MECHANIZATION AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION involves the design, manufacture, distribution, use and servicing of all types of agricultural tools, equipment and machines. It includes three main power sources: human, animal and mechanical with special emphasis on mechanical (tractive power). FARM MECHANIZATION: is technically equivalent to agricultural mechanization but refers to only those activities normally occurring inside the […]
Category: One Liner – Agri Engg.
Here we will cover all basic one Liners of Agricultural Engineering.
Draft, Recommended Speed and Field Efficiency Operation Draft ( Kg per meter of width) Typical Speed (km/hr) % Field efficiency Ploughing (20 cm depth) Heavy clay soil Clay loam Silty loam Sandy loam One Way disc Heavy Draft Medium Draft Light Draft Offset or Heavy Trandem Disc Harrow Heavy Draft Medium Draft Light […]
Types of Clutch:- 1-Disk and Plate type- One or more plates are brought together to transmit torque. 2-Band type- An outside band is tightened over a rotating part to transmit torque. 3-Overrunning type- Engagement is allowed in one direction, but the unit freewheel in the other. 4-Magnetic type-A magnetic field holds two […]
Engine Components Cylinder Head is at the top of the engine and houses the valves and the intake and exhaust Valves open and close to let fuel in and exhaust gases out of each cylinder. Camshaft rotating in the engine block opens the valves by cam action. Cylinder Block is the main housing of the […]
Terminology connected with engine power Bore (d): Bore is the diameter of the engine cylinder. Stroke (L): It is the linear distance travelled by the piston from top dead centre to bottom dead centre. Swept Volume: It is the volume (A x L) displaced by one stroke of the piston. Where A is cross sectional […]
Rotavator : Rotavator is mainly used for : Preparing the land suitable for sowing (without overturning of the soil) For eradicating weeds Mixing manure or fertilizer into soil To breakup and renovate pasture for crushing clods Rotary Tiller is ideal for smooth & speedy preparation for root crops, fodder crops, orchards & cash crops. Enhances […]
Methods of Ploughing: # Gathering (Centre to side): When a plough works round a strip of ploughed land then it is called as “gathering”. The tractor and plough turn to the righter each time the head land is reached. The ridge is formed exactly midway between the two side boundaries. This is good practice for […]