Docks and Harbor Engineering

By increasing the rise of lock-gates,
(i) The length of the lock gate will increase
(ii) Transverse stress due to water pressure on the gate will increase
(iii) Compressive force on the gate will increase

  • A. (i) and (ii) are correct
  • B. (i) and (iii) are correct
  • C. Only (ii) is correct
  • D. Only (iii) is correct
Answer: Option A.
Explanation: 

IS 14665 gives details about elevators. It specifies the number, capacityof elevator and number of floors to be served.

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