Automated Highway Systems

Hardcover | January 31, 1997

EditorPetros Ioannou

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Experts address some of the main issues and uncertainties associated with the design and deployment of Automated Highway Systems (AHS). They discuss new AHS concepts, technology, and benefits, as well as institutional, environmental, and social issues - concerns that will affect dramatically the operation of the current highway system from both the vehicle and infrastructure points of view.

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Experts address some of the main issues and uncertainties associated with the design and deployment of Automated Highway Systems (AHS). They discuss new AHS concepts, technology, and benefits, as well as institutional, environmental, and social issues - concerns that will affect dramatically the operation of the current highway sy...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:375 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublished:January 31, 1997Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306454696

ISBN - 13:9780306454691

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Table of Contents

Reasons for Operating AHS Vehicles in Platoons; S.E. Shladover. Integration of Automated Highway Systems into Existing California Freeways; Y. Yim, et al. Systems Configurations: Evolutionary Deployment Considerations; R.W. Hall. Step by Step to an Automated Highway Systems & Beyond; J.D. Ward. The Evolution of AHS & Current Vehicle trends in Light of Aerospace Systems Evolution; D.A. Blancett, et al. Evolution to an Automated Highway System; W.B. Stevens. Spacing & Capacity Evaluations for Different AHS Concepts; A. Kanaris, et al. Communication Technologies for AHS; A. Polydoros, P. Panayloto. Control & Sensor Requirements & Issues in AHS; P. Ioannou. Commercial Trucks & Buses in Automated Highway Systems; I. Kanellakopoulos, M. Tomizuka. Aerodynamic Benefits from Close-Following; F. Browand, et al. The Effects of AHS on the Environment; M.J. Barth. Regional Mobility Impacts Assessment of Highway Automation; M.A. Miller, et al. Institutional & Societal Issues Associated with Automated Highway Systems: An Environmental Perspective; M. Miller. Automated Highway System Development: A Preliminary Assessment of Uncertainties; R.H. Hall. Societal & Institutional Aspects of AHS Deployment; W.B. Stevens. Index.

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`The breadth and depth of research is evident here, as is the high quality of academic researchers and industry professionals who have ably contributed to highway automation.` Richard Bishop, Jr. Program Manager for Automated Highway Systems, U.S. Dept. of Transportation.