Soil contact pressure resulting from loaded agricultural tyres
This paper presents the results of an investigation into the contact pressures obtained when a tyre was loaded on a soil surface.
Year of Publication2009
This paper presents the results of an investigation into the contact pressures obtained when a tyre was loaded on a soil surface. For these tests a novel method employing a piezo-resistive pressure mapping system was used. It involved burying pressure sensors in the soil and loading them with a range of agricultural tyres. This method allowed an accurate measurement of the mean soil pressure and pressure distribution across the contact area.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Equipment > Agricultural equipment
- Subject Collection > Soils & water > Soil management
Additional keywords/tagsinflation pressurecontact pressuresoil compactionagricultural tyrecarcass stiffness
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