Computers in Railways X
Computer System Design and Operation in the Railway and Other Transit Systems
Edited By: J. ALLAN, Rail Safety and Standards Board, UK, C.A. Brebbia, Wessex Inst. of Technology, UK, A.F. RUMSEY, Parsons Transportation Group, USA, G. SCIUTTO, Univ. di Genova, Italy, S. SONE, Univ. of Kogak
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WIT Transactions on The Built Environment
This book updates the use of computer-based techniques, promoting their general awareness throughout the business management, design, manufacture and operation of railways and other advanced passenger, freight and transit systems. Including papers from the Tenth International Conference on Computer System Design and Operation in the Railway and Other Transit Systems , the book will be of interest to railway management, consultants, railway engineers (including signal and control engineers), designers of advanced train control systems and computer specialists. Themes of interest include: Planning; Human Factors; Computer Techniques, Management and languages; Decision Support Systems; Systems Engineering; Electromagnetic Compatibility and Lightning; Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS); Freight; Advanced Train Control; Train Location; CCTV/Communications; Operations Quality; Timetables; Traffic Control; Global Navigation using Satellite Systems; Online Scheduling and Dispatching; Dynamics and Wheel/Rail Interface; Power Supply; Traction and Maglev; Obstacle Detection and Collision Analysis; Railway Security.