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Introduction to Transportation Systems 1
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PART I: CONTEXT, CONCEPTS AND CHARACTERIZATION 2
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Chapter 2: Transportation Systems Components: An Internal Perspective 3
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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 4
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Vehicles ± Automobiles ± Rail Locomotives ± Airplanes ± Tractor Trailer ± Truck Trailers ± Railroad Cars ± Containers 5
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Vehicle Characteristics ± Crashworthiness ± Degree of Automation ± Energy Source: internal vs. external ± Weight ± Material ± Aerodynamics ± Emissions 6
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Equipment -- some examples ± Loading Crane at Container Port ± Railroad Track Maintenance Equipment ± Airport Baggage Handling ± Snow Removal Vehicles 7
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Power Systems ± Internal Combustion Engine ± Diesel Engine ± Electric Motors ± Humans ± Animals ± Gravity ± Windmill ± Solar Panels ± Tidal Baffles 8
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ESD 1.221j taught by Professor Josephsussman during the Fall '04 term at MIT.

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