Calculation of Roundabouts [electronic resource] : Capacity, Waiting Phenomena and Reliability / by Raffaele Mauro.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2010Description: XII, 155p. 53 illus. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783642045516Subject(s): Engineering | Regional planning | Architecture | Engineering economy | Civil engineering | Engineering | Civil Engineering | Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning | Urbanism | Engineering Economics, Organization, Logistics, MarketingAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 624 LOC classification: TA1-2040Online resources: Click here to access online
Calculation of Roundabouts: Problem Definition -- Capacity Evaluation -- Waiting Phenomena at Steady State and Non-steady State Conditions -- Calculation of Waiting Times, Queue Lengths, and Levels of Service -- Evaluation of Roundabout Reliability.
Roundabouts have become one of the most significant traffic control measures because they are generally statistically safer and more efficient than traditional at grade intersections. This book is dedicated to the evaluation of the operating conditions of roundabouts. In five parts, it thoroughly illustrates the calculation of the capacity,including reliability, and waiting phenomena parameters, such as the times spent in the system and queue lengths. Fully worked examples are included throughout the chapters, with detailed explanations.