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Handbook of transportation engineering

Author: Myer Kutz
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2004.
Series: McGraw-Hill handbooks.
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A practical manual focusing on solving transportation engineering problems on land, air or sea.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of transportation engineering.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Myer Kutz
ISBN: 0071391223 9780071391221
OCLC Number: 53912549
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Networks and systems. Chapter 1. National transportation 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, streets, and highways. Chapter 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. --
Chapter 10. Traffic signals / Richard W. Denney Jr. --
Chapter 11. Highway sign visibility / Philip M. Garvey and Beverly T. Kuhn --
Chapter 12. Traffic congestion / Kara Kockelman. 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 / Yongq Li --
Part III. Safety, noise, and air quality. Chapter 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 transportation. Chapter 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. 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.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill handbooks.
Other Titles: Transportation engineering
Responsibility: Myer Kutz, editor.
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