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Roadwork: Theory and Practice

6th Edition

Malcolm Copson, Peter Kendrick, Steve Beresford
October 03, 2019

Roadwork: Theory and Practice, now in its sixth edition, gives the essential information needed by every road worker, highway technician, incorporated, graduate or chartered engineer, not only by explaining the theory of road construction and its associated activities, but by illustrating its...

Asphalt Mixture Selection

1st Edition

Cliff Nicholls, Arthur Hannah
September 16, 2019

This practical guide starts with a survey of the types of site and the asphalt properties which are required. Various external influences which may affect the relative importance of some properties are addressed, and the interplay of sites and external is considered. Asphalt mixture types and their...

Pavement Drainage: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

G L Sivakumar Babu, Prithvi S. Kandhal, Nivedya Mandankara Kottayi, Rajib Basu Mallick, Amirthalingam Veeraragavan
September 12, 2019

SUMMARY This book provides complete coverage of surface and subsurface drainage of all types of pavements for highways, urban roads, parking lots, airports, and container terminals. It provides up-to-date information on the principles and technologies for designing and building drainage systems and...

Human Factors in the Maritime Domain

1st Edition

Michelle Grech, Tim Horberry, Thomas Koester
July 29, 2019

The piecemeal fashion in which human factors research has been conducted in the maritime domain makes information retrieval available only by scanning through numerous research journals and conference papers. Bringing together human factors information from this and other domains, Human Factors in...

Structures and Architecture - Bridging the Gap and Crossing Borders: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA 2019), July 24-26, 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

1st Edition

Paulo J.S. Cruz
July 17, 2019

Structures and Architecture – Bridging the Gap and Crossing Borders contains the lectures and papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA2019) that was held in Lisbon, Portugal, in July 2019. It also contains a multimedia device with the full texts...

Seaman's Guide to Human Factors, Leadership, and Personnel Management

1st Edition

Jose Rodriguez Cordon
July 11, 2019

Training and certification for Seafarers has been founded on technical aspects, but maybe the most important thing to do aboard a ship is dealing with people. This book, written with seamen in mind, covers areas of expertise that every officer should know to improve motivation, engagement, teamwork...

Sustainable Approaches to Urban Transport

1st Edition

Dinesh Mohan, Geetam Tiwari
July 08, 2019

As cities become increasingly congested, current transport patterns are unsustainable: heavy in energy use, high in economic and environmental cost, and exacerbating inequity between those who can access high-speed travel and those who cannot. Good urban planning develops human-scale cities and...

Designing Transportation Systems for Older Adults

1st Edition

Carryl L. Baldwin, Bridget A. Lewis, Pamela M. Greenwood
June 17, 2019

This book provides comprehensive information needed to assist with all aspects of designing, delivering, or evaluating transportation systems for use by older adults. It presents the necessary background on aging and human factors issues as well as practical guidelines needed to accommodate older...

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
June 10, 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...

CITY-HUBs: Sustainable and Efficient Urban Transport Interchanges

1st Edition

Andres Monzon-de-Caceres, Floridea Di Ciommo
January 11, 2019

Explore the Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges Transport planners throughout the world can implement a range of policies to influence travelers’ behavior, and encourage a move to public transport to achieve urban sustainability and social inclusion. At the same time population...

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...

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