Reducing Soil Compaction In Agriculture
Our project was to prototype a device to reduce compaction in soil during industrial agricultural processes. We chose to highlight tilling as the process to focus on, but our final design could be adapted to work for many different applications.
Mechanical Engineering Design Project (UMSL JME 410)
Gum, Chris; Manzella, Justin; and Kayman, Brett, "Reducing Soil Compaction In Agriculture" (2019). Washington University / UMSL Mechanical Engineering Design Project JME 4110. 23.
Pinpoint Compaction.pdf (434 kB)
Horizontal Auger.pdf (434 kB)
Winch Pulled Accessories.pdf (434 kB)
Final Solidworks Models.zip (13145 kB)