Tuesday, May 10, 2011

New from Knovel: Transportation Engineering

Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing (30th Edition) and AASHTO Provisional Standards, 2010 Edition
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

from Knovel:
his book contains 414 materials specifications and test methods commonly used in the construction of highway facilities. The AASHTO Provisional Standards is also included and contains an additional 52 provisional materials specifications and test methods.

Concise Encyclopedia of Traffic and Transportation Systems
Markos Papageorgiou

from the publisher:
This encyclopedia addresses the analysis, modelling and control of today's and tomorrow's traffic and transportation systems in a concise, comprehensive single volume. Well over 100 articles have been specially commissioned, or revised from the acclaimed Systems & Control Encyclopedia, to provide an overview of and first reference to models, control methods and practical aspects of all forms of traffic and transportation systems with a particular emphasis on efficient utilization of available infrastructure, plus a consideration of their historical, organizational, economic and social impacts.



Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security, Volumes 1-4

John G. Voeller

From Amazon.com product description, the handbook:
  • Educates researchers in the critical needs of the homeland security and intelligence communities and the potential contributions of their own disciplines
  • Emphasizes the role of fundamental science in creating novel technological solutions
  • Details the international dimensions of homeland security and counterterrorism research
  • Provides guidance on technology diffusion from the laboratory to the field
  • Supports cross-disciplinary dialogue in this field between operational, R&D and consumer communities
Manual for Bridge Evaluation (2nd Edition)
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

from Knovel:
This manual provides guidelines for the procedures and policies for determining the physical condition, maintenance needs, and load capacity of highway bridges.



Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide - A Manual of Practice (Interim Edition

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

from Knovel:
This manual provides the highway community with an analysis tool for evaluating pavement structures using mechanistic-empirical principles for estimating damage accumulation over a specified pavement service life.




Managing Airports - An International Perspective (3rd Edition)
Anne Graham

from Knovel:
This book presents an insight into today’s international airport industry and is ideal for students, lecturers and researchers of transport and tourism, and practitioners within the air transport industry.

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