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Railway operation and management

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  • Non-smooth Problems in Vehicle Systems Dynamicsby Per Grove Thomsen

    Springer 2009; US$ 219.00

    Combines vehicle systems dynamics with the theoretical developments in dynamics of non-smooth systems and numerical analysis of differential-algebraic dynamical systems with discontinuities. more...

  • Timetable Planning & Information Qualityby I.A. Hansen

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 170.00

    The book comprises a number of research papers presented at several Computers in Railways Conferences. It has been compiled by Ingo A. Hansen, President of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) and contains selected papers originating from different countries, such as Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, Netherlands,... more...

  • Orient Expressby James B. Sherwood; Ivan Fallon

    Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 29.17

    When the fabled Orient-Express train, which had carried the rich and the famous (as well as some highly suspicious characters) across Europe in superb style for nearly a century, was taken out of service in 1977, James B. Sherwood bought two of its 1920s luxury sleeping cars at auction. He then spent $31 million meticulously restoring the ?world?s... more...

  • Great Western Railwayby Andy Roden

    Aurum Press 2011; US$ 13.11

    ?God?s Wonderful Railway?, it was called if you were a fan; the ?great Way Round? if you took a rather more jaundiced view of some of its circuitous branch lines. But 175 years after its foundation, the Great Western Railway company is remembered with the most nostalgia, even love, of all Britain?s pre-nationalisation railway companies. It built,... more...

  • Computers in Railways XIIIby C. A. Brebbia; N. Tomii; P Tzieropoulos

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 670.00

    Containing the proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Design and Operation in Railway Engineering, this book presents the latest developments in the use of computer-based techniques in the design and operation of railways. The COMPRAIL conference series serves as the forum for major advances in this important field. more...

  • Formal Methodsby Jean-Louis Boulanger

    Wiley 2013; US$ 149.95

    Although formal analysis programming techniques may be quite old, the introduction of formal methods only dates from the 1980s. These techniques enable us to analyze the behavior of a software application, described in a programming language. It took until the end of the 1990s before formal methods or the B method could be implemented in industrial... more...

  • Handbook of Railway Vehicle Dynamicsby Simon Iwnicki

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 184.95

    Understanding the dynamics of railway vehicles, and indeed of the entire vehicle?track system, is critical to ensuring safe and economical operation of modern railways. As the challenges of higher speed and higher loads with very high levels of safety require ever more innovative engineering solutions, better understanding of the technical issues and... more...

  • Railroad Vehicle Dynamicsby Ahmed A. Shabana; Khaled E. Zaazaa; Hiroyuki Sugiyama

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 199.95

    The methods of computational mechanics have been used extensively in modeling many physical systems. The use of multibody-system techniques, in particular, has been applied successfully in the study of various, fundamentally different applications. Railroad Vehicle Dynamics: A Computational Approach presents a computational multibody-system approach... more...

  • Handbuch Eisenbahninfrastruktur (German Edition)by Lothar Fendrich

    Springer 2007; US$ 279.00

    Das Handbuch für kundige Leser und Studierende. Vernetzte Kapitel erläutern die Grundlagen und Zusammenhänge der Eisenbahninfrastruktur sowie der Interaktion von Infrastruktur und Fahrzeug in Maß und Zahl. Die knappe, fakten- und detailreiche Darstellung mit Bildern, Zeichnungen, Diagrammen und Tabellen ermöglicht den schnellen Zugriff auf gesuchtes... more...

  • Computers in Railways XIby J. Allan; E. Arias; C. Goodman; A.F. Rumsey; G. Sciutto; N. Tomii

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 594.00

    COMPRAIL 2008 the eleventh in a series of well-established and successful international conferences on Computer System Design and Operation in the Railway and Other Transit Systems, was held in Toledo, Spain, in 2008. Since 1987, COMPRAIL has provided a world forum for planners, designers, manufacturers and operators to discuss how they can benefit... more...