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Unformatted text preview: 1.221J/11.527J/ESD.201J Transportation Systems Fall 2003 LECTURES 2 & 3 DISPLAYS SPEAKER: Joseph M. Sussman MIT TRANSPORTATION AND THE SOCIAL- POLITICAL-ECONOMIC CONTEXT ¡ Public-Policy Lever ¡ Employer ¡ Private-Sector ¡ Large-Scale Investment Infrastructure with ¡ Industrial Base long-term Impact (e.g., auto and ¡ Environmental Impact shipbuilding industries) -Sustainable Systems ¡ Economic ¡ Energy Issues Development ¡ Equity Issues TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM – INTERNAL COMPONENTS ¡ Physical system ¡ Management ¡ Labor TRANSPORTATION PHYSICAL SYSTEM COMPONENTS ¡ Infrastructure ¡ Guideway ¡ Terminals ¡ Stations ¡ Vehicles ¡ Power Systems ¡ Fuel ¡ Control, Communications & Location Systems Figure 2.1 INFRASTRUCTURE ¡ Guideways: Special Purpose vs. General Purpose Guideway -- some examples ¡ Highway ¡ Railroad ¡ Pipeline ¡ Air Corridors ¡ Terminals/Stations -- some examples ¡ Rail Freight Yards ¡ Container Port ¡ Airports ¡ Bus Stations ¡ Transit Stations ¡ Street Corner Bus Stops/Taxi Stands VEHICLES ¡ Automobiles ¡ Rail Locomotives ¡ Airplanes ¡ Tractor Trailer ¡ Truck Trailers ¡ Railroad Cars ¡ Containers VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS ¡ Crashworthiness ¡ Degree of Automation ¡ Energy Source: internal vs. external ¡ Weight ¡ Material ¡ Aerodynamics ¡ Emissions EQUIPMENT -- SOME EXAMPLES ¡ Loading Crane at Container Port ¡ Railroad Track Maintenance Equipment ¡ Airport Baggage Handling ¡ Snow Removal Vehicles POWER SYSTEMS ¡ Internal Combustion Engine ¡ Diesel Engine ¡ Electric Motors ¡ Hybrid Engines ¡ Fuel Cells ¡ Humans ¡ Animals ¡ Gravity ¡ Windmill ¡ Solar Panels ¡ Tidal Baffles FUEL ¡ Gasoline ¡ Natural Gas ¡ Diesel ¡ Coal ¡ Electricity (e.g., as generated from coal) ¡ Electricity (as in an onboard battery) ¡ Solar Energy ¡ Tides/Currents ¡ Wind ¡ Hydrogen CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS AND LOCATION SYSTEMS ¡ Humans ¡ Driver ¡ Controllers (as in air traffic) ¡ Dispatcher ¡ Technology ¡ Traffic Lights ¡ Sensors -- e.g., Loop Detectors ¡ Fleet Management Systems ¡ Automated Vehicles ¡ Block Control (railroad) ¡ Global Positioning Systems (GPS) ¡ Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) SUMMARY -- TRANSPORTATION...
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  • Fall '04
  • JOSEPHSUSSMAN
  • Internal combustion engine, Rail tracks, Mode of transport, travel time, average travel time, automated vehicles

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