Platoon Collision Dynamics and Emergency Maneuvering I: Reduced Order Modeling of a Platoon for Dynamical Analysis

The purpose of this three-year project is to develop an operational model of vehicle platoon dynamics under emergency conditions and to evaluate the platoon's dynamical behavior under non-nominal, or emergency, conditions. New platoon protocols and/or controller modifications will be formulated after analyzing the platoon response data in order to minimize damage to the platoon and the vehicles' occupants. This progress report discusses the results of the modeling phase of this work. A detailed literature review is included as Appendix B.

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    • Publication Date: 1991 California PATH Program, Institute of Transportation Studies University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif.
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    Program on Advanced Technology for the Highway (Calif.)


    University of California, Berkeley

    California PATH Program, Institute of Transportation Studies
    Richmond Field Station, 1357 South 46th Street
    Richmond, CA  United States  94804-4648

    California Department of Transportation

    1120 N Street
    Sacramento, CA  United States  95814
  • Authors:
    • Tongue, Benson H
    • Yang, Yean-Tzong
    • White, Matthew T
  • Publication Date: 1991


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Pagination: 56 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00796663
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UCB-ITS-PRR-91-15
  • Created Date: Aug 17 2000 12:00AM