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Title Airports and the automotive industry : security issues, economic efficiency and environmental impact / Michal Zajac and Roman Nowaczek, editors.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2013]
©2013

Series Transportation infrastructure-roads, highways, bridges, airports and mass transit
Transportation infrastructure : roads, highways, bridges, airports and mass transit series.
Subject Airports -- Security measures.
Airports -- Economic aspects.
Airports -- Environmental aspects.
Automobile industry and trade -- Economic aspects.
Alt Name Zajac, Michal, 1966-
Nowaczek, Roman.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 186 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Intro -- AIRPORTS AND THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY: SECURITY ISSUES, ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT -- AIRPORTS AND THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY: SECURITY ISSUES, ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT -- Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- Chapter 1: Frontier Techniques for Measuring and Estimating Airport Efficiency: An Empirical Review with Practical Guidelines for Analysis and Future Research -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. NEW CONTRIBUTION AND SURVEY LIMITATIONS -- 3. CHOICE OF FRONTIER EFFICIENCY TECHNIQUE -- 4. SCOPE AND OUTCOMES OF PAST STUDIES -- 5. SPECIFICATION OF INPUTS AND OUTPUTS -- 7. CONCLUDING REMARKS AND DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 2: Intelligent Braking -- Technology, Performance and Economic Challenge -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- INTELLIGENCE AND BRAKING SYSTEMS -- INTELLIGENT BRAKING -- DYNAMIC CONTROL OF BRAKES PERFORMANCE -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 3: Shareholder Value of European Airports -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 1.1. Airport Commercialisation and Privatisation -- 1.2. Research Objectives and Rationale -- 1.3. Structure of the Article -- 2. RESEARCH QUESTIONS AND METHODS -- 2.1. Literature Review -- 2.2. Economic Value Added -- 2.3. Sample Airports -- 3. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION -- 3.1. Performance Characteristics of Sample Airports -- 3.2. Correlations of EVA and Other Financial Indicators -- 4. ECONOMIC REGULATION -- 4.1. Regulatory Regimes -- 4.2. Impact of Regulation on Shareholder Value -- 5. CONCLUSION AND OUTLOOK -- APPENDIX A -- APPENDIX B -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 4: The Economic Effects of Air Transportation -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- 1. AIR TRANSPORT: GLOBAL TRENDS -- 2. CHANGING REGULATORY FRAMEWORK: IMPACT ON AIRLINE COMPETITION AND AIR TRANSPORTATION.
3. DISENTANGLING THE VALUE CHAIN: CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MARKET FOR AIRPORTS, AIRLINES AND AVIATION SERVICES -- 3.1. Public Provision of Airports: Externalities and Monopolistic Structure -- 3.2. Airlines: Hub-and-Spoke or Point-to-Point -- 4. THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF PUBLIC (AIRPORT) INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS: SOME EMPIRICAL RESULTS -- 4.1. General Results -- 4.2. Airport Infrastructure Results -- 5. EMPLOYMENT EFFECTS OF AIRPORT INFRASTRUCTURE -- 6. DEMAND EFFECTS AND INPUT-OUTPUT ANALYSIS -- A CRITICAL REAPPRAISAL -- CONCLUDING REMARKS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 5: A Fuzzy LARG Index Model to the Automotive Supply Chain -- ABSTRACT -- 1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. BACKGROUND -- 2.1. Lean, Agile, Resilient and Green SCM Paradigms -- 2.2. Fuzzy Logic -- 3. FUZZY LARG INDEX -- 4. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 6: International Firm Responses to Crisis Impacts: The Case of the Automotive Industry -- ABSTRACT -- THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY DURING THE CRISIS -- CRISIS EXIT STRATEGIES AND REARRANGEMENT OF THE SECTOR -- PRODUCTION FIGURES -- PROSPECTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 7: Microbial Contamination of Aviation Fuel as a Potential Hazard for Flight Safety -- ABSTRACT -- 1. PROPERTIES AND TYPES OF AVIATION FUELS -- 2. FUEL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND SOURCES OF CONTAMINATION -- 3. PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH MICROBIAL FUEL CONTAMINATION -- 4. MICROBIAL CONTAMINANTS OF AVIATION FUELS -- 5. METHODS TO CONTROL MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION OF JET FUEL -- 5.1. Physico-Mechanical Methods -- 5.2. Chemical Methods -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Index.
ISBN 1624171273 (electronic bk.)
9781624171277 (electronic bk.)
9781624171260
1624171265
OCLC # 834604413
Additional Format Print version: 9781624171260 1624171265 (DLC) 2012038761