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Handbook of Transportation Engineering Volume II, 2e / Edition 2

Handbook of Transportation Engineering Volume II, 2e / Edition 2

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The two-volume Handbook of Transportation Engineering, Second Edition offers practical, comprehensive coverage of the entire transportation engineering field. Featuring 18 new chapters and contributions from nearly 70 leading experts, this authoritative work discusses all types of transportation systems—freight, passenger, air, rail, road, marine, and pipeline—and provides problem-solving engineering, planning, and design tools and techniques with examples of successful applications. Volume II focuses on applications in automobile and non-automobile transportation, and on safety and environmental issues.


  • Traffic engineering analysis
  • Traffic origin-destination estimation
  • Traffic congestion
  • Highway capacity
  • Traffic control systems: freeway management and communications
  • Traffic signals
  • Highway sign visibility
  • Transportation lighting
  • Geometric design of streets and highways
  • Intersection and interchange design
  • Pavement engineering: flexible and rigid pavements
  • Pavement testing and evaluation
  • Bridge engineering
  • Tunnel engineering
  • Pedestrians
  • Bicycle transportation
  • Spectrum of automated guideway transit (AGT) and its applications
  • Railway vehicle engineering
  • Railway track design
  • Improvement of railroad yard operations
  • Modern aircraft design techniques
  • Airport design
  • Air traffic control systems design
  • Ship design
  • Pipeline engineering
  • Traffic safety
  • Transportation hazards
  • Hazardous materials transportation
  • Incident management
  • Network security and survivability
  • Optimization of emergency evacuation plans
  • Transportation noise issues
  • Air quality issues in transportation
  • Transportation and climate change

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071614771
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/17/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1104
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

Myer Kutz is President of Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., a publishing and information services consulting firm. He is the editor of numerous books, including Biomedical Engineering and Design Handbook, Second Edition.

Table of Contents



Vision Statement

Part III: Automobile Transportation—Traffic, Streets, and Highways

Chapter 1. Traffic Engineering Analysis

Chapter 2. Traffic Origin-Destination Estimation

Chapter 3. Traffic Congestion

Chapter 4. Highway Capacity

Chapter 5. Traffic Control Systems: Freeway Management and Communications

Chapter 6. Traffic Signals

Chapter 7. Highway Sign Visibility

Chapter 8. Roadway Transportation Lighting

Chapter 9. Geometric Design of Streets and Highways

Chapter 10. Intersection and Interchange Design

Chapter 11. Pavement Engineering I: Flexible Pavements

Chapter 12. Pavement Engineering II: Rigid Pavements

Chapter 13. Pavement Testing and Evaluation

Chapter 14. Modern Bridge Engineering

Chapter 15. Tunnel Engineering

Part IV: Non-Automobile Transportation

Chapter 16. Pedestrians

Chapter 17. Bicycle Transportation

Chapter 18. The Spectrum of Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) and its Applications

Chapter 19. Railway Vehicle Engineering

Chapter 20. Railway Track Design

Chapter 21. Improvement of Railroad Yard Operations

Chapter 22. Modern Aircraft Design Techniques

Chapter 23. Airport Design

Chapter 24. Air Traffic Control System Design

Chapter 25. Maritime Transport and Ship Design

Chapter 26. Oil and Gas Pipeline Engineering

Part V: Safety, Noise, and Air Quality

Chapter 27. Traffic Safety

Chapter 28. Transportation Hazards

Chapter 29. Hazardous Materials Transportation

Chapter 30. Incident Management

Chapter 31. Security and Survivability of Surface Transportation Networks

Chapter 32. Optimization of Emergency Evacuation Plans

Chapter 33. Transportation Noise Issues

Chapter 34. Transportation-Related Air Quality

Chapter 35. Climate Change and Transportation


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