Transportation Technologies for Sustainability

2013 Edition
| Editors: Mehrdad Ehsani, Fei-Yue Wang, Gary L. Brosch

Introduction

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.

Editors and affiliations

  • Mehrdad Ehsani
    • 1
  • Fei-Yue Wang
    • 2
  • Gary L. Brosch
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electrical & Computer EngineeringTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  2. 2.Institute of AutomationChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  3. 3.Center for Urban Transportation ResearchUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-5843-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-5844-9
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Number Of Entries 54
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