Computer-controlled system for autonomous tractor in agricultural application

Hj Razali, Mohd Hudzari (2012) Computer-controlled system for autonomous tractor in agricultural application. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 10 (2). pp. 350-356. ISSN 1459-0255

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Abstract

The study on the design and development of computer-controlled system for autonomous tractor in agricultural field has been carried out for the improvement of agricultural mechanization in Malaysia. In this study, an agricultural tractor namely Kubota L3010 hydrostatic tractor has successfully undergone electromechanical modification for autonomous system. Electromechanical modification parts include steering system, gear system, engine ignition system, engine shut down system and acceleration system. A computer-controlled system was designed and attached on the tractor to direct it to move toward desired position automatically with the command given by the operator. ICP-Con electromechanical module device and mechanical relay were used in controlling the tractor navigation. Besides that, a graphical user interface has been developed by using Visual Basic version 6 Software for operator to control the tractor in agriculture field.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Bioresources & Food Industry
Depositing User: dr mohd hudzari haji razali
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2014 04:42
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2015 09:52
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/253

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