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  • Guide to Consultants
  • May/June
  • AE50 Awards Announced
  • Flight Attitudes and Spray Patterns of a Roll-Balanced Agricultural Unmanned Helicopter
  • Looking for an Agricultural or Biological Engineering Consultant?

    The ASABE Guide to Consultants is a concise reference for finding just the expertise you need for your project. You'll find areas of expertise, contact information and states in which the consultant is registered as a professional engineer

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  • In the May/June Resource, John Lumkes—the Giving Back Fund’s first recipient—recounts his latest African opportunities and adventures with the wisdom of J.R.R.Tolkien. Other features focus on the benefits of prairie strips integrated within row crops, highpoints from the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in Abu Dhabi, and brief synopses of growing plants in space and advances in the next generation of a nutrient-tracking tool. Also included is the second article in the series on the path toward sustainable agriculture, focused on future challenges for the profession.

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  • AE50 Awards for 2014 Announced

    The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers and Resource Magazine highlights the winners of the 2014 AE50 awards. To be announced February 11, 2014 during the ASABE Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

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  • Flight Attitudes and Spray Patterns of a Roll-Balanced Agricultural Unmanned Helicopter

    Published in Applied Engineering in Agriculture 29(5): 675-682,
    authored by Y. Bae, Y. M. Koo

    Unmanned agricultural helicopters have certainly made precise and timely aerial spraying possible in Korean farming. A rotorcraft system depends on various dynamic factors for a roll-balanced maneuver. Even with the aid of an autopilot system, conventional agricultural helicopters cannot maintain a lateral balance due to issues with physical dynamics. Most agricultural helicopters exhibit biased downwash, resulting in an uneven spray pattern. To address this problem, a roll-balanced agricultural helicopter with an elevated-pylon tail rotor system was developed (Koo et al., 2010).

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About ASABE Publications

ASABE publishes over 1,500 information resources each year, including technical papers from meetings and conferences, peer-reviewed journal articles, a membership magazine, textbooks, reference books, and standards.  These are available in electronic format in our ASABE Online Technical Library.  Most are also available in print form and are described in our Publications Catalog.  Access to the full-text is a benefit of membership. University or company-wide access is also an option via site license arrangements. Searches and viewing abstracts are open to all.

The publications are targeted to engineers, scientists, technicians, and others interested in the subject areas covered by ASABE. Researchers, equipment or system designers, consultants, extension specialists, students, instructors, and other technically oriented industry and agri-business personnel are frequent users of ASABE information.

ASABE also publishes a series of books on agricultural equipment history. Collectors and others with a nostalgic interest in tractors and equipment used on farms from the 1800s to the current day will enjoy these books geared to a less-technical audience.

 

About Technical Library

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Electronic Delivery Option

All ASABE technical information, including journals, standards, meeting and conference papers, textbooks, and monographs, is being published in both print and web format. The online collection includes all journal articles since 1972 and other publication categories from 2001 to date. The site currently contains over 200,000 pages of technical content. Web access to the full text of this information is available to those affiliated with institutions and companies purchasing a yearly site license. Abstract-level access is open to all.

The yearly license agreement covers the complete collection of ASABE technical publications. Site license agreements for individual publications are not available.

ASABE peer-reviewed journals, with 1972 (or first volume) to present online:

Biological Engineering Transactions (formery Biological Engineering) (ISSN 2162-643X)
Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health (ISSN 1074-7583)
Applied Engineering in Agriculture (ISSN 0883-8542)
Transactions of the ASABE (ISSN 2151-0032)

Other ASABE technical publications, with 2001 to present online:

ASABE Standards 
ASABE Annual Meeting Papers
Conference Proceedings
Textbooks
Monographs

Both HTML and PDF versions of most documents are offered. The full text can be searched or users may choose context-sensitive searching allowing them to search for terms in only specific fields, such as keyword, title, author, and/or abstract. Searches may also be limited to a specific publication type, such as peer-reviewed journals. The web site is located at https://elibrary.asabe.org/. Access for institutions is via site license with IP access control.

Site Licenses

ASABE offers site licenses for consortia, single institutions, and special/corporate libraries. The licenses are based on standard public domain license models. Fees vary depending on the user base and other details. See the price quote request form. Contact Donna Hull for pricing details and other information.

Paper Versions

ASABE will continue to publish all material on paper in addition to offering the web delivery option. Customers purchasing a site license are offered a steep discount on print if they are interested in acquiring both formats. For subscription items such as journals and standards the discount is 60% or more off list price.

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