HIGHWAYS OPERATING COSTS /IN PORTUGUESE/

HIGHWAY OPERATING COSTS FOR THE ECONOMIC AND WORKABILITY STUDIES DONE BY THE STUDY GROUP FOR INTEGRATION OF TRANSPORT POLICY (GEIPOT) ARE PRESENTED. IT IS THE FIRST SYSTEMATIC STUDY THAT WAS DEVELOPED CONSIDERING NATIONAL PECULIARITIES CONCERNING NOT ONLY THE TRANSPORT FLEET COMPOSITION AND THE VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS, BUT ALSO THE TECHNICAL CONDITIONS OF BRAZILIAN HIGHWAYS AND THE VEHICLES OPERATION. THE METHODS USED TO OBTAIN THE MOST ECONOMIC VEHICLE OPERATING COST FOR LOAD CONDITIONS VARYING FROM A MINIMUM (EMPTY TRUCK) TO A MAXIMUM AS A FUNCTION OF THE HIGHWAY DESIGN CHARACTERISTICS ARE DESCRIBED. THESE METHODS CAN ALSO BE USED TO DETERMINE COST AS A FUNCTION OF VELOCITY AND VEHICLE-TYPE FOR A GIVEN GEOGRAPHIC AREA. /RRI/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Study Group Integ Transp Policy /Braz

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  • Authors:
    • Costa, M D
  • Publication Date: 1971

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202208
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Institute /Brazil
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 30 1972 12:00AM