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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: System Of Synchronism Between Sugar Cane Harvest Machine And In Field Wagon [sistema De Sincronismo Entre A Colhedora De Cana-de-açúcar E O Veículo De Transbordo]
Author: Magalhaes P.S.G.
Baldo R.F.G.
Cerri D.G.P.
Abstract: One of the problems found in mechanical harvest of sugar cane is the lack of synchronism between the harvest machine and the infield wagon, causing crop losses as well as operational capacity. The objective of the present research was to design a system capable of helping to synchronize the sugar cane harvest machine with the wagon. The communication between tractor and harvest machine is wireless. Two ultrasound sensors coupled to the elevator and a microprocessor manage such information, generating a correct synchronization among the machines. The system was tested in laboratory and on field performing its function adequately, maintaining the two machines in synchronization, indicating and alerting the operators their relative positions. The developed system reduced the sugar cane lost in 60 kg ha -1 comparing to the harvest with the system turned off.
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Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0100-69162008000200008
Address: http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-49449087793&partnerID=40&md5=e0d662e698a5c7b8da6394b78f5cf7a6
Date Issue: 2008
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