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Transportation engineering

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Automation and Control in Transportby F. T. Barwell

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Automation and Control in Transport reviews the significant advances in transport automation and control. All the present and future foreseeable modes of transport, particularly railways, are treated mathematically. Topics range from dynamic systems to route capacity, vehicle spacing, traffic congestion and regulation, and traffic surveillance and... more...

  • Economic Impacts of Intelligent Transportation Systemsby E Bekiaris; Y J Nakanishi

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 250.00

    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...

  • Transport Terminals and Modal Interchangesby Christopher Blow

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.95

    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...

  • Mobilität vs. Nachhaltigkeit: Car-Sharing als Lösung?by Michelle Borchardt

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 46.24

    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...

  • Simulation des Straßenverkehrs in der Großstadtby Jörg Dallmeyer

    Springer 2014; US$ 59.99

    Jorg Dallmeyer untersucht die Simulation urbaner Verkehrsszenarien. Es werden verschiedene Verkehrsteilnehmertypen modelliert und in effiziente, valide Simulationsmodelle uberfuhrt. Das Straßennetz wird vollautomatisch modelliert, um den Verkehr ganzer Stadte simulieren zu konnen. Der Autor entwickelt hierfur das Verkehrssimulationssystem MAINSIM ?... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...