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Transportation Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Environmentally Conscious Transportation
by Myer Kutz

Environmentally Conscious Transportation provides a foundation for understanding and implementing methods for reducing the environmental impact of a wide range of transportation modes, from private automobiles to heavy trucks and buses to rail and public transportation systems to aircraft.

Chapters cover such topics as:

  • The linkage between public transportation systems and environmental impacts
  • Managing traffic activity to reduce emissions and improve air quality
  • Design of small and large electric and hybrid vehicles
  • Integrating environmental issues into the management of transportation infrastructure assets
  • A thorough and objective review of biofuels

Environmentally Conscious Transportation is an important reference for environmental, civil, transportation, mechanical, and industrial engineers, as well as public policy planners and officials.

Contents

  1. The Economic and Environmental Footprints of Transportation
  2. Public Transportation and the Environment
  3. Transportation and Air Quality
  4. The Social Cost of Motor-Vehicle Use in the U.S.
  5. Traffic Congestion Management
  6. Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Design and Performance
  7. Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicles
  8. Biofuels for Transportation
  9. Life Cycle Assessment as a Tool for Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure
  10. Pavement and Bridge Management and Maintenance
  11. Impacts of the Aviation Sector on the Environment

Index

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Environmentally Conscious Transportation
by Myer Kutz
2008 350 pages $129.00 + shipping
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