PRECURSOR SYSTEMS ANALYSES OF AUTOMATED HIGHWAY SYSTEMS. FINAL REPORT. ACTIVITY AREA L: VEHICLE OPERATIONAL ANALYSIS

Present and future designs of automobiles, light duty trucks, and heavy trucks are discussed. The analysis related these hardware systems to the potential critical components of the Automated Highway System (AHS) vehicle. Communications equipment and electronic control hardware and software are reviewed in detail. Reliability and retrofit issues are analyzed. Fail-soft design approaches which could be applied to the AHS vehicle system are discussed. Vehicle technologies which are common to AHS and non-AHS systems are catalogued.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Delco Electronics Corporation

    Delco Systems Operations, 6767 Hollister Avenue
    Goleta, CA  United States  93117-3000

    Federal Highway Administration

    Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, 6300 Georgetown Pike
    McLean, VA  United States  22101
  • Authors:
    • Tsuruda, B
    • Cochran, A
    • Mangarelli, F
    • Halseth, M
    • Tsao, J
    • Lauritsen, W
    • Tan, H
  • Publication Date: 1995-5

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 83 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00722576
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Resource Materials, FHWA-RD-95-148
  • Contract Numbers: DTFH61-93-C-00194
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1996 12:00AM