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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$ 134.00
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 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...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 255.00
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$ 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 42.20
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 Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 119.00
In this book we study the economic impact of the container traffic at one of the most important port in the Mediterranean: the Port of Algeciras Bay (PAB). In order to meet this general objective we analyse in detail the global framework of the containerisation business and the characteristics that currently condition this process. In a second step... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 59.99
Jörg Dallmeyer untersucht die Simulation urbaner Verkehrsszenarien. Es werden verschiedene Verkehrsteilnehmertypen modelliert und in effiziente, valide Simulationsmodelle überführt. Das Straßennetz wird vollautomatisch modelliert, um den Verkehr ganzer Städte simulieren zu können. Der Autor entwickelt hierfür das Verkehrssimulationssystem MAINSIM... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 115.95
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...
- Springer London 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...