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Railway operation and management

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  • Dining Car to the Pacificby William A. McKenzie

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00

    William A. McKenzie offers a lavishly illustrated and richly detailed account of hospitality on the Northern Pacific Railway. McKenzie includes authentic recipes used on the line, such as the Great Big Baked Potato and Washington Apple Pan Cake. Dining Car to the Pacific will be a treasured addition to the libraries of historians, cooks, and anyone... 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...

  • 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...

  • Railroads and Weatherby Stanley Changnon

    American Meteorological Society 2013; US$ 23.96

    Covers the impacts of major storms of the last hundred years on the American railroad industry With numerous illustrations Comprehensive in scope more...

  • Formal Methodsby Jean-Louis Boulanger

    Wiley 2013; US$ 154.95

    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...

  • Food on the Railsby Jeri Quinzio

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 35.99

    Food on the Rails traces the rise and fall of food on the rails from its rocky start to its glory days to its sad demise. Looking at the foods, the service, the rail station restaurants, the menus, the dining accommodations and more, Jeri Quinzio brings to life the history of cuisine and dining in railroad cars from the early days through today.... more...

  • Track/Train Dynamics and Designby Gerald J. Moyar; Walter D. Pilkey; Barbara F. Pilkey

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Track/Train Dynamics and Design: Advanced Techniques reviews the progress that has been made in the development and applications of advanced analytical techniques for improving the dynamic stability, safety, and reliability of current generation rail freight vehicle components and track structures. Topics covered range from structural mechanics and... more...

  • Handbook of Railway Vehicle Dynamicsby Simon Iwnicki

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 194.95

    Introduction ; Simon Iwnicki Aims Introduction to the Aims of Handook Structure of the Handbook A History of Railway Vehicle Dynamics ; Alan Wickens Introduction Coning and the Kinematic Oscillation Concepts of Curving Hunting and the Empirical Development of the Bogie Interaction between Vehicle and Track Innovations for... more...

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

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 209.95

    INTRODUCTION Railroad Vehicles and Multibody-System Dynamics Constrained Dynamics Geometry Problem Contact Theories General Multibody Railroad Vehicle Formulations Specialized Railroad Vehicle Formulations Linearized Railroad Vehicle Models Motion Stability Motion Scenarios DYNAMIC FORMULATIONS General Displacement Rotation Matrix Velocities... more...