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Big Data Transportation Systems

by Guanghui Zhao & Gusheng Zhu

This book is designed as a popular science book on big data analytics in intelligent transportation systems. It aims to provide an introduction to big-data transportation starting from an overview on the development...


The Media Creates Us in Its Image and Other Essays on Technology and Culture

by Richard Stivers

The Media Creates Us in Its Image and Other Essays on Technology and Culture proposes that modern technology seriously influences every aspect of culture and personality. Technology shapes our beliefs and values...


Transport Economics Matters

by Mengqiu Cao

This book reveals and discusses existing and potential problems derived from the transport economics domain in relation to their environment, and the social, political and economic impacts, with reference to...


Key Technologies of Metro Construction in Hard Rock Stratum

by Quanwei Liu

This book is a comprehensive and objective study of the theory and construction methods of metro construction in hard rock stratum. It is based on the construction of the Qingdao metro and provides key techniques...


A Trucker's Tale

by Ed Miller

Wit, wisdom, adventure, and revelations from sixty years on the road.

They say that only truck drivers experience the true grandeur and landscape of America: the winding mountainsides at sunrise, the first...


Artificial Intelligent Techniques for Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles

by Chitra A., S. Padmanaban, Jens Bo Holm-Nielsen & S. Himavathi

Electric vehicles/hybrid electric vehicles (EV/HEV) commercialization is still a challenge in industries in terms of performance and cost.  The performance along with cost reduction are two tradeoffs which...


Transportation and Power Grid in Smart Cities

by Hussein T. Mouftah, Melike Erol-Kantarci & Mubashir Husain Rehmani

With the increasing worldwide trend in population migration into urban centers, we are beginning to see the emergence of the kinds of mega-cities which were once the stuff of science fiction. It is clear to...


Sustainable Winter Road Operations

by Xianming Shi & Liping Fu

The first and only comprehensive guide to best practices in winter road operations

Winter maintenance operations are essential to ensure the safety, mobility, and productivity of transportation systems, especially...


The Lighthouse on Skerryvore

by Paul A. Lynn

Perched on an isolated rock in the Scottish Hebrides, this is a fascinating account of Skerryvore, ‘the most graceful lighthouse in the world’, and the great Victorian engineer who designed and built it....


A Natural History of Lighthouses

by John A Love

This is the story of lightkeepers’ contributions to the natural history of lighthouses in conjunction with the history and maintenance of the manned navigation beacons – their primary function of course...


A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

by Helen Roby

Over 150 entries that clearly define and describe essential terms relating to the academic area of transport studies. This primarily includes technical vocabulary from the field, and not terms in everyday use....


Transport Revolutions

by Richard Gilbert & Anthony Perl

Modern societies rely upon prodigious amounts of oil for transport activity. The impacts over the near term of increasing oil scarcity and higher prices on transport will be among the major challenges facing...


Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

by Jim Bennett

From the Bronze Age mariners of the Mediterranean to contemporary sailors using satellite-based technologies, the history of navigation at sea, the art of finding a position and setting a course, is fascinating....


Automated Transit

by Rongfang Liu

A comprehensive discussion of automated transit

This book analyzes the successful implementations of automated transit in various international locations, such as Paris, Toronto, London, and Kuala Lumpur, and...