Resources for Biological Systems Engineering

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ENERGY SERIES: What about the Air Conditioning System?
As you begin the process of selecting the most efficient air conditioning system for your home, investigate the critical issues of system size, placement, installation, and contractor experience. Your goal is to obtain an efficient system by: sizing the system for the specific cooling load of your home; selecting and properly installing the thermostats or controls; designing a ductwork system to deliver the correct amount of conditioned air to each space; and sealing and insulating all ductwork.
Feb 3, 2020 2901-9001 (BSE-289NP)
Droplet Chart / Selection Guide
When choosing nozzles/droplet sizes for spray applications, applicators must consider both coverage needed and drift potential. As a rule, smaller droplets provide better coverage, but larger droplets are less likely to drift.
Aug 13, 2019 442-031 (BSE-263P)
Nutrient Management for Small Farms Dec 17, 2018 442-305 (BSE-241P)
Fine Tuning a Sprayer with “Ounce” Calibration Method
This extension publication discusses guidelines to quickly evaluate the performance of a sprayer. Sprayer calibration, nozzle discharge, spray pattern uniformity, speed checks, pump performance, and plumbing arrangements are evaluated with minimal calculations.
Apr 16, 2020 442-453 (BSE-320P)
Filtration, Treatment, and Maintenance Considerations for Micro-Irrigation Systems May 8, 2018 442-757 (BSE-222P)
Using Groundwater for Agricultural Irrigation in Virginia Dec 1, 2017 BSE-215P
Managing Climate Risks and Extreme Weather in Agriculture Jun 14, 2018 BSE-226P
Managing Drainage From Agricultural Lands with Denitrifying Bioreactors in the Mid-Atlantic Nov 5, 2018 BSE-234P
Estimating Financial Costs and Benefits of Supplemental Irrigation with the Irrigation Financial Estimator Tool (IFET) Nov 30, 2018 BSE-237P
Supplemental Irrigation with the Irrigation Financial Estimator Tool (IFET)-Workbook Nov 30, 2018 BSE-237A
Irrigation Scheduling in Humid Climates Using the Checkbook Method Jan 30, 2019 BSE-239P
Household Water Quality - Virginia Beach Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-101
Household Water Quality - Warren County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-102
Household Water Quality - Westmoreland County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-104
Household Water Quality - Wythe County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-106
Household Water Quality - Bedford County Nov 12, 2019 BSE-284-11
Household Water Quality - Botetourt County Nov 12, 2019 BSE-284-13
Household Water Quality - Buckingham County Nov 12, 2019 BSE-284-16
Household Water Quality - Campbell County Nov 12, 2019 BSE-284-17
Household Water Quality - Carroll County Nov 12, 2019 BSE-284-19
Household Water Quality - Charlotte County Nov 12, 2019 BSE-284-21
Household Water Quality - Clarke County Nov 18, 2019 BSE-284-24
Household Water Quality - Craig County Nov 18, 2019 BSE-284-25
Household Water Quality - Culpeper County Nov 18, 2019 BSE-284-26
Household Water Quality - Dinwiddie County Nov 18, 2019 BSE-284-30
Household Water Quality - Essex County Nov 21, 2019 BSE-284-31
Household Water Quality - Fauquier County Nov 21, 2019 BSE-284-33
Household Water Quality - Floyd County Nov 21, 2019 BSE-284-34
Household Water Quality - Fluvanna County Nov 21, 2019 BSE-284-35
Household Water Quality - Franklin County Nov 21, 2019 BSE-284-36
Household Water Quality - Frederick County Nov 21, 2019 BSE-284-37
Household Water Quality - Giles County Dec 3, 2019 BSE-284-38
Household Water Quality - Goochland County Dec 3, 2019 BSE-284-40
Household Water Quality - Grayson County Dec 4, 2019 BSE-284-41
Household Water Quality - Greene County Dec 5, 2019 BSE-284-42
Household Water Quality - Halifax County Dec 5, 2019 BSE-284-44
Household Water Quality - Hanover County Dec 5, 2019 BSE-284-46
Household Water Quality - Isle of Wight Dec 5, 2019 BSE-284-50
Household Water Quality - King George County Dec 5, 2019 BSE-284-53
Household Water Quality - Lancaster County Dec 5, 2019 BSE-284-55
Household Water Quality - Loudoun County Dec 5, 2019 BSE-284-57
Household Water Quality - Louisa County Dec 5, 2019 BSE-284-58
Household Water Quality - Lunenburg County Dec 5, 2019 BSE-284-59
Household Water Quality - Madison County Dec 5, 2019 BSE-284-61
Household Water Quality - Mecklenburg County Dec 5, 2019 BSE-284-63
Household Water Quality - Montgomery County Dec 10, 2019 BSE-284-65
Household Water Quality - Nelson County Dec 10, 2019 BSE-284-66
Household Water Quality - Eastern Shore Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-70
Household Water Quality - Northumberland County Dec 10, 2019 BSE-284-71
Household Water Quality - Nottoway County Dec 10, 2019 BSE-284-72
Household Water Quality - Orange County Dec 10, 2019 BSE-284-73
Household Water Quality - Page County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-74
Household Water Quality - Pittsylvania County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-77
Household Water Quality - Powhatan County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-79
Household Water Quality - Prince George County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-81
Household Water Quality - Prince William County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-82
Household Water Quality - Pulaski County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-83
Household Water Quality - Rappahannock County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-84
Household Water Quality - Roanoke County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-87
Household Water Quality - Russell County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-90
Household Water Quality - Shenandoah County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-92
Household Water Quality - Spotsylvania County Dec 11, 2019 BSE-284-95
Accurate Application and Placement of Chemicals on Lawns Feb 12, 2020 BSE-318NP
Ozone Application in Aquaculture Apr 5, 2017 FST-244P