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Discusses principles and presents formulations for evaluating the elastic stability of thin plates subjected to edge loadings. Three different prestress methods to increase late stability are presented. A procedure is given to evaluate the elastic stability of thin shear blades under expected…
Author(s): Rodger A. Arola, Thomas R. Grimm
Keywords: thin plates, elastic stability, buckling, prestressing, harvesting equipment
Source: Research Paper NC-105. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Year: 1974
Concerns about population growth and the availability of conventional non-renewable sources of energy have sparked lots of emphasis for studies about renewable energies. Biomass is an alternative source of energy that can be very successful in the United States where there is a surplus of growing…
Author(s): K.D. da Rocha, Tom Gallagher, Tim McDonald, Dana Mitchell
Keywords: Small-scale forestry, feller-buncher, harvesting equipment, biomass
Source: In: Proceedings of FORMEC 2019; Exceeding the Vision: Forest Mechanisation of the Future. October 6 – 9, 2019. Sopron, Hungary
Year: 2019