Click on “Download PDF” for the PDF version or on the title for the HTML version.
If you are not an ASABE member or if your employer has not arranged for access to the full-text, Click here for options.
Agricultural Machinery Management
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgASAE ASAE EP496.3 February 2006
Keywords: Cost, Energy, Management, Power, Reliability, Tractor
1 Purpose and Scope
1.1 Purpose. This Engineering Practice is intended to provide those who manage agricultural machinery operations with assistance in using available data to determine optimum practices. It is intended that corresponding clauses in ASAE D497 be used in clauses 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 of this Engineering Practice. Terms used in this Engineering Practice are defined in ASAE S495.
1.2 Scope. This Engineering Practice includes information helpful in making management decisions involving machine power requirements, capacities, cost, selection, and replacement.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)