Transportation Engineering and Planning

Transportation Engineering and Planning

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A thorough revision of a best-selling introduction to transportation engineering, which begins with the basic sciences, mathematics and engineering mechanics and gradually introduces new concepts concerning societal contact, geometric design, human factors, traffic engineering and simulation, transportation planning and evaluation. There is new coverage of transportation modes, urban transportation, flow interruptions, traffic impact and parking studies - including a discussion of traffic simulation and transportation planning software packages. Travel behaviour and modelling are also discussed. Concepts are developed and illustrated by carefully chosen more

Product details

  • Paperback | 642 pages
  • 176 x 235 x 25mm | 900g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130421855
  • 9780130421852

Table of contents

1. Transportation Modes2. Vehicle Motion, Human Factors, Geometric and Pavement Design3. Vehicular Flow Models4. Systems Capacity Analysis5. Flow Interruptions6. Urban Transportation7. Transportation Planning8. Sequential Demand-Forecasting Models9. Traffic Impact and Parking Studies10. Air Quality, Noise, and Energy Impacts11. Evaluation and Choice12. Appendix A: 1982 Guidelines for the Preparation of EnvironmentalAssessments Documents13. Appendix B: Elements of Engineering Economy14. Appendix C: Model Calibration and Testing15. Appendix D: Probability, Queuing, and Simulation Models16. Indexshow more