Transportation Engineering: Planning and Design / Edition 4

Transportation Engineering: Planning and Design / Edition 4

by Paul H. Wright, Norman J. Ashford, Robert J. Stammer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471173967

ISBN-13: 9780471173960

Pub. Date: 12/29/1997

Publisher: Wiley

Traveling along the path of the previous editions, "Transportation Engineering Planning and Design," follows the United States transportation system from its development, to its operations and control of the vehicle used to its planning (planning process, data collection, finances, procedures for future developments and evaluation of transportation plans) and on to

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Traveling along the path of the previous editions, "Transportation Engineering Planning and Design," follows the United States transportation system from its development, to its operations and control of the vehicle used to its planning (planning process, data collection, finances, procedures for future developments and evaluation of transportation plans) and on to the design of land, air and water transportation facilities (which includes highways, railways, runways, pipelines, terminals, harbors, ports, lighting for these areas, sizing and more.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471173960
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/29/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.45(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

INTRODUCTION TO TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS.

The Transportation System of the United States.

Administrative Structure and Finance.

OPERATION AND CONTROL OF TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES.

Operational and Vehicular Characteristics.

Human Factors in Transportation.

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING.

An Introduction to Transportation Planning.

Transportation Modeling.

Development and Evaluation of Transportation Planning Options.

DESIGN OF LAND TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES.

Design of Roadways, Railways, and Guideway Systems: Location and Route Layout.

DESIGN OF AIR TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES.

Airport Planning and Layout.

The Airport Passenger Terminal Area.

DESIGN OF WATER TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES.

Introduction to Water Transportation.

Planning and Design of Harbors.

Appendix.

Index.

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