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  • 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$ 329.00

    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...

  • Transportation Systems Reliability and Safetyby B.S. Dhillon

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 109.95

    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...

  • Transportation Decision Makingby Kumares C. Sinha; Samuel Labi

    Wiley 2011; US$ 155.00

    This pioneering text provides a holistic approach to decision making in transportation project development and programming, which can help transportation professionals to optimize their investment choices. The authors present a proven set of methodologies for evaluating transportation projects that ensures that all costs and impacts are taken into... more...

  • Transforming Urban Transportby Nicholas Low

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 80.00

    Transforming Urban Transport confronts head-on the dilemma faced by a world wedded to mobility: the danger of continuing along the fossil-fuelled path and the real paucity of viable technological alternatives which can be deployed in time. To respond to the dilemma, the ideal of urban transport must be changed from auto-based mobility to systems of... more...

  • Human-Computer Interactions in Transportby Christophe Kolski

    Wiley 2013; US$ 155.00

    The human-computer interactions are more and more present in our everyday life, and lead to many conceptual and methodological problems for the designers and evaluators of interactive systems. This book is about Human-Computer Interaction in Transport domain, in which the traveler becomes a user of information systems, particularly before and during... more...

  • Geographical Information and Urban Transport Systemsby Arnaud Banos; Thé; Thomas venin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Bioevaluation of World Transport Networksby Andrew Adamatzky

    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...

  • Comeng: A History of Commonwealth Engineering Vol I 1921 - 1955by John Dunn

    Rosenberg Publishing 2006; US$ 29.95

    The history of Commonwealth Engineering spans some 70 years and its story is really a window into Australia’s 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...

  • Comeng: A History of Commonwealth engineering - Volume 4, 1977-1985by John Dunn

    Rosenberg Publishing 2013; US$ 32.95

    This volume takes up the account of Comeng’s history from 1977 and carries the story through to 1985. This period of the company’s 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...