Dimensions to Be Given to Maritime Canals (Technical Point of View, Probable Dimensions of the Sea-Going Vessels of the Future)

Dimensions to Be Given to Maritime Canals (Technical Point of View, Probable Dimensions of the Sea-Going Vessels of the Future) : General Report (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Dimensions to Be Given to Maritime Canals (Technical Point of View, Probable Dimensions of the Sea-Going Vessels of the Future): General Report The author points out how of necessity a canal of small dimensions would exclude the large vessels and gives a summary of the vessels which entered the port of Antwerp in 1910. Of the total number, he says that only had a draught of meters. He believes that in the maritime canal which extends inland from the sea that a depth of meters ft) under the keel would be adequate and that the minimum navigable depth in such a canal should be to meters. The ratio of the sectional area of the submerged part of the vessel in a canal and the water in which it floats he places at 4 to 5, using in his estimate of required minimum canal width the factor For 3 on I bank slopes the bottom width should be 129 feet meters). About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 50g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243093276
  • 9780243093274