The Best Transportation System in the World
by M.H. Rose, B.E. Seely, P.F. Barrett
Publisher: The Ohio State University Press 2006
Number of pages: 346
The book focuses on the centrality of government in organizing the nation's transportation industries. As the authors show, over the course of the twentieth century, transportation in the United States was as much a product of hard-fought politics, lobbying, and litigation as it was a naturally evolving system of engineering and available technology.
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by Ivo Adan, Jacques Resing - Eindhoven University of Technology
This text treats a number of elementary queueing models. Attention is paid to methods for the analysis of these models, and also to applications of queueing models. Important application areas are production systems, information processing, etc.
by M.J. Beckmann, C.B. McGuire, C.B. Winsten - Yale University Press
Studies relating to two systems, highway traffic and railroad transportation, are offered. The book is addressed to analysts in various professions: economists, traffic and railroad engineers, management scientists, operations researchers, etc.
The book is aimed at undergraduate civil engineering students, though the material may provide a useful review for practitioners and graduate students in transportation. The book is divided into three main parts: planning, operations, and design.
by Daniel Sperling, James S. Cannon - CreateSpace
The book features the latest thinking from leaders and experts on transportation, energy and climate issues, bringing insights and recommendations from the meeting of Asilomar Conference on Transportation and Energy Policy to a broad audience.