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  1. Advanced Rail Geotechnology – Ballasted Track

    By Buddhima Indraratna, Wadud Salim, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

    Ballast plays a vital role in transmitting and distributing train wheel loads to the underlying sub-ballast and subgrade. Bearing capacity of track, train speed, riding quality and passenger comfort all depend on the stability of ballast through mechanical interlocking of particles. Ballast...

    Published March 15th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Transportation Systems Reliability and Safety

    By B.S. Dhillon

    During day-to-day use, thousands of lives are lost each year due to accidents, directly or indirectly, resulting from poor transportation system reliability and safety. In the United States, automobile accidents alone result in around 42,000 deaths per year, costing billions of dollars to the...

    Published February 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. Sustainability and the Design of Transport Interchanges

    By Brian Edwards

    The interchange is a new form of transport building which integrates into a single whole various modes of public transport, putting the passenger first (rather than the infrastructure). This book presents design principles for transport interchanges and offers analysis of best practice in the UK...

    Published January 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis, Second Edition

    By Simon P. Washington, Matthew G. Karlaftis, Fred L. Mannering

    The complexity, diversity, and random nature of transportation problems necessitates a broad analytical toolbox. Describing tools commonly used in the field, Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis, Second Edition provides an understanding of a broad range of analytical...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  5. Transportation Statistics and Microsimulation

    By Clifford Spiegelman, Eun Sug Park, Laurence R. Rilett

    By discussing statistical concepts in the context of transportation planning and operations, Transportation Statistics and Microsimulation provides the necessary background for making informed transportation-related decisions. It explains the why behind standard methods and uses real-world...

    Published October 17th 2010 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  6. Intelligent Transportation Systems

    Smart and Green Infrastructure Design, Second Edition

    By Sumit Ghosh, Tony S. Lee

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    For many transportation systems, the cost of expanding the infrastructure is too high. Therefore, the focus must shift to improving the quality of transportation within the existing infrastructure. The second edition of a bestseller, Intelligent Transport Systems: Smart and Green Infrastructure...

    Published May 24th 2010 by CRC Press

  7. Optical Fiber Communications Systems

    Theory and Practice with MATLAB® and Simulink® Models

    By Le Nguyen Binh

    Series: Optics and Photonics

    Carefully structured to provide practical knowledge on fundamental issues, Optical Fiber Communications Systems: Theory and Practice with MATLAB® and Simulink® Models explores advanced modulation and transmission techniques of lightwave communication systems. With coverage ranging from fundamental...

    Published April 18th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Cut-and-Cover Metro Structures

    Geo-Structural Design: An Integrated Approach

    By Krishan Kaul

    Because of their complexity and scale, metro structures capture all the essential aspects of a cut-and-cover structure, and so are given primary focus in this book. The design of a metro construction is outlined coherently and in detail; and the reader is shown how to apply this design process...

    Published April 7th 2010 by CRC Press

  9. Design of Modern Steel Railway Bridges

    By John F. Unsworth

    Perhaps the first book on this topic in more than 50 years, Design of Modern Steel Railway Bridges focuses not only on new steel superstructures but also outlines principles and methods that are useful for the maintenance and rehabilitation of existing steel railway bridges. It complements the...

    Published March 24th 2010 by CRC Press

  10. Marine Engineering

    Marine Diesel Engines

    By Akber Ayub

    Written at a level suitable for senior students of marine engineering and entry-level marine engineers, this book covers main propulsion machineries, auxiliaries, and all ship-board systems and equipments that come under the purview of a marine engineer. The chapters progress from working...

    Published February 25th 2010 by CRC Press