Traffic Engineering Handbook

  • Filename: traffic-engineering-handbook.
  • ISBN: 9781118762301
  • Release Date: 2016-01-26
  • Number of pages: 688
  • Author: ITE (Institute of Transportation Engineers)
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

"The Traffic Engineering Handbook is a comprehensive practice-oriented reference that presents the fundamental concepts of traffic engineering, commensurate with the state of the practice"--

Highway Design and Traffic Safety Engineering Handbook

  • Filename: highway-design-and-traffic-safety-engineering-handbook.
  • ISBN: 0070382956
  • Release Date: 1999-01-01
  • Number of pages: 1088
  • Author: Ruediger Lamm
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Truly unique, this is the first book to present a thoroughly scientific and practical approach to designing highways for maximum safety. Based on original research plus scrupulously collected data amassed over more two decades in different continents by the main author, this important book originates vital criteria for safe design and shows you how best to achieve roads with the lowest possible accident risk and severity rates. A true must-read for highway engineers and safety officials, Highway Design and Traffic Safety Engineering Handbook provides up-to-date information that is available nowhere else and a complete, practical program for designing the safest possible roadways. The authors, who are noted international authorities on highway safety, give you essential information on sound new designs, design cases to avoid, examples of good and poor solutions, the redesign of existing roads, and far more. In addition, this valuable and necessary resource gives you serious help coordinating safety concerns with important economic, environmental, and aesthetic considerations. The new standard in highway design methods, this book will become a keystone in every highway designer's library.

Transportation and Traffic Engineering Handbook

  • Filename: transportation-and-traffic-engineering-handbook.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015034659303
  • Release Date: 1976
  • Number of pages: 1080
  • Author: John Edward Baerwald
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall

Emphasizes the major elements of total transportation planning, particularly as they relate to traffic engineering. Updates essential facts about the vehicle, the highway and the driver, and all matters related to these three principal concerns of the traffic engineer.

Elevator Traffic Handbook

  • Filename: elevator-traffic-handbook.
  • ISBN: 9781134478552
  • Release Date: 2003-09-02
  • Number of pages: 456
  • Author: Gina Barney
  • Publisher: Routledge

Vertical transportation systems (elevators, lifts, escalators and passenger conveyors) are used in almost all buildings of more than a few stories high. Traffic design and control, namely the movement of people by natural and mechanical means, need to be planned carefully as the costs of under- or over-provision are considerable and changes are not always possible. The subject is covered in four sections. The basic principles of circulation and an introduction to lifts are set out at the beginning, and then traffic design methods are outlined, followed by an examination of analysis and control. The sections are complete in themselves and are presented in depth, with worked examples and case studies as appropriate. The latest analysis techniques are set out, and the book is up-to-date with current technology. The mathematics is simplified wherever possible and copious references are given for further study and examples. The practising vertical transportation engineer involved with the sizing of a vertical transportation installation will find this an excellent and authoritative resource. Other members of the design teams: architects, developers and owners, will find the book a useful reference, and the needs of researchers, lecturers and students of the subject will also be satisfied by this simple presentation of the underlying theory. The engineering aspects, which fall into the areas of manufacturing and production, are not covered, but the practical constraints and considerations are indicated.

Handbook of Transportation Engineering

  • Filename: handbook-of-transportation-engineering.
  • ISBN: 0071391223
  • Release Date: 2003-11-17
  • Number of pages: 1000
  • Author: Myer Kutz
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

This is a comprehensive, problem-solving engineering guide on the strategic planning, development, and maintenance of public and private transportation systems. Covering all modes of transportation on land, air, and water, the Handbook shows how to solve specific problems, such as facility improvement, cost reduction, or operations optimization at local, regional, national, and international levels. * 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 * Covers marine, rail, and freight transportation

The Handbook of Highway Engineering

  • Filename: the-handbook-of-highway-engineering.
  • ISBN: 9781420039504
  • Release Date: 2005-09-28
  • Number of pages: 888
  • Author: T.F. Fwa
  • Publisher: CRC Press

Modern highway engineering reflects an integrated view of a road system's entire lifecycle, including any potential environmental impacts, and seeks to develop a sustainable infrastructure through careful planning and active management. This trend is not limited to developed nations, but is recognized across the globe. Edited by renowned authority T.F. Fwa, The Handbook of Highway Engineering provides a comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of all aspects of highway development and engineering. Its three sections range from consideration of socio-economic and environmental factors to design, construction, maintenance, and management. Beginning with financing, access management, environmental impacts, road safety, and noise, the book explores the expanded responsibilities of the modern highway engineer as well as the increasing trend toward privatization of project development and financing. The next section considers technical issues in highway and pavement engineering, including materials, new mechanistic-empirical design approaches, and new closed-form solutions for backcalculation as well as deflection and stress computation in multi-slab systems. Rounding out the discussion, the final section examines construction, management, performance evaluation including nondestructive testing, and a chapter devoted to highway asset management. Featuring contributions from eminent experts representing eight countries on four continents, The Handbook of Highway Engineering supplies all of the tools needed to manage the entire integrated process of modern highway development and engineering.

Handbook of Engineering Acoustics

  • Filename: handbook-of-engineering-acoustics.
  • ISBN: 9783540694601
  • Release Date: 2012-11-06
  • Number of pages: 706
  • Author: Gerhard Müller
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This acoustics handbook for mechanical and architectural applications is a translation of the German standard work on the subject. It not only describes the state of art of engineering acoustics but also gives practical help to engineers for solving acoustic problems. It deals with the origin, the transmission and the methods of abatement of air-borne and structure-borne sound of different kinds, from traffic to machinery and flow induced sound.

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