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Transportation engineering

  • Advanced Mobility and Transport Engineeringby Slim Hammadi; Mekki Ksouri

    Wiley 2013; US$ 139.00 US$ 120.47

    Multimodal transport network customers need to be directed during their travels. A travel support tool can be offered by a Multimodal Information System (MIS), which allows them to input their needs and provides them with the appropriate responses to improve their travel conditions. The goal of this book is to design and develop methodologies in... more...

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

    Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 76.20

    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... 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...

  • 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...

  • Bioevaluation of World Transport Networksby Andrew Adamatzky

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 104.00

    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. 3 1966-1977 by John Dunn

    Rosenberg Publishing 2010; US$ 34.95

    Volume 3 of the history of Commonwealth Engineering picks up the story where volume 2 left off. The takeover of rival firm A. E. Goodwin allowed Comeng to enter the lucrative and very successful business of building Alco-powered diesel-electric locomotives, for the growing iron ore mines in Australia’s northwest. The company’s long-established... 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 5, 1985-2012 by John Dunn

    Rosenberg Publishing 2013; US$ 32.95

    This volume takes up the account of Comeng’s history from 1985 and carries the story through to 1990—and then on into the post-Comeng era at Dandenong of ASEA Brown Boveri (ABB), Adtranz and Bombardier. This volume therefore includes the products that have been turned out from the Dandenong plant from the time when Comeng’s name... 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...

  • Comeng: A history of Commonwealth Engineering Vol. 2 1955-1966by John Dunn

    Rosenberg Publishing 2008; US$ 29.95

    The history of Commonwealth Engineering spans some 70 years. Comeng Vol. 2 traces the company’s activities from 1955 to 1966. The range of activities was diverse from curtain walling for high rise office buildings to the use of glass-reinforced plastic in road, rail and general applications. The book is given life by the personal accounts of those... more...