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Advanced concepts, methodologies and technologies for transportation and logistics.

Żak, Jacek. Hadas, Yuval. Rossi, Riccardo.
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(2017)  | 9783319571041 | Springer | pbk. | book | xi, 470pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This book is a collection of original papers produced by the members of the Euro Working Group on Transportation (EWGT) in the last several years (2015–2017). The respective chapters present the results of various research projects carried out by the members of the EWGT and extended versions of presentations...

Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road

Longhurst, James.
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(2017)  | 9780295742663 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 306pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Americans have been riding bikes for more than a century now. So why are mostAmerican cities still so ill-prepared to handle cyclists? James Longhurst, ahistorian and avid cyclist, tackles that question by tracing the contentiousdebates between American bike riders, motorists, and pedestrians over the...

Route 1 : new england.

Tobyne, Dan.
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(2017)  | 9781608936182 | Down East Books | hbk. | book | 148pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Stretching from end to end of the thirteen original colonies, from Fort Kent, Maine, to Key West, Florida, the connecting sections of the Atlantic Coast Highway, known as United States Route No. 1, have formed a highway of history for three hundred years. Washington traveled it repeatedly in peace and...

The new silk road : china meets europe in the baltic sea region.

Larçon, Jean-Paul.
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(2017)  | 9789813221802 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Strategy and Geopolitics: Understanding Global Complexity in a Turbulent World

Rosenberg, Mike.
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(2017)  | 9781787145689 | EMERALD GROUP | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Large western companies are accelerating their expansion into emergingeconomies, while relying on oversimplified frameworks to make decisions andcomplex matrix organizations to make things happen. When critical events dohappen (such as terrorist attacks or civil wars), senior executives and thecompanies...

My Life with Trains: Memoir of a Railroader

McClellan, Jim.
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(2017)  | 9780253024008 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Named one of the "75 People You Should Know" by Trains Magazine, Jim McClellanwas a railroading legend and one of the railroad industryĂ¢â‚¬â„¢s titans. An iconicand innovative executive, McClellan participated in the creation of both Amtrakand Conrail and worked for the Norfolk Southern, the New York Central,...

Load transportation using aerial robots : safe and efficient load manipulation.

Cruz, Patricio. Fierro, Rafael. Palunko, Ivana.
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(2017)  | 9783319032269 | Springer | pbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2017
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Unmanned aerial vehicles are increasingly being used to perform complex functions or to assist humans to carry out dangerous missions within dynamic environments. Other possible applications include search and rescue, disaster relief operations, environmental monitoring, wireless surveillance networks,...

Breakdown in Traffic Networks: Fundamentals of Transportation Science

Kerner, Boris.
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(2017)  | 9783662544716 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 652pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This book offers a detailed investigation of breakdowns in traffic and transportation networks. It shows empirically that transitions from free flow to so-called synchronized flow, initiated by local disturbances at network bottlenecks, display a nucleation-type behavior: while small disturbances in...

King: The Bullitts of Seattle and Their Communications Empire

Corr, O. Casey.
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(2017)  | 9780295997438 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 306pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Seafarers, Merchants and Pirates in the Middle Ages

Meier, Dirk Meier, Dirk. McGeoch, Angus.
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(2017)  | 9781843835127 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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The first sailors braved the North Sea and the Baltic in open wooden boats:their aims were varied - to fish, to trade, to conquer and plunder. Without mapsor compasses, they steered by the sun or by landmarks on the coast. Neverthelessthey discovered Iceland and North America and explored the rivers...

Voice of Business: The Man Who Transformed the United States Chamber of Commerce

Lesher, Richard. Scheiber, Dave.
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(2017)  | 9780253027108 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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From small-town life to the world stage, Richard LesherĂ¢â‚¬â„¢s inspiring tale isone of dogged determination. The son of an alcoholic and violent father inDepression-era Pennsylvania, Lesher worked his way through school, eventuallyoverseeing NASAĂ¢â‚¬â„¢s vital technological transfer program during the race...

Digital television : on the threshold.

Goldstein, Mark L.
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(2017)  | 9781604566932 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 82pp
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On 17 February 2009, federal law requires all full-power television stations in the United States to cease analogue broadcasting, enabling the government to reclaim valuable spectrum that the broadcasters currently use for analogue broadcasts. This change, often referred to as the digital television...

Harbors, flows, and migrations : the usa in/and the world.

Bavaro, Vincenzo. Fusco, Gianna. Fusco, Serena. Izzo, Donatella.
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(2017)  | 9781443873185 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 604pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"Poised between the land and the sea, enabling the dynamic flow of people and goods, while also figuratively representing a safe place of rest and refuge, the harbor constitutes a liminal, ambivalent space par excellence that has been central to the American imagination and history since the early colonial...

Voice of Business: The Man Who Transformed the United States Chamber of Commerce

Lesher, Richard. Scheiber, Dave.
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(2017)  | 9780253026996 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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From small-town life to the world stage, Richard LesherĂ¢â‚¬â„¢s inspiring tale isone of dogged determination. The son of an alcoholic and violent father inDepression-era Pennsylvania, Lesher worked his way through school, eventuallyoverseeing NASAĂ¢â‚¬â„¢s vital technological transfer program during the race...

Engineering Tools and Solutions for Sustainable Transportation Planning

Knoflacher, Hermann. Ocalir-Akunal, Ebru V.
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(2017)  | 9781522521167 | IGI Global | hbk. | book | 381pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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While modern cities continue to grow and become more efficient in many sectors as their population increases, public transportation has not yet caught up. As a significant industry in contemporary society, further progress in transportation systems is more vital than ever.

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Interpreting Maritime History at Museums and Historic Sites

STONE, Joel. , Stone, Joel.
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(2017)  | 9781442279070 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 20/4/2017
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Interpreting Maritime History at Museums and Historic Sites lays the groundwork for keeping this heritage alive in museums and historic sites. It provides the broadest spectrum of discussion and direction for those approaching new installations, projects and programming. Highlights of its wide-range...

Selling local : why local food movements matter.

Farmer, James Robert. Robinson, Jennifer Meta.
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(2017)  | 9780253026989 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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In an era bustling with international trade and people on the move, why haslocal food become increasingly important? How does a community benefit fromgrowing and buying its own produce, rather than eating food sown and harvestedby outsiders? Selling Local is an indispensable guide to community-based...

 

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