Accession Number : AD0781482
Title : Use of Tow Sequencing Procedures to Increase the Capacity of Existing Lock Facilities.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. 17 Aug 72-27 Apr 73,
Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS
Personal Author(s) : Daggett,Larry L. ; McCarley,Robert W. ; Stinehour,Judith A.
Report Date : JUN 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 117
Abstract : An anticipated increase in vessel traffic at Lock and Dam 51 (L and D 51) on the Ohio River prompted the development of an analytical model to assist in scheduling tows for lockage. This model is in the form of a digital computer program which is available at the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES). The basic design of the program is amenable to modification for use at other single-chamber lockage facilities similar to L and D 51. (Modified author abstract)
Descriptors : *Rivers, *Water traffic, Dams, Queueing theory, Barges, Optimization, Computer programming, Mathematical models
Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE