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Chapter 4. Powered Tillage Equipment. Part II. Vibratory Tillage Implements

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

Citation:  Published in Advances in Soil Dynamics Volume 3 Chapter 4, Part II, pp. 378-398 ( Copyright 2009 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers )  .(doi:10.13031/2013.26877)
Authors:   Kenshi Sakai
Keywords:   Vibratory Tillage Implements, Principle of Draft Force Reduction in Vibratory Tillage Tools, Time Averaging Principle,.Classifications of Vibratory Soil Cutting, Performance of Single-Shank Vibratory Subsoilers, Effect of Amplitude, Frequency, Chisel Type, and Soil Type on Draft Force Reduction, Power Requirements of Vibratory Tillage Tools, Tractor Vibrations Induced by Vibrating Subsoilers, Theoretical Analysis, Performance of Multi-Shank Vibrating Subsoilers, Crank Mechanism Multi-Shank Subsoilers, Counter-Balanced, Rotary-Eccentric-Mass Multi-Shank Subsoilers, Vibrating Root Crop Digger.

Abstract [First paragraphs]: Most agricultural tools, such as the plow, cultivator, harvester, seeder, and harrow, have histories stretching back thousands of years to the first agricultural revolution which occurred in Mesopotamia. Prototypes of these tools resembling todays implements were already in use at the beginning of the 18th century agricultural revolution in England.

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