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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 153.00
Slime mould Physarum polycephalum is a monstrous single cell well known for its task-solving abilities solves computational geometry and logical problems, navigates robots and generates music.The slime mould could also build motorways, highways and expressways. It is used to analyse transport networks of Africa, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 127.00
Urban transport systems need to be analyzed from various perspectives: the offer on one hand, the demand on the other hand, but also their negative externalities (risks of transport systems). These three dimensions are rarely apprehended in an integrated perspective. This book provides a large collection of chapters dealing with these specific dimensions,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 240.00
There are unique complexities associated with the economic valuation of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and telematics. Traditional methods of quantitative analysis may not be appropriate in accurately and reliably assessing the economic impacts of these technologies. Although advanced transportation and related technologies are being planned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 110.00
This is the first book to review a trend in transport systems which has only recently come of age: the multi-modal interchange. Separate modes of transport are being linked through 'joined-up thinking', and transport designers and authorities are only now able to exploit interchange opportunities. This book presents examples of how these new opportunities... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 51.38
Hauptbeschreibung In der heutigen arbeitsteiligen und international verflochtenen Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft ist Mobilität von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung. Sie ist nicht nur Ausdruck des menschlichen Bedürfnisses nach Beweglichkeit, sondern auch Voraussetzung für die Funktionsfähigkeit und wirtschaftliche Leistungsfähigkeit unserer Gesellschaft. ... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
Human errors contribute significantly to most transportation crashes: approximately 70 to 90 percent of crashes are the result of human error. This book examines human reliability across all types of transportation systems. The material is accessible to readers with no previous knowledge in the field and is supported with a full explanation of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 104.95
During day-to-day use, thousands of lives are lost each year due to accidents, directly or indirectly, resulting from poor transportation system reliability and safety. In the United States, automobile accidents alone result in around 42,000 deaths per year, costing billions of dollars to the economy each year. A common subject in journal articles... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2006; US$ 29.95
The history of Commonwealth Engineering spans some 70 years and its story is really a window into Australias industrial and manufacturing development from the end of the First World War through to the early 1990s. At its peak the Comeng Holdings empire was the largest manufacturer of railway rolling stock in the Southern Hemisphere and at its... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2013; US$ 32.95
This volume takes up the account of Comengs history from 1977 and carries the story through to 1985. This period of the companys history was highly productive though unquestionably turbulent. One of the highlights in the NSW branch was the design and construction of the XPT trains for the State Rail Authority in the early 1980s. Their introduction... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2013; US$ 32.95
This volume takes up the account of Comengs history from 1985 and carries the story through to 1990and then on into the post-Comeng era at Dandenong of ASEA Brown Boveri (ABB), Adtranz and Bombardier. This volume therefore includes the products that have been turned out from the Dandenong plant from the time when Comengs name... more...