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#Question# What are the advantages of ropeway?

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Gitashri Zacharia answered


Advantages and Drawbacks
  • Structural efficiency. Ropeways are tensile structures - structures loaded primarily in tension - which makes them inherently more efficient than structures with significant bending and compressive loads.
  • Economy. .
  • Ability to handle large slopes. .
  • Low footprint. .
  • Safety.

#Question# What is ropeway?

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Gian Virk answered


a transport system for materials or people, used especially in mines or mountainous areas, in which carriers are suspended from moving cables powered by a motor. A ropeway is a form of naval lifting device used to transport light stores and equipment across rivers or ravines. A ropeway is a form of naval lifting device used to transport light stores and equipment across rivers or ravines. Ropeway definition is - an endless aerial cable moved by a stationary engine and used to transport freight (such as logs and ore). Example sentences from the Web for ropeway ยท The ropeway has a daily carrying capacity of 60 tons in one direction and of 30 tons in the other.