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Title: Occupancy time-based passenger car equivalents at unsignalized intersections in India
Authors: Mohan M.
Chandra, Satish
Published in: Current Science
Abstract: In developing countries, one of the vital steps involved in analysing the capacity of any transportation facility is the estimation of passenger car equivalents (PCEs) for different types of vehicles to convert the heterogeneous traffic stream into an equivalent stream of passenger cars. This study proposes occupancy time method for the estimation of PCEs for different types of vehicles generally observed at unsignalized intersections in India. PCEs for vehicles executing different movements at unsignalized intersections have been estimated in this study and the dynamic nature of PCEs has also been explored. However, PCEs were found to be statistically similar across different movements and across intersections of different geometry. © 2018 Current Science Association, Bengaluru.
Citation: Current Science, 114(6): 1346-1352
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences
Keywords: Heterogeneous traffic conditions
Occupancy time
Passenger car equivalents
Unsignalized intersections
ISSN: 113891
Author Scopus IDs: 56597539200
Author Affiliations: Mohan, M., Department of Civil Engineering, MES College of Engineering, Kuttippuram, 679 573, India
Chandra, S., Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi, 110 025, India
Funding Details: This work is a part of an on-going research project on ‘Development of Indian Highway Capacity Manual (INDO-HCM)’, sponsored by CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi. Financial assistance provided by the sponsoring agency for traffic studies is gratefully acknowledged.
Corresponding Author: Mohan, M.; Department of Civil Engineering, India; email:
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