Test Device of Soil Outline and Compactness Distribution on Seedbed Based on Sensors

  • Caiyun Lu
  • Liwei Li
  • Zhijun Meng
  • Xiu Wang
  • Qingjie Wang
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 545)


To measure soil compactness distribution on seedbed, a new test device of soil outline and compactness distribution on seedbed based on sensors was designed. The paper elaborated working principle and structure of the device and its working parameters were determined. Calibration experiments obtained linear equation between L and I for distance sensor and linear equation between m and I and linear equation between F and I for each pressure sensor. Field experiment showed that designed device could test soil outline and soil compactness at the same time.


Soil compactness distribution Soil outline Test device Sensor 



Funds for this research were provided by the National Key Research and Development Plan (2016YFD0200604), Beijing Natural Science Foundation (3174050) the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2018QC153), and Recommend international advanced agricultural science and technology plan (2016-X26).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Caiyun Lu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Liwei Li
    • 2
  • Zhijun Meng
    • 2
  • Xiu Wang
    • 2
  • Qingjie Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.College of EngineeringChina Agricultural UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Beijing Research Center of Intelligent Equipment for AgricultureBeijingChina

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