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Transportation engineering

  • Politics Across the Hudsonby Philip Mark Plotch

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    Politics Across the Hudson offers a behind-the-scenes look at three decades of contentious planning for the new Tappan Zee Bridge, revealing valuable lessons for those trying to tackle complex public policies. Drawing on his own extensive experience in planning megaprojects, more than one hundred exclusive interviews with key figures (including... more...

  • Horse-Drawn Transport in Leedsby Andrew Turton

    The History Press 2015; US$ 24.78

    William Turton (1825-1900) became the most experienced and respected developer of urban transport in northern England. Turton began a hay dealership aged nineteen, becoming a large-scale corn, fodder and coal merchant. He investing in livery stables, cabs and horse omnibuses. He was a founding Director of Leeds Tramways Company and Chairman for most... more...

  • Institutional Challenges to Intermodal Transport and Logisticsby Dr Jason Monios; Prof Dr Markus Hesse; Professor Richard Knowles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    While the operational realities of intermodal transport are relatively well known, the institutional challenges are less well understood. This book provides an overview of intermodal transport and logistics including the policy background, emerging industry trends and academic approaches. Establishing the three key features of intermodal transport... more...

  • Verkehrssicherheitskommunikationby Christoph Klimmt; Marcus Maurer; Hardy Holte; Eva Baumann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Die Senkung der Anzahl von Verkehrsunfällen und Unfallopfern stellt eine zentrale Herausforderung dar, sowohl aus Sicht des öffentlichen Gesundheitswesens als auch mit Blick auf volkswirtschaftliche Lasten. Aus diesem Grund kommt der kommunikativen Unfallprävention eine große Relevanz zu. Welche Erfolge solche Verkehrssicherheitskommunikation erzielen... more...

  • Control, Computers, Communications in Transportationby J.-P. Perrin

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    This volume investigates developments and future trends in transportation research and what effects they will have on society. The coverage is broad; including road (urban and motorway), rail and air-traffic control. The sections deal with safety aspects, modelling and simulation, the use of sensors and image processing. The final section covers the... more...

  • Plunkett's Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics Industry Almanac 2014by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2014; US$ 349.99

    PLUNKETT'S TRANSPORTATION, SUPPLY CHAIN & LOGISTICS INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2014 Key Findings: •Plunkett Research lists top 500 companies in Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term. Key Features: •Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence •Market... more...

  • Control in Transportation Systemsby D. Klamt; R. Lauber

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Control in Transportation Systems covers the proceedings of the Fourth International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)/International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)/International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) Conference on Control in Transportation Systems. The book discusses papers that tackle applications,... more...

  • Simulation des Straßenverkehrs in der Großstadtby Jörg Dallmeyer

    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...

  • International Handbook on Mega-Projectsby H. Priemus; B. van Wee

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    This comprehensive and accessible Handbook presents state-of-the-art research on the decision-making processes in the deliverance of mega-projects - large infrastructure projects for the transportation of people and/or goods. The expert contributors explore how decisions are made at different stages in mega-projects and the multi-actor relationships... more...

  • Multimodal Transport Systemsby Slim Hammadi; Mekki Ksouri

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.00

    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...