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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Kenneth L McFate
|Description:||xvii, 372 p. : ill. ; 31 cm.|
|Contents:||Electricity use in food production (L.J. Endahl). Types of fuels for electricity generation (H.J. Hansen). Elements of farm wiring systems (C.L. Day). Electric heating applications on farms (D.R. Price, K.L. McFate). Electric lighting for plant growth and general farmstead operations. Part A. Electric light energy: A Key environmental factor in horticultural technology (C.C. Mpelkas). Part B. Electric lighting for general farmstead operations (K.L. McFate). Electric energy management on dairy farms (L.A. Brooks). Electricity used in farmstead operations (K.L. McFate). Electric motors: Selection and management (W. Seneff, H.B. Puckett). Electric and electronic controls for farmstead applications (H.B. Pucket, S.W.R. Cox). Electrical farmstead equipment demands (L.E. Stetson). Electric vehicles in agriculture (L.L. Christianson). Electric-powered irrigation: Demand, use and control (H.R. Duke). Phase converters and standby power systems (L.H. Solderholm). Part A. Phase converters. Part B. Standby electrical power. Mechanical start electrical motors (A. Garcia, III). Materials handling, crop drying, feed processing and livestock feeding systems (K.L. McFate). Part A. Handling materials on farms with electrically-powered equipment. Part B. Electricity for drying farm crops. Part C. Feed processing. Part D. Livestock feeding systems. Electrical safety practices (W.J. Fletcher, J.P. O'Grady). Evaluating investments in electrical technology (O. Doering et al). Electric energy audits for farmstead operations (K.L. McFate). Subject Index.|
|Series Title:||Energy in world agriculture, 3.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Kenneth L. McFate.|