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Summary of Book
is a specialized branch of transportation engineering, covering the planning,
design, construction and maintenance of railway infrastructure and
transportation systems. In India, railway engineering is a popular career
choice, with the country’s vast network of railways.
Railways are still
a popular form of transportation in the country, carrying millions of people
through the length and breadth of the country each year. Indian Railways is
considered to be the ninth largest commercial employer in the world, with more
than 1.4 million people working for it.
Engineering is a discipline that can open up numerous job opportunities in
India. The field covers so many different facets of engineering including
civil, mechanical, electrical and computer engineering. A Textbook Of Railway
Engineering covers both, the technical and administrative aspects of railway
systems. The book is divided into three sections, each focusing on one aspect
of the field in detail.
The book begins by
covering the fundamental concepts. Thus, the first section focuses on
Transportation and Engineering. It covers topics like Railway Track, Track Alignment,
Signaling and Control Systems, Track Drainage, and Underground Railways and
Tunnelling. The second section covers Modernization of Railway Tracks and
Future Trends and the final section discusses the administrative aspects.
The book explains
the various aspects of transportation engineering and the associated
terminologies. It covers all the traditional aspects, new technologies and
emerging trends in railway engineering. Besides covering the technical facets
of railway transportation systems, A Textbook Of Railway Engineering also
familiarizes students with the management aspects of railways. This text is a
well-rounded resource that introduces students to all the different facets of
S. P. Arora has
also written The Text Book of Building Construction.
S. C. Saxena is also the
author of Principles & Practice Of Management, and Business Administration
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