Sustainable transportation systems engineering / Francis M. Vanek, Ph. D., Largus T. Angenent, Ph. D., James H. Banks, Ph. D., Ricardo A. Daziano, Ph. D., and Mark A. Turnquist, Ph. D.
By: Vanek, Francis M.
Contributor(s): Angenent, Largus T [author] | Banks, James H [author] | Daziano, Ricardo A | Turnquist, Mark A [author].Material type: BookCopyright date: New York : McGraw Hill Education, ©2014Description: xxix, 672 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0071800123 (hardback); 9780071800129 (hardback).Subject(s): Transportation | Transportation -- Planning | Transportation -- Technological innovationsDDC classification: 388/.04 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Motivations and drivers -- Tools and techniques -- Passenger transportation -- Freight transportation -- Energy and environment.
Featuring in-depth coverage of passenger and freight transportation, this comprehensive resource discusses contemporary transportation systems and options for improving their sustainability. The book addresses vehicle and infrastructure design, economics, environmental concerns, energy security, and alternative energy sources and platforms. Worked-out examples, case studies, illustrations, equations, and end-of-chapter problems are also included in this practical guide.