OPPORTUNITIES FOR COST REDUCTION IN THE DESIGN OF TRANSPORT FACILITIES FOR DEVELOPING REGIONS

THE DOCUMENT PROVIDES THE RESULTS OF AN EXAMINATION OF TRADITIONAL DESIGNS OF TRANSPORT FACILITIES IN THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES WITH A VIEW TO REDUCING TOTAL INITIAL AND/OR OPERATING COSTS, OR TO REDUCING COSTS DEVOTED TO THE IMPORTED ELEMENTS. THE TOPICS INCLUDE: ROAD COST ANALYSIS AND DESIGN STANDARDS; ROAD CONSTRUCTION COST MODEL; A ROAD MAINTENANCE COST MODEL; OPPORTUNITIES FOR COST SAVINGS IN HIGHWAY ENGINEERING DESIGN; ECONOMICS OF ONE-WAY BRIDGING; POTENTIAL COST SAVINGS IN THE DESIGN OF WATER CROSSINGS; POTENTIAL COST SAVINGS IN THE DESIGN AND USE OF GROUND VEHICLES; OPPORTUNITIES FOR COST REDUCTIONS IN AIRCRAFT, AIRWAYS, AND AIRPORTS; POTEN- TIAL COST-SAVINGS IN THE SELECTION OF WATERWAY AND HARBOR TECHNIQUES; HARBORS AND ASSOCIATED FACILITIES; ECONOMIC MODELS FOR CHOICE OF TRANSPORT TECHNIQUES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; TRADEOFFS BETWEEN CONSTRUCTION COSTS AND MAINTENANCE COSTS. /NTIS/

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    University of California, Berkeley

    Institute of Transportation and Traffic Engineering
    Berkeley, CA  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1970

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  • Pagination: 403 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00202254
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-A9-004
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 5 1973 12:00AM