AbstractsBiology & Animal Science

Locks on deep waterways

by Henry Howell Lotter

Institution: University of Missouri – Columbia
Year: 1900
Record ID: 1515753
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/15438


Being an outline of the course pursued in the investigation of the proper shape, size, and strength of the walls, floors, miter-walls, &c for locks on Deep-Waterways, built to accommodate Lake and Ocean going vessels, of the greatest draughts and widths. The locks investigated are for those on canals, having a minimum depth of thirty feet. This being assumed to be the depth necessary for largest vessels.