Transportation Engineering Products

  • Advanced Rail Geotechnology – Ballasted Track

    By Buddhima Indraratna, Wadud Salim, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

    Ballast plays a vital role in transmitting and distributing train wheel loads to the underlying sub-ballast and subgrade. Bearing capacity of track, train speed, riding quality and passenger comfort all depend on the stability of ballast through mechanical interlocking of particles. Ballast…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    CRC Press

  • Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2018), 28-31 October 2018, Ghent, Belgium

    Edited by Robby Caspeele, Luc Taerwe, Dan M. Frangopol

    This volume contains the papers presented at IALCCE2018, the Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2018), held in Ghent, Belgium, October 28-31, 2018. It consists of a book of extended abstracts and a USB-stick with full papers including the Fazlur R. Khan lecture, 8…

    Hardback – 2018-10-14 
    CRC Press
    Life-Cycle of Civil Engineering Systems

  • Ageing of Infrastructure

    A Life-Cycle Approach

    By Frank Collins, Frederic Blin

    The book addresses the problem of ageing infrastructure and how ageing can reduce the service life below expected levels. The rate of ageing is affected by the type of construction material, environmental exposure, function of the infrastructure, and loading: each of these factors is considered in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    CRC Press

  • Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2019

    33rd Edition

    Edited by AECOM

    SPON'S CIVIL ENGINEERING AND HIGHWAY WORKS PRICE BOOK 2019 from AECOM gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works. It provides a full breakdown of labour, plant and material elements, with labour rates updated. cost guidance is given at a number of levels, varying…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 
    CRC Press
    Spon's Price Books

  • Transportation Asset Management

    Methodology and Applications

    By Zongzhi Li

    Transportation asset management delivers efficient and cost-effective investment decisions to support transportation infrastructure and system usage performance measured in economic, social, health, and environmental terms. It can be applied at national, state, and local levels. This is the first…

    Hardback – 2018-09-21 
    CRC Press

  • New Trends in Civil Aviation

    Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on New Trends in Civil Aviation 2017 (NTCA 2017), December 7-8, 2017, Prague, Czech Republic

    Edited by Vladimir Socha, Lenka Hanáková, Andrej Lališ

    The NTCA conference series is dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed proceedings of the conference. The goal is to disseminate state-of the-art scientific results available in the domain of civil aviation. These proceedings contain a collection of scientific contributions to the NTCA 2017 conference…

    Hardback – 2018-07-11 
    CRC Press

  • High-Speed Rail in Poland

    Advances and Perspectives

    By Andrzej Zurkowski

    High-speed rail is a dynamical and expanding sector of public transport. The Polish transport system is becoming less efficient. In addition to low quality roads, including roads connecting major cities or metropolises, the issue of urban congestion and an increasing number of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    CRC Press

  • Town and Infrastructure Planning for Safety and Urban Quality

    Proceedings of the XXIII International Conference on Living and Walking in Cities (LWC 2017), June 15-16, 2017, Brescia, Italy

    Edited by Michèle Pezzagno

    Today, citizens advocate greater environmental sustainability, better services and the improvement of urban quality by promoting safer mobility, especially for the most vulnerable road users. Addressing these issues, Town and Infrastructure Planning for Safety and Urban Quality contains papers…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09 
    CRC Press

  • Ballast Railroad Design: SMART-UOW Approach

    By Buddhima Indraratna, Trung Ngo

    The railway track network plays an essential role in the transportation infrastructure worldwide. A ballasted railroad is commonly used for several reasons, including economic, rapid drainage and ease of maintenance. Given the increasing demand for trains to carry heavier loads, current Australian…

    Hardback – 2018-07-04 
    CRC Press

  • Seamanship Techniques

    Shipboard and Marine Operations, 5th Edition

    By D.J. House

    Ideal for Merchant Navy Officers from Cadet rank to Master Mariner, the fifth edition of this highly respected book is in full colour, and has been updated to include more information on topics as diverse as electronic navigation and AIS technology whilst still including essential information on…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02 
    Routledge

  • Maintenance, Safety, Risk, Management and Life-Cycle Performance of Bridges

    Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018), 9-13 July 2018, Melbourne, Australia

    Edited by Nigel Powers, Dan M. Frangopol, Riadh Al-Mahaidi, Colin Caprani

    Maintenance, Safety, Risk, Management and Life-Cycle Performance of Bridges contains lectures and papers presented at the Ninth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018), held in Melbourne, Australia, 9-13 July 2018. This volume consists of a book of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    CRC Press
    Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management

  • Vehicle Feedback and Driver Situation Awareness

    By Guy H. Walker, Neville A. Stanton, Paul M. Salmon

    A potentially troubling aspect of modern vehicle design – some would argue - is a trend towards isolating the driver and reducing vehicle feedback, usually in the name of comfort and refinement but increasingly because of automation. There can be little doubt cars have become more civilised over…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Road and Rail Transport

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