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- Stetson, LaVerne E.; Bodman, Gerald R.; Schinstock, Jack L.
- Applied engineering in agriculture 1989 v.5 no.1 pp. 2-9
- animal housing; buildings; dust; electric power; equipment; fires; guidelines; insurance; livestock; livestock production; thermostats; vapors
- ... An adverse atmosphere for electrical wiring materials and equipment exists in most buildings used in agriculture. In livestock production facilities, this adverse environment can include dust, salt, moisture, and corrosive vapors. Fires, equipment failures and animal losses have been attributed to improper wiring methods and improper selection of equipment. Insurance costs have risen, or insurance ...
- Jackson, B. C.; Woeste, F. E.; Heatwole, C. D.
- Applied engineering in agriculture 1989 v.5 no.1 pp. 113-118
- agricultural engineering; buildings; diaphragm
- ... A rational procedure for determining the required embedment depth of posts based on diaphragm analysis of post-frame buildings is outlined. A review of diaphragm design, information on current embedment theories, and an illustration of post embedment design on an example building are included. Results are shown using two building codes: the Basic Building Code and the Uniform Building Code. ...