Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering | Industrial Technology
Course Number and Title
TSM 416: Technology Capstone
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Industrial Technology (Schnack); Agricultural Systems Technology (Lundquist)
Michael Anderson and Jacek A. Koziel
● Establishing structural objective tests and recommendations for hog production facilities.
● The risks are to the livestock, growers, and Smithfield for potential collapses of hog facilities in NW Iowa.
● We assess our solution to be applicable to a large portion of the hog production industry to quickly and objectively measure truss deterioration and provide detailed monetary and structural guidance to growers.
Schnack, John and Lundquist, Brady, "Smithfield Facility Aging" (2020). TSM 416 Technology Capstone Projects. 75.