Chen, Hongwei Xin, and Jay D. Harmon

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Evaluation of the Safety Content in the National Association of Industrial Technology Certification Exam, Steven A. Freeman, Dennis W. Field, Chandra W. Lott, and Charles V. Schwab

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Building Emissions Uncertainty Estimates, Richard S. Gates, Kenneth D. Casey, Hongwei Xin, and Robert T. Burns

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Upper Extremity and Lower Back Moments During Carrying Tasks in Farm Children, Jason C. Gillette, Catherine A. Stevermer, Stacey A. Meardon, Timothy R. Derrick, and Charles V. Schwab

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Soil Contamination Caused by Emergency Bio-Reduction of Catastrophic Livestock Mortalities, Thomas D. Glanville, Heekwon Ahn, T. L. Richard, L. E. Shiers, and Jay D. Harmon

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Air quality and bird health status in three types of commercial egg layer houses, Angela R. Green, Irene V. Wesley, Darrell W. Trampel, and Hongwei Xin

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Effects of Stocking Density and Group Size on Heat and Moisture Production of Laying Hens under Thermoneutral and Heat-Challenging Conditions, Angela R. Green and Hongwei Xin

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Effects of Stocking Density and Group Size on Thermoregulatory Responses of Laying Hens under Heat-Challenging Conditions, Angela R. Green and Hongwei Xin