with the collaboration of Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME)

Document Type : Research Article-en


1 Agricultural Engineering Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

2 Department of Plant Production and Protection, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Qassim University, Buraydah, Saudi Arabia

3 Agricultural Engineering Dept., Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt


In this study a mathematical analysis for estimating the performance rate "RP" of wheel type trenching machine was studied. The mathematical analysis quantifies the analysis and resulted in an equation. This mathematical equation was checked under different operating conditions. The practical study of the performance rate showed that the deviation of the theoretical performance rate from the actual performance rate ranged from 5 to 7% for the 60.4 and 90.5 cm trench depth, respectively. The machine field efficiency also ranged between 43 and 50.1% for 90.5 cm and 60.4 cm trench depth respectively.


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