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Design of an Aerial Tramway

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Piper, John William (1924) Design of an Aerial Tramway. Bachelor's thesis, California Institute of Technology. doi:10.7907/GY7J-S924. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:06112015-165234090

Abstract

An Aerial Tramway is a device for transporting material in receptacles over wire ropes supported at various elevations above the ground by means of posts or standards. Wire rope has been known for many centuries, and there is a drawing of a ropeway appearing in a book dated 1411.

Item Type:Thesis (Bachelor's thesis)
Subject Keywords:Civil Engineering
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Engineering and Applied Science
Major Option:Civil Engineering
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Unknown, Unknown
Thesis Committee:
  • None, None
Defense Date:1 June 1924
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:06112015-165234090
Persistent URL:https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:06112015-165234090
DOI:10.7907/GY7J-S924
Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:9018
Collection:CaltechTHESIS
Deposited By: Leslie Granillo
Deposited On:17 Jun 2015 16:06
Last Modified:04 Oct 2019 00:09

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