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A New Design of an Adjustable Length Container with a New Lighter Material in the Field of Intermodal Transport

  • Anis AbdallahEmail author
  • Mohamed Sahbi Miled
  • Taoufik Nasri
  • Jalel Briki
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

To solve the problems of empty return and storage of empty containers (cost, safety) and for economic and environmental benefit, the new adjustable length container is the solution which should be able to increase or reduce its volume autonomously and in a few minutes. This will reduce the cost of transporting empty containers while respecting the standards containers in force size, strength, and devices used for handling and securing the means of road or rail shipping.

Keywords

container adjustable son container mother container lightweight material monotonic loading intermodal transport 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anis Abdallah
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohamed Sahbi Miled
    • 2
  • Taoufik Nasri
    • 1
  • Jalel Briki
    • 1
  1. 1.LR-MAI, ENITuniversité Tunis ElmanarTunisTunisie
  2. 2.ISET Sup SASMarseilleFrance

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