An Introduction to Traffic Flow Theory

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-8434-9 (Print) 978-1-4614-8435-6 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Modeling Traffic: Vehicle–Driver–Driving Environment Interactions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-30

      Modeling the Motion of a Single Vehicle

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      Chapter

      Pages 31-58

      Modeling Vehicle Interactions and the Movement of Groups of Vehicles

  3. The Traffic Stream: Traffic Flow Performance Characteristics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

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      Chapter

      Pages 61-91

      Flow, Speed, Density, and Their Relationships

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      Chapter

      Pages 93-110

      Capacity

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      Chapter

      Pages 111-126

      Traffic Operational Performance Measures

  4. Traffic Operational Analysis Techniques

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

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      Pages 129-135

      Mathematical and Empirical Models

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      Chapter

      Pages 137-162

      Simulation Modeling

  5. Highway Facilities and Principles for Their Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Chapter

      Pages 165-187

      Freeways

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      Chapter

      Pages 189-217

      Signalized Intersections and Networks

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      Chapter

      Pages 219-232

      Unsignalized Intersections

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      Chapter

      Pages 233-241

      Two-Lane Highways

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 243-251