Warriors B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Q&A | May 20, 2015

    Michael Perry: IMG Powell's Q&A: Michael Perry



    Describe your latest book. On Christmas Eve itself, the bachelor Harley Jackson stepped into his barn and beheld there illuminated in the straw a... Continue »
    1. $18.19 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      The Jesus Cow

      Michael Perry 9780062289919

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$168.00
List price: $209.10
Used Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
5 Partner Warehouse Transportation- General

More copies of this ISBN

Transportation Engineering and Planning (3RD 01 Edition)

by

Transportation Engineering and Planning (3RD 01 Edition) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Please note that used books may not include additional media (study guides, CDs, DVDs, solutions manuals, etc.) as described in the publisher comments.

Publisher Comments:

This detailed, interdisciplinary introduction to transportation engineering is ideal as both a comprehensive tutorial and reference. Begins with the basic sciences, mathematics, and engineering mechanics, and gradually introduces new concepts concerning societal context, geometric design, human factors, traffic engineering, and simulation, transportation planning, evaluation. For prospective and practicing transportation engineers.

Book News Annotation:

This update of the frequently cited 1993 edition spans the major transportation concerns of design and operation, systems, impacts, and supporting elements such as evaluation, economics, and simulation. Expanded coverage includes: congestion quantification and management strategies, intelligent transportation systems, land- use and random utility discrete choice modeling, HCM 2000, traffic calming, roundabouts, Superpave, TEA-21, and a chapter on traffic software. Includes b&w illustrations of transit options, chapter exercises, and the Federal Highway Administration's "1982 Guidelines for the preparation of environmental documents." Suitable for senior-level and introductory graduate transportation courses. The authors are at the U. of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Most chapters include an Introduction, Summary, References, and Exercises.)

1. Introduction and Background.

The Transportation System. Transportation System Classification. The Role of Government. Tools and Applications.

I. DESIGN AND OPERATION.

2. Roadway Design.

Equations of Motions. Human Factors. Geometric Design of Highways. Pavement Structures.
3. Traffic Stream Flow Models.

Vehicular Stream Models. Stream Variables. Vehicular Stream Equations and Diagrams. Stream Measurements: The Moving-Observer Method. Shock Waves in Traffic.
4. Capacity and Level of Service Analysis.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities. Transit Systems: Uninterrupted Flow. Transit System: Interrupted Flow. Highways: Uninterrupted Flow. Highways: Interrupted Flow. Capacity of Signalized Intersections. Traffic Data Collection Methods. Capacity Analysis of Unsignalized Intersections.

II. TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS.

5. Transportation Modes.

Modes. Intercity Passenger Travel. Comparisons among Modes and Countries.
6. Urban and Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Development of Cities and Transportation Modes. Urban Transportation Modes. Urban Transportation Issues. Intelligent Transportation Systems.
7. Transportation Planning.

Historical Development in the United States. Development of a Formal Planning Process. Planning Studies and Methods. Other Planning Issues.
8. Travel-Demand Forecasting.

Trip Generation. Trip Distribution. Mode Choice. Trip Assignment. Transport Behavior of Individuals and Households. Other Demand-Forecasting Models.

III. TRANSPORTATION IMPACTS.

9. Traffic Impact and Parking Studies.

Traffic Impact Studies. Parking Studies.
10. Air Quality, Noise, and Energy Impacts.

Air Pollution. Noise Generation. Energy Consumption.
11. Evaluation and Choice.

Feasibility and Impact Enumeration. Engineering Economic Analysis. Effectiveness Analysis.

IV. SUPPORTING ELEMENTS.

12. Elements of Engineering Economy.

Money and Its Time Value. Interest and Discount. Simple and Compound Interest. Nominal and Effective Interest Rates. Discrete and Continuous Compounding. Cash Flows. Equal Series of Payments. Superposition of Cash Flows.
13. Probability and Statistics.

Elements of Probability Theory. Experimental Data and Model Parameters. Linear and Nonlinear Regression. Hypothesis Testing and Model Evaluation.
14. Queuing and Simulation.

Queuing Models. Computer Simulation.
15. Transportation Software.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Traffic Simulation Software. Capacity Software: HCS, SIDRA, and Others. Planning Software: EMME/2, QRS II, TRANPLAN, MINUTP, TP+, TRANSCAD, TRANSIMS.
Appendix A: 1982 Guidelines for the Preparation of Environmental Documents.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130814197
Author:
Papacostas, C. S.
Author:
Prevedouros, P. D.
Author:
Papacostas, C. S.
Author:
Prevedouros, Panos D.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Subject:
General
Subject:
Engineering - Civil
Subject:
Transportation engineering
Subject:
Civil
Subject:
Engineering - Automotive
Subject:
Civil Engineering-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
108-409
Publication Date:
May 2000
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
685
Dimensions:
9.4 x 6.9 x 1.1 in 998 gr

Other books you might like

  1. Materials for Civil and Construction... New Hardcover $211.75

Related Subjects

Engineering » Civil Engineering » General
Engineering » Engineering » General Engineering
Languages » ESL » General
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » General
Transportation » General

Transportation Engineering and Planning (3RD 01 Edition) Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$168.00 In Stock
Product details 685 pages Prentice Hall - English 9780130814197 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.