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- UNSW Press 2014; US$ 14.99
Melbournes trams are more than a mode of transport. They are a symbol of the city.This fully updated new edition of The Melbourne Tram Book is a colourful and compact tribute to Melbournes famous trams, one of the citys most enduring symbols. More than 200 photographs and illustrations show trams in the streetscapes of today and yesterday,... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 251.00
The commercial operation of the bullet train in 1964 in Japan marked the beginning of a new era for high-speed railways. Because of the huge amount of kinetic energy carried at high speeds, a train may interact significantly with the bridge and even resonate with it under certain circumstances. Equally important is the riding comfort of the train cars,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 29.95
Loved for their radically new, streamlined look, the Hiawathas Art Deco engines were a hallmark of American industrial design. For Midwestern passengers from Chicago to Aberdeen, the Hiawatha represented speed, comfort, and luxury. From 1935 to 1970 it carried countless passengers and even more memories. Richly illustrated, The Hiawatha Story brings... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 35.00
In May 1869, the US railroad network unified when the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads came together in Promontory, Utah. This book discusses the important milestone in the expansion of the United States and its impact on the nation, both positive and negative. more...
- Fordham University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
I declare the subway open, said Mayor George B. McClelland at about 2 p.m. on October 27, 1904. His hand on the switch, McClelland drove the new electric-powered cars of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company out of the City Hall station for the ride under Broadway to 145th Street in Harlem. After a decade of digging, New York was moving uptown. And... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 243.00
1. Introduction 2. General Planning 3. Structural Form 4. Construction Overview 5. Ground and Wall Support 6. Groundwater Control 7. Interaction ? I 8. Interaction ? II 9. Interaction ? III 10. Conceptual Design 11. Engineering Properties of Soils 12. Identification of Loads 13. Assessment of Earth Pressures 14. Assessment of Surcharge... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 35.99
Herbert H. Harwood, Jr., tells the story of one of the most infamous railroad construction projects of the late 19th century. This 200-mile line through Pennsylvania?s most challenging mountain terrain was intended to form the heart of a new trunk line from the East Coast to Pittsburgh and the Midwest. Conceived in 1881 by William H. Vanderbilt, Andrew... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 40.00
An evocative and stunning photographic tribute to America's railroad stations. For much of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the railroad station or depot was the communal hub of every American town that could boast of train service. There, citizens gathered before they sent loved ones off to college, marriage, or war-and where they... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 299.00
This the fifth volume of five from the 28th IMAC on Structural Dynamics and Renewable Energy, 2010, brings together 19 chapters on the Dynamics of Bridges. It presents early findings from experimental as well as computational investigations on the Dynamics of Bridges, including studies on Modeling Environmental Effects on the Dynamic Characteristics... more...