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Geological Engineering: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference (ICGE 2007)

Editor
Baosong Ma
Baosong Ma
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ISBN:
9780791802922
No. of Pages:
1760
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2009

With the rapid increase of economy, roads as a means of transportation have reached their limits in the big cities in China. Traffic jams, environmental problems caused by transportation vehicles, lower transport efficiency, and the city logistic distribution bottleneck of E-Commerce are becoming the main problems faced with the government in every city in China. For example, in Beijing-the capital of P. R. China, the freight transportation volume has increased by 15% per year in the last 10 years. The number of private car has reached 2,000,000 in 2003. The traffic saturation has reached or even in excess of 100...

Abstract
Introduction
Benefits of the Underground Freight Transportation through Pipeline
Potential Advantages [2, 3]
Drive Power for the Transportation Capsules
Design of Transportation Capsule
Preliminary Plan of Freight Transportation System through Underground Pipeline
Advantages of the Pipeline System
Conclusions
Acknowledgment
References
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