Handbook of transportation engineering /

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Other Authors: Kutz, Myer.
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Published:New York ; London : McGraw-Hill, 2004.
Series:McGraw-Hill handbooks
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Handbook of Transportation Engineering is an outstanding introduction to the various aspects of transportation engineering. Editor Kutz has bought together a team with a wealth of experience to prepare practical and easy-to-understand material. The book contains 38 chapters covering the planning, design, and operations of transportation facilities and includes such topics as transportation planning, traffic engineering, highway design, bicycle and pedestrian planning, railroad engineering and operations, airport design, trucking and marine operations, and transportation management. Each chapter also includes excellent reference materials for additional reading. The chapters have been packaged into five sections or theme areas--"Networks and Systems"; "Traffic, Streets, and Highways"; "Safety, Noise, and Air Quality"; "Non-Automobile Transportation"; and "Operations and Economics." This book will become a staple in resource libraries everywhere. ^BSumming Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals. W. J. Sproule Michigan Technological University

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