Traffic Control: Theory and Instrumentation. Based on papers presented at the Interdisciplinary Clinic on Instrumentation Requirements for Traffic Control Systems, sponsored by ISA/FIER and the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, held December 16-17, 1963,

Traffic Control: Theory and Instrumentation. Based on papers presented at the Interdisciplinary Clinic on Instrumentation Requirements for Traffic Control Systems, sponsored by ISA/FIER and the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, held December 16-17, 1963,

by Thomas R. Horton

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1965)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468417241
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 07/02/2013
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1965
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction.- Traffic.- II. Traffic Control Instrumentation, Theory and Practice.- Instrumentation for the Traffic Engineer.- Traffic Control, Time—Space Diagrams, and Networks.- Computer Programming for Traffic Problems and Flow Characteristics.- Simulation as a Tool in Traffic Control System Evaluation.- Practicality in Traffic Control.- III. Case Studies of Large-Scale Integrated Traffic Control Systems.- Some Theoretical Considerations of Peak-Hour Control for Arterial Street Systems.- Installation of a Tunnel Traffic Surveillance and Control System.- The Use of Vehicle Presence Detectors in Metropolitan Traffic-Control Systems.- Experimentation with Manual and Automatic Ramp Control.- The Toronto Computer-Controlled Traffic Signal System.

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