The book contains the proceedings of CAETS 2015 Convocation on ‘Pathways to Sustainability: Energy, Mobility and Healthcare Engineering’ that was held on October 13-14, 2015 in New Delhi. This 3 volume proceedings provide an international forum for discussion and communication of engineering and technological issues of common concern. This volume talks about ‘Mobility’ and includes 14 chapters on diverse topics like creating sustainable transportation systems, mobility of the future, unique engineering features like Delhi metro, digitally re-imagining mobility, trends and future strategies of transportation electrification, etc. The contents of this book will be useful to researchers, professionals, and policy makers alike.
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Mahesh Chandra Tandon is an international expert in the field of Structural Engineering. Many of the structures designed by Prof. Tandon and his firm Tandon Consultants Pvt. Ltd (TCPL) have been widely acclaimed and have received recognition in India as well as internationally. He is the President, Indian Association of Structural Engineers (2015-16) and the President, Indian Society of Wind Engineering (2015-16). He was conferred the Honorary Fellowship of the Indian Concrete Institute (2015). TCPL was given the Industry Excellence Award by the Institution of Engineers at the Indian Engineering Congress in 2015. Under the AICTE-INAE program he was appointed Distinguished Visiting Professor at IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee and IIT Gandhinagar (2005-2015).He has to his credit a number of major design projects in Prestressed Concrete, Reinforced Concrete and Structural Steel in India, Malaysia, Thailand, Russia and several countries in the Middle East, South East Asia and Europe. These projects include major bridges, long span roofs, tall buildings and monumental structures. His projects employ state-of-the-art technologies and the latest available techniques in design and construction. His structures have been described as highly creative, futuristic, aesthetic, environmentally sensitive and innovative. He has spearheaded the development of many codes of practice on Concrete and on Bridge Structures in India. Prof. Tandon has made significant contributions in the development of a culture for innovation in structural engineering both within and outside his organization by sharing his expertise and experience. His special areas of interest also include motivating the next generation to adopt Civil Engineering as their profession and vocation in life.
Purnendu Ghosh is the Executive Director, Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur. Prior to this he was Professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He worked at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland; University of Melbourne, Australia; National Research Centre for Biotechnology (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany. He has taken a lead role in augmenting bioprocess engineering and biotechnology activities in the country as a member of several Task Forces of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. He is currently the Chief Editor of Publications of Indian National Academy of Engineering. He is a columnist of a leading newspaper group. Besides technical publications, he has written books of different genre.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Renaissance and Electric Vehicles Development.- Chapter 2. Smart Mobility: Driver State Estimation and Advanced Driver-vehicle Interfaces.- Chapter 3. Modular Hydraulic Trailer Technology.- Chapter 4. Current Situation and Prospect of Transportation Development in China.- Chapter 5. Civil Engineering Innovation Shaping Mobility of the Future.- Chapter 6. Future Shapes of Bridges in Urban Environment.- Chapter 7. Making of Bandra-Worli Sea Link.- Chapter 8. Digitally Reimagining Mobility.- Chapter 9. Willingness to Pay for Improvement in Service Quality of Public Transit System.- Chapter 10. Shinkansen/High Speed Railway.- Chapter 11. Unique Engineering Features of Delhi Metro.- Chapter 12. Creating Sustainable Transportation System in India - Materials Engineer Perspective.- Chapter 13. Lack of Enforcement Nullifies the Benefits of Mobility Improvement Measures: Some Examples.- Chapter 14. Optimizing Traffic Control for a Minimization of Fuel Consumptions and Emission Values.