This book describes the statistical, mathematical and physical tools (microcomputer software, video based data collection systems etc), used in traffic investigation. The following subjects are covered: the nature of and need for traffic data; methods of experimentation; methods to test hypotheses for data relating to vehicle counts, speed and travel studies, origin-destination studies, vehicle trip generation, parking surveys, road safety, and environmental and energy impacts. Recent developments in vehicle detection, traffic logging equipment, instrumented vehicles and video techniques are also discussed. The material presented in the book was initially prepared as part of a series of courses in traffic engineering held at monash university in may 1986. (TRRL)

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Hargreen Publishing Company

    144 Chetwynd Street
    North Melbourne, Victoria,   Australia 
  • Authors:
    • YOUNG, W
  • Publication Date: 1988

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 381 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00492367
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 0-949905-34-8
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1990 12:00AM