E3S Web Conf.
Volume 85, 2019EENVIRO 2018 – Sustainable Solutions for Energy and Environment
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Other Topics in Built Environment|
|Published online||22 February 2019|
Soil-tool interaction of a simple tillage tool in sand
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Automotive Engineering and Transport Dept., B-dul Muncii 103-105 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2 INMA Bucharest, B-dul Ion Ionescu de la Brad, no. 6, Romania
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
This study was focused to experimentally evaluate the draft force on a simple tillage tool operating in different conditions in sand. The soil-tool interaction was evaluated in controlled laboratory conditions in a soil bin. A full multilevel factorial experiment was used with one response variable and four experimental factors. The selected design 3 tools × 3 tillage depth × 3 rake angle × 3 forward speed with two replications had a total of 243 runs. Influence of four independent variables including tillage depth (15, 20, 25 cm), rake angle (25, 35, 50 degrees), forward speed (0.67, 0.98, 1.39 m/s) and cutting-edge angle of the tool (30, 45 and 60 degrees) on draft force as the dependent variable was evaluated.
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