Droplet Research


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Personnel

Alvin R. (Al) Womac
Professor
Equipment performance & environmental impact

 

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Nozzle Selection 
Nozzle selection has been simplified over the years, but different types of nozzles are needed for different situations.


 

Recent Publications

Occurrence of proximal droplets in performance-tested beef bulls.  Bartenslager, Z.  2018.  M.S. Thesis.

Occurrence of proximal droplets in performance-tested beef bulls.  Bartenslager, Z., L. G. Strickland, F. D. Kirkpatrick, J. L. Edwards, K. Pohler, A. M. Saxton, L. Schneider, J. K. Smith, and F. N. Schrick.  2018.  Proceedings Theriogenology Conference.

Influence of droplet size and azoxystrobin insensitivity on frogeye leaf spot management in soybean Butler, S., H. M. Kelly, T. C. Mueller, G. Kruger, A. Cochran, and T. B. Raper.  2018.  Crop Protection.

Pressure-Driven Asymmetric Droplet Bilayer Networks.  Schimel, T., M. A. Nguyen, S. A. Sarles, and S. Lenaghan.  2018.  Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Atlanta, GA.

Maternal consumption of fish oil programs reduced adiposity in broiler chicks Beckford, R. C., S. J. Howard, S. Das, A. Farmer, S. R. Campagna, J. Yu, R. L. Hettich, J. L. Wilson, and B. H. Voy.  2017.  Scientific Reports, Oct 13;7(1):13129, 2017. [Abstract]

The Effect of a Novel Low Temperature-Short Time (LTST) Process to Extend the Shelf-Life of Fluid Milk Myer, P., K. R. Parker, A. T. Kanach, T. Zhu, M. T. Morgan, and B. M. Applegate.  2016.  SpringerPlus. [Abstract]

Droplets coated with rice proteins for controlling the release rate of encapsulated beta-carotene during in vitro digestion.  Wang, T., Q. Zhong, and Z. Chen.  2016.  The 2016 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, July 16-19, Chicago, IL. Paper #P01-109.

Coating oil droplets with rice proteins to control the release rate of encapsulated beta-carotene during in vitro digestions.  Wang, T., R. Wang, Z. Chen, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  RSC Advances, 6: 73627-73635.

Encapsulation of konjac glucomannan in oil droplets to reduce viscosity of aqueous suspensions and gradually increase viscosity during simulated gastric digestion.  Wu, J., and Q. Zhong.  2016.  Journal of Food Engineering, 175: 104-107.

Field evaluation of the influence of droplet size and formulation type on fungicide efficacy in corn, 2014.  Butler, S. A., and H. M. Young-Kelly.  2015.  Plant Disease Management Report, Volume 9, online publication.

Field evaluation of the influence of spray volume and droplet size on fungicide efficacy in soybean, 2014.  Butler, S. A., and H. M. Young-Kelly.  2015.  Plant Disease Management Report, Volume 9, online publication.

Field evaluation of the influence of droplet size and spray angle on fungicide efficacy in soybean, 2014.  Butler, S. A., and H. M. Young-Kelly.  2015.  Plant Disease Management Report, Volume 9, online publication.