I= DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF AN INDIGENOUS FIELD CULTIVATOR WITH SWEEP SHOVELS
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Title of Thesis
DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF AN INDIGENOUS FIELD CULTIVATOR WITH SWEEP SHOVELS

Author(s)
Ahmad Shafi
Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Agriculture Engineering & Technology/ University of Agriculture Faisalabad
Session
2007
Subject
Agriculture Engineering
Number of Pages
144
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
indigenous field cultivator, sweep shovels, depth control wheel, sweep cultivator

Abstract
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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
140.77 KB
2 1 Introduction 1
120.66 KB
  1.1 Objectives 4
3 2 Review Of Literature 5
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  2.1 Soil-Tool Relationship Studies 5
  2.2 Status Of Tillage Research In Pakistan 13
  2.3 Research Status Of Sweep Shovels In Conservation Tillage 28
  2.4 Tool Materials 29
  2.5 Heat Treatments 32
  2.6 Tool Wear 38
4 3 Materials And Methods 42
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  3.1 General 42
  3.2 Development Of Depth Control Wheel For Sweep Cultivator 46
  3.3 Factors And Their Levels For Mass Losses Of Sweep Shovels 49
  3.4 Local Heat Treatment Technique 51
  3.5 Materials Properties 54
  3.6 Experimental Procedure For Conduct Of Field Experiments 54
  3.7 Layouts Of Experimental Plots 55
  3.8 Filed Procedures 56
  3.9 Wear Loss Assessment Using Size Reduction 57
  3.10 Laboratory Testing Of Materials And Used For Fabrication Of Tools 60
  3.11 Size Reduction In Laboratory Test Pieces 64
5 4 Results And Discussions 65
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  4.1 General 66
  4.2 Size Reductions Of Sweep Shovels 84
  4.3 Testing The Operation Of Depth Control Wheel Under Field Conditions 89
  4.4 Laboratory Testing Of Materials Used For Shovels 90
6 5 Summary And Conclusions 96
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  5.1 Literature Cited Appendices 110