VEHICLE LONGITUDINAL CONTROL AND RELIABILITY PROJECT. A REVIEW OF AGT (AUTOMATED GUIDEWAY TRANSIT) COMMUNICATION SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY. PART B

This report assesses the current state-of-the-art. The review concentrates on the communication links used within the longitudinal control loop. It discusses the criteria for establishing data rate, and the major aspects of a communication system starting with the transmission media modulation techniques, followed by noise and error considerations. The review is concluded with a brief summary of data communication in existing AGT systems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Part A, PB80-114036.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Otis Elevator Company

    Transportation Technology Division, 11380 Smith Road
    Denver, CO  USA  80010

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    Office of Tech Development & Deployment, 400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Schumacher, P
  • Publication Date: 1979-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 28 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00313120
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: OTIS-TTD-VLCR-065 Final Rpt., UMTA-IT-06-0148-79-3
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-70048
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 7 1982 12:00AM