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Agricultural and Biological Engineering (A B E)

A B E 500 (BRS 500) Research Methods (3) Foundation in research philosophies, methodologies, issues and policies; measures of research quality; critical thinking and discourse; research report writing; professional development; research ethics.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

A B E 504 Mechanics and Properties of Particulate Materials (3) Constitutive equations for cohesionless and cohesive particulate materials; measurement of properties; application to storage, flow, and consolidation.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

A B E 513 Applied Finite Element, Finite Difference, and Boundary Element Methods (3) Applications of numerical methods in the areas of structures, fluid dynamics, heat and mass transfer, and machine design.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

A B E 517 Surface Transport of Agricultural Pollutants (3) Understanding and modeling the surface transport processes of agricultural pollutants; particularly erosion, sediment transport, and movement of sediment-attached constituents.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

A B E 559 Biological and Agricultural Systems Simulation (3) Continuous simulation modeling of biological and physical systems, numerical simulation techniques, validation and verification, difference measures, sensitivity analysis.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: MATH 111 orMATH 141  

A B E 562 (E MCH 562) Boundary Element Analysis (3) Numerical solution of boundary value problems using fundamental solutions; application to problems in potential theory, diffusion, and elastostatics.
Effective: Spring 1996
Prerequisite: A B E 513 orE MCH 461 orE MCH 560  

A B E 568 Food Safety Engineering (3) Predictive microbiology and modeling, conventional and novel detection and enumeration methods, conventional and novel processing methods, applied to plant layout, construction materials, and equipment design for microbial food safety.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: A B E 308  

A B E 589 Management and Design of Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems (3) Real-world renewable energy systems projects using a systems analysis and case-study approach.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: EME 504, EME 801, EME 802 andBIOET 533  

A B E 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

A B E 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

A B E 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

A B E 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

A B E 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

A B E 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Supervised experience in development of instructional materials, organizing and conducting lectures, laboratories, and evaluating students in undergraduate Agricultural Engineering courses (1-499).
Effective: Spring 1996
 

A B E 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

A B E 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

A B E 884 Biomass Energy Systems (3) Theories and applied technologies for production and conversion of biomass into energy and co-products.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

A B E 885 Biomass Harvesting and Logistics (3) Biomass harvesting and handling scenarios and relevant cost analysis and systematic considerations.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: A B E 884  

A B E 888 Conversion Technologies for Bioenergy Production (3) Applications of chemical, biochemical, thermochemical, and bioseparation technologies for the production of bioenergy.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: A B E 884  

A B E 897 Special Topics (1-9 per semester/maximum of 15) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

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