COMPARATIVE COAL TRANSPORTATION COSTS: AN ECONOMIC AND ENGINEERING ANALYSIS OF TRUCK, BELT, RAIL, BARGE AND COAL SLURRY AND PNEUMATIC PIPELINES. VOLUME 5--CONVEYOR BELTS

Costing of coal transport by conveyor belt, for a range of tonnages and distances, is based on an heuristic model of an optimal system for each case. Cost factors are industry based. The model and format are open to provide user manipulation. A specific case is presented as an example.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Set includes PB-274 379--PB-274 386. See also RRIS 18 170577, the first volume in RRIS bulletin 7801.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    Center for Advanced Computation
    Urbana, IL  USA  61801
  • Authors:
    • Rieber, M
    • Soo, S L
  • Publication Date: 1977-8

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 60 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00170581
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: JO166163
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1978 12:00AM