Fundamentals of Transportation
Publisher: Wikibooks 2009
Number of pages: 185
Fundamentals of Transportation 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.
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