COMPARATIVE COAL TRANSPORTATION COSTS: AN ECONOMIC AND ENGINEERING ANALYSIS OF TRUCK, BELT, RAIL, BARGE AND COAL SLURRY AND PNEUMATIC PIPELINES. VOLUME 6--TRUCK HAULAGE

An heuristic facility and costing model is developed for over-the-road coal transport at varying distances and tonnages. Cost data are based on industry sources. Road use costs are estimated. The computer program and an example are presented.

  • 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: 63 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00170582
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: JO166163
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1978 12:00AM