American Journal of Transportation and Logistics

  • Intermodal Terminal Design for Autonomous Freight Transportation Systems

    Intermodal Terminal Design for Autonomous Freight Transportation Systems Sirwan Shahooei1, Mohammad Najafi2, Siamak Ardekani3, Fateme Rezaeifar4 1 Adjunct Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas Arlington; 2 Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas Arlington; 3 Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas Arlington; 4 Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas Arlington This paper investigates the design and operation of an intermodal terminal for Underground Freight Transportation (UFT) system. UFT is considered as…

  • Air pollution dispersion models-special reference to input parameters and application in sustainable urban planning

    Air pollution dispersion models-special reference to input parameters and application in sustainable urban planning 1Dr. Akshey Bhargava, 2Mamta Khatri, 3Swati Bhargava, 4Disha Bhatt 1 Senior Professor, Global Institute of Engineering and Technology, JLNT University, Hyderabad, India. 2 Environmental engineer, LD College Of Engineering, Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India. 3 Masters in ‘Sustainable Environmental Design (SED) AA School of Architecture, London, UK. 4Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Parul Institute of Planning, Gujarat, India Air pollution dispersion models have different applications…

  • Factors Affecting E-bike Mode Choice in a Medium-sized Chinese City

    Factors Affecting E-bike Mode Choice in a Medium-sized Chinese City Dong Meixuan   School of Urban Planning and Design, Shenzhen, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School Chinese medium-sized cities have different travel characteristics compared to big cities. And as the rapid development of e-bike in China, some problems such as transportation safety has been discussed by scholars. This paper examines the factors affecting residents’ travel mode choice in medium-sized city using travel survey data collected from residents in Zhongshan city. An…

  • Built to Last? The Changing Role of Ocean Transportation Intermediaries: Disintermediation and Reintermediation

    Built to Last? The Changing Role of Ocean Transportation Intermediaries: Disintermediation and Reintermediation Christopher Clott1, Bruce C. Hartman2, Andrew Pudelek1 1State University of New York, Maritime College, Bronx, N.Y.; 2California State University Maritime Academy, Vallejo, CA. Introduction Ongoing changes in the maritime container shipping industry and the introduction of new technologies are dramatically changing the role of the ocean transportation intermediary (OTI’s).  Full service intermediaries can secure space with ocean carriers, offer customer transloading, consolidation, trucking, freight forwarding, customs brokerage…

  • GSM and Mobile Telephony Trends

    GSM and Mobile Telephony Trends Damilola Fowora*, Oludele Awodele, Olakunle Olayinka and Oyebode Aduragbemi Department of Computer Science, Babcock University, Nigeria GSM is an important technology to the world today, ensuring the connectivity of billions of individuals across the world. In this paper, the subject of mobile telephony is addressed, we look at the GSM technology detailing how it works and also look at the structure it is comprised of. Also, we see the trends experienced in then network system…

  • Intrusion Detection Systems Technologies and Trends

    Intrusion Detection Systems Technologies and Trends Damilola Fowora*, Oludele Awodele, Olakunle Olayinka and Oyebode Aduragbemi Department of Computer Science, Babcock University, Nigeria The issue of security is a major issue as regarding the use of various systems and also technologies being applied today. We live in a completely digital age and information security is paramount. Intrusion detection systems help to ensure that attacks on network systems is eradicated. This paper presents a review on Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) details it’s…

  • Performance Evaluation of OTT Communication Services

    Performance Evaluation of OTT Communication Services Damilola Fowora*, Oludele Awodele, Olakunle Olayinka and Oyebode Aduragbemi Department of Computer Science, Babcock University, Nigeria This paper assesses the performance and efficiency of Over the Top service applications. Over the Top services has affected the methods and ways information is passed from content creators to consumers. This paper assesses the performance of two of the most heavily utilized over the top applications which include WhatsApp and Skype. We measure their performance on 4…

  • Transformation of waste to energy- Available technological options in India

    Transformation of waste to energy- Available technological options in India Akshey Bhargava1, Swati Bhargava2, Ar.Disha Bhatt3 1Department of Civil Engineering, Global Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, India 2Masters in ‘Sustainable Environmental Design (SED)’, AA School of Architecture, London, UK 3Assistant professor, Parul Institute of Architecture And Planning, Parul University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India Urban, industrial, biomass and biomedical wastes are being generated in huge quantities world over causing significant environmental problems including human health. Such generation of waste is on…