TIME/FREQUENCY AND TRANSPORTATION

CURRENT AND FUTURE PROBLEMS ARE PRESENTED FOR THE LAND, SEA, AND AIR TRANSPORTATION ENVIRONMENTS THAT ARE, OR CAN BE, SOLVED USING TIME/FREQUENCY TECHNOLOGY. PROBLEM AREAS IN TRANSPORTATION ENCOMPASS VEHICLE SURVEILLANCE AND LOCATION, TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT, COLLISION AVOIDANCE, COMMAND AND CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS, NAVIGATION, AND SEARCH AND RESCUE. TIME ACCURACY REQUIREMENTS VARY WIDELY FROM SECONDS TO SUBMICROSECONDS. THE NEED FOR TIME/FREQUENCY TECHNOLOGY IN THE ORDERLY AND SAFE MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE AND MATERIAL IS SHOWN TO BE A FUNCTION OF THE TYPE OF TRANSPORTATION AND ENVIRONMENT INVOLVED. THE IMPACT OF THE VAST DIFFERENCE IN THE VARIOUS ECONOMIC BUDGETS OF TRANSPORTATION MEDIUM USERS, AND THE STATED GOVERNMENT POLICY OF REQUIRING USERS OF FEDERALLY OPERATED AIDS AND SERVICES TO PAY THEIF FAIR SHARE OF THE COSTS ARE CONSIDERED. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE PRESENTED FOR BROAD COORDINATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND INTRODUCTION OF ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS FOR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES. /AUTHOR/

  • Authors:
    • Potts, C E
    • Roeber, J F
  • Publication Date: 1972-5

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  • Accession Number: 00241716
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 3 1972 12:00AM