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Wind machines: 90 and 15 bhp machines compared for frost protection at Riverside

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F. A. Brooks, University of California College of Agriculture
D. G. Rhoades, University of California College of Agriculture
A. S. Leonard, University of California College of Agriculture

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California Agriculture 6(8):7-8.

Published August 01, 1952

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Frost protection tests in the winter of 1951-52 at Riverside were run in 36 nights with wind machines of 15 bhp—brake horsepower—90 bhp, and 100 bhp engine driving a 33' diameter propeller.

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C. E. Barbee and H. B. Schukz, Assistant Specialists, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis, and Felix Albani. Professor of Agricultural Meteorology, University of Cuyo, Argentina, co-operated in the field work of this study

Wind machines: 90 and 15 bhp machines compared for frost protection at Riverside

F. A. Brooks, D. G. Rhoades, A. S. Leonard
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Wind machines: 90 and 15 bhp machines compared for frost protection at Riverside

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Authors

F. A. Brooks, University of California College of Agriculture
D. G. Rhoades, University of California College of Agriculture
A. S. Leonard, University of California College of Agriculture

Publication Information

California Agriculture 6(8):7-8.

Published August 01, 1952

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Frost protection tests in the winter of 1951-52 at Riverside were run in 36 nights with wind machines of 15 bhp—brake horsepower—90 bhp, and 100 bhp engine driving a 33' diameter propeller.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

C. E. Barbee and H. B. Schukz, Assistant Specialists, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis, and Felix Albani. Professor of Agricultural Meteorology, University of Cuyo, Argentina, co-operated in the field work of this study


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