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Title: Influence of Chisel Plow Shank Shapeon Horizontal and Vertical Force Requirements
Authors: A.A. AI-Janobi
M.F. Wah by
A.M. Aboukarima
S.A. AI-Hamed
Keywords: chisel plows, shank shape, sandy loam soil. horizontal and vertical forces
Issue Date: 2002
Abstract: The horiwntal and vcrtical forces acting on three chisel plows having different shank shapes were measured in a sandy loam soil. The shank shape of the first plow was curved, while those of the second and third plows were semi-straight and semi-curved, respectively. The effect of forward speeds and plowing depth upon the horizontal and vertical force measurements were investigated. Soil characteristics, chisel plow sr:ecifications and results oftillage experiments were reported. A significant increase in horizontal force (N/shank/em ) was observed for all the three commercial chisel plows and was proportional to the increase in the forward speed. However, non-signilicant increase in vertical force (N/shank/cm2) was observed for all thc three plows with an increase in the forward speed. The curved shank gave values of horizontal and vertical forces (N/shank/cml) greater than that of the other shank shapes.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/9324
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