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2024 | Book

Position and Nearshore Mooring

Class Theory and Practice

This book provides a summary of the Class Rules and Guides for mooring systems so that they are easier to navigate and therefore implement.

Mooring systems have been evolving in design, analysis, operating management, and other areas to meet the …

Author:
Alexander Arnfinn Olsen

2024 | Book

Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements

MAIREPAV10 - Volume 1

This book gathers the proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements (MAIREPAV10), held in Guimarães, Portugal on July 24-26, 2024. The conference series has been established to promote and discuss …

Editors:
Paulo Pereira, Jorge Pais

2024 | Book

Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements

MAIREPAV10 - Volume 2

This book gathers the proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements (MAIREPAV10), held in Guimarães, Portugal on July 24-26, 2024. The conference series has been established to promote and discuss …

Editors:
Paulo Pereira, Jorge Pais

2024 | Book

Rubber Science

A Modern Approach

In this second edition, considering the increasing social concerns on sustainability, the authors newly introduce an ingenious material design of rubber vulcanization along with outlining the reaction mechanism. Novel characterization methods for …

Authors:
Yuko Ikeda, Atsushi Kato, Shinzo Kohjiya, Yukio Nakajima

2024 | Book

Smart Mobility in Practice: Good Car, Bad Car, No Car – Is this the End of Nurturing Our Mobility DNA?

This non-fictional, yet storytelling, book questions the role of cars and their impact, both for now and in the future. It is not enough to just consider autonomous driving, driving bans in Europe, and combustion engines. Our future and the future …

Editor:
Barbara Flügge

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Automated Vehicles as a Game Changer for Sustainable Mobility

Learnings and Solutions

This open access book explores a vision for a sustainable future in urban mobility through the AVENUE project, showcasing full-scale demonstrations of automated minibuses in European cities. AVENUE pioneers on-demand, door-to-door services, challenging traditional fixed bus itineraries. It delves into the implementation of automated vehicles, emphasizing safety, services, cybersecurity, and accessibility.

Editors:
Guy Fournier, Adrian Boos, Dimitri Konstantas, Danielle Attias

2024 | Book

Vehicle Computing

From Traditional Transportation to Computing on Wheels

Over the past century, vehicles have predominantly functioned as a means of transportation. However, as vehicular computation and communication capacities continue to expand, it is anticipated that upcoming connected vehicle (CVs) will not only …

Authors:
Sidi Lu, Weisong Shi

2024 | Book

2023 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT 2023) Proceedings

Volume II

This book is a compilation of peer-reviewed papers from the 2023 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT2023). The symposium is a common endeavour among the four national aerospace societies in China, Australia, Korea …

Editor:
Song Fu

2024 | Book

Fundamentals of Springs Mechanics

This book highlights the mechanics of the elastic elements made of steel alloys with a focus on the metal springs for automotive industry. The industry and scientific organizations study intensively the foundations of design of spring elements and …

Author:
Vladimir Kobelev

2024 | Book

2023 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT 2023) Proceedings

Volume I

This book is a compilation of peer-reviewed papers from the 2023 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT2023). The symposium is a common endeavour among the four national aerospace societies in China, Australia, Korea …

Editor:
Song Fu

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

The 8th International Conference on Advances in Construction Machinery and Vehicle Engineering

ICACMVE 2023

This open access book presents select contributions from the 8th International Conference on Advances in Construction Machinery and Vehicle Engineering (ICACMVE 2023), focusing on the recent advances and best practices of Construction Machinery …

Editors:
Saman K. Halgamuge, Hao Zhang, Dingxuan Zhao, Yongming Bian

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Area-Based Management of Shipping

Canadian and Comparative Perspectives

This open access book fills a gap in the literature on shipping in a number of cross-cutting fields (including marine transportation law and policy, law of the sea, Indigenous rights, marine environmental management, and risk and safety studies).

Editors:
Aldo Chircop, Floris Goerlandt, Ronald Pelot, Claudio Aporta

2024 | Book

Safety Culture and Leading Indicators for Safety in the Maritime and Offshore Environment

This book provides guidance and insight into the development process for safety indicators to comply with general classification rule requirements. The utilisation of this guidance will provide tangible benefits as the marine and offshore industry …

Author:
Alexander Olsen

2024 | Book

Joining Operations for Aerospace Materials

This book provides a deep knowledge of the specialized world of aerospace material joining, focusing on the methods, techniques, and strategies essential for creating resilient and high-performance structures in aeronautics and space applications.

Editor:
Selim Gürgen

2024 | Book

Automotive Chassis Engineering

Written for students and practising engineers working in automotive engineering, this book provides a fundamental yet comprehensive understanding of chassis systems and requires little prior knowledge on the part of the reader. It presents the material in a practical and realistic manner, using reverse engineering as a basis for examples to reinforce understanding of the topics. The specifications and characteristics of vehicles currently on the market are used to exemplify the theory’s application, and care is taken to connect the various topics covered, so as to clearly demonstrate their interrelationships. This second edition is fully updated and revised throughout and includes a new chapter on vehicle deceleration behaviour.

Authors:
David C. Barton, John D. Fieldhouse

2024 | Book

Transforming Industry using Digital Twin Technology

​ This book enables readers with varying backgrounds to understand the need for Digital Twin technologies. The authors describe how digital twin amounts to the convergence of the physical and the virtual worlds where each industrial process …

Editors:
Ashutosh Mishra, May El Barachi, Manoj Kumar

2024 | Book

Traffic and Granular Flow '22

This book gathers contributions on a variety of flowing collective systems. While primarily focusing on pedestrian dynamics, it also reflects the latest developments in areas such as vehicular traffic and granular flows and addresses related …

Editors:
K. Ramachandra Rao, Armin  Seyfried , Andreas Schadschneider

2024 | Book

Investigation of Innovative Water Injection Strategies for Gasoline Engines by Means of a 3D-CFD Virtual Engine Test Bench

This book focuses on the investigation of innovative engine technologies that can improve the efficiency of internal combustion engines and reduce their environmental impact. In particular, water injection is examined as a means of improving …

Author:
Edoardo Rossi

2024 | Book

Energy and Environmental Aspects of Emerging Technologies for Smart Grid

This book presents mathematical models of various renewable energy sources (RESs) such as wind energy systems, solar PV systems, battery energy storage systems, pumped-storage hydropower, biomass, and electric vehicles (EVs). It also discusses the …

Editor:
Surender Reddy Salkuti

2024 | Book

Nonlinear Approaches in Engineering Application

Automotive Engineering Problems

This book focuses on the latest applications of nonlinear approaches in engineering and addresses a range of scientific problems. Examples focus on issues in automotive technology with a strong emphasis on application, physical meaning, and …

Editors:
Reza N. Jazar, Liming Dai