Best Reference Books – Farm Machinery Design and Testing

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Farm Machinery Design and Testing subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Farm Machinery Design and Testing along with reviews.

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1. “Farm Machinery Film Records: Testing and Prototypes Pt. 3” by Brian Bell

“Farm Machinery Film Records: Testing and Prototypes Pt. 3” Book review: This book is useful for Agricultural Engineering students. It extracts from a collection of silent films made by the National Institute of Agricultural Engineering. The programmes were filmed without sound and, apart from the commentary and light cutting, they have been left as they were made. It contains 25 items including manure spreaders and fertiliser drills. It also contains crop dusters, tractors, harvesters, horticultural aids and some cultivation equipment. The original material was professionally filmed and edited.

2. “Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design” by Eileen Fabian Wheeler

“Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design” Book Review: This book is designed for veterinarian, agricultural engineer and animal scientist. This guide answers some of the difficult questions about equine shelters.It covers everything from preferred building materials such as lighting to flooring in the horse’s primary shelter to design and management of a riding arena. It includes design illustrations and information on ventilation, manure management and fence planning. Further it also covers bedding requirements, dust control systems, and a myriad of detailed information designed for the comfort, safety, and health of your horse.

3. “Handy Farm Devices: And How to Make Them” by Rolfe Cobleigh

“Handy Farm Devices and How to Make Them” Book Review: This book is useful for homeowners, farmers, and ranchers. It includes hundreds of clever ways to transform those odds and ends, from a treadmill that can power a dairy separator and churn, to a drinking fountain for chickens.It delivers a valuable chapter on the steel square and its uses. It also includes other devices such as a rig for moving large trees; a self-feeder for bees. Further it also contains a hand garden cultivator; and gates that lift over snowdrifts. This book contains full of useful illustrations and includes a whole section of tried-and-true tips.

4. “Art of the John Deere Tractor: Featuring Tractors from the Walter and Bruce Keller Collection” by Lee Klancher

“Art of the John Deere Tractor: Featuring Tractors from the Walter and Bruce Keller Collection” Book Review: This book is designed for photographers. It presents John Deere’s most famous and fascinating machines as they’ve never been presented before: in a studio, photographed against plain seamless backdrops. It delivers thirty tractors and is presented in beautiful full-tractor shots. It gives detailed views that highlight notable engineering and design elements. It explains the detailed captions about accompaniment with photographers. It shows the stories behind the models shown, and the history of John Deere design evolution. Generally the influence of renowned industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss.

5. “Handbook of Farm, Dairy and Food Machinery” by Myer Kutz

“Handbook of Farm Dairy and Food Machinery” Book Review: This book is designed for food, chemical, mechanical, and packaging engineers. It covers in one comprehensive volume fundamental food engineering principles in the design of food industry machinery. It covers topics of food safety, regulations, product processing systems, packaging and facilities. It also covers waste management, and machinery design topics in a ôfarm to the forkö organization. It involves 22 chapters with numerous illustrations, tables, and references. It includes the new USDA regulations for ôcertified organicö processing. Further it also includes state-of-the-art technologies for equipment both on the farm and in the plant.

6. “New Trends in Farm Machinery Development and Agriculture (Special Publications)” by Society of Automotive Engineers
7. “Farm Tractor Milestones” by Randy Leffingwell

“Farm Tractor Milestones” Book Review: This book is useful for farmers and agricultural engineers.Author Randy Leffingwell and researcher Guy Fay selecting 36 tractors that changed the face of agriculture. The result is a special and illustrated book that offers fresh insight into the hallmark machines of agriculture.The book starts with a Case steamer and ends with the Cat Challenger. It discovers the development of farm machinery from crude friction-driven machines to 300-horsepower computer-controlled behemoths.It is a treasure collection of information on the rarest and most elusive tractors.

8. “Orphan Tractors” by Bill Vossler
9. “Farm Machines (Cutaway)” by Jon Richards

“Farm Machines (Cutaway)” Book Review: This book is useful for preschoolers through grade school. It gives a detailed description of farm machines and the different work for which they are used. The cross-section illustrations that allow young readers to peel away the cutaway artwork and explore their inner structure. It reveals the complex technology behind today’s farm machinery. It provides children at Key Stages 1 and 2 with a glimpse inside some of the world”s technological wonders. It shows the young reader the working parts of large machines and vehicles and demonstrates how they affect our lives.

10. “Tractor-Implement Systems” by Ralph Alcock

“Tractor-Implement Systems” Book Review: This book is designed for undergraduate and graduate students of agricultural engineering studying power and machinery. It discusses those factors relevant to the design, selection, and operation of tractor-implement systems. It covers topics of fundamental considerations, thermodynamics and power measurement. It also covers machinery management,vehicle performance and operating the tractor. It is suitably applied to have relevance for those extension personnel involved with advising farmers on the selection and operation of tractor­ implement combinations.

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