C10 The Container Box (Preview Mode)
Unit 5: Design & Loads
- Unit 5: Design & Loads
The unit examines the construction and design of containers and the stresses and strains a container will be exposed to during stacking and transport and the level of protection their structure provides to the cargo they carry. You will look at the relationship between load forces and stacking strength and the need to design containers to withstand the forces encountered during transportation. Finally, you will learn about the different ISO design standards for container type.