Railroads of Pennsylvania by Lorett Treese

By Lorett Treese

"Informative and extremely enjoyable to read." --Library Journal

"For these of you who can't get sufficient of railroad background, this e-book will brighten your day." --Livesteam

  • Completely revised and up to date variation of this best-seller
  • Regional histories of the good railroads and relics of rail culture
  • Rail tales of the folks and occasions that formed history
  • Rails-to-Trails paths, vacationer sights, and different vacationer information
  • Includes 10 maps for simple reference
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    Railways of Leicestershire and Rutland by David W. Webb

    By David W. Webb

    Domestic to at least one of the earliest railways within the state, the Leicester & Swannington, Leicestershire was once for a few years virtually a personal fiefdom of the Midland Railway, although later different businesses made inroads. This was once a space wealthy in mineral wealth with either coal and iron ore deposits delivering a lot freight site visitors. this present day, the railways of those counties are a light shadow of what they as soon as have been. while a few stone site visitors is still, the passenger community has successfully reduced in size to the ex-MR major line via Leicester and the cross-country path from Nuneaton via Melton Mowbray to Peterborough. The GC and the GN and LNWR joint traces were thoroughly closed, even if a piece of the previous survives because the preserved nice imperative, dependent at Loughborough.

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    The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition by George Strakosch/Robert Caporale

    By George Strakosch/Robert Caporale

    Content material:
    Chapter 1 The necessities of Elevatoring (pages 1–30):
    Chapter 2 the root of Elevatoring a construction (pages 31–61):
    Chapter three Passenger site visitors necessities (pages 63–69):
    Chapter four Incoming site visitors (pages 71–95):
    Chapter five Two?Way site visitors (pages 97–117):
    Chapter 6 Outgoing site visitors (pages 119–130):
    Chapter 7 Elevator Operation and keep watch over (pages 131–180): Jon B. Halpern
    Chapter eight house and actual specifications (pages 181–231): Robert S. Caporale
    Chapter nine Escalators and relocating Walks (pages 233–259):
    Chapter 10 Elevatoring advertisement structures (pages 261–297):
    Chapter eleven Elevatoring Residential structures (pages 299–322):
    Chapter 12 Elevatoring Institutional constructions (pages 323–346):
    Chapter thirteen provider and Freight Elevators (pages 347–380): Henry E. Peelle and Al Saxer
    Chapter 14 Nonconventional Elevators, distinctive purposes, and Environmental concerns (pages 381–448): George W. Gibson
    Chapter 15 automatic Materials?Handling platforms (pages 449–480): Wayne A. Gilchrist
    Chapter sixteen Codes and criteria (pages 481–502): Edward A. Donoghue
    Chapter 17 Elevator Specifying and Contracting (pages 503–516): Joseph Montesano
    Chapter 18 Economics, upkeep, and Modernization (pages 517–542): Nicholas J. Montesano
    Chapter 19 site visitors stories and function overview utilizing Simulation (pages 543–563): Richard Peters
    Chapter 20 The altering Modes of Horizontal and Vertical Transportation (pages 565–583): William C. Sturgeon and Jim Fortune

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    My Cool Scooter: An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Scooters by Chris Haddon

    By Chris Haddon

    Contributor observe: pictures through Lyndon McNeil
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    Following on from My Cool Motorcyle, a party of classy scooters and the powerful fraternity between scooter riders
     
    Much greater than only a mode of shipping, the standard scooter is trendy, trendy, and classy. As some of the tales featured right here display, vendors take their scooters on fabulous adventures shape urban streets to wonderful state escapes. Taking examples from throughout varied continents and cultures, this book explores the main iconic manufacturers of scooter, from Vespa and Prima to Cushman and Goggo. Each part covers a range of historic details, owners' tales, and motor vehicle notes. For scooter vendors or these attracted to scooter historical past, this ebook will encourage and intrigue.

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    Standard practice for direct design of precast concrete box by American Society of Civil Engineers

    By American Society of Civil Engineers

    This average presents the newest in layout and advised deploy techniques for precast concrete field sections for jacking in trenchless development meant for the conveyance of sewage, commercial wastes, hurricane water and drainage, and for utilities and entry methods. The Direct layout strategy bills for the interplay among the field part and soil or grout envelope in deciding on so much and distribution of earth strain on buried field sections in additions to longitudinal a lot because of jacking. the hundreds and strain distributions are used to calculate circumferential second, thrust, and shear within the wall/slab to figure out required reinforcement. The layout standards contain: structural elements, comparable to circumferential flexure, thrust, and shear strengths; crack width regulate; longitudinal thrust produced by means of jacking; and dealing with and deploy.

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    Handbook of Patient Transportation by Terry Martin

    By Terry Martin

    Over the last 3 many years, there was transforming into predicament over the administration of sufferers of trauma and of scientific emergencies, no longer least within the average of prehospital care which they obtain. within the twenty first century, there's an expanding requirement to move sufferers, through highway and by means of air, to and from professional centres of excellence or inside of hospitals from division to division as smooth drugs dictates that the sufferer calls for intra-hospital stream to an imaging scanner, to the working theatre, after which maybe to in depth care. This e-book is a essentially established textual content within which the reader will locate easy-to-digest info on medical administration and at the logistics of other shipping modes in addition to evidence in regards to the physics and body structure of sufferer flow. it's meant as a simple reference when you search to paintings in transportation drugs, basically medical professionals, however it will end up of serious relevance and curiosity to nurses, paramedics and people who administer ambulance and air ambulance agencies.

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    An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation: Policy, by Preston L. Schiller

    By Preston L. Schiller

    Transportation performs a considerable function within the sleek global; it presents large merits to society, however it additionally imposes major financial, social and environmental bills. Sustainable shipping making plans calls for integrating environmental, social, and fiscal components with a view to boost optimum options to our many urgent concerns, specifically carbon emissions and weather swap. This crucial multi-authored paintings displays a brand new sustainable transportation making plans paradigm. It explores the ideas of sustainable improvement and sustainable transportation, describes sensible options for complete overview, offers instruments for multi-modal delivery making plans, and provides leading edge mobility administration ideas to transportation difficulties. scholars of varied disciplines, planners, policymakers and anxious electorate will locate a lot of its provocative rules and techniques of substantial price as they have interaction within the tactics of knowing and altering transportation in the direction of larger sustainability. this article displays a basic swap in transportation determination making. It specializes in accessibility instead of mobility, emphasizes the necessity to extend the variety of ideas and affects thought of in research, and gives sensible instruments to permit planners, coverage makers and most people to figure out the simplest method to the transportation difficulties dealing with a group. The e-book begins via putting transportation in the broader sustainability dialogue, emphasising a finished method of sustainability making plans and introducing the idea of 'regenerative transportation'. In sections on policymaking and making plans the ebook examines how judgements are at present, and the way they need to be, made - explaining the advanced and infrequently misunderstood zone of public participation. The authors clarify call for administration as utilized to transportation and current classes from different public arenas and components of software, particularly in urban-suburban components. The textual content takes readers via every mode of delivery, starting with human-powered modes and finishing in motorized modes, together with marine and air shipping. The modes are analyzed individually and compared to others in line with numerous standards: Capacity/utility/functionality issues; infrastructure calls for; source intake; land use issues; toxins; and prices. In ways in which non-technically knowledgeable readers in addition to making plans scholars execs can locate invaluable the ebook comprises information on easy methods to optimize transportation platforms; balancing financial, social and environmental targets whereas developing simply, powerful, and numerous, instead of one-size-fits-all, recommendations. The modes are grouped and in comparison inside their respective contexts, and there's very important dialogue and differentiation among passenger and freight-goods delivery. the ultimate part develops a entire precis of the former chapters and develops arguments for sustainable transportation policymaking and built-in making plans, supplying overseas examples and case reviews and extracting from them normal functions for built-in sustainable transportation. that includes broad overseas examples and case-studies, textboxes, pictures, instructed interpreting and finish of bankruptcy questions, the authors draw on massive instructing and getting to know adventure to give an important, ground-breaking and authoritative textual content on sustainable shipping.

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    Bituminous Mixtures and Pavements by A. Nikolaides

    By A. Nikolaides

    Bituminous combinations and Pavements includes 113 authorized papers from the sixth foreign convention ‘Bituminous combinations and Pavements’ (6th ICONFBMP, Thessaloniki, Greece, 10-12 June 2015). The sixth ICONFBMP is geared up each 4 years by way of the street Engineering Laboratory of the Aristotle collage of Thessaloniki, Greece, together with the equipped setting examine Institute (BERI) of the college of Ulster, united kingdom, and the guts for complex Infrastructure expertise (CAIT) of the college of Mississippi, USA.

    The contributions replicate the latest advances in road fabrics expertise and pavement engineering, and show off study and useful studies of scientists and engineers from 32 various nations. The publication is split into seven parts(matching the convention sessions):

    I. Bituminous binders, Unbound fabrics;

    II. Pavement layout, development and upkeep;

    III. Bituminous combinations (Hot, hot, and cold), Specifications

    IV. street and Pavement administration structures, community operation systems;

    V. Pavement recycling, Geosynthetics;

    VI. Pavement overview, floor features; and

    VII. highway safeguard, street marking and highway furniture.

    Bituminous combinations and Pavements could be of curiosity to engineers and teachers in Pavement Engineering, Infrastructure expertise, street Engineering, fabrics Technology.

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    Pains on Trains: The Commuter's Guide to the 50 Most by Andrew Holmes

    By Andrew Holmes

    Pains on Trains is the appropriate technique to take the tedium out of commuting, certain to turn into as imperative to the professional vacationer because the blow--up pillow and water sterilising capsules. In Pains on Trains, Andrew Holmes and Matthew Reeves set their attractions at the scourge of the fashionable place of work employee -- different workplace employees who clog up trains, buses, boats and planes with their demanding behavior and miserable outfits. Pains on Trains is devoted to the rush--hour veteran and involves a a pain--spottinga consultant to the very worst humans you meet in your day-by-day shuttle. each one painful personality is illustrated of their ordinary context and supported through a brief narrative

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