Analysis and evaluation of a fruit bin for apples.

Abstract

A fruit bin is an essential part of apple harvesting, storage, and transport. The lateral pressure distribution on the bin walls by apples in the bin are not well understood, thus making it harder to predict the behavior of the vertical walls of the bin. In this study, a bin was loaded with apples and deflections of the base and a vertical wall were… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s13197-012-0889-3

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