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Transportation Engineering and Planning (3rd Edition)

Transportation Engineering and Planning (3rd Edition)
Author: C.S. Papacostas - P.D. Prevedouros
ISBN 13: 9780130814197
ISBN 10: 130814199
Edition: 3
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2000-06-05
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 685
List Price: $232.20

This detailed, interdisciplinary introduction to transportation engineering is ideal as both a comprehensive tutorial and reference.

Begins with the basic sciences, mathematics, and engineering mechanics, and gradually introduces new concepts concerning societal context, geometric design, human factors, traffic engineering, and simulation, transportation planning, evaluation.

For prospective and practicing transportation engineers.


This update of the frequently cited 1993 edition spans the major transportation concerns of design and operation, systems, impacts, and supporting elements such as evaluation, economics, and simulation. Expanded coverage includes: congestion quantification and management strategies, intelligent transportation systems, land- use and random utility discrete choice modeling, HCM 2000, traffic calming, roundabouts, Superpave, TEA-21, and a chapter on traffic software. Includes b&w illustrations of transit options, chapter exercises, and the Federal Highway Administration's "1982 Guidelines for the preparation of environmental documents." Suitable for senior-level and introductory graduate transportation courses. The authors are at the U. of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)