1. Theories of Traffic Flow
|1."An Introduction to Traffic Flow Theory (Springer Optimization and Its Applications)" by Lily Elefteriadou|
“An Introduction to Traffic Flow Theory (Springer Optimization and Its Applications)” Book Review: This book is designed for transportation professionals, engineers, and students and delves into the subject of traffic flow theory, covering various topics pertinent to today’s highway transportation system. It expounds upon the fundamental principles of traffic flow theory and their applications in assessing different types of facilities. Furthermore, it explores contemporary ideas such as intelligent transportation systems, their potential influence on traffic flow, and the latest developments in traffic flow research, along with microscopic traffic analysis and simulation. The book includes real-world examples and problem sets at the end of each chapter.
|2."Introduction to the Theory of Traffic Flow" by Wilhelm Leutzbach|
“Introduction to the Theory of Traffic Flow” Book Review: The book is intended for engineering students and provides insights into the movement of individual vehicles or groups of vehicles. It describes the methods used for designing and dimensioning links in a road network, as well as traffic control measures. The book delves into traffic flow on links between nodes, providing a comprehensive understanding of the subject. Additionally, the book features literature references at the end, allowing for further research and exploration of the topic.
|3."Introduction to Modern Traffic Flow Theory and Control: The Long Road to Three-Phase Traffic Theory" by Boris S Kerner|
|4."Transportation and Traffic Theory: Flow, Dynamics and Human Interaction" by Hani S Mahmassani|
“Transportation and Traffic Theory: Flow, Dynamics and Human Interaction” Book Review: This book is aimed at individuals who seek to research or gain insight into traffic and transportation phenomena and develop successful strategies for planning, designing, and managing transportation systems. It delves into numerous aspects of transportation process modeling, with a fundamental focus on these processes as complex systems. The book emphasizes that transportation systems are a manifestation of individual human decisions made collectively.
|5."Mathematical Theories of Traffic Flow" by Frank A Haight|
|6."Traffic Flow Theory: Characteristics, Experimental Methods, and Numerical Techniques" by Daiheng Ni|
“Traffic Flow Theory: Characteristics, Experimental Methods, and Numerical Techniques” Book Review: This book is specifically designed for traffic engineers and covers Intelligent Transportation Systems and traffic sensing technologies. It provides a detailed explanation of traffic flow dynamics in both space and time and includes modeling and analytical procedures for various aspects of traffic analysis, including flow models. Additionally, it includes a variety of worked-out examples and case studies to aid in understanding.
|7."Traffic Flow Dynamics: Data, Models and Simulation" by Martin Treiber and Arne Kesting|
“Traffic Flow Dynamics: Data, Models and Simulation” Book Review: This book is designed for students of physics and traffic engineering, as well as professionals and students in computer science, mathematics, and interdisciplinary topics. It offers a comprehensive mathematical description of traffic flow dynamics, encompassing macroscopic models that describe traffic in terms of density and microscopic many-particle models that correspond to individual vehicles and their drivers. Topics covered include traffic instabilities, model calibration/validation, and theoretical frameworks for applications such as traffic-state and travel-time estimation, intelligent transportation systems, traffic operations management, and a detailed physics-based model for fuel consumption and emissions. The book features numerous figures and problems with solutions to aid in comprehension.
|8."Applications of Automatic Control Concepts to Traffic Flow Modeling and Control (Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences)" by M Papageorgiou|
|9."Traffic Flow Theory, Characteristics, and Simulation Models 2009 (Transportation Research Record)" by Transportation Research Board|
|10."Urban Traffic Networks: Dynamic Flow Modeling and Control" by Gennaro Improta and Nathan H Gartner|
2. Traffic Analysis and Design
|1."Traffic Engineering" by E S Prassas and W R McShane|
“Traffic Engineering” Book Review: The book offers a thorough exploration of traffic engineering, highway capacity analysis, and traffic control and operations, making it an excellent resource for both undergraduate and graduate courses. It covers all the essential engineering skills required for practicing traffic engineering in the modern era, including the latest topics in design, construction, operation, maintenance, and system optimization. The book strikes an excellent balance between detailed theory and practical applications, making it an indispensable tool for solving modern traffic engineering problems.
|2."Fundamentals of Transportation and Traffic Operations" by C F Daganzo|
“Fundamentals of Transportation and Traffic Operations” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive and well-organized resource that covers the key concepts and features of transportation and traffic operations. The initial chapters introduce essential topics such as tools, graphical methods, optimization, probability, stochastic processes, statistics, and simulation, as well as time-space diagrams and cumulative plots. Later sections of the book focus on application-based chapters, including optimization, traffic flow theory, control, observation and measurement, and scheduled transportation systems. The book clearly outlines techniques and methodologies for avoiding errors and is geared towards transportation professionals, though it will also be useful for civil engineers, city planners, operations researchers, and anyone interested in city planning.
|3."Traffic System Analysis for Engineers and Planners" by M Wohl and B V Martin|
|4."Traffic Flow Theory" by D R Drew|
“Traffic Flow Theory” Book Review: The book provides readers with an introduction to key concepts and detailed theory related to traffic engineering, as well as highlighting the latest research and research scope in the field. Each chapter concludes with a set of practice problems to aid readers in their self-study. The content of the book is enriched with numerous diagrams, figures, and graphs, making it a valuable resource for both students and practicing engineers in the field of traffic engineering.
|5."Highway Traffic Analysis and Design" by R J Salter|
“Highway Traffic Analysis and Design” Book Review: This book is a well-balanced resource that covers both the analytical and practical aspects of highway traffic flow. It delves into a wide range of topics, including traffic noise generation, air pollution, highway intersections, priority junctions, roundabouts, grade-separated junctions and interchanges, and junction control by traffic signal, providing detailed explanations. Additionally, the book clearly explains the principles of road traffic restraint and road pricing, and highlights the latest work based on the fundamental principles of land use and transport planning methods. To aid in self-assessment and understanding, the book contains numerous problems with solutions. It is an ideal resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students of traffic engineering and transport.
|6."Pavement Analysis and Design" by Yang H Huang|
|7."Bridge Engineering: Classifications, Design Loading, and Analysis Methods" by Lin Weiwei and Teruhiko Yoda|
“Bridge Engineering: Classifications, Design Loading, and Analysis Methods” Book Review: This book is an ideal resource that blends theoretical and practical concepts of bridge engineering, design and planning, materials and construction, loads and load distribution, and deck systems. It covers various types of bridges, such as Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Bridges, Steel Bridges, Truss Bridges, Arch Bridges, Cable Stayed Bridges, Suspension Bridges, Bridge Piers, and Bridge Substructures. The book also highlights the problems faced in inspection, monitoring, repair, strengthening, and replacement of bridge structures and features international codes and standards. Additionally, the book explains common structural calculations with the help of examples and contains many well-labeled diagrams and pictures.
|8."Operation, Analysis, and Design of Signalized Intersections: A Module for the Introductory Course in Transportation" by Michael Kyte and Maria Tribelhorn|
“Operation, Analysis, and Design of Signalized Intersections: A Module for the Introductory Course in Transportation” Book Review: This book aims to connect traffic signal control systems with the day-to-day experiences of its readers. It starts with introducing basic concepts and theories in traffic engineering and then moves onto more advanced and complex topics. The chapters are filled with concepts and principles, using queuing models to introduce the fundamentals of traffic flow at a signalized intersection. Graphical methods are used to explain flow profile diagrams, cumulative vehicle diagrams, and queue accumulation polygons. The book contains many figures, computational problems, and exercises.
|9."Traffic Analysis and Design of Wireless IP Networks" by Toni Janevski|
“Traffic Analysis and Design of Wireless IP Networks” Book Review: This book is dedicated to the development of wireless/mobile telecommunications for building wireless IP systems, including commercial, campus, local, and global networks. It covers all the basic concepts and design aspects of wireless IP networks, starting with an introduction to IP networks, traffic, and design issues. The chapters discuss topics such as third-generation wireless mobile communications, wireless mobile internet, teletraffic theory, IP traffic, multimedia mobile networks, and QoS (quality of service) support. This book will be useful for telecommunication students, network designers, capacity planners, and professionals of mobile communications.
|10."Highway Traffic Analysis and Design" by R J Salter and N B Hounsell|
“Highway Traffic Analysis and Design” Book Review: This book is a valuable resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students of transportation, presenting basic theory and key concepts of traffic engineering. It covers topics such as traffic surveys and prediction, analysis and design for highway traffic, and traffic signal control, and presents methodologies and models that are important for transportation planning. The book contains numerous examples for better reader understanding and highlights the latest developments and advances in the field of traffic engineering.
3. Air Traffic Control Services and Procedures
|1.."Air Traffic Control Career Prep: A Comprehensive Guide to One of the Best-Paying Federal Government Careers, Including Test Preparation for the Initial Air Traffic Control Exams." by Patrick R Mattson|
“Air Traffic Control Career Prep: A Comprehensive Guide to One of the Best-Paying Federal Government Careers, Including Test Preparation for the Initial Air Traffic Control Exams.” Book Review: This guidebook is designed to assist individuals who are interested in pursuing a career as an air traffic controller. It provides a comprehensive overview of the air traffic control field, as well as the necessary training and qualifications required to succeed in this profession. The book introduces the aviation industry and outlines the role of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). It also covers topics such as working conditions, available positions, benefits, and salary. The guidebook includes chapter-specific questions, answers, practice tests, and various strategies to help students prepare for the current air traffic controller FAA entrance exam. Additionally, the book provides valuable test-taking tips to enhance the exam experience.
|2."United States standard manual of radar air traffic control procedures" by United States Dept of the Army|
|3."Multi Service Procedure for Joint Air Traffic Control" by Department of the Navy|
“Multi Service Procedure for Joint Air Traffic Control” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive guide to air traffic control procedures. The book covers topics such as airspace management, communication, navigation, and surveillance systems, as well as the use of automated tools in air traffic control. It includes chapters on air traffic control procedures for different types of operations, including military operations and joint civil-military operations. Overall, the book is a valuable resource for those in the field of air traffic control.
|4."Automation and Systems Issues in Air Traffic Control (Nato ASI Subseries F:)" by John A Wise and V David Hopkin|
“Automation and Systems Issues in Air Traffic Control (Nato ASI Subseries F:)” Book Review: This book proposes modifications to air traffic systems in response to the growing distribution of air traffic. It explores the implementation of high levels of automation to improve safety and performance, while also examining how complex human-machine systems contribute to accidents and failures. The book discusses the design of air traffic control systems and highlights the use of automation and artificial intelligence in human-computer systems. Additionally, it includes the proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute.
|5."Air Traffic Control All's Not Clear Out the Tower Window" by Roy T Cushway|
“Air Traffic Control All’s Not Clear Out the Tower Window” Book Review: The book covers various topics related to air traffic control, including the complexities of air traffic control systems, the importance of communication, and the role of technology in air traffic control. The author provides valuable insights into the challenges and rewards of this critical profession, making this book a must-read for anyone interested in aviation.
|6."Air Traffic Control: Preliminary Observations on Commercialized Air Navigation Service Providers" by United States Government Accountability|
“Air Traffic Control: Preliminary Observations on Commercialized Air Navigation Service Providers” Book Review: This book provides insight into the state of air traffic control systems in the United States. The book covers topics such as privatization, challenges faced by commercialized air navigation service providers, and the need for funding and investment in air traffic control systems. It is a valuable resource for those interested in the aviation industry.
|7."Oceanic air traffic control" by United States Air Traffic Operations Service|
|8."Air traffic control system requirements" by United States Air Traffic Service|
|9."Jatc Multi-service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Joint Air Traffic Control" by Us Army and United States Government|
“Jatc Multi-service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Joint Air Traffic Control” Book Review: This book serves as an introduction to multi-service tactics, techniques, and procedures for Joint Air Traffic Control (JATC). It covers air traffic control capabilities, synchronization, and integration, as well as service-specific information for planners employing air traffic services. The first section discusses command and control relationships for ATC organizations, including the table of capabilities for ATC organizational tasking. Additionally, navigational aids, tailored options, and instrument procedures are outlined. The second section covers the planning process for initial entry and development, while the third section focuses on the sustainment of ATC operations and the interoperability of ATC forces. The fourth section explains expeditionary air traffic control considerations, including examples of emergency, counter-rocket, artillery, and mortar integration. The book includes various appendices covering ATC credentials, checklists, mission, doctrine, capabilities, organization, training, equipment, and contact information for ATC experts and operations.
|10."Advantage of Distributed Capacity in Service Continuity Planning: The Case of Air Traffic Control Facility Consolidation" by Ruth Elizabeth Marlin|
“Advantage of Distributed Capacity in Service Continuity Planning: The Case of Air Traffic Control Facility Consolidation” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive analysis of the benefits of distributed capacity in air traffic control facility consolidation. The book covers topics such as capacity planning, service continuity planning, and the advantages of distributed capacity in the event of an emergency. This book is an ideal resource for those interested in air traffic control facility planning and consolidation.
|11."Traffic Flow Dynamics: Data, Models and Simulation" by Martin Treiber and Arne Kesting|
“Traffic Flow Dynamics: Data, Models and Simulation” by Martin Treiber and Arne Kesting
“Traffic Flow Dynamics: Data, Models and Simulation” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive explanation of vehicular traffic flow dynamics and their modeling. It covers topics such as the categories of traffic data, the mathematical description of the dynamics of traffic flow, including macroscopic and microscopic models, and traffic instabilities. The book also explains model calibration/validation and the theoretical framework presented in applications such as traffic state, travel time estimation, and intelligent transport systems. Additionally, the book includes a detailed physics model for fuel consumption and emissions. It features numerous figures and problems with solutions to help readers gain a thorough understanding of the concepts. This book is intended for students of physics and traffic engineering, as well as students and professionals in computer science and mathematics. It is also suitable as a project work for programming and simulation at colleges and universities.