Concise Encyclopedia of Traffic & Transportation Systems
- M. Papageorgiou, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
For professional and academic scientists and engineers of a number of disciplines including traffic and transportation engineers, operators, managers, analysts and system scientists.
- Published: June 1991
- Imprint: PERGAMON
- ISBN: 978-0-08-036203-8
Table of Contents
(partial) Selected articles: Air traffic control: an overview. Airborne collision avoidance. Automated guideway transit systems and personal rapid transit systems. Automatic train control: protection principles. Broadcasting communication systems. Car-following models. Cellular communication systems. Container terminal management. Data links in aeronautics. Discrete-time point processes: applications to road traffic. Evaluation of traffic control systems. Expert systems approach to rail traffic control. Flight activity in general aviation. Freeway network control. Fuel conservation: sea transport. High-speed railroad networks in Europe. High-speed railroad networks in Japan. IFAC working group on transportation systems. In-vehicle equipment for future traffic control systems. Kinematic wave theory. Mobile communication. Marine fleet planning and scheduling. Navigation control of ships. Network modelling and control: store-and-forward approach. On-ramp control: realization principles. Origin-destination matrix: dynamic estimation. Parking control systems. Prediction of traffic flow. Queuing theory applications. Railroad systems: line supervision and control. Road traffic control, demand-responsive. Route guidance, collective. Safety of road traffic. Ship stabilization: history. Shortest-path algorithms. Simulation of urban traffic: software environments. Social issues of transportation. Traffic office management. Transportation planning: activity-based approach. Underground railroad modelling and control. Vehicle monitoring and control for buses, trolleys and streetcars. Vessel traffic services: management from shore. Visual and instrument flying rules.
1500 lit. refs. approx., 392 illus.