Distinctive features of exponential density are discussed with special reference to its application for cities with streets laid out on Manhattan or rectangular grid patterns. The case is considered for a city modeled on the x-y plane, R square, with the city center at the origin. The economic meaning of various mathematical assuptions are explained. Good visual fits for data have been obtained using this Manhattan model.

  • Corporate Authors:

    General Motors Corporation

    Research and Development Center, 30500 Mound Road
    Warren, MI  United States  48090
  • Authors:
    • Nash, D H
    • Beckman, M J
  • Publication Date: 1975-10

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 6 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00149707
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Rept. No. GMR-1757
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 13 1977 12:00AM