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Giovanni Molari

Full Professor

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/09 Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization

Rector

PRORETTORE ALLE SEDI DI CESENA, FORLI', RAVENNA E RIMINI

Research

Keywords: accelerated field tests biomass agricultural machinery tractor mission profile

- Dynamics of agricultural tractors: measure of the center gravity height of agricultural tractors; influence of tyre geometric characteristics on rolling in narrow-track tractor.
- Sprayers: CFD analysis, design and project of a tunnel sprayer; experimental field tests; solution for a optimum distribution of pesticide on crop.
- Homologation standards for agricultural machinery: devices for noise measure and analysis, standardisation of tests on safety belt anchorage in tractors; design, project and installation of devices for tractor power measurements
- Design of agricultural machinery: theoretical and experimental study of a tractor bonnet; component choice for tractor cooling systems; project of automatic machine for graft; theoretical and experimental study on single blade cutting bars; improving seeds packaging for better storage and preservation.
- Soil mechanics: theoretical and experimental study, implementation of test equipments for measuring the influence of sodicity and salinity on mechanical properties of soils.
- Biomass use for energy production: study on the processing biomass to energy; technical and economic analysis on biomass energy production.