Sustainable Transportation Systems Engineering

by: Francis M. Vanek, Ph.D., Largus T. Angenent, Ph.D., James H. Banks, Ph.D., Ricardo A. Daziano, Ph.D., Mark A. Turnquist, Ph.D.


Abstract: Engineer and implement sustainable transportation solutions. 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.
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Title: Sustainable Transportation Systems Engineering

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2014 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071800129

Authors:

Francis M. Vanek, Ph.D. is Senior Lecturer and Research Associate in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University, where he specializes in energy efficiency, alternative energy, and energy for transportation. He is the lead author of Energy Systems Engineering: Evaluation and Implementation, Second Edition.

Largus T. Angenent, Ph.D. is Professor of Biological and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University, where he specializes in waste-to-energy conversion technologies. He is an editor of Bioelectrochemical Systems: From Extracellular Electron Transfer to Biotechnological Application.

James H. Banks, Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at San Diego State University. He is the author of Introduction to Transportation Engineering, Second Edition.

Ricardo A. Daziano, Ph.D. is the David Croll Fellow Assistant Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. His research focuses on engineering decision making, specifically on econometrics of consumer behavior and discrete choice models applied to technological innovation in transportation and energy.

Mark A. Turnquist, Ph.D. is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. His research focuses on large-scale network optimization models for use in transportation, logistics, manufacturing systems, and critical infrastructure security.

Description: Engineer and implement sustainable transportation solutions. 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.