Survey of the various pipe-line transport systems for solids: -packaged materials (capsule); -liquefied materials (gas or liquid). As a comparison, the paper gives numerical data on this latest mode of transport and on competitive transport modes: rail, road, waterways, plane. Then it gives a detailed account of energy consumption for coal transport, in Arizona, over 273 miles, by pipe-line and by railway. In conclusion, the authors enumerate the advantages of this mode of transport, for environment and other purposes, which make it even more favourable.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  United States  10523
  • Authors:
    • Zandi, I
    • Kim, Kyong Sup
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 471-480
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00096627
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM