The adoption of a five foot standard width for short distance cargo and passenger transportation.
Author: Rik van Hemmen
Presented: November 4, 2016, SNAME Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA
This paper elaborates on earlier papers on the subject and comments on David MacKay’s analysis of human energy use. It indicates that David MacKay underestimates the possible energy efficiency gains that can be achieved with road transportation and provides an approach to achieving energy efficiency increases that have already been achieved in maritime containerization.
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