Handbook of Transportation Engineering Volume I & Volume II, Second Edition Hardback
by Myer Kutz
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The definitive transportation engineering resource-fully revised and updatedThe two-volume Handbook of Transportation Engineering, Second Edition offers practical, comprehensive coverage of the entire transportation engineering field.
Featuring 18 new chapters and contributions from nearly 70 leading experts, this authoritative work discusses all types of transportation systems-freight, passenger, air, rail, road, marine, and pipeline-and provides problem-solving engineering, planning, and design tools and techniques with examples of successful applications.
Volume I focuses on transportation networks and systems, operations, and economics.
Volume II focuses on applications in automobile and non-automobile transportation, and on safety and environmental issues.
Volume I covers:National transportation networks and inter-modal systemsTransportation network planning: theoretical notions Reliability of travel times and robustness of transport networksTransportation systems modeling and evaluation Software systems and simulation for transportation applicationsApplications of GIS in transportationTravel demand forecastingTransportation and land useSustainable transportation practiceTransportation planning and modelingTransportation economicsInnovative information technology applications in public transportationParking management Trucking operations The economics of railroad operations: resurgence of a declining industry Airline management and operationsThe marine transportation systemGlobal logisticsFreight transportation planning Management of transportation organizationsVolume II covers: Traffic engineering analysisTraffic origin-destination estimation Traffic congestion Highway capacityTraffic control systems: freeway management and communicationsTraffic signalsHighway sign visibility Transportation lightingGeometric design of streets and highwaysIntersection and interchange designPavement engineering: flexible and rigid pavementsPavement testing and evaluationBridge engineeringTunnel engineeringPedestriansBicycle transportationSpectrum of automated guideway transit (AGT) and its applications Railway vehicle engineeringRailway track designImprovement of railroad yard operationsModern aircraft design techniquesAirport designAir traffic control systems designShip designPipeline engineeringTraffic safetyTransportation hazardsHazardous materials transportationIncident managementNetwork security and survivabilityOptimization of emergency evacuation plansTransportation noise issuesAir quality issues in transportationTransportation and climate change