Airport Engineering by Norman J. Ashford

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This new revised Third Edition of Airport Engineering, the basic classroom text for airport planning and design, shows professionals and students such key essentials as:
* The structure and organization of air transport
* Forecasting of air transport demand, using both traditional and new methods
* Airport systems planning
* Airport master planning
* Air traffic control, lighting, and signing
* Airport capacity and configuration
* Passenger terminal
* Air cargo facilities
* Airport access
* Designing for safety
* Environmental impact of airports
Reflecting the latest FAA, ICAO, and IATA recommendations and guidelines, and mirroring the changing climate of air travel in the 1990s, Airport Engineering, Third Edition is the single most informative guide to mastering the state of the art in airport engineering and design. And also by the same authors. Transportation Engineering Planning and Design Third Edition Paul H. Wright and Norman Ashford This book gives a balanced treatment of all modes of transportation--highways, railways and guideways, pipelines, airports, and ports and harbors. Transportation Engineering, Third Edition is divided into six parts:
* Part 1--Introduces the transportation system of the United States
* Part 2--Deals with the operation and control of the vehicles that use the physical transport systems
* Part 3--Examines transportation planning
* Part 4--Explains the design of land transportation facilities
* Part 5--Describes the planning procedures and design criteria for air transportation facilities
* Part 6--Covers water transportation facilities
Complete with an excellent list of references at the end of each chapter for readers who waist to study a transportation problem in greater detail, Transportation Engineering, Third Edition is the definitive textbook for students taking undergraduate transportation courses in civil engineering and city planning. 1989 (0 471-83874-8) 784 pp.
 

About Norman J. Ashford

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About the authors NORMAN ASHFORD is Professor of Transportation Planning at the Loughborough University of Technology in England. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Dr. Ashford lived in North America for 15 years, during which he served as a civil engineering consultant in Canada, did postgraduate work at Georgia Institute of Technology, and began his teaching career at Florida State University. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and of the Chartered Institute of Transport as well as a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario. He has published many papers and is the coauthor of Transportation Engineering: Planning and Design (1989), Airport Operations (1983), and the author of Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Handicapped Persons (1982). PAUL H. WRIGHT is Professor of Civil Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, where he has taught since 1963. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Georgia and a member of many professional societies, including the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), and the American Society of Engineering Education. Dr. Wright received a Sigma Xi Faculty Award and ITE's Technical Paper Award (Southern Section) in 1976. He has been active in continuing education programs and has served as a consultant to transportation agencies in the United States and Central America. The author of numerous papers, he is coauthor of three other books: Highway Engineering, Fifth Edition (1987), Transportation Engineering: Planning and Design (1989), and Introduction to Engineering (1989). He earned his PhD in civil engineering (transportation planning) from Georgia Tech.
 
Published September 26, 1979 by John Wiley & Sons Inc. 460 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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