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贾洪雷1,2 郑健1,2 赵佳乐1,2 郭明卓1,2 庄健1,2 王增辉3

(1.吉林大学工程仿生教育部重点实验室, 长春 130025)
(2.吉林大学生物与农业工程学院, 长春 130025)
(3.东北师范大学人文学院, 长春 130117)

【摘要】针对中国东北地区春播时耕种层土壤温度和含水率较低,严重阻碍大豆根系生长,进而影响大豆发育的难题,该文通过仿生结构设计和理论分析的方法,设计了一种集松土、沟底镇压和开沟功能为一体的仿蚯蚓运动多功能开沟器,其设有的仿蚯蚓动态松土开沟机构可模拟蚯蚓的运动方式对种沟上层土壤进行疏松作业,设有的镇压力调节机构可对种沟下方土壤进行镇压作业。通过参数优化试验和回归分析的方法,研究仿蚯蚓运动多功能开沟器关键结构参数和作业速度对平均土壤温度(0~100 mm)、平均土壤含水率(0~100 mm)和大豆出苗时间的影响规律,并运用Design-Expert和Matlab软件对试验结果进行分析,得出最优参数组合为:作业速度8 km/h、松土机构凸起高度6 mm和波纹圆盘波峰数量15。通过对比验证试验,发现仿蚯蚓运动多功能开沟器相较于传统单元盘和双圆盘开沟器,可提升土壤含水率(0~100 mm)5.92%和4.86%,提高土壤温度(0~100 mm)0.5和0.4℃,提前大豆出苗时间0.5和0.92 d。仿蚯蚓运动多功能开沟器可有效改善土壤耕种层结构,使耕种层土壤达到表层松软和下层坚实的状态,有效提高土壤温度和含水率,进而促进大豆发育,可为提高中国大豆产量提供技术装备支撑。

【关键词】 仿生;农业机械;优化;松土;镇压;开沟;


【基金资助】 十三五国家科技支撑计划项目(2017YFD0700701); 国家自然科学基金项目(51705194); 吉林省教育厅十三五科学技术项目(JJKH20170811KJ); 吉林省重点科技成果转化项目(20160307011NY);

Design and parameter optimization of earthworm-like multi-function opener

JIA Honglei1,2 ZHENG JianA1,2 ZHAO Jiale1,2 GUO Mingzhuo1,2 ZHUANG Jian1,2 WANG Zenghui3

(1.Key Laboratory of Bionic Engineering, Ministry of Education, Jilin University, Changchun, China 130025)
(2.College of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Jilin University, Changchun, China 130025)
(3.College of Humanities & Sciences of Northeast Norm, Changchun, China 130117)

【Abstract】Insufficient soil moisture content and accumulated temperature of the plow layer during springtime tillage in Northeast China severely restrict soybean root growth and soybean development. Aiming at these issues, bionics structure design and theoretical analysis were methodologically combined to design an earthworm-like multi-function opener, which had the functions of loosening, furrowing and compaction. This machine could simulate the movement of the earthworm to loose surface soil of plow layer and compact subsoil of seed ditch, which could build favorable seedbeds with soft surface soil and the compacted subsoil, and then significantly raise the soil temperature and soil moisture content of plow layer, significantly promoting soybean emergence and development. Parameter optimization experiments and regression analysis methods were adopted to study how key structure parameters and operating speed of earthworm-like multi-function opener affected the average soil temperature (0–100 mm), average soil moisture (0–100 mm), and emergence time of soybean. The experiment data obtained were assessed by the analysis of variance (ANOVA) and a quadratic regression model was set up for optimization by response surface methodology with Design-Expert. Analysis showed that the operating speed, scarification mechanism bump height and number of crests of corrugated disk had significant effects (P < 0.01) on the average soil moisture content (0–100 mm), average soil temperature (0–100 mm), and average emergence time. Operating speed had significant interaction with bump height and number of crests, respectively and there was no interaction between the bump height and number of crests. The average soil moisture content (0–100 mm) decreased with the increase in the advancing operating speed, and the decline trend gradually decreased. The average soil moisture content (0–100 mm) decreased with the increase in the bump height and the number of crests, and the decline trend gradually decreased. The average soil temperature (0–100 mm) increased with the acceleration of the operating speed, and the upward trend slowed down gradually. With the increase in bump height and the number of crests, the average soil temperature (0–100 mm) presented a rising tendency, and the rising trend decreased gradually. With the increase in operating speed, the average emergence time decreased first and then increased. The average emergence time of soybean increased after slight decrease with the increase in the height of bump. As the number of crests increased, the average emergence time decreased at first, and then rose. Earliest average emergence time was taken as main optimization index to obtain the optimal parameters by using MATLAB software based on the analysis of the test results and the model fitting. It was found that the optimal parameters of earthworm-like multi-function opener were as follows: operating speed of 8 km/h, bump height of 6 mm, and number of crests of 15. Compared with the traditional single-disk and double-disk opener, the earthworm-like multi-function opener could increase the average soil water content (0–100 mm) by 5.92% and 4.86%, raise average soil temperature (0–100 mm) by 0.5 °C and 0.4 °C, and advance soybean emergence time by 0.5 day and 0.92 day, respectively. The results showed that the scarification furrowing mechanism which simulated the biological behavior of earthworms could effectively loosen the plow layer soil and increase the soil porosity in the plow layer so as to effectively improve the soil temperature. Meanwhile, the pressure-regulating mechanism could significantly accelerate the absorption of moisture from the soil beneath the plow layer by compacting subsoil of seed ditch, and then increase the soil moisture content of the soil in plow layer. This new machine can improve the physical properties of the soil in the tillage layer, and ultimately achieve the purpose of promoting soybean development. This is a powerful guarantee for production of soybean per unit area in Northeast China.

【Keywords】 bionic; agricultural machinery; optimization; scarification; compaction; furrow;


【Funds】 National Key Technology Research and Development Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China during the 13th Five-Year Plan Period (2017YFD0700701); National Natural Science Foundation of China (51705194); Science and Technology Project of Education Department of Jilin Province during the 13th Five-Year Plan Period of China (JJKH20170811KJ); Key Scientific and Technological Achievement Transformation Project of Jilin Province (20160307011NY);

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CN: 11-2047/S

Vol 34, No. 12, Pages 62-71

June 2018


Article Outline


  • 0 Introduction
  • 1 Design and working principle of earthworm-like multi-function opener
  • 2 Materials and experiment
  • 3 Experimental results and discussion
  • 4 Conclusions
  • References