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Transportation Technologies for Sustainability

Ehsani, Mehrdad, Wang, Fei-Yue, Brosch, Gary L. (Eds.)

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  • About this encyclopedia

  • Provides detailed analysis of mass transit options ranging from bicycles and buses to light and high speed rail
  • Presents cutting-edge developments in intelligent vehicle research for a safe and comfortable ride
  • Assesses the latest electric, hybrid, and fuel cell vehicle technologies
  • Features expert, peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology
Innovative transportation technologies will be a vital component of any future sustainable society.  Gathering over 50 authoritative, peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Transportation Technologies for Sustainability covers a broad range of transportation-related sustainability research, from vehicle design and technology to mass transit systems.  State-of-the-art chapters describe key developments in intelligent vehicle technology, including vision sensors, driver status monitoring, and vehicle motion control, while international experts present the latest research in electric, hybrid, and fuel cell vehicles.  Leaders in the mass transit field assess a broad spectrum of alternatives in both small and large urban areas.  This valuable collection is an essential reference for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, policymakers, and industry experts.

Content Level » Upper undergraduate

Keywords » Active Pedestrian Protection System - BEV - Bicycle Integration with Public Transport - Bus Rapic Transit - Bus Versus Rail - Driver Assistance Systems - Electric Vehicles - Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology - Fuel Cell Vehicles - HEV - HOT Lanes - High Speed Rail - Hybrid Vehicles - Intelligent Vehicle Technology - Light Rail Transit - MAGLEV - Mass Transit Science - Mass Transit Technology - PHEV - Regenerative Braking - Sustainable Transportation - Transportation Technologies Sustainability - Vehicle Batteries Sustainability

Related subjects » Ecology - Energy Technology - Mechanical Engineering - Policy, Economics, Management & Transport - Sustainable Development

Table of contents 

Part I: Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles
AC Machines: Permanent Magnet Synchronous and Induction Machines
Batteries, Battery Management, and Battery Charging Technology
Battery Technologies
Electric, Hybrid, and Fuel Cell Vehicles, Introduction
Electric, Hybrid Electric and Fuel cell Vehicles, Architectures of
Energy Storage: Ultracapacitor
Fuel-Cell-Powered Hybrid electric vehicle HEV Design and Control
Hybrid Electric and Hydraulic Technology Applications in Off-Road Vehicles
Hybrid Energy Storage Systems for Vehicle Applications
Internal Combustion Engines, Alternative Fuels for
PHEVs and BEVs in Coupled Power and Transportation Systems
Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Regenerative Braking
Sustainable Transportation
Sustainable Vehicle Fuels, Well-to-Wheel Analysis
Switched Reluctance Motor Drives for Propulsion and Regenerative Braking in EV and HEV
Vehicle Biofuels
Vehicle Dynamics and Performance
Vehicle Energy Storage: Batteries
Vehicle Traction Motors

Part II: Intelligent Vehicle Technology
Unscented Kalman Filter in Intelligent Vehicles
3D Pose Estimation of Vehicles Using Stereo Camera
Active Multifocal Vision System, Adaptive Control of
Active Pedestrian Protection System, Scenario-Driven Search Method for
Cooperative Group of Vehicles and Dangerous Situations, Recognition of
Driver Assistance System, Biologically Inspired
Driver Assistance Systems, Automatic Detection and Site Mapping
Driver Behavior at Intersections
Driver Characteristics Based on Driver Behavior
Driver Inattention Monitoring System for Intelligent Vehicles
Driving Under Reduced Visibility Conditions for Older Adults
Dynamic Environment Sensing Using an Intelligent Vehicle
Intelligent Vehicles Technology, Introduction
Night Vision Pedestrian Warning in Intelligent Vehicles
True Color Night Vision Video Systems in Intelligent Vehicles
Vehicle Detection, Tightly Coupled LIDAR and Computer Vision Integration for
Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, Enhanced GPSR and Beacon-Assist Geographic Forwarding in

Part III: Mass Transit Science and Technology
Advanced Public Transport Systems, Simulation-Based Evaluation
Bicycle Integration with Public Transport
Bus Rapid Transit and Light Rail Transit Systems: State of Discussion
Bus Rapid Transit, Institutional Issues Related to Implementation
Bus Rapid Transit: Worldwide History of Development, Key Systems and Policy Issues
Bus Versus Rail Implications for Transit-Oriented Development
Bus Rapid Versus Light Rail Transit: Service Quality, Economic, Environmental, and Planning Aspects
High Speed Rail, Technology Development of
High-Occupancy Vehicle and Toll Lanes
HOT Lanes/Value Pricing: Planning and Evaluation of Multiclass Service
Light Rail Transit in the US and Abroad, Examination of History and Innovations
Light Rail Transit, Shared Infrastructural Issues
Light Rail Transit, Systemic Viability
MAGLEV Technology Development
Mass Transit Science and Technology, Introduction
Personal Rapid Transit and Its Development
Transit-Oriented Development and Land Use

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