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Transportation engineering

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  • Roadwork: Theory and Practiceby Peter Kendrick; Steve Beresford; Paul McCormick

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 52.95

    Roadwork Theory and Practice gives the essential information needed by every road worker, highway technician, incorporated, graduate or chartered engineer, not only by explaining the theory of road construction and its associated activities, but by illustrating its application with practical working methods that are in use in everyday engineering... more...

  • Applications of Agent Technology in Traffic and Transportationby Franziska Klügl; Ana Bazzan; Sascha Ossowski

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.99

    Building effective and user-friendly transportation systems is one of the big challenges for engineers in the 21st century. There is an increasing need to understand, model, and govern such systems at both the individual (micro) and the society (macro) level. Still, this raises significant technical problems, as transportation systems may contain thousands... more...

  • Electronic Road User Charging and Tollingby Andrew Pickford

    Artech House 2006; US$ 139.00

    As highways, crossing points, and urban streets become increasingly jammed with traffic, more and more roadway authorities are turning to electronic tolling and pricing to manage traffic and road usage. This authoritative book offers professionals expert guidance in planning, procuring, and operating electronic tolling and road-user charging systems.... more...

  • Benchmarking Intermodal Freight Transportby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 58.00

    What is efficient intermodal freight transport? How are "best practices" to be found? What measures are being developed in OECD countries for assessing the relative efficiency of modes and modal combinations? What opportunities exist to improve complex intermodal transport chains? How are such opportunities identified and assessed?. Today’s... more...

  • Sustainability and the Design of Transport Interchangesby Brian Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 80.00

    The interchange is a new form of transport building which integrates into a single whole various modes of public transport, putting the passenger first (rather than the infrastructure). This book presents design principles for transport interchanges and offers analysis of best practice in the UK and abroad. more...

  • Multimodal Transport Systemsby Slim Hammadi; Mekki Ksouri

    Wiley 2013; US$ 125.00

    The use and management of multimodal transport systems, including car-pooling and goods transportation, have become extremely complex, due to their large size (sometimes several thousand variables), the nature of their dynamic relationships as well as the many constraints to which they are subjected. The managers of these systems must ensure that the... more...

  • Intelligent Transportation Systemsby Sumit Ghosh; Tony Lee; Tony S. Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 139.95

    For many transportation systems, the cost of expanding the infrastructure is too high. Therefore, engineers must shift their focus to improving the quality of transportation within the existing infrastructure. Focusing on highway and railway systems, Intelligent Transportation Systems: New Principles and Architectures provides a radically different... more...

  • Handbook of Transportation Engineeringby Myer Kutz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 157.50

    This is a comprehensive, problem-solving engineering guide on the strategic planning, development, and maintenance of public and private transportation systems. Covering all modes of transportation on land, air, and water, the Handbook shows how to solve specific problems, such as facility improvement, cost reduction, or operations optimization... more...

  • Human Reliability and Error in Transportation Systemsby B.S. Dhillon

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • Remote Sensing and Geospatial Technologies for Coastal Ecosystem Assessment and Managementby Georg Gartner; Liqiu Meng

    Springer 2008; US$ 279.00

    Shows how remote sensing and related geospatial technologies can be used for coastal ecosystem assessment and management. This book examines various technical issues of applying remote sensing and geospatial technologies in the coastal environment. more...