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Cognitive Engineering and Safety Organization in Air Traffic Management

Tom Kontogiannis, Stathis Malakis
October 19, 2017

This book covers the Air Traffic Management (ATM) environment and the controller-crew interactions. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations and organizational procedures are also presented in a succinct manner so that novel and experienced aviation practitioners appreciate...

Pavement Engineering: Principles and Practice, Third Edition

Rajib B. Mallick, Tahar El-Korchi
October 12, 2017

Pavement Engineering will cover the entire range of pavement construction, from soil preparation to structural design and life-cycle costing and analysis. It will link the concepts of mix and structural design, while also placing emphasis on pavement evaluation and rehabilitation techniques....

Analysis of Pavement Structures

Animesh Das
October 12, 2017

Predict or Explain the Pavement Response to Load: Understand the Physical Governing Principles Analysis of Pavement Structures brings together current research and existing knowledge on the analysis and design of pavements. This book provides a platform for the readers to understand the basic...

Road and Off-Road Vehicle System Dynamics Handbook

Gianpiero Mastinu, Manfred Ploechl
September 30, 2017

Featuring contributions from leading experts, the Road and Off-Road Vehicle System Dynamics Handbook provides comprehensive, authoritative coverage of all the major issues involved in road vehicle dynamic behavior. While the focus is on automobiles, this book also highlights motorcycles, heavy...

Advanced Rail Geotechnology – Ballasted Track

Buddhima Indraratna, Wadud Salim, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn
September 30, 2017

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...

Design and Construction of Modern Steel Railway Bridges, Second Edition

John F. Unsworth
August 24, 2017

This new edition encompasses current design methods used for steel railway bridges in both SI and Imperial (US Customary) units. It discusses the planning of railway bridges and the appropriate types of bridges based on planning considerations....

ITS Sensors and Architectures for Traffic Management and Connected Vehicles

Lawrence A. Klein
August 18, 2017

An intelligent transportation system (ITS) offers considerable opportunities for increasing the safety, efficiency, and predictability of traffic flow and reducing vehicle emissions. Sensors (or detectors) enable the effective gathering of arterial and controlled-access highway information in...

Railway Security: Protecting Against Manmade and Natural Disasters

Richard R. Young, Gary A. Gordon, Jeremy F. Plant
August 10, 2017

This book provides an overview and assessment of the security risks, both manmade and natural, facing the railways and rail networks. Railroads face significant threats from disasters, but with situational awareness and coordinated effort these can often be substantially minimized. Transportation...

Waste Treatment in the Service and Utility Industries

Yung-Tse Hung, Lawrence K. Wang, Mu-Hao S. Wang, Nazih K. Shammas, Jiaping Paul Chen
August 04, 2017

This volume provides in-depth coverage of environmental pollution sources, waste characteristics, control technologies, management strategies, facility innovations, process alternatives, costs, case histories, effluent standards, and future trends in the process industries. It delineates...

Geometric Design of Roads Handbook

Keith M. Wolhuter
July 27, 2017

Explore the Art and Science of Geometric Design The Geometric Design of Roads Handbook covers the design of the visible elements of the road—its horizontal and vertical alignments, the cross-section, intersections, and interchanges. Good practice allows the smooth and safe flow of traffic as well...

Low-Volume Road Engineering: Design, Construction, and Maintenance

Robert A. Douglas
July 26, 2017

"Everything that sustains us – grown, mined, or drilled – begins its journey to us on a low-volume road (Long)." Defined as roads with traffic volumes of no more than 400 vehicles per day, they have enormous impacts on economies, communication, and social interaction. Low-volume roads comprise, at...

Computational Analysis and Design of Bridge Structures

Chung C. Fu, Shuqing Wang
July 26, 2017

Gain Confidence in Modeling Techniques Used for Complicated Bridge Structures Bridge structures vary considerably in form, size, complexity, and importance. The methods for their computational analysis and design range from approximate to refined analyses, and rapidly improving computer technology...