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Air Transportation Planning and Design: A Text Book for Engineering Colleges & Universities

 
Virendra Kumar (Author) Satish Chandra (Author)
Synopsis This text book is specially designed for the students of Engineering Colleges and Universities. It covers all aspects of Airport Planning and Design from Fundamentals to Modern Technological Developments. Special Features: It covers all recent development in the aviation industry. Historical events characterizing the development of India’s domestic air travel industry have been discussed in length. The book provides essential information on the dramatic changes in airport design and operation brought about by deregulation over the past decade. Up to date statistical and legislative date on aviation, latest thinking on airport capacity and air traffic control are included. It contains a special chapter on Airline Cost and Marketing with emphasise on pricing policies for Indian Airlines. Also included are the air travel demand forecasting techniques. It incorporates a number of solved examples to help the students to understand the complex topics. Typical questions have also been given at the end of each chapter. It includes an up-to-date list of references in the end to encourage further reading.
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About the authors

Virendra Kumar

Dr. Virendra Kumar is Professor of Soil and Water Engineering at College of Technology & Agricultural Engineering (CTAE), Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology, (MPUAT), Udaipur. He has about 30 years of experience in research and teaching. He did his B.Tech. in Agricultural Engg. From Pantnagar in 1973; M.Tech. (Soil & Water Conservation Engg.) in 1976 and Ph.D. in 1990 from IIT, Kharagpur. He has several publications in national and international journals. He has been Head of the department from 1998-2003 and also worked as I/C Dean of the college, 2003. He had an unique opportunity to work in AICRP on Dryland Agriculture as well as in AICRP on Water Management. He also served as chief scientist in AICRP on Water Management. He has been Director (Technical) of Soil & Water Engg., ISAE for two years from 2002-2004. he is also the Chairman of Rajasthan Chapter of ISAE for the last three years. He is Fellow member of Institution of Engineers (India) and Indian Water Resources Society besides being Life Member of ISAE and IASWC. He was bestowed upon the best teacher award of the university in 2003-2004.

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Satish Chandra

Satish Chandra (b. 1922) is among a select band of historians who helped to give a new shape to Indian history after independence. He was Professor of History, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Vice Chairman and Chairman, University Grants Commission (1972-81). He taught at the Universities of Allahabad, Aligarh Muslim, Delhi and Rajasthan. He was Smuts' Visiting Professor, Cambridge University (1971) and Associated with many national and international agencies. He was secretary and later President, Indian History Congress (1973), Council Member, United Nations University, Tokyo (1980-86), Associate Director of Research, Maison des Sciences de I'Homme, Paris; Member, Executive Board, International Congress of Historical Sciences, Paris, etc. He was also Chairman of the Committee to review Civil Services Examination in Delhi. He had written and edited many books on Medieval Indian History, and the Indian Ocean History and published a large number of research articles in national and international journals. Some of these have been brought together and published in three monographs. Presently, he is Executive Chairman, Maulana Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Calcutta and Secretary-cum-Treasurer, Society for Indian Ocean Studies. He is also the Secretary of the twelve volumes comprising History of India scheme prepared by the Indian History Congress.

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Bibliographic information

Title Air Transportation Planning and Design: A Text Book for Engineering Colleges & Universities
Format Softcover
Date published: 01.01.1999
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8175152818
length xvi+390p., Tabes; Figures; 25cm.