Sustainable Transportation Systems Engineering, Hardback Book


Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Engineer and implement sustainable transportation solutionsFeaturing in-depth coverage of passenger and freight transportation, this comprehensive resource discusses contemporary transportation systems and options for improving their sustainability.

The book addresses vehicle and infrastructure design, economics, environmental concerns, energy security, and alternative energy sources and platforms.

Worked-out examples, case studies, illustrations, equations, and end-of-chapter problems are also included in this practical guide. Sustainable Transportation Systems Engineering covers:Background on energy security and climate changeSystems analysis tools and techniquesIndividual choices and transportation demandTransportation systems and vehicle designPhysical design of transportation infrastructureCongestion mitigation in urban passenger transportationRole of intelligent transportation systemsPublic transportation and multimodal solutionsPersonal mobility and accessibilityIntercity passenger transportationFreight transportation function and current trendsFreight modal and supply chain management approachesSpatial and geographic aspects of freight transportationAlternative fuels and platformsElectricity and hydrogen as alternative fuelsBioenergy resources and systemsTransportation security and planning for extreme weather eventsPRAISE FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS ENGINEERING:"This book addresses one of the great challenges of the 21st century--how to transform our resource-intensive passenger and freight transportation system into a set of low-carbon, economically efficient, and socially equitable set of services." -- Dan Sperling, Professor and Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis, author of Two Billion Cars: Driving toward Sustainability"...provides a rich tool kit for students of sustainable transportation, embracing a systems approach.The authors aptly blend engineering, economics, and environmental impact analysis approaches." -- Susan Shaheen, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Co-Director, Transportation Sustainability Research Center, University of California, Berkeley


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 704 pages, 150 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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  • Category: Civil engineering, surveying & building
  • ISBN: 9780071800129

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