The Resource Inland waterway transportation : studies in public and private management and investment decisions, by Charles W. Howe [and 7 others]

Inland waterway transportation : studies in public and private management and investment decisions, by Charles W. Howe [and 7 others]

Label
Inland waterway transportation : studies in public and private management and investment decisions
Title
Inland waterway transportation
Title remainder
studies in public and private management and investment decisions
Statement of responsibility
by Charles W. Howe [and 7 others]
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
386/.0973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HE629
LC item number
.I57
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge revivals
Label
Inland waterway transportation : studies in public and private management and investment decisions, by Charles W. Howe [and 7 others]
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Preface; Table of Contents; 1. INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY: A FRAMEWORK FOR PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF THE INLAND WATERWAYS; The economic efficiency model for waterway investment and management; Summary and guide to the studies; APPENDIXES TO CHAPTER 1; A. Inland waterway transportation in the United States; Historical background; Structure of the industry; Towboats; Power and control; Barges; The channels; Locks, dams, and terminals; The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 5. OPTIMUM TRAFFIC FLOW, CONGESTION, AND DESIGN IN A WATERWAY SYSTEM: DETERMINATION BY SIMULATIONThe computer model; Criteria for judging system performance; Local versus system measures of performance; The structure of congestion costs and optimum traffic flow; Additional problems of project selection and benefit measurement; Conclusions; APPENDIXES TO CHAPTER 5; A. Major elements of the waterway transportation simulation; B. Symbolic representation of the model; 6. THE DEMAND FOR INLAND WATERWAY TRANSPORTATION; A spatial equilibrium framework; The two-region spatial equilibrium model
  • C. Estimates of parameters of production function model for three firmsD. The measurement of capital inputs; 4. DETERMINATION OF EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BARGELINE: ANALYSIS AND COMPUTER SIMULATION; Approximations to efficient fleets; Empty barge movements induced by the load pattern; Minimum frequency of boat service; Approximate barge fleet requirements; Cost minimization; Illustrative calculation of fleet requirements with verification by computer simulation; A simulation program; Simulation results and suggestions for further research; Conclusions
  • The comparative position of inland waterway transportation and its commodity compositionPublic investment in inland waterways; B. Navigation trade-offs on the Missouri River; 2. TECHNOLOGY AND PRODUCTION FUNCTIONS FOR THE TOW; Numerical evaluation of the production function; Cost functions for the tow; An empirical production function; Conclusions; 3. RETURNS TO SCALE FOR THE FIRM; APPENDIXES TO CHAPTER 3; A. Definitions of variables used in models of the production function of the firm; B. Derivation of the equations of the complete production function model
  • The demand for transportation when two modes are availableMaximization of net benefits in a spatial economy; The linear programming transportation problem; The empirical model; Estimation problems and tests of the model; Analysis of results; Applications of the model and conclusions; APPENDIXES TO CHAPTER 6; A. Relationship between demand and supply elasticities for two transport modes; B. Detailed definitions of variables used in regional import and export equations; Bibliography
Control code
ocn945095190
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 144 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317355281
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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.b34564640
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945095190
  • ebl1317355288

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