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


Chanda Chauhan, Siddharth Gupte, Khushbu Bhatt
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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.

Chanda Chauhan, Siddharth Gupte, Khushbu Bhatt

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 Print ISSN Online ISSN
2017-04-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
125-127 IJSRSET173236   Technoscience Academy

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.
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