Advantages and disadvantages of water transport, Civil Engineering

Advantages and Disadvantages of Water Transport:

The following are the advantages of water transport:

(a)        Since the vessels travel on water, no investment is needed on the path of travel (such as roads, railway track, etc.).

(b)       Water transport is lightly energy efficient.

(c)        Water transport is pollution free.

(d)       Water transport is safe.

The disadvantages are:

(a)        It is slow.

(b)       It requires the support of other modes, like roads and railings.

(c)        It is feasible only where there is perennial depth of water.

Posted Date: 1/23/2013 1:54:09 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Advantages and disadvantages of water transport, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Advantages and disadvantages of water transport, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Advantages and disadvantages of water transport Discussions

Write discussion on Advantages and disadvantages of water transport
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
This assignment is a Hydraulic Design assignment for Civil Engineering Major in USA. Please try if there is someone professional who can do this work because it''s too sensitive. f


Given: beam deminsions: flange width=22" FLANGE THICKNESS=7" WEB WIDTH=7" SECTION HEIGHT=40" f'c=5000psi f'ci=3500psi fpu=270ksi Ap=eighteen 1/2" diam strands superim

QUESTION (a) What is the definition of Day light Factor (D)? (b) Determine the daylight factor of a room of an area of 100m 2 with an opening of 50m 2 of glazing. As wha

A rectangular concrete beam is subjected to a factored design shear force of 200 kips.  For the beam shown below, determine the required stirrup size and spacing requirement. H = 3

Explain the Equation for a Suppressed Rectangular Weir If the approach velocity is negligible, velocity head can be excluded and the equation becomes the Francis weir equation

Write the principle of reversibility of light.

Explain the Toxic Characteristics - Hazardous Waste - From the results of either  - Extraction Procedure(EP) toxicity (prior to March 1990) or Toxicity Characteristic Leachi

how to draw the shear diagram after redistribution of moments

California Bearing Ratio (CBR): The most widely used test for determining the supporting power of a soil for designing the thickness of pavements is the California Bearing Ra