Vol 44 No 2s (2013) • Proceedings of the 10th Conference of the Italian Society of Agricultural Engineering

Published: 2013-09-08

Proceedings of the 10th Conference of the Italian Society of Agricultural Engineering Horizons in agricultural, forestry and biosystems engineering
September 8-12, 2013 | Viterbo, Italy

Colour modifications and hyperspectral imaging: non-invasive analysis of photo-degraded wood surfaces

Giorgia Agresti, Giuseppe Bonifazi, Luca Calienno, Giuseppe Capobianco, Angela Lo Monaco, Claudia Pelosi, Rodolfo Picchio, Silvia Serranti

Carbon balance and energy fluxes of a Mediterranean crop

Simona Consoli, Osvaldo Facini, Antonio Motisi, Marianna Nardino, Rita Papa, Federica Rossi, Salvatore Barbagallo

Runoff and sediment yield modeling in a medium-size mediterranean watershed

Ossama M.M. Abdelwahab, Tiziana Bisantino, Fabio Milillo, Francesco Gentile

The contribution of chestnut coppice forests on slope stability in abandoned territory: a case study

Chiara Bassanelli, Gian Battista Bischetti, Enrico Antonio Chiaradia, Lorenzo Rossi, Chiara Vergani

A simple field method to measure the hydrodynamic properties of soil surface crust

Vincenzo Alagna, Vincenzo Bagarello, Simone Di Prima, Giuseppe Giordano, Massimo Iovino

Selective spraying of grapevine’s diseases by a modular agricultural robot

R. Oberti, M. Marchi, P. Tirelli, A. Calcante, M. Iriti, M. Hočevar, J. Baur, J. Pfaff, C. Schütz, H. Ulbrich

An automatic system for the detection of dairy cows lying behaviour in free-stall barns

Simona M.C. Porto, Claudia Arcidiacono, Umberto Anguzza, Andrea Giummarra, Giovanni Cascone

Environmental assessment of individual and collective manure management systems

Giorgio Provolo, Aldo Calcante, Francesca Perazzolo, Alberto Finzi, Filippo Volontè, Davide Grimaldi, Mauro Pinnetti, Giorgia Cocolo, Ezio Naldi, Giorgio Galassi, Elisabetta Riva

Influence of feed delivery frequency on behavioural activity of dairy cows in freestall barns

Elisabetta Riva, Gabriele Mattachini, Luciana Bava, Anna Sandrucci, Alberto Tamburini, Giorgio Provolo

A survey on Italian compost dairy barns

Lorenzo Leso, Maurizio Uberti, Wasseem Morshed, Matteo Barbari

Hydrogen and renewable energy sources integrated system for greenhouse heating

Ileana Blanco, Alexandros Sotirios Anifantis, Simone Pascuzzi, Giacomo Scarascia Mugnozza

Building green covering for a sustainable use of energy

C.A. Campiotti, E. Schettini, G. Alonzo, C. Viola, C. Bibbiani, G. Scarascia Mugnozza, I. Blanco, G. Vox

A new method for Espresso Coffee brewing: Caffè Firenze

Alessandro Parenti, Lorenzo Guerrini, Piernicola Masella, Riccardo Dainelli, Paolo Spugnoli

Screening of grated cheese authenticity by nir spectroscopy

Chiara Cevoli, Angelo Fabbri, Alessandro Gori, Maria Fiorenza Caboni, Adriano Guarnieri

Near-infrared spectroscopy is feasible to discriminate hazelnut cultivars

Elisabetta Stella, Roberto Moscetti, Letizia Carletti, Giuseppina Menghini, Francesco Fabrizi, Valerio Cristofori, Danilo Monarca, Massimo Cecchini, Riccardo Massantini

Mild separation system for olive oil: quality evaluation and pilot plant design

Francesco Genovese, Giovanni Carlo Di Renzo, Giuseppe Altieri, Antonella Tauriello

Numerical models of mass transfer during ripening and storage of salami

Angelo Fabbri, Chiara Cevoli, Giulia Tabanelli, Fausto Gardini, Adriano Guarnieri

Mechanical grading in PGI Tropea red onion post harvest operations

Bruno Bernardi, Giuseppe Zimbalatti, Andrea Rosario Proto, Souraya Benalia, Antonio Fazari, Paola Callea

Control of mixing step in the bread production with weak wheat flour and sourdough

Alessandro Parenti, Lorenzo Guerrini, Lisa Granchi, Manuel Venturi, Stefano Benedettelli, Fabrizio Nistri

Kinetic and thermodynamic properties of soybean grains during the drying process

Daniel Emanuel Cabral de Oliveira, Osvaldo Resende, Jaqueline Ferreira Vieira Bessa, Adrieli Nagila Kester

Soil management effect on soil penetration resistance in the vineyard

Pietro Catania, Mariangela Vallone, Felice Pipitone, Gioacchino Francesco Argento, Giuseppe Spartà, Vito Armando Laudicina

Experimental tests on a new harvesting system for Burley tobacco

Salvatore Faugno, Collins Okello, Roberta Infascelli, Francesca Audino, Luca Ardito, Stefania Pindozzi

Tractor accelerated test on test rig

M. Mattetti, Giovanni Molari, A. Vertua, A. Guarnieri

Monitoring of the tractor working parameters from the CAN-Bus

Giovannni Molari, Michele Mattetti, Daniela Perozzi, Eugenio Sereni

Static consolidation of a renaissance palace by resins, pins and connecting rods

Antoniotto Guidobono Cavalchini, Martino Guidobono Cavalchini, Elena Poverello

Consequence of land use changes into energy crops in Campania region

Stefania Pindozzi, Salvatore Faugno, Elena Cervelli, Alessandra Capolupo, Maura Sannino, Lorenzo Boccia

Evolution of some Mediterranean landscapes of Central Italy from historical aerial photographs

Maria Nicolina Ripa, Francesco Ciapanna, Goffredo Filibeck, Federica Gobattoni, Antonio Leone, Raffaele Pelorosso, Matteo Piccinno, Carlo Maria Rossi, Fabio Recanatesi

Livestock system as a mitigation measure of a wind farm in a mountain area

Antoniotto Guidobono Cavalchini, Gabriele Daglio, Massimo Lazzari, Stefania Leonardi

Sicilian potential biogas production

Antonio Comparetti, Pierluigi Febo, Carlo Greco, Santo Orlando, Kestutis Navickas, Kestutis Venslauskas

Anaerobic digestion and co-digestion of slaughterhouse wastes

Sonia Castellucci, Silvia Cocchi, Elena Allegrini, Luigi Vecchione

Biogas yield from Sicilian kitchen waste and cheese whey

Antonio Comparetti, Pierluigi Febo, Carlo Greco, Santo Orlando, Kestutis Navickas, Arvydas Nekrosius, Kestutis Venslauskas

Evaluation of herbaceous crops irrigated with treated wastewater for ethanol production

Salvatore Barbagallo, Antonio Barbera, Giuseppe L. Cirelli, Mirco Milani, Attilio Toscano, Roberto Albergo

Modelling and optimization of a local smart grid for an agro-industrial site

Enrico Fabrizio, Valeria Branciforti, Marco Filippi, Silvia Barbero, Giuseppe Tecco

A farm-scale pilot plant for biohydrogen and biomethane production by two-stage fermentation

R. Oberti, A. Tenca, F. Perazzolo, E. Riva, A. Finzi, E. Naldi, G. Provolo, L. Bodria

Sustainability of grape-ethanol energy chain

G. Riva, E. Foppa Pedretti, G. Toscano, D. Duca, A. Pizzi, M. Saltari, C. Mengarelli, M. Gardiman, R. Flamini

Torrefaction of residues and by-products from sunflower chain

G. Riva, E. Foppa Pedretti, G. Toscano, D. Duca, G. Rossini, C. Mengarelli

Palms (Phoenix canariensis) infested by red PALM weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier): insecticidal efficacy tests of chipping treatment

G. Sperandio, M. Fedrizzi, M. Guerrieri, R. Fanigliulo, D. Pochi, M. Pagano, S. Arnone, M. Cristofaro, R. Sasso, S. Musmeci, S. Catarci

Enhancement of Palm residues (Phoenix canariensis) for a potential use in ruminant feed

G. Sperandio, M. Fedrizzi, M. Iacurto, F. Vincenti, M. Guerrieri, D. Pochi, R. Fanigliulo, M. Pagano

Engineering solutions applied to pneumatic drills to reduce losses of dust from dressed seeds

D. Pochi, M. Biocca, G. Brannetti, R. Fanigliulo, P. Gallo, R. Grilli, S. Montanari, P. Pulcini

Accident investigation related to the use of chainsaw

Sirio Rossano Secondo Cividino, Rino Gubiani, Gianfranco Pergher, Daniele Dell’Antonia, Emiliano Maroncelli

A Wii-controlled safety device for electric chainsaws

R. Gubiani, G. Pergher, S.R.S. Cividino, R. Lombardo, F. Blanchini

Noise risk assessment in a bottling line of a modern Sicilian winery

Mariangela Vallone, Felice Pipitone, Salvatore Amoroso, Pietro Catania

Whole body vibrations during field operations in the vineyard

Pietro Catania, Mariangela Vallone, Maria Alleri, Giuseppe Morello, Giuseppe Spartà, Pierluigi Febo

The heat stress for workers employed in a dairy farm

A. Marucci, D. Marucci, D. Monarca, M. Cecchini, A. Colantoni, S. Di Giacinto, A. Cappuccini

Levels of vibration transmitted to the operator of the tractor equipped with front axle suspension

Daniele Pochi, Roberto Fanigliulo, Laura Fornaciari, Gennaro Vassalini, Marco Fedrizzi, Gino Brannetti, Cesare Cervellini

First investigation on the applicability of an active noise control system on a tracked tractor without cab

Daniele Pochi, Roberto Fanigliulo, Lindoro Del Duca, Pietro Nataletti, Gennaro Vassalini, Laura Fornaciari, Luigi Cerini, Filippo Sanjust, Diego Annesi

The assessment of the sawmill noise

P. D’Antonio, C. D’Antonio, C. Evangelista, V. Doddato

Water balance of rice plots under three different cultivation methods: first season results

Enrico Antonio Chiaradia, Arianna Facchi, Olfa Gharsallah, Marco Romani, Gian Battista Bischetti, Claudio Gandolfi

Monitoring water fluxes in rice plots under three different cultivation methods

Enrico Antonio Chiaradia, Daniele Ferrari, Gian Battista Bischetti, Arianna Facchi, Olfa Gharsallah, Marco Romani, Claudio Gandolfi

Aerated lagooning of agro-industrial wastewater: depuration performance and energy requirements

Serafina Andiloro, Giuseppe Bombino, Vincenzo Tamburino, Demetrio Antonio Zema, Santo Marcello Zimbone

Manually operated pile driver for use in the south Iraqi Marshlands

Massimo Monti, Giuseppe Rossi, Stefano Simonini, Francesco Sorbetti Guerri, Matteo Barbari