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Title: Energy conservation value of hydraulic container pipeline (HCP). Project completion report, June 1, 1978-April 30, 1979

Abstract

The purpose of this sponsored research is to assess the feasibility and the potential value of the hydraulic container pipeline (HCP) as a new mode of freight transport. The tasks of the study involve (1) assessment of the energy conservation value of HCP as compared to other modes of freight transport such as truck, rail and slurry pipeline, (2) assessment of the market of HCP for coal transportation, (3) development of design concepts on HCP system for transporting coal, and (4) design and construction of a small HCP system for the demonstration of the concept of HCP transportation. To date, the first three of the four aforementioned tasks have been completed; task 4 has just begun. This report deals with the first task only. It is shown that HCP possesses high potential for conserving energy used in freight transport and reducing U.S. reliance on oil.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Missouri Univ., Columbia (USA). Dept. of Civil Engineering
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
5743024
Report Number(s):
COO-4935-1
DOE Contract Number:  
EM-78-S-02-4935
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; COAL; HYDRAULIC TRANSPORT; ENERGY EFFICIENCY; FEASIBILITY STUDIES; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS; CONTAINERS; ENERGY CONSERVATION; NUMERICAL DATA; PIPELINES; SLURRIES; TABLES; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS; DATA; DATA FORMS; DISPERSIONS; EFFICIENCY; ENERGY SOURCES; FOSSIL FUELS; FUELS; INFORMATION; MIXTURES; SUSPENSIONS; TRANSPORT; 320205* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Transportation- Pipeline; 013000 - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Transport, Handling, & Storage

Citation Formats

Liu, H, and Assadollahbaik, M. Energy conservation value of hydraulic container pipeline (HCP). Project completion report, June 1, 1978-April 30, 1979. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/5743024.
Liu, H, & Assadollahbaik, M. Energy conservation value of hydraulic container pipeline (HCP). Project completion report, June 1, 1978-April 30, 1979. United States. doi:10.2172/5743024.
Liu, H, and Assadollahbaik, M. Thu . "Energy conservation value of hydraulic container pipeline (HCP). Project completion report, June 1, 1978-April 30, 1979". United States. doi:10.2172/5743024. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5743024.
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author = {Liu, H and Assadollahbaik, M},
abstractNote = {The purpose of this sponsored research is to assess the feasibility and the potential value of the hydraulic container pipeline (HCP) as a new mode of freight transport. The tasks of the study involve (1) assessment of the energy conservation value of HCP as compared to other modes of freight transport such as truck, rail and slurry pipeline, (2) assessment of the market of HCP for coal transportation, (3) development of design concepts on HCP system for transporting coal, and (4) design and construction of a small HCP system for the demonstration of the concept of HCP transportation. To date, the first three of the four aforementioned tasks have been completed; task 4 has just begun. This report deals with the first task only. It is shown that HCP possesses high potential for conserving energy used in freight transport and reducing U.S. reliance on oil.},
doi = {10.2172/5743024},
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place = {United States},
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month = {2}
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