Extensive sections on road construction and maintenance, bridge construction and repair, and mass transit systems. Examines airline traffic control systems, airline schedule planning, and airline ground operation.
This is the ultimate guide to transportation system upgrades. For anyone striving to increase the efficiency, performance, capacity, or safety of any transportation system, Myer Kutz's "Handbook of Transportation Engineering" is an unbeatable asset. Packed with practical tools and strategies, this problem-solving resource helps you forge transport system solutions that work on all levels, including the all-important bottom line. You can improve any system.Covering all varieties of transportation systems - air, rail, road, and water; local, regional, national, and international; freight and passenger, and facilities - "Handbook of Transportation Engineering" provides: problem-solving engineering tools for transportation systems of all types, including mass transit; planning and design techniques, with examples of successful applications; stratagems for deriving positive results from the complex interplay among policy-making, planning, management, operations, and technology; guidance on cost-effective repair of roads and bridges; methods for improving air traffic control systems, airline scheduling, and ground operations; practical applications that solve problems in rail and freight transportation; and, expert help with noise and air pollution.
ContributorsPrefacePart ITransportation Networks and Intermodal Systems (Michael S. Bronzini)Chapter 2. Transport Network Planning: Theoretical Notions (Ben Immers, Bert Egeter, and Rob van Nes)Chapter 3. Transportation Systems Modeling and Evaluation (Andrew P. Tarko)Chapter 4. Software Systems and Simulation for Transportation Applications (Elena Shenk Prassas)Chapter 5. Applications of GIS in Transportation (Gary S. Spring)Part II: Traffic Engineering AnalysisChapter 6. Traffic Engineering Analysis (Baher Abdulhai and Lina Kattan)Chapter 7. Travel Demand Forecasting for Urban Transportation Planning (Arun Chatterjee and Mohan M. Venigalla)Chapter 8. Highway Capacity (Lily Elefteriadou)Chapter 9. Traffic Control Systems: Freeway Management and Communications (RIchard W. Denney, Jr., PE)Chapter 10. Traffic Signals (Richard W. Denney, Jr., PE)Chapter 11. Highway Sign Visibility (Philip M. Garvey and Beverly T. Kuhn)Chapter 12. Traffic Congestion (Kara Kochelman)Chapter 13. Geometric Design of Streets and Highways (Brian Wolshon)Chapter 14. Intersection and Interchange Design (Joseph E. Hummer)Chapter 15. Pavement Testing and Evaluation (Yongqi Li)Part III: Safety, Noise, and Air QualityChapter 16. Traffic Safety (Rune Elvik)Chapter 17. Transportation Hazards (Thomas J. Cova and Steven M. Conger)Chapter 18. Incident Management (Ahmed Abdel-Rahim)Chapter 19. Transportation Noise Issues (Judith L. Rochat)Chapter 20. Transportation-Related Air Quality (Shauna L. Hallmark)Part IV: Non-Automobile TransportationChapter 21. Pedestrians (Ronald W. Eck)Chapter 22. Bicycle Transportation (Lisa Aultman-Hall)Chapter 23. Railway Engineering (Keith L. Hawthorne and V. Terrey Hawthorne)Chapter 24. Railway Track Design (Ernest T. Selig)Chapter 25. Improvement of Railroad Yard Operations (Sudhir Kumar)Chapter 26. Modern Aircraft Design Techniques (William H. Mason)Chapter 27. Airport Planning and Design (William R. Graves and Ballard M. Barker)Chapter 28. Air Traffic Control System Design (Robert Britcher)Part V: Operations and EconomicsChapter 29. Transportation Planning and Modeling (Konstadinos G. Goulias)Chapter 30. Transportation Economics (Anthony M. Pagano)Chapter 31. Innovative Information Technology Applications in Public Transportation (John Collura)Chapter 32. Parking Management (P. Buxton Williams and Jon Ross)Chapter 33. Trucking Operations (Amelia Regan)Chapter 34. The Economics of Railroad Operations: Resurgence of a Declining Industry (Wesley W. Wilson and Mark L. Burton)Chapter 35. Airline Management and Operations (Saad Laraqui)Chapter 36. The Marine Transportation System (James J. Corbett)Chapter 37. Freight Transportation Planning (Kathleen Hancock)Chapter 38. Transportation Management (George L. Whaley)INDEXNER(01): WOW