There are lots of great material on Transportation Engineering subject in the internet, buts its always a challenge to figure out a ready list of top books on Transportation Engineering that one can refer to immediately. Even though online materials are good, but nothing can beat the depth of coverage that a book can offer. Hence, we researched the list of Transportation Engineering books which are used by students worldwide and came up with top 10 Book Recommendations on Transportation Engineering subject. These books can be used as a great starting point for anyone studying Transportation Engineering and can also be used as a ready reference for Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate programs.
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Here is the full list of best reference books on Transportation Engineering.
|1. “Transportation Engineering and Planning” by C.S. Papacostas and P.D. Prevedouros
Book Review: This book on introduction to transportation engineering is suitable both as a tutorial as well as a reference. The book covers various aspects related to basic sciences, mathematics, engineering mechanics and many more. The book also introduces newer concepts related to societal context, geometric design, human factors, traffic engineering, simulation, transportation planning and evaluation. This book is suitable for practicing transportation engineers.
|2. “Introduction to Transportation Engineering” by J.H. Banks
Book Review: This book provides a very nice introduction to intermodal transportation. The book also demonstrates the basic techniques and principles of transportation engineering. The book stresses mostly on highways along with the basic concepts and techniques applicable to different modes. The book also provides information about transportation planning, analysis, design thereby stressing on social, economic and political aspects of transportation engineering. The book also contains numerous exercises on common design problems in transportation like horizontal and vertical alignment of roads, railways, bus route design and schedule and many more.
|3. “Highway Engineering” by P.H. Wright and K. Dixon
Book Review: This book mainly focuses on highway transportation. The book contains information on highway administration and planning, evaluation, driver needs, geometric design, traffic flow nature, pavement design and information on maintenance and construction of highways. The book also describes the art of geometric design, roadside design, methods for traffic control, The book also examines the widely used technologies for highway materials and construction. The book also describes accepted procedures for traffic engineering and control.
|4. “Highway Engineering” by S.K. Khanna and C.E.G. Justo|
|5. “Principles and Practice of Highway Engineering” by L.R. Kadiyali|
|6. “Principles Of Transportation Engineering” by Partha Chakroborty|
|7. “Handbook of Transportation Engineering” by Myer Kutz|
|8. “Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems Shop Manual” by Mark Schnubel|
|9. “Transportation Engineering” by C Venkatramaiah|
|10. “Modern Diesel Technology: Brakes, Suspension And Steering Systems” by Bennett|
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