This book has been written to meet the requirement of students getting knowledge in Agricultural Engineering and Farm Machinery and Power Engineering. This book is prepared by keeping the ARS-NET syllabus of Farm Power and Machinery discipline in mind and it contains excellent collection of important points on farm machinery, farm power, ergonomics, theory of machines, energy in agriculture, instrumentation and workshop technology to meet requirements of students.
The book serve as a useful resource to the agricultural engineering and farm machinery and power engineering students appearing for various competitive exams such as ICAR JRF/SRF, NET,ARS and GATE etc. The book contains a section on key notes related to important terms on farm machinery and power engineering. It is useful for better understanding of this subject.
1. Introduction of Farm Power Machinery and Energy 2. Materials of Construction 3. Tillage Methods 4. Sowing and Planting 5. Plant Protection: Spraying and Dusting 6. Harvesting and Threshing 7. Theory of Machine and Machine Design 8. Tractor and Its Control System 9. Ergonomics in Agriculture 10. Energy in Agriculture 11. Workshop Practice and Technology 12. Instrumentation and Measurement System 13. Testing and Evaluation in Farm Machinery and Power 14. Formulae 15. Important Expansions References