Design and Virtual Test of Vibration-Type Digging Shovel

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 216)


In order to improve the crushing soil effect of potato harvester, a vibration-type digging shovel with the amplitude and frequency adjustable was designed. The kinematic analysis of this vibration digging shovel was performed. A virtual prototyping model was established based on Solid Works and ADAMS software, and mechanical-hydraulic co-simulation was conducted in ADAMS. The virtual test results showed that: the amplitude of digging shovel was directly proportional to the system pressure; at constant system pressure, amplitude was inversely proportional to frequency; the maximum pressure value of the shovel on soil mass was lower than the breaking strength of potatoes.


Digging shovel Vibration Virtual test ADAMS 



This work is supported by the Yunnan Provincial Science and Technology Project (2010ZC087).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Engineering and TechnologyYunnan Agricultural UniversityKunmingChina

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