Theory of load carriage by man

  • PL Kapur I.O.A.C. cheif suprientendent of Development (stores) Kanpur
Keywords: load carrige, mountaine warfare, static efficiency, mechanical efficiency


Carrying of load by man has been a necessity since pre-historic times. It was the sole means of transportation prior to the domestication of animals like ox, ass, horse, etc. Today with the advancement of mechanical transport, the art has disappeared except where Mechanical transport is beyond reach, impracticable or uneconomical
How to Cite
Kapur, P. (2013). Theory of load carriage by man. Defence Science Journal, 1(1), 1-9.
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