Class_5_Vehicle_Performance_and_Resistan

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Unformatted text preview: Take Away from Last Class Concept of 90% user and why we use it Differences in crash occurrence older pedestrians vs. children Crash analysis Crash types Contributing factors countermeasures The Pennsylvania State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering CE 321: Highway Engineering Class #5: Vehicle Performance and Resistances Spring 2008 Overview Vehicle performance Highway design Traffic analysis Resistances encountered by vehicles Aerodynamic Grade Rolling Vehicle Performance Acceleration Freeway merging Entrance ramps Intersection sight distance Deceleration Stopping sight distance Exit ramps Vehicle Performance Ascending and Descending Grades Truck climbing lanes Runaway truck ramps Truck Escape Ramp Truck Lanes Vehicle Performance Highway Design Stopping sight distance Passing sight distance Safety Ramps (Acceleration and deceleration lengths) Maximum grades Sight Distance Vehicle Performance Traffic Analysis Speed limits Signal timing Progression timing (acceleration) Speed limits Vehicle Resistances All forces acting on a vehicle which impede its...
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2009 for the course CE 321 taught by Professor Petrucha during the Spring '02 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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