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Railway operation and management

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

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 684.00

    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...

  • Computers in Railways Xby J. Allan; C. A. Brebbia; A.F. Rumsey; G. Sciutto; S. Sone

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 840.00

    This book updates the use of computer-based techniques, promoting their general awareness throughout the business management, design, manufacture and operation of railways and other advanced passenger, freight and transit systems. Including papers from the Tenth International Conference on Computer System Design and Operation in the Railway and Other... 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...

  • Evaluation of Rail Technologyby Chris Bearman; Anjum Naweed; Jillian Dorrian; Janette Rose; Drew Dawson

    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 industry’s needs. This book fills that gap by... 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...

  • 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

    Springer 2006; US$ 23.96

    This award-winning 'must-read' for weather and railroad buffs is the first book to cover the impacts of major storms of the last hundred years on this massive American industry. Includes 210 historic and color train photos and special Katrina coverage. 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...

  • Bahnsicherungstechnikby Wolfgang Fenner; Peter Naumann; Jochen Trinckauf

    Wiley 2011; US$ 80.00

    Das Buch erläutert die Grundlagen der Bahnsicherungstechnik, stellt die sicherungstechnischen Systemkomponenten vor und die Bedingungen für die sichere Steuerung des Transportprozesses. Die sicherungstechnischen Prinzipien beschreibt es anhand der Komponenten der Sicherungs- und Betriebsleittechnik wie Stellwerke, Streckenblocksysteme, Zugbeeinflussungs-anlagen,... more...

  • Dynamics of Railway Vehicle Systemsby Vijay Garg

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Dynamics of Railway Vehicle Systems offers a comprehensive and analytical treatment of the rail-wheel interaction problem and its effect on vehicle dynamics. The development of mathematical models and their applications to dynamic analyses and the design of railway vehicles are discussed. This book consists of 11 chapters and opens with an overview... more...