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MindTap® Engineering, 2 terms (12 Months) Instant Access for Garber/Hoel's Traffic and Highway Engineering, SI Edition, 5th Edition

  • Nicholas J. Garber University of Virginia
  • Lester A. Hoel University of Virginia
  • ISBN-10: 1285863194  |  ISBN-13: 9781285863191
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $136.00
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MINDTAP™ ENGINEERING INSTANT ACCESS FOR GARBER/HOEL, SI TRAFFIC AND HIGHWAY ENGINEERING, 5E is a personalized, fully online digital learning platform of authoritative Cengage Learning content, assignments, and services that engages your students with interactivity while also offering you choice in the configuration of coursework and enhancement of the curriculum via complimentary web-apps known as MindApps. MindApps range from ReadSpeaker (which reads the text out-loud to students), to Kaltura (allowing you to insert inline video and audio into your curriculum) to ConnectYard (allowing you to create digital "yards" through social media –all without "friending" your students). MINDTAP™ ENGINEERING INSTANT ACCESS FOR GARBER/HOEL, SI TRAFFIC AND HIGHWAY ENGINEERING, 5E is well beyond an eBook, a homework solution or digital supplement, a resource center website, a course delivery platform or a Learning Management System. It is the first in a new category--the Personal Learning Experience.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1285863216 | ISBN-13: 9781285863214

    List Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $102.00

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ePack: Traffic and Highway Engineering, SI Edition, 5th + MindTap® Engineering Instant Access for Garber/Hoel's SI Traffic and Highway Engineering

ISBN-10: 1305614135 | ISBN-13: 9781305614130

List Price = $247.95  | CengageBrain Price = $247.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $186.75

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  • Traffic and Highway Engineering, SI Edition
    List Price = $239.95  | CengageBrain Price = $239.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $180.75
  • MindTap® Engineering, 2 terms (12 Months) Instant Access for Garber/Hoel's Traffic and Highway Engineering, SI Edition
    List Price = $136.00  | CengageBrain Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $136.00


Meet the Author

Author Bio

Nicholas J. Garber

Nicholas J. Garber is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Virginia where he has been a member of the faculty since September of 1980. Before joining the University of Virginia, Dr. Garber was a Professor of Civil Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Sierra Leone, where he was also the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. At the State University of New York at Buffalo, he played an important role in the development of the graduate program in Transportation Engineering. For several years, he was a design engineer for consulting engineering firms in London, and also worked as an Area Engineer and Assistant Resident Engineer in Sierra Leone.

Lester A. Hoel

Lester A. Hoel is the L.A. Lacy Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Engineering and the Director of the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Virginia. He held the Hamilton Professorship in Civil Engineering from 1974-99. From 1974-89 he was Chairman of the Department of Civil Engineering. Previously he was Professor of Civil Engineering and Associate Director, Transportation Research Institute at Carnegie Mellon University and on the faculty at San Diego State University. He also was principal engineer with Wilbur Smith and Associates and visiting professor at the Norwegian Technical University and the University of California at Irvine and a visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley.