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Roll-over Protective Structures (ROPS) for Wheeled Agricultural Tractors
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Roll-over Protective Structures (ROPS) for Wheeled Agricultural Tractors. ASAE Distinguished Lecture No. 18, pp. 1-11. Winter Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 15 December 1993, Chicago, Illinois 913C1493.(doi:)
Authors: W. J. Teaford
Keywords: Tractors, ROPS, Design, Development, Testing
Insights on design, development, manufacture, and approval testing of roll-over protective structures (ROPS) are offered. Aspects of material selection, weld design, threaded fastener usage, design analysis development test options, government agency approval testing, and standards development are examined.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)