Panagakis, P. and Blanes-Vidal, V. and Banhazi, T. and Barbosa, J. C. and Maltz, E. and Cruz, V. F. Da and Berckmans, D. (2009) Glossary of terms on animal housing: interconnecting engineering, physical and physiological definitions. Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, 11 (Manuscript 1302). pp. 1-34.
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Animal Housing is a multidisciplinary scientific area which requires the involvement of scientists from different fields such as engineers, physicians, animal scientists, veterinarians, etc. Their collaboration requires the establishment and use of a standardized vocabulary that provides consistency and reduces misunderstandings among scientists with diverse background or Nationality. A first dictionary entitled ‘Glossary of Terms on Animal Housing: Basic Engineering, Physical and Physiological Definitions’ has been prepared by a Working Group (Animal Housing in Hot Climate) established under CIGR-Section II. The glossary made reference to Engineering, Thermal Biology and Environmental physiology disciplines and it aimed at (1) setting-up uniformity in Animal Housing terms related to climatization and to (2) serve as a focal point for the development of valuable new terms and definitions, and become a functional tool for all those involved in this study subject. Furthermore, the glossary can eventually become a background document for opening-up further discussions on the meaning of various terms used in Animal Housing.
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|Additional Information:||Open-access journal.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||animal housing; climatization; glossary; definitions; engineering; environment; physiology|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1903 Journalism and Professional Writing > 190303 Technical Writing|
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0702 Animal Production > 070203 Animal Management
09 Engineering > 0999 Other Engineering > 099901 Agricultural Engineering
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970107 Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences|
|Deposited On:||16 Feb 2012 12:58|
|Last Modified:||29 Aug 2012 12:21|
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