Stanley L. Ring Memorial Library new acquisitions
How to order
Order library materials in three ways:
- Order online, www.ctre.iastate.edu/library/search.cfm.
- Contact Jim Hogan, library coordinator, 515-294-9481, email@example.com, fax 515-294-0467.
- Mail or fax the order form on the back cover of Technology News.
CR 67 A Portable Floating Road from the Netherlands. This CD-ROM has a video and other information on a portable floating road that was developed in the Netherlands. The individual modules can be connected to form a temporary crossing. Possible applications include a temporary bypass during major bridge maintenance and access to areas during floods.
DVD 5 Road Risk. This television special, which aired several times on the Weather Channel, describes the impact of weather events on roadways and the technologoes being developed and deployed to address the impacts of these events and improve roadway operations in good and bad weather. Adverse weather conditions described include fog, snow and ice, and rain.
V 738 Meth Lab Waste Recognition for Adopt-a-Highway Volunteers. This video educates Adopt-a-Highway volunteers about the dangers of meth lab waste products volunteers may encounter. This information would also be useful for road maintenance workers. This video can be viewed online. See www.dot.state.co.us/AdoptAHighway/.
737 Sink or Swim Teamwork: We're All in This Together. This video helps
groups discover how to self-manage tasks and achieve goals as a team, apply
the four guiding principles for becoming a team player, cooperate regardless
of task or assignment size, and maximize the team's
P 1663 Signalized Intersections: Informational Guide. This guide provides a single, comprehensive document with methods for evaluating the safety and operations of signalized intersections. Topics covered include fundamental principles of user needs, geometric design, traffic signal design and operation, safety and operational analysis techniques, and a wide variety of treatments to address existing or projected problems.
It also covers alternative intersection forms that improve performance through the use of indirect left turns and other treatments. Each treatment includes a discussion of safety, operational performance, multimodal issues, and physical and economic factors that should be considered.
Selected Iowa DOT library new acquisitions
Bowstring Arch Bridges of Iowa. Michael R. Finn, Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc., 2004, 50p., TG410/F56/2004.
Improving Conditions for Bicycling and Walking: A Best Practices Report. FHWA, Jan. 1998, 48p., HE336/.C92/I47/1998.
Improving Safety at Signalized Intersections Near Vertical Curves. Paul A. Barricklow, Marc S. Jacobson, and Dominique Lord; Texas A&M University, 2004, 69p., FHWA/TX-05/0-4084-1. TA1/T3lr/4084-1.
Optimal Usage of De-icing Chemicals When Scraping Ice. Wilfrid A. Nixon and Yingchang Wei; University of Iowa, 2003, 128p., Final Report for TR-459. TA1/IIHR/434. l
How to order
To receive publications from the Iowa DOT libary, you can also contact Hank Zalatel, Iowa DOT librarian, 515-239-1200, firstname.lastname@example.org. (You can search the entire Iowa DOT library online as part of the State Library of Iowa. Go to the LTAP library site; click on Iowa DOT Library.)