Recent Submissions

  • Energy use in meat processing in the Midwest 

    Shayegan-Salek, Mir-Ehsan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1979)
    "The events of the past several years have raised concern about the availability and price of energy in the U.S. Americans, who had long believed that they possessed limitless resources, are finding higher energy prices ...
  • Relative motion of spheroids at low Reynolds number 

    Yoosefian, Vahdat (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1987)
    "The term aerosol has been frequently used to describe microscopic liquid and/or solid particles. Initially aerosol particles were thought to be stable when settling in a gravitational field. Later Brownian motion and ...
  • Structural and dimensional force system synthesis for one degree-of-freedom planar linkages by using interactive computer graphics 

    Pourmand, Bijan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1984)
    "INTRODUCTION TO FORSS: In most cases a linkage is designed to meet kinematic input-output motion criteria which is then followed by synthesis to satisfy dynamic objectives. Force System Synthesis (FORSS) is the process ...
  • In vitro digestibility of cellulose and chemical composition of preferred foods of Missouri white-tailed deer 

    Torgerson, Oliver (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1970)
    "The white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, is one of the very few wild animals that has benefitted from man's exploitation of North America. Lumbering and agriculture have increased deer range and numbers until today ...
  • Rice : an alternative crop for southeast Missouri 

    Pullen, David Monroe (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1978)
    "The United States produces two percent of the world rice crop, but accounts for one-third of the rice trade in the world. Most rice is consumed within the border of the producing countries but the United States exports ...
  • A proposed set of alternative end-products for an electronic data processing farm accounting and managerial information system 

    Lovell, Ashley C. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1970)
    "Objectives and methodology: The dual objectives of this thesis are to: 1. Present those concepts and principles useful in developing an EDP farm accounting and managerial information system as suggested by an in-depth ...
  • The prediction of concentration and residual stress due to high temperature electroplating 

    Woods, John W. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1970)
    This research was carried out to further investigate the high temperature electroplating process, in particular, to develop simple computer programs to evaluate the concentration and residual stress present. The programs, ...
  • Fatty acid composition of bovine lipids as influenced by sex and management 

    Westerling, David Bruce (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1976)
    "It is the objective of the meat industry to supply the consumer with high quality and affordable products. Achieving this goal involves efficient production of meat as well as proper handling during processing. Consumer ...
  • Strengthening dental amalgams 

    Prosise, Robert Lawrence (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1974)
    "For over 100 years dental restorations have been produced from an alloy containing mercury, silver, tin, and other components in lesser amounts. Early research done by such men as Townsend and Flagg in the last half of ...
  • A decision model to evaluate cattle feeding alternatives 

    Kropf, Jerry Joe (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1970)
    "Objective: The major objective of this study is to provide a computer model to be used in evaluating alternative cattle feeding programs. The model is consistent with the goal of maximizing profit over a specified period ...
  • An analysis of the income averaging provision of the Tax Reform Act of 1969 

    Bracht, James R. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1975)
    "Objectives of the study: The principle objectives of this study are: (1) To trace the evolution of the income averaging law from its beginning, in 1939, to the present. (2) To explain the practical application of income ...
  • Design and testing of a therapeutic infusion filtration system 

    Palta, Jatinder R. (University of Missouri--Columbia., 1977)
    "A system has been designed and constructed to extract effusion liquid from the peritoneal or pleural cavities, remove malignant cells by filtration, add chemotherapeutic agents to the fluid, and return the fluid to the ...
  • Reduction of shaking forces in a slider crank mechanism 

    Tinsley, John Thomas (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1970)
    The object of this study was to determine the periodic angular speed of the crankshaft of a slider crank mechanism which will minimize the shaking forces and torque of the mechanism on the block. Both the inertial shaking ...
  • Risk reduction in financing large swine confinement systems 

    Jeffries, Marlin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1977)
    "The objectives of this study are: (1) To compare selected loan lengths and the resulting impact on a swine confinement system. (2) To observe the effects of different leverage ratios on a swine confinement system. (3) To ...
  • An inventory control model for fertilizer retailers 

    Dever, Lloyd Allen Jr. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1975)
    Introduction and literature review: The demand for fertilizer is highly seasonal in nature with peak demand periods in the spring and again in the fall. In contrast, fertilizer is manufactured year-round in order to take ...
  • Financial conditions facilitating growth in local farmer cooperatives 

    Mathis, Stephen Emory (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1976)
    "The main objective of this study is to identify and describe the financial conditions which support growth in local farmer cooperatives in the Plains States and the Midwestern States. Achieving the following sub-objectives ...
  • The impact of the '76 Tax Reform Act on farmland valuation for federal estate tax purposes 

    Stock, Randall K. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1978)
    "The 1976 Tax Reform Act was a major reform of many of the estate and gift tax provisions. Of particular importance to Agriculture was Code Section 2032A, 'Valuation of Certain Farm and Business Real Property.' Perhaps no ...
  • The economics of land disposal of municipal effluent 

    Milde, Louis Mark (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1972)
    "Objectives of the study: The study attempts to analyze the possibilities of utilizing wastewater for agricultural production, particularly involving the use of irrigation. Various economic questions concerning the economics ...
  • Stability and vibration characteristics of skew plates 

    Nadjafi, Hossein Z. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1971)
    "Review of Literature. The deflection, stability, and vibration characteristics of rectangular plates have received considerable treatment in the literature. Solutions to the bending of rectangular plates with various ...
  • Seasonal inventory control and the price of storage 

    Turner, Martin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1977)
    "The theory of supply and demand is designed to explain the equilibrium relationship between the price per unit of some homogeneous product and the quantity of it that is produced and consumed during some period of time. ...

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