Effect of Static and Dynamic PCU on Capacity Analysis of Four Lane Divided Urban Road under Mixed Traffic Condition

Authors(3) :-Chanda Chauhan, Siddharth Gupte, Khushbu Bhatt

In India, traffic conditions are of heterogeneous nature due to variety of vehicles with their different static and dynamic characteristics. It is necessary to convert mixed traffic into homogeneous traffic by using PCU values. Roadway and traffic conditions on urban roads vary considerably across the cities which generally affects the PCU values of different vehicles and the capacity of roadway. This shows the dynamic nature of PCU values. In this paper, an attempt is made to study the effect of static and dynamic PCU values on the capacity analysis of four lane divided urban roads and to study the effect of proportion of two-wheeler on PCU values.

Authors and Affiliations

Chanda Chauhan
Civil Engineering Department, Parul Institute of Engg. & Tech., Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Siddharth Gupte
Civil Engineering Department, Parul Institute of Engg. & Tech., Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Khushbu Bhatt
Civil Engineering Department, Parul Institute of Engg. & Tech., Vadodara, Gujarat, India

Traffic Capacity, Passenger Car Unit, Urban Roads, Mixed traffic.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 2 | March-April 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 125-127
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET173236
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Chanda Chauhan, Siddharth Gupte, Khushbu Bhatt, " Effect of Static and Dynamic PCU on Capacity Analysis of Four Lane Divided Urban Road under Mixed Traffic Condition, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp.125-127, March-April-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET173236

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