TRANSPORTATION OF ENERGY MATERIALS. FOREWORD

The 1979 summer meeting of Section B of Group 1 with the cooperation of Groups 2 and 3 centered on the theme Transportation of Energy Materials. Energy is today a critical issue. Much attention has been focused on energy production, conversion and use, but less on the many problems of moving the energy producing agent or the energy itself from its point of origin to the point of conversion or use. The aim of this conference was to bring together persons knowledgeable on several facets of this complex topic in order to present the state of the art and air some of the principal issues. In turn, subjects for badly needed research would be developed for subsequent TRB activities both by the conference participants and those who receive this publication. This circular contains the formal papers presented at the conference, a summing up, and a few of the insights from panel and other discussions. It does not claim to cover all aspects of such a complex problem. But it does raise many of the economic, financial, political, and legal issues on which research is needed. (Author)

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  • Accession Number: 00315309
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jan 19 1981 12:00AM