Traffic and Mobility: Simulation -- Economics -- Environment

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The book deals with modern aspects of traffic theory and its applications to real world problems. In 17 articles various new developments are reported. The topics range from microscopic computer simulation of traffic flow simulations to air pollution in urban street networks. The articles, with many illustrations are aimed at interested students as well as experts in the field. The current status of the work in this research area is presented by well-known experts.

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Overview

The book deals with modern aspects of traffic theory and its applications to real world problems. In 17 articles various new developments are reported. The topics range from microscopic computer simulation of traffic flow simulations to air pollution in urban street networks. The articles, with many illustrations are aimed at interested students as well as experts in the field. The current status of the work in this research area is presented by well-known experts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642643163
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 270
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Economic Factors of Traffic Generation.- Multicriteria Demand Reaction Analysis in Passenger Transport.- II. Traffic Generation.- Dynamic Estimation of Transport Demand: Solutions — Requirements — Problems.- The Development of a Unified Modeling Framework for the Household Activity-Travel Scheduling Process.- The Development of ALBATROSS: Some Key Issues.- Analysis of Traffic Flow of Goods on Motorways by Means of Video Data — Chances and Limits.- Estimating Path Flows from Traffic Counts.- III. Traffic Flow Theory, Networks.- Remarks on Traffic Flow Modeling and Its Applications.- Online Traffic Simulation with Cellular Automata.- Census-Based Travel Demand Generation for Transportation Simulations.- Some New Approaches to the Microscopic Modelling of Traffic Flow and the Dynamic Route Assignment Problem.- Evaluation of Cellular Automata for Traffic Flow Simulation on Freeway and Urban Streets.- Effects of New Vehicle and Traffic Technologies — Analysis of Traffic Flow, Fuel Consumption and Emissions with PELOPS.- Traffic Simulation for the Development of Traffic Management Systems.- Modelling Advanced Transport Telematic Applications with Microscopic Simulators: The Case of AIMSUN2.- IV. Environmental Effects.- Modelling of Regional and Local Air Pollution Based on Dynamical Simulation of Traffic.- Interaction of Traffic and Other Anthropogenic Emissions in Polluted Regions and Their Environment.- Time Soluted Assessment of Traffic Impacts in Urban Areas Based on Dynamic Traffic Simulation.

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