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Introduction to Traffic Engineering A Manual for Data Collection and Analysis

ISBN-10: 1111578613

ISBN-13: 9781111578619

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Thomas R. Currin

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Research leading to the continuous improvement of traffic analysis techniques depends on the ongoing collection of data relating to driver behavior. INTRODUCTION TO TRAFFIC ENGINEERING: A MANUAL FOR DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS is meant to aid both the student of traffic engineering and the transportation professional in sound data collection and analysis methods. It presents step-by-step techniques for several traffic engineering topics. Each topic is introduced in a consistent manner, and data collection and analysis forms are provided for each study. Studies are organized to facilitate inclusion in a formal transportation engineering report.
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Introduction - How to Use This Manual
Spot Speed Study - Determining Roadway Speeds
Turning Movement Counts - Assessing the Signalized Intersection I
Vehicle Delay Study - Assessing the Signalized Intersection II
Parking Study - On- and Off-Street Analysis
Saturation Flow Rate - Assessing the Signalized Intersection III
Poisson Distribution - Assessing the Signalized Intersection IV
Queue Length - Assessing the Signalized Intersection V
Headway Study - Capacity and the Unsignalized Intersection
Traffic Control Compliance Study - Obeying the Law
Freeway Density - Uninterrupted Flow
Vehicle Occupancy Study - Measuring Persons per Vehicle
Origin-Destination Study - Where and When Do They Travel?
Trip Generation Study - Land Use and Trip Production
Appendix