American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


Dynamics of Biological Systems



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Dynamics of Biological Systems, Front Matter
Citation:   Front Matter , pp. i-xvi  (doi: 10.13031/2013.34925)
Authors:   John S. Cundiff and Kyle R. Mankin
Keywords:   Chapter titles. Application of Engineering Science Principles to Biological Systems; Development of a General Environmental Control Model; Microbial Systems; Modeling the Composting Process; Basics of Plant Growth; Crop Growth Modeling; Basics of Animal Growth; Animal Growth Modeling.
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Dynamics of Biological Systems, Definitions
Citation:   Definitions, pp. xvii-xxviii  (doi: 10.13031/2013.34924)
Authors:   John S. Cundiff and Kyle R. Mankin
Keywords:   Headings. Definitions.
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Dynamics of Biological Systems, Chapter 1: Application of Engineering Science Principles to Biological Systems
Citation:   Chapter 1, pp. 1.1-1.38  (doi: 10.13031/2013.34916)
Authors:   John S. Cundiff and Kyle R. Mankin
Keywords:   Headings. 1.1 Introduction, 1.2 Review of First-Order Differential Equations, 1.2.1 Simplified Population Growth Model, 1.2.2 Simplified Carbon-Flow Model, Modeling Problem 1.1 Solution of a Non-linear Differential Equation, Assignment, Modeling Problem 1.2 Nitrogen Accumulation in "Helleri" Holly, 1.3 Review of Conservation of Mass for a Control Volume, 1.3.1 Definitions, 1.3.2 Conservation of Mass
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Dynamics of Biological Systems, Chapter 2: Development of a General Environmental Control Model
Citation:   Chapter 2, pp. 2.1-2.55  (doi: 10.13031/2013.34917)
Authors:   John S. Cundiff and Kyle R. Mankin
Keywords:   Headings. 2.1 Introduction, 2.1.1 Conservation of Mass, 2.1.2 Conservation of Energy, 2.2 Moisture Balance, 2.2.1 Humidity Ratio from Dry-bulb Temperature and Relative Humidity, 2.2.2 Humidity Ratio from Dry-bulb and Wet-bulb Temperatures, 2.3 Mass Flow of Dry Air, 2.4 Mass Flow of Moisture, 2.5 Energy Balance, 2.5.1 Passive Solar (Qp), 2.5.2 Supplemental Heat (Qf), 2.5.3 Released Heat (Qr)
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Dynamics of Biological Systems, Chapter 3: Microbial Systems
Citation:   Chapter 3, pp. 3.1-3.65  (doi: 10.13031/2013.34918)
Authors:   John S. Cundiff and Kyle R. Mankin
Keywords:   Headings. 3.1 Introduction, 3.2 Microbial Growth, 3.2.1 Fundamentals of Microbial Growth, 3.2.2 Measuring Microbial Growth, 3.2.3 Requirements for Microbial Growth, 3.2.4 Analysis of Microbial Growth and Product Formation, 3.3 Microbial Metabolism, 3.3.1 Redox reactions, 3.3.2 Electron Tower, 3.3.3 Relating Redox Potential to Free Energy, 3.4 Microbial Enzyme Production, 3.4.1 Role of Enzymes, 3.4.2 Function of Enzymes
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Dynamics of Biological Systems, Chapter 4: Modeling the Composting Process
Citation:   Chapter 4, pp. 4.1-4.64  (doi: 10.13031/2013.34919)
Authors:   John S. Cundiff and Kyle R. Mankin
Keywords:   Headings.4.1 Introduction, 4.2 The Composting Process, 4.2.1 Factors that Affect the Composting Process, 4.2.2 Changes in Materials During Composting, 4.2.3 Curing, 4.2.4 Determining a Composting Recipe,
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Dynamics of Biological Systems, Chapter 5: Basics of Plant Growth
Citation:   Chapter 5, pp. 5.1-5.43  (doi: 10.13031/2013.34920)
Authors:   John S. Cundiff and Kyle R. Mankin
Keywords:   Headings. 5.1 Introduction, 5.2 Basics of Photosynthesis, 5.2.1 Photochemical Process (Light Reactions), 5.2.2 Diffusional Process, 5.2.3 Enzymatic Process (Dark Reactions), 5.3 Dealing with Photorespiration: C4 Adaptation to Photosynthesis, 5.3.1 C4 Photochemical Process Enhancement, 5.3.2 C4 Diffusional Process Enhancement, 5.4 Dealing with Drought: CAM Adaptation to Photosynthesis
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Dynamics of Biological Systems, Chapter 6: Crop Growth Modeling
Citation:   Chapter 6, pp. 6.1-6.38  (doi: 10.13031/2013.34921)
Authors:   John S. Cundiff and Kyle R. Mankin
Keywords:   Headings. 6.1 Introduction, 6.2 Crop Growth Model for Grain Sorghum, 6.2.1 Input Data, 6.2.2 Seedling Emergence Submodel, 6.2.3 Leaf Area Development, 6.2.4 Canopy Light Interception Submodel, 6.2.5 Potential Net Photosynthesis
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Dynamics of Biological Systems, Chapter 7: Basics of Animal Growth
Citation:   Chapter 7, pp. 7.1-7.39  (doi: 10.13031/2013.34922)
Authors:   John S. Cundiff and Kyle R. Mankin
Keywords:   Headings. 7.1 Introduction, 7.2 Composition, 7.2.1 Composition of Animals, 7.2.2 Comparison of Plant and Animal Composition, 7.2.3 Composition as a Function of Growth, 7.3 Nutrient Utilization and Requirements in Animals,
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Dynamics of Biological Systems, Chapter 8: Animal Growth Modeling
Citation:   Chapter 8, pp. 8.1-8.38  (doi: 10.13031/2013.34923)
Authors:   John S. Cundiff and Kyle R. Mankin
Keywords:   Headings. 8.1 Introduction, 8.2 Growth Rate Function, 8.2.1 Animal Weight Curve, 8.2.2 Parameter Estimation, 8.2.3 Results for Different Species, 8.3 Beef Cattle Model, 8.3.1 Heat Loss (QL), 8.3.2 Work Energy (QW), 8.4 Swine Model,
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