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AE 657 COMPUTER AIDED ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF FARM MACHINERY                                                             (2L+1P) II

Objective
To acquaint and equip with the computer aided design, analysis and manufacturing of farm machinery with the help of CAD.

Theory

UNIT I
Computer aided design principles of machines. Computer representation of models and drawings.

UNIT II
Features of various solid modeling packages. Usage of packages for dynamic analysis of farm machines and its components.

UNIT III
Design of inclined tillage tools. Development of plough surfaces.

UNIT IV
Solid and wire frame modeling of components of tractor, seed drills and threshers..

UNIT V
Structural analysis and fatigue analysis of tractor and machinery systems Graphic analysis of cutter bar mechanism.

Practicals
Practical on CAD software, its uses and application in design of farm machinery. Design procedures. Exercise on agricultural engineering system analysis. Description of the machinery scheduling problem in harvesting and transport system. Investigation of existing software models – cases studies.

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