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Design Of Methodology For The Verification Of Load Distribution In A Container

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  • Martin VLKOVSKÝ*


    (University of Defence, Brno, Czech Republic)

  • Martin REJZEK
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    The paper presents a sophisticated interactive tool supporting the decision-making of loading parties and vehicle operators – Methodology for the verification of load distribution in a container. The methodology allows us to standardize procedures used by loading parties, and ensures safe loading and transport of container units. Using a spreadsheet (table editor), it offers a simple, quick, affordable and universally applicable solution. The procedures featured in the Methodology are generalised and allow verifying load distribution in any ISO series 1 storage container. The procedures presented are generally algebraically described and accompanied by a calculation flow diagram. Safe handling and transport of a container unit is ensured by keeping the deviation of the actual centre of gravity from the optimum centre of gravity in acceptable limits. A model example of loading of one of the most commonly used containers – ISO 1 C – is also part of the Methodology.

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    Article provided by Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Management Brasov in its journal Review of General Management.

    Volume (Year): 13 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (May)
    Pages: 66-75

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    Handle: RePEc:fmb:journl:v:13:y:2011:i:1:p:66-75
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