mean draft

mean draft

[′mēn ′draft]
(naval architecture)
The mean of the drafts at the bow and the stern; for a vessel with a straight keel, the draft at the midpoint of the waterline length.
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It also must highlight that the ASABE's equation tends to underestimate the mean draft requirement.
Initially 511 model without interaction effects were generated in order to estimate the mean draft per seeding line comprising all the possible combinations (subsets) of parameters of the global model.
As one may see, the variable bulk density has the greatest effect on mean draft force whereas the effect of the mass of surface stubble on draft requirement is minimal.
To calculate the total power on the traction bar demanded by the tractor in the seeding operation was used the equation: BP=DF v, where, BP is the power on the traction bar (kW); DF is the mean draft force on the bar (kN); and v is the real displacement speed (m [s.sup.-1]).
(I mean drafted to be married, not to serve in the military, which is a different agency's job.) Those who refuse to marry the person chosen for them will be executed on the spot by a firing squad using shotguns.
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