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Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
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Transportation Research

Proceedings of CTRG 2017

Editors: Mathew, T.V., Joshi, G.J., Velaga, N.R., Arkatkar, S. (Eds.)

  • Provides comprehensive coverage of research in sustainable transport, transportation modes, traffic systems analysis and highway materials and pavement
  • Includes articles on interdisciplinary themes
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This book presents selected papers from the 4th Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India. It provides a comprehensive analysis of themes spanning the field of transportation encompassing economics, financial management, social equity, green technologies, operations research, big data analysis, econometrics and structural mechanics. This volume will be of interest to researchers, educators, practitioners, managers, and policy-makers world-wide.

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Tom V. Mathew is Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering in Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, where he specializes in transportation systems engineering. After completing his M.Tech and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, he went on to work as a senior software engineer in the Amada Software International for two years, before joining as faculty in the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai in 2001. His current research interests include traffic flow modeling and simulation, traffic signal control systems, transportation network design, intelligent transportation systems, and traffic safety. He has authored more than 70 research papers in reputed journals and conferences and is currently a member of various technical bodies such as the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Indian Society of Technical Education, Indian Roads Congress, Delhi, and the Transport Research Group of India.

Gaurang J. Joshi is an Associate Professor and the Section Head of Transportation Engineering and Planning in the Department of Civil Engineering, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat. He has done his PhD from V.N. South Gujarat University, Surat. Dr Joshi's research interests include urban transportation planning, urban & regional travel, demand forecasting, traffic flow modeling, traffic regulation & control, designing non-conventional materials for highway pavements, and frameworks for sustainable urban transport systems. He has been a member of various government committees for urban and rural transport and authored more than 80 research papers in reputed journals and conferences.

Nagendra R. Velaga is an Associate Professor in Department of Civil Engineering in Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. After completing his M.Tech in Transportation Systems Engineering from IIT Bombay, he went on to do his Ph.D in Transport Studies from Loughborough University, UK. Dr Velaga’s core areas of expertise are traffic and intelligent transportation systems, transportation accessibility and mobility, and transportation safety. He serves as a reviewer for more than 18 journals and has published more than 90 research papers.

Shriniwas S. Arkatkar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering in Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, where he specializes in Transportation Engineering and Planning. He has done his PhD in transportation Engineering from IIT Madras. His research interest include traffic flow modeling and simulation, traffic operation and management, emerging traffic data collection techniques, transportation systems planning, design and operation, public transportation and sustainable transportation and road safety and simulation. He has published 2 books and more than 100 research papers in reputed journals and conferences.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transportation Research
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of CTRG 2017
Editors
  • Tom V. Mathew
  • Gaurang J. Joshi
  • Nagendra R. Velaga
  • Shriniwas Arkatkar
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
Series Volume
45
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-329-042-6
DOI
10.1007/978-981-32-9042-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-329-041-9
Series ISSN
2366-2557
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 658
Number of Illustrations
81 b/w illustrations, 264 illustrations in colour
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