BREE 512 Soil Cutting and Tillage (3 credits)

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Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)


Bioresource Engineering : Soil mechanics applied to cutting, tillage and drain installation tools. Soil cutting forces for two and three dimensional implements. Soil loosening, inversion, sorting and manipulation. Selection of traction machines to match soil cutting and tillage requirements. Depth and grade control systems. Analysis of drainage machines, wheel trenchers, chain trenchers and trenchless plows.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • 2 lectures and one 2-hour lab

  • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): BREE 341 (formerly ABEN 341)

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 512.