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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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