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Highway Platoon

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Written in English


  • American history: Vietnam War,
  • Biography: general,
  • Historical - General,
  • Military,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Military,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Historical - General,
  • History : Military - Vietnam War,
  • Biography / Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10712681M
ISBN 100595464696
ISBN 109780595464692

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  The demonstration was conducted on a autonomous driving research highway. Platoon mode maintains driving distance and even manages emergency stops. Yeoju Smart Highway is a kilometer stretch of road in the central region expressway. It was established by the Korean government to promote autonomous driving research. Book Description. Highways is a comprehensive textbook on all aspects of road engineering. This new edition, written by a team of acknowledged experts in the field, teams up with Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering to become a worthy successor to Coleman O'Flaherty's classic 'Highway Engineering' set. This fourth edition covers road location and plans, roadwork materials, surface and. In the present study, the platoon characteristics on Multi-lane highway is explained by four 21 parameters namely the follower rate, follower densit y, percentage follower and platoon rate. An automated highway system (AHS), or smart road, is a proposed intelligent transportation system technology designed to provide for driverless cars on specific right-of ways. It is most often recommended as a means of traffic congestion relief, on the grounds that it would drastically reduce following distances and headway, thus allowing a given stretch of road to carry more cars.