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Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation Engineering (2004)

Advanced Technologies in Transportation (2004)

Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation Engineering (2004)

Edited by Kumares Sinha, T. F. Fwa, Ruey L. Cheu, and Der-Horng Lee


2004 / 683 pp.



 
Soft Cover - In Stock
$138.00 List / $103.50ASCE Member
Stock No. 40730 / ISBN: 9780784407301


Description

Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation Engineering, held in Beijing, China, on May 26-28, 2004. Sponsored by China Academy of Transportation Sciences; Ministry of Communications, China; the Transportation & Development Institute of ASCE. Coponsored by China Highway and Transportation Society, China; China Navigation Institute, China; Transportation Research Board, USA; Tsinghua University, China.

This collection contains 125 papers on technical innovations for improving transportation infrastructure and providing more efficient transportation operations. The latest analytical tools for solving transportation difficulties were discussed, especially within China, which has the fastest growing economy in the world.

Topics include:

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems;
  • Traffic Flow Theory and Predications;
  • Traffic Control and Management;
  • Highway Operations; and
  • Public Transportation.

Engineers, managers of highway agencies, instructors, and transportation consultants and researchers will benefit from reading the examples and techniques on how to solve practical transportation problems.