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Title:Development of Arrival-Type-Based Uniform Delay Models for Signalized Intersections
Author(s):El-Zohairy, Yoassry Mohammed
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Benekohal, Rahim F.
Department / Program:Civil and Environmental Engineering
Discipline:Civil and Environmental Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject(s):Engineering, System Science
Abstract:The resulting models: (1) Consider platoon duration, flow rate and/or number of vehicles in platoon, (2) Are sensitive to traffic volume inside platoon, and (3) because a distinct delay model was deduced for each arrival type, the need for applying delay adjustment factors was eliminated. Furthermore, the input parameters required to use the proposed models are the same as those required by the HCM. Comparison of field data with the results from the proposed models as well as the HCM showed that the new models predict the delay more precisely.
Issue Date:1998
Description:198 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9904443
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1998

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