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Model Bin as a Measuring Element of Grain Pressures


Saxena, Naresh Chandra (1979) Model Bin as a Measuring Element of Grain Pressures. Pertanika, 2 (1). pp. 5-10.


The problems of measuring grain pressures in a grain bin are analysed. The difficulties in measurements in the past are critically studied and an attempt is made to minimise them in the present set-up. The important steps in instrumentation while fabricating and their effect on the results are indicated. The model bin with strain-gages affixed is examined for the measurement of grain pressures. Its use as a proper and convenient . measuring element is evaluated. It is found that the electric resistance strain gages for measuring the horizontal and vertical strains in the wall of a cylindrical bin are useful in observing pressure changes of the grain pressures on the wall.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Keywords: Bin; Model Bin; Grain Pressure.
Depositing User: Nur Izyan Mohd Zaki
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2009 06:32
Last Modified: 27 May 2013 06:58
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/2029
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