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This important book focuses on passenger and freight transportation modes: policy analysis, formulation and evaluation; planning; interaction with the political, socioeconomic and physical environment; design, management and evaluation of transportation systems.

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Genre: Transportation
Author: Peter O. Inweldi
Publisher: Nova Publishers
Release: 2008
File: 350 Pages
ISBN-13: 1604560312

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Genre: Electronic book
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Publisher:
Release: 2006
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1066538916

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Genre: Economic development
Author: Louis Berger International, inc
Publisher: Transportation Research Board
Release: 1999
File: 204 Pages
ISBN-13: 0309063132

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This book introduces the most promising enabling technologies and methodologies for smart grids. It not only focuses on technological breakthroughs and roadmaps in implementing these technologies, but also presents the much-needed sharing of best practices, demonstrating the potential role of smart grid functions in improving the technical, economic, and environmental performance of modern power distribution systems. This can be achieved by allowing for massive pervasion of dispersed generating units, increasing the hosting capacity of renewable power generators, reducing active power losses and atmospheric emissions, and improving system flexibility.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Alfredo Vaccaro
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Release: 2020-01-15
File: 170 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781789238914

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In 1920, state highway engineers, federal officials, and experts from academia were among a small group convened by the National Academy of Sciences to confront the problems of the highway. The public was entrusting them with billions of dollars for good roads, and World War I had proved the feasibility of moving freight long distances by truck. But even new highways were crumbling. They turned to research for solutions. The founders of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and the generations that followed took on problems such as safety, social equity, and environmental issues. They embraced "total transportation," adapting their highway research model to urban transportation and then applying it to rail, marine, and aviation modes. Today TRB convenes thousands of researchers, practitioners, and administrators every year to advise the government, solve practical problems, foster innovation, and stimulate new research. In The Transportation Research Board, 1920â€"2020: Everyone Interested Is Invited, Sarah Jo Peterson tells the story of how people and institutions created and have continued to shape TRB. In a compelling narrative accompanied by more than 150 images exploring the history of transportation and research, she argues that TRB can be best understood as an infrastructureâ€"one that people purposely designed and devotedly maintained. Despite TRB's institutional complexity, its unique mission, the vast collection of acronyms in its orbit, and the significant changes to the organization in its first 100 years, Dr. Peterson provides a view from 30,000 feet, deftly describing the social, political, and economic context in which transportation (and TRB) functioned. At the same time, she attends to details of the key events, individuals, and human motivations that shaped TRB's evolution. The author's skills as a historian, her experience in the transportation field, and her manifest ability to tell a good story have produced a book that transportation professionals of all stripesâ€"and, for that matter, anyone interested in the history of transportation in the United Statesâ€"should find both engaging and informative and an essential addition to their library.

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Genre: Transportation
Author: Sarah Jo Peterson
Publisher: National Academies Press
Release: 2019-12-30
File: 376 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780309493741

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Genre: Urban transportation
Author:
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Release: 1990
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OSU:32435022222731

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MICHEL GENDREAU AND PATRICE MARCOTTE As an academic, Michael Florian has always stood at the forefront of transportation research. This is reflected in the miscellaneous contributions that make the chapters of this book, which are related in some way or another to Michael's interests in both the theoretical and practical aspects of his field. These interests span the areas of Traffic Assignment, Network Equilibrium, Shortest Paths, Railroad problems, De mand models, Variational Inequalities, Intelligent Transportation Systems, etc. The contributions are briefly outlined below. BASSANINI, LA BELLA AND NASTASI determine a track pricing policy for railroad companies through the solution of a generalized Nash game. BEN-AKIVA, BIER LAIRE, KOUTSOPOULOS AND MISHALANI discuss simulation-based estimators of the interactions between supply and demand within a real-time transportation system. BOYCE, BALASUBRAMANIAM AND TIAN analyze the impact of marginal cost pricing on urban traffic in the Chicago region. BROTCORNE, DE WOLF, GENDREAU AND LABBE present a discrete model of dynamic traffic assignment where flow departure is endogenous and the First-In-First-Out condition is strictly enforced. CASCETTA AND IMP ROTA give a rigorous treatment of the problem of estimating travel demand from observed data, both in the static and dynamic cases. CRAINIC, DUFOUR, FLo RIAN AND LARIN show how to obtain path information that is consistent with the link information provided by a nonlinear multimodal model. ERLANDER derives the logit model from an efficiency principle rather than from the classical random utility approach.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Michel Gendreau
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 2002-03-31
File: 243 Pages
ISBN-13: 1402004885

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Genre: Roads
Author:
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Release: 2003
File: Pages
ISBN-13: NWU:35556041311473

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This volume looks at recent scientific knowledge and innovative techniques concerning environmental matters. The proceedings focus on topics such as hydraulic protection of territory and defence, utilization of water resources, architecture and planning of fluival/coastal landscape and much more.

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Genre: Science
Author: U. Maione
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2000-01-01
File: 184 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789058091383

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Recent events and analyses have suggested that global production of oil might peak sometime within the next few years to the next one or two decades. Other analyses, however, conclude that oil supply can meet global demand for some decades to come and that oil production peaking is much further off. To explore this issue, the NRC held a workshop, funded by the Department of Energy, bringing together analysts representing these different views. The workshop was divided into four main sessions: setting the stage; future global oil supply and demand balance; mitigation options and time to implementation; and potential follow-up activities. This report provides a summary of the workshop including the key points, issues and questions raised by the participants, and it identifies possible topics for follow-up studies. No consensus views, conclusions, or recommendations are presented.

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Genre: Science
Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
Release: 2006-03-17
File: 60 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780309101431

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