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Highlights

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Available Now! Resilience, Security & Risk in Transport a special interest publication from the IET Transport Sector. Essential reading for transport professionals and engineers. A collection of technical papers including:

  • Certification of autonomous systems;
  • Intrusion tolerant systems for integrated vetronics survivability strategy;
  • Cyber-security as an attribute of active safety systems and their migration towards vehicle automation.

 

Published in December 2013, priced £45 (20% discount available for IET members).

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The publication is also available from our Digital Library, including on a pay per chapter basis. 


Key Topics

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Key topics

View information, case studies, insights and interviews on key topics the Transport Sector is currently focusing on.


Topical Interviews

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Interviews with key people in the Transport Sector

View on-camera interviews with experts on subjects including efficient design for transport systems and electric vehicles.


Factfiles

Rebound: unintended consequences of transport policy

Rebound: unintended consequences of transport policy and technology

This factfile examines the issues behind transport policy and technology and their unintended consequences on various aspects of the transport system as a whole.

Can we really do more at less cost with the UK road network?

Can we really do more at less cost with the UK road network?

This factfile examines what can be done at less cost with the UK road network to achieve transport policy objectives such as reducing congestion, accidents and emissions.

Virtual library

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Virtual library

IET members can access for free electronic books and journals from: EBSCO, Engineering and IT Reference Library, Faulkner reports, Knovel, Wiley, and Key Note.

IET Transport Community

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Transport Sector Community

Visit the IET Transport Sector community to join in discussion, share photos and videos and interact with engineers across the world. 

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HS2 and the IET

The IET Transport Sector, Parsons Brinckerhoff and HS2 Ltd are collaborating on a programme of knowledge dissemination related to the rail system design of the proposed new UK high speed railway line – HS2. The collaboration aims to share the technical knowledge, innovations and challenges of delivering a large scale transport project.

Sector Publications

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Sector Publications

View a selection of different publications that are relevant to the sector.


Publications

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Books

The IET runs a professional and academic book programme across 21 specialist disciplines, covering all the key areas of engineering and technology.

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Journals

A dynamic and expanding journals publishing program containing both original and review papers relating to all disciplines in electrical, electronics, computing, control, biomedical and communications technologies.

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IET Standards

Publishes a range of standards, codes of practice and guidance materials for professional engineers, using its expertise  to achieve consensus on best practice in emerging and established technology fields

Policy

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Government policy

The IET represents the views of its members on a wide range of professional and technological issues.


Draft aviation policy framework
Submitted on 31 October 2012 to Department for Transport (DfT)
Transport Scotland's Rail 2014 consultation
Submitted on 20 February 2012 to Transport Scotland

Transport articles

News analysis: Electronics, drones and satcoms search for MH370

News analysis: Electronics, drones and satcoms search for MH370

14 April 2014

More than a month after Malaysia Airlines passenger jet flight MH370 mysteriously disappeared, we find out how far technology can help investigators discover what happened.

World events put satcom business in the spotlight

World events put satcom business in the spotlight

14 April 2014

Inmarsat’s role in the hunt for the lost Malaysian plane has placed it on the financial map, and two small British nanotechology firms use AIM listing to raise funds.

Electric vehicles plug in to London: getting the grid ready

Electric vehicles plug in to London: getting the grid ready

11 April 2014

With the uptake of electric vehicles steadily increasing, grid operators have to face the challenge of making the power networks plug-in car ready before too many drivers choose to go green.

Latest news

Specially developed dirt-repelling nano-paint promises to keep Nissan cars clean and shiny First 'self-cleaning' car developed by Nissan

Innovative paint technology developed by car-maker Nissan will take the burden of regular car-washing off the drivers’ shoulders.

Nasa astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson replaced a broken back-up computer during an emergency spacewalk Astronauts replace failed computer

American astronauts have replaced a failed computer responsible for controlling critical systems outside the International Space Station (ISS) including solar panels.

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