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- WIT Press 2014; US$ 808.00
This book contains the 14th proceedings of the, very successful, International conference on Railway Engineering Design and Optimization (COMPRAIL 2014), which began in 1987.Topics covered include: Timetable planning; Computer techniques and simulations; Actual train control; Communications and signalling; Driverless and automatic train operation. more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
Running a railway is a complex business that constantly throws up situations, dramas and misadventures, both major and minor, for those involved in it. Geoff Body and Bill Parker have collated a rich selection of railwaymen's stories to create an enjoyable book of adventures and mishaps illustrating their daily obstacles faced on the railways, from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95
Keep Up with Advancements in the Field of Rail Vehicle Design A thorough understanding of the issues that affect dynamic performance, as well as more inventive methods for controlling rail vehicle dynamics, is needed to meet the demands for safer rail vehicles with higher speed and loads. Design and Simulation of Rail Vehicles examines the field... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 139.95
This book aims to cover the need for a new scientific approach for railways and is useful for railway managers, economists and engineers, consulting economists and engineers, students of schools of engineering, transportation, economics, and management. The book is divided into three parts, which deal successively with management, track, rolling stock,... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 199.00
With the increasing sophistication of urban rail networks, the combined effects of rail transit on urban development are more and more complex and in-depth, and large-scale rail transit construction and operation have placed new demands on planning, construction, investment and financing. This main aim of these proceedings is to study and explore theoretical... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 29.17
The name 'Great Western Railway' immediately conjures up images of Stars, Castles and Kings, the legendary express passenger locomotives that were the envy of the world in their day. However, the Swindon empire also produced extensive fleets of all-purpose tank engines - everyday reliable workhorses and unsung heroes - which were standout classics... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 21.86
Locomotive kit building remains the best route to achieving a varied range of motive power in most scales but it also retains a mystique, being associated with expert modellers and expensive tools. However, in this invaluable, richly illustrated volume, George Dent demonstrates how anyone can successfully assemble working kits with only a modicum... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
One hundred and thirty-five years after the event, the Tay Bridge Disaster remains the single most catastrophic collapse of a British engineering structure. The fateful day in 1879 shood Britain and the world of engineeering to their core and sent a nation into mourning for the seventy-five souls lost to the dark, freezing waters of the Tay River.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Currently, the rail industry lacks a standardized approach to the human factors evaluation of new technologies in operational settings. While a number of human factors evaluation methods exist (such as task analysis, situation awareness measures, quasi-experiments), these are rarely tailored to the industrys needs. This book fills that gap by... more...