Download e-book for iPad: Automated Transit: Planning, Operation, and Applications by Rongfang Liu

By Rongfang Liu

ISBN-10: 1118891007

ISBN-13: 9781118891001

A entire dialogue of automatic transit

This booklet analyzes the profitable implementations of computerized transit in quite a few nations, similar to Paris, Toronto, London, and Kuala Lumpur, and investigates the plain loss of computerized transit functions within the city surroundings within the United States.

The e-book starts off with a short definition of automatic transit and its historic improvement. After an intensive description of the technical necessities, the writer highlights a couple of purposes from every one sub-group of the automatic transit spectrum. overseas case reviews exhibit a number of applied sciences and their functions, and establish important components that have an effect on each one method and function reviews of present purposes. The e-book then discusses the making plans and operation of computerized transit functions at either macro and micro degrees. ultimately, the ebook covers a couple of much less profitable techniques, in addition to the teachings discovered, permitting readers to achieve a complete realizing of the topic.

Key features:

  • Provides an intensive exam of computerized transit purposes, their impression and implications for society
  • Written via the committee chair for the automatic Transit platforms Transportation, learn Board
  • Offers crucial info on making plans, charges, and functions of automatic transit systems
  • Covers driverless metros, computerized LRT, staff and private speedy transit,  a evaluate of globally applications
  • Includes potential and security directions, in addition to autos, propulsion, and communique and keep watch over systems

This ebook is vital analyzing for engineers, researchers, scientists, university or graduate scholars who paintings in transportation making plans, engineering, operation and administration fields.

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2007), the author defines PRT as a subcategory of AGT that offers on-demand, nonstop transportation using small, automated vehicles on a network of dedicated guideways with off-line stations. Similar to DLM and APM applications, PRT operates automated vehicles along dedicated guideways. In contrast to DLM and APM applications, PRT vehicles are designed for a single person or a small group traveling together by choice on a network of guideways, and the trip is nonstop with no transfer. PRT stations are often off-line or bypass main lines, so vehicles stop only at their riders’ final destination stations.

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