This bulletin provides principles, practices and procedures for testing machines and also determines aspects of a machine's performance that can be evaluated. It is directed towards those involved in the evaluation of machinery, and primarily towards users on small farms. Evaluation of farm equipment may be appropriate at any stage in its development, from first prototype to batch and series production.4 APPLICATION OF MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES TO TESTING PROCEDURES 4.1 Selection of material for tests During evaluations, machines are assessed on their ability to meet certain ... 188.8.131.52 Field Estimation If details of the soil type are not available using the particle size and distribution method, the type may be estimated using the following sampling procedure and manual method (Fig 4.2).
|Title||:||Testing and Evaluation of Agricultural Machinery and Equipment|
|Author||:||D. W. Smith, B. G. Sims, D. H. O'Neill|
|Publisher||:||Food & Agriculture Org. - 1994-01-01|