DESIGN OF A GENERIC CONTROL SYSTEM FOR DETERMINISTICALLY CONTROLLED GROUND TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS. VOLUME II. SUPPORTING ENGINEERING

A preliminary design of a controls system applicable to a wide range of automated ground transportation systems is specified and discussed. The design covers the functions of safety assurance, navigation, space allocation and communications. A four-level hierarchy control system is described which includes hardware and software for the network control center, local controllers, a distributed control and communications line for guideway installation, and vehicle control equipment. The three volume report discusses in detail the rationales involved in the major tradeoff decisions. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, PB-210 868.
  • Corporate Authors:

    TRW Systems Group

    Washington Operations
    McLean, VA  USA  22101
  • Publication Date: 1972-2-29

Media Info

  • Pagination: 282 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00054557
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 06818-W043-RO-00 Final Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-C-353-66
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 10 1974 12:00AM