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Chapter 2. Traction Mechanics. Part VIII. Single Wheel Testers, Single Track Testers, and Instrumented Tractors

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  Published in Advances in Soil Dynamics Volume 3 Chapter 2, Part VIII, pp. 253-271 (Copyright 2009 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers)  .(doi:10.13031/2013.26872)
Authors:   Part VII Primary Author: Thomas Way. Chapter Coordinators: Dvoralai Wulfsohn, Thomas R. Way, Shrini K. Upadhyaya, and William J. Chancellor
Keywords:   Single Wheel Testers and Single Track Testers, Single Wheel Testers for Soil Bins, Track Testers for Soil Bins, Single Wheel Testers and Single Track Testers for Use in the Field, Instrumented Tractors, Forward Velocity, Axle Angular Velocity, Drawbar Pull, Axle Torque, Track Shoe Longitudinal Displacement.

Abstract [First paragraphs]: Single wheel testers, single track testers, and instrumented tractors are used for determining tractive performance characteristics of tires, tracks, and tractors. They are also used for determining soil-tire and soil-track interactions, including effects of tires and tracks on soil compaction and soil disturbance.

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