Practical Railway Engineering (2nd Edition) / Edition 2

Practical Railway Engineering (2nd Edition) / Edition 2

by Clifford F. Bonnett
     
 

ISBN-10: 1860945155

ISBN-13: 9781860945151

Pub. Date: 05/29/2005

Publisher: Imperial College Press

This textbook covers the very wide spectrum of all aspects of railway engineering for all engineering disciplines, in a 'broad brush' way giving a good overall knowledge of what is involved in planning, designing, constructing and maintaining a railway. It covers all types of railway systems including light rail and metro as well as main line. The first edition has

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This textbook covers the very wide spectrum of all aspects of railway engineering for all engineering disciplines, in a 'broad brush' way giving a good overall knowledge of what is involved in planning, designing, constructing and maintaining a railway. It covers all types of railway systems including light rail and metro as well as main line. The first edition has proved very popular both with students new to railways and with practicing engineers who need to work in this newly expanding area.In the second edition, the illustrations have been improved and brought up to date, particularly with the introduction of 30 colour pages which include many newly taken photographs. The text has been reviewed for present day accuracy and, where necessary, has been modified or expanded to include reference to recent trends or developments. New topics include automatic train control, level crossings, dot matrix indicators, measures for the mobility impaired, reinforced earth structures, air conditioning, etc. Recent railway experience, both technical and political, has also been reflected in the commentary.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781860945151
Publisher:
Imperial College Press
Publication date:
05/29/2005
Pages:
212
Sales rank:
1,089,273
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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