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Transportation Engineering: A Practical Approach to Highway Design, Traffic Analysis, and Systems Operation / Beverly T. Kuhn

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 1260019578

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Explains the many aspects of transportation systems planning, design, operation, and maintenance. Explores key topics, including geometric design for roadway alignment; traffic demand, flow, and control; and highway and intersection capacity. Emerging issues such as livable streets, automated vehicles, and smart cities are also discussed. You will get real-world case studies that highlight practical applications as well as valuable diagrams and tables that define transportation engineering terms and acronyms. Coverage includes: introduction to transportation engineering / Geometric design / Traffic flow theory / Traffic control / Capacity and level of service / Highway safety / Transportation demand / Transportation systems management and operations / Emerging topics

Subject: Transportation engineering, Express highways -- Design and construction.