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Trends in the Analysis and Design of Marine Structures: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Marine Structures (MARSTRUCT 2019, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 6-8 May 2019)

1st Edition

Carlos Guedes Soares, Joško Parunov
April 22, 2019

Trends in the Analysis and Design of Marine Structures is a collection of the papers presented at MARSTRUCT 2019, the 7th International Conference on Marine Structures held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 6-8 May 2019. The MARSTRUCT series of Conferences started in Glasgow, UK in 2007, the second event of...

Mining Haul Roads: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Roger Thompson, Rodrigo Peroni, Alex T. Visser
December 11, 2018

Mining haul roads are a critical component of surface mining infrastructure and the performance of these roads has a direct impact on operational efficiency, costs and safety. A significant proportion of a mine’s cost is associated with material haulage and well-designed and managed roads...

Driver Distraction: A Sociotechnical Systems Approach

1st Edition

Katie J. Parnell, Neville A. Stanton, Katherine L. Plant
November 26, 2018

Driver Distraction: A Sociotechnical Systems Approach promotes a sociotechnical systems approach to driver distraction. This perspective focuses on analysis of the whole system, its values, and the interactions between human and technical elements at all organisational levels. The book covers the...

GIS-Based Simulation and Analysis of Intra-Urban Commuting

1st Edition

Yujie Hu, Fahui Wang
November 22, 2018

Commuting, the daily link between residences and workplaces, sets up the complex interaction between the two most important land uses (residential and employment) in a city, and dictates the configuration of urban structure. In addition to prolonged time and stress for individual commuters on...

Ageing of Infrastructure: A Life-Cycle Approach

1st Edition

Frank Collins, Frédéric Blin
September 20, 2018

The book addresses the problem of ageing infrastructure and how ageing can reduce the service life below expected levels. The rate of ageing is affected by the type of construction material, environmental exposure, function of the infrastructure, and loading: each of these factors is considered in...

Advanced Rail Geotechnology - Ballasted Track

1st Edition

Buddhima Indraratna, Wadud Salim, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn
September 18, 2018

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...

Transportation Asset Management: Methodology and Applications

1st Edition

Zongzhi Li
September 04, 2018

Transportation asset management delivers efficient and cost-effective investment decisions to support transportation infrastructure and system usage performance measured in economic, social, health, and environmental terms. It can be applied at national, state, and local levels. This distinctive...

High-Speed Rail in Poland: Advances and Perspectives

1st Edition

Andrzej Zurkowski
July 24, 2018

The Railway Research Institute (Instytut Kolejnictwa) in Warsaw was established in 1951 and was, until 2000, part of the Polish State Railways (PKP). At present, it serves as an independent entity, it is subordinated to the minister responsible for transport. Since its inception, the Institute has...

Town and Infrastructure Planning for Safety and Urban Quality: Proceedings of the XXIII International Conference on Living and Walking in Cities (LWC 2017), June 15-16, 2017, Brescia, Italy

1st Edition

Michèle Pezzagno, Maurizio Tira
July 16, 2018

Today, citizens advocate greater environmental sustainability, better services and the improvement of urban quality by promoting safer mobility, especially for the most vulnerable road users. Addressing these issues, Town and Infrastructure Planning for Safety and Urban Quality contains papers...

New Trends in Civil Aviation: Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on New Trends in Civil Aviation 2017 (NTCA 2017), December 7-8, 2017, Prague, Czech Republic

1st Edition

Vladimir Socha, Lenka Hanáková, Andrej Lališ
July 11, 2018

The NTCA conference series is dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed proceedings of the conference. The goal is to disseminate state-of the- art scientific results available in the domain of civil aviation. These proceedings contain a collection of scientific contributions to the NTCA 2017...

Advances in Materials and Pavement Prediction: Papers from the International Conference on Advances in Materials and Pavement Performance Prediction (AM3P 2018), April 16-18, 2018, Doha, Qatar

1st Edition

Eyad Masad, Amit Bhasin, Tom Scarpas, Ilaria Menapace, Anupam Kumar
July 11, 2018

Advances in Materials and Pavement Performance Prediction contains the papers presented at the International Conference on Advances in Materials and Pavement Performance Prediction (AM3P, Doha, Qatar, 16- 18 April 2018). There has been an increasing emphasis internationally in the design and...

Ballast Railroad Design: SMART-UOW Approach

1st Edition

Buddhima Indraratna, Trung Ngo
June 28, 2018

The rail network plays an essential role in transport infrastructure worldwide. A ballasted track is commonly used for several reasons, including economic considerations, load bearing capacity, rapid drainage and ease of maintenance. Given the ever-increasing demand for trains to carry heavier axle...

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