Fundamentals of Transportation Engineering

Fundamentals of Transportation Engineering

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qFundamentals of Transportation Engineering: A Multimodal Systems Approachq is intended for the first course in Transportation Engineering. Combining topics that are essential in an introductory course with information that is of interest to those who want to know why certain things in transportation are the way they re, the text places a strong emphasis on the relationship between the phases of a transportation project. The text familiarizes students with the standard terminology and resources involved in transportation engineering, provides realistic scenarios for students to analyze. and offers numerous examples designed to develop problem-solving skills. Features: Non-automobile modes addressed extensively: Public transit, air transportation, and freight modes. Purposeful, but flexible sequence of topics. Ongoing case study of a single region called qMythaca, q which shows students the interconnections between many transportation issues. Chapter opening scenarios: Each chapter begins with a scenario designed to orient students to a transportation problem that might confront a transportation engineer. Scenarios, examples, and homework problems based on the extensive experience of the authors. Traditional, standard transportation engineering combined with the needs of future transportation engineering. Special Discussion Boxes: qThink About Itq boxes provide students with highlighted topics and concepts to reinforce material.[6] Box, Paul C. and Joseph C. Oppenlander, Manual of Traffic Engineering Studies, Fourth Edition, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Arlington, VA, ... Chapter IV, Washington DC, 30 August 1993. ... [16] HCM 2000. Highway Capacity Manual. Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington DC, 2000. ... [21] Nu-Metrics, Product Information, Hi-Star Portable Traffic Sensor.

Title:Fundamentals of Transportation Engineering
Author:Jon D. Fricker, Robert K. Whitford
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2004


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