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Transportation Engineering

e-books in Transportation Engineering category

Book cover: Cities Safer by DesignCities Safer by Design
by - World Resources Institute ,
This is a global reference guide to help cities save lives from traffic fatalities through improved street design and smart urban development. This guide taps examples from cities worldwide and includes 34 different design elements to improve safety.
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Book cover: Commercial Aviation 101Commercial Aviation 101
by - Smashwords ,
The book goes in depth to describe how things work today in the commercial aviation industry. Explanations for current aviation security programs are included in the book. It also reviews the business side of the industry and explains common terms.
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Book cover: Railway Research: Selected Topics on Development, Safety and TechnologyRailway Research: Selected Topics on Development, Safety and Technology
by - InTech ,
This book focuses on selected research problems of contemporary railways: safety and security problems in general, the question of railway infrastructure, modern systems for the technical condition monitoring of railway tracks, etc.
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Book cover: The Best Transportation System in the WorldThe Best Transportation System in the World
by - The Ohio State University Press ,
The book focuses on the centrality of government in organizing the nation's transportation industries. Transportation in the US was as much a product of hard-fought politics and litigation as it was a naturally evolving system of engineering.
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Book cover: The Geography of Transport SystemsThe Geography of Transport Systems
by - Routledge ,
The third edition provides an overview of the spatial aspects of transportation. This text provides greater discussion of security, energy, green logistics, as well as new and updated case studies, a revised content structure, and new figures.
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Book cover: The Economics of Transportation Systems: A reference for practitionersThe Economics of Transportation Systems: A reference for practitioners
by - The University of Texas ,
This Reference is designed to introduce transportation practitioners to the underlying economic realities of their profession. Good engineering judgment, which is vital to defensible and optimal decision-making, relies on good economic judgment.
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Book cover: Studies in the Economics of TransportationStudies in the Economics of Transportation
by - 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.
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Book cover: Transportation EconomicsTransportation Economics
by - Wikibooks ,
Transport Economics studies the movement of people and goods over space and time. It is located at the intersection of microeconomics and civil engineering. The book is aimed at graduate civil engineering, planning, business, and economics students.
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Book cover: Urban Travel Demand: A Behavioral AnalysisUrban Travel Demand: A Behavioral Analysis
by - North-Holland Publishing ,
'Urban Travel Demand' develops a theory of demand for populations of individual economic consumers which we believe is a logical and natural generalization of traditional theory to encompass choice among discrete alternatives.
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Book cover: Climate and Transportation SolutionsClimate and Transportation Solutions
by - 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.
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Book cover: Urban Transportation NetworksUrban Transportation Networks
by - Prentice Hall ,
This book describes how the flow pattern throughout an urban network can be determined by modeling two mechanisms -- travel decisions and congestion. The analysis here looks at transportation level of service (or travel disutility) and flows.
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Book cover: Fundamentals of TransportationFundamentals of Transportation
- Wikibooks ,
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.
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Book cover: Queueing TheoryQueueing Theory
by - 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.
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