American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, Second Edition



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Table of Contents and Preface for Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines 2nd Edition
Citation:   Front matter and table of contents Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. i-xiv. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41478)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machine, 2nd edition
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Chapter 1 Agricultural Mechanization and Some Methods of Study
Citation:   Agricultural Mechanization and Some Methods of Study Chapter 1 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 1-14 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41463)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: History of Mechanized Agriculture, Farming Operations and Related Machines, Functional Analysis of Agricultural Machines, Basic processes of agricultural machines, Process diagrams, Dimensional Analysis, , Physical dimensions, Units of measurement, Developing a prediction equation, Buckingham's Theorem, Systematic calculation of the dimensionless products, Transformation of dimensionless products, Problems
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Chapter 2 Engine Power for Agricultural Machines
Citation:   Engine Power for Agricultural Machines Chapter 2 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 15-44 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41464)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: The power in fuel, Combustion, Combustion chemistry, Energy release in combustion, Thermodynamic limits to engine performance, Heat losses and power at the pistons , Mechanical losses and power at the flywheel, engine torque and efficient engine loading, Control of engine speed, Engine performance simulator, Turbocharging and intercooling engines, Operation of turbochargers, Intercoolers, Turbocharging and intercooling for versatility, Problems, Simulation Problems
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Chapter 3 Electrical Power for Agricultural Machines
Citation:   Electrical Power for Agricultural Machines Chapter 3 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 45-64 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41465)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Electrical power for agricultural machines, Motor components, Motor classifications, Principles of operation of induction motors, Types of single-phase induction motors, Split-phase induction motors, Capacitor-start, induction-run motors, Two-value-capacitor, induction-run motors, Repulsion-start, induction-run motors, Three-phase induction motors, Dual-voltage motors, Torque-speed characteristics of induction motors, Motor nameplate information, Motor starters, Motor enclosures, Variable-speed electric motors, Motor efficiency, Problems, Simulation problems
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Chapter 4 Mechanical Power Transmission
Citation:   Mechanical Power Transmission Chapter 4 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 65-90 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41466)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Mechanical power transmission, V-belt drives, V-belt types and standardization, V-belt drive geometry, Kinematics of V-belt drives, Mechanics of V-belt, Stresses and service life, Variable-speed V-belt drives, V-belt drive design, Chain drives, Types of chains and standardization, Geometry of chain drives, Kinematics of chain drives, Design of chain drives, Power-take-off drives, Overload safety devices, Shear devices, Jump clutch devices, Friction devices, Problems
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Chapter 5 Fluid power, mechatronics, and control
Citation:   Fluid power, mechatronics, and control Chapter 5 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 91-122 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41467)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Fluid power, mechatronics, and control, Basic principles and elements of fluid power, Pumps, Valves, Pressure control valves, Volume control valves, Directional control valves, Actuators, Hydraulic motors, Hydraulic cylinders, Reservoirs, Fluids, filters, and lines, Types of fluid power systems, Open-center systems, Pressure-compensated systems, Load-sensing systems, Pressure transients, Hydrostatic transmissions, Mechatronics and system control, An introduction to mechatronics, System control, Problems, Simulation problems
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Chapter 6 Precision agriculture
Citation:   Precision agriculture Chapter 6 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 123-138 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41468)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Precision agriculture, Sensors, Sensor types, Sensor applications, Advanced sensors, Global positioning system, GPS for civilian use, Military GPS, Differential GPS, Carrier-phase GPS, Real-time kinematic GPS, Accuracy measures, Coordinate transformation, Geographic information system, Data input to a FIS, Map coordination, Data analysis in the FIS, Data persistence, Variable rate applications, Approaches, Applications, Application resolution, Control systems, Automatic guidance, Controller area networks, Problems
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Chapter 7 Tractor Hitching, Traction, and Testing
Citation:   Tractor Hitching, Traction, and Testing Chapter 7 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 139-168 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41469)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Tractor Hitching, traction, and testing , Hitching systems , Principles of hitching , Types of hitches , Hitching and weight transfer , Control of hitches , Tires and Traction , Basic tire design , Traction models , Traction predictor spreadsheet , Soil compaction , Traction aids , Tractor testing , Basic principles of tractor testing , Official tractor tests , Problems
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Chapter 8 Soil Tillage
Citation:   Soil Tillage Chapter 8 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 169-230 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41470)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Soil Tillage , Tillage methods and equipment , Primary tillage in conventional tillage systems , Secondary tillage in conventional tillage systems , Tillage in conservation tillage systems , Mechanics of tillage, Soil texture , Physical properties of soils , Mechanical properties of soils , Mechanics of a simple tillage tool , Performance of tillage implements , Moldboard plows , Disk implements , Cultivators , Rotary tillers , Hitching of tillage implements , Forces on tillage tools , Pull-type implements , Mounted implements , Problems
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Chapter 9 Crop Planting
Citation:   Crop Planting Chapter 9 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 231-268 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41471)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Crop planting , Methods and equipment , Broadcast seeding , Drilling , Precision planting , Transplanting , Functional processes , Seed metering , Seed transport , Furrow opening and covering , Transplanting , Evaluating planter and transplanter performance , Broadcast seeders , Drills , Precision planters , Transplanters , Problems
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Chapter 10 Chemical Application
Citation:   Chemical Application Chapter 10 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 269-324 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41472)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Chemical application , Application of granular chemicals , Methods for application of granular chemicals , Equipment for application of granular chemicals , Functional processes of granular chemical applications , Application of liquid chemicals , Methods for application of liquid chemicals , Equipment for application of liquid chemicals , Functional processes of applying liquid chemicals , Performance evaluation , Uniformity of coverage of granular chemical application , Calibration of fertilizer spreaders , Liquid chemical application , Sprayer calibration , Problems
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Chapter 11 Hay and Forage Harvesting
Citation:   Hay and Forage Harvesting Chapter 11 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 325-402 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41473)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Hay and forage harvesting, Methods and equipment, Functional processes, Cutting mechanics and plant structure, Cutting and chopping, Curing and preservation of forage, Windrowing, Baling, Performance evaluation, Problems
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Chapter 12 Grain Harvesting
Citation:   Grain Harvesting Chapter 12 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 403-436 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41474)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Grain harvesting , Methods and equipment , Direct harvesting , Cutting and windrowing , Functional processes , Gathering, cutting, pickup, and feeding , Threshing , Separation , Cleaning , Power requirements , Combine testing , Problems
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Chapter 13 Fruit, Nut, and Vegetable Harvesting
Citation:   Fruit, Nut, and Vegetable Harvesting Chapter 13 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 437-490 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41475)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Fruit, nut, and vegetable harvesting , Natural constraints , Economic constraints , Functional processes , Removal , Control , Selection , Transportation , Methods and equipment , Root crops , Surface crops , Bush and trellis crops , Tree crops , Theoretical considerations , Aerodynamic concepts , Fundamentals of bush and tree shakers ,V ibrational detachment during harvest , Impact models and mechanical damage , Performance factors , Damage , Efficiency , Reliability , Problems
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Chapter 14 Conveying of Agricultural Materials
Citation:   Conveying of Agricultural Materials Chapter 14 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 491-524 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41476)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Conveying of agricultural materials, Screw conveyors, Screw conveyor methods and equipment, Theory of screw conveyors, Screw conveyor performance, Pneumatic conveyors, Pneumatic conveyor methods and equipment, Theory of pneumatic conveyors, Pneumatic conveyor performance, Bucket elevators, Theory of bucket elevators, Bucket elevator capacity, Bucket elevator power, Forage blowers, Theory of forage blowers, Energy requirements of forage blowers, Forage blower performance, Miscellaneous conveyors, Belt conveyors, Bulk or mass conveyors, Problems
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Chapter 15 Machinery Selection and Management
Citation:   Machinery Selection and Management Chapter 15 Engineering Principles of Agricultural Machines, 2nd ed., pp. 525-552 St. Joseph, Michigan: ASABE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41477)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
Keywords:   Section headings: Machinery selection and management, Field capacity and efficiency, Field capacity, Field efficiency, Draft and power requirements, Machinery costs, Ownership costs, Operating costs, Timeliness costs, Machinery selection and replacement, Machinery selection, Machinery replacement, Problems, Simulation problems
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Appendices
Citation:   Appendix A and Appendix B, pp. 566-569  (doi: 10.13031/2013.41462)
Authors:   Ajit K. Srivastava, Carroll E. Goering, Roger P. Rohrbach, Dennis R. Buckmaster
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