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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2020, 3(4); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2020.030414.

The Modeling and Simulation of the Tandem Intersection Considering the Vehicle Operation Law


Yixia Liu*

Corresponding Author:
Yixia Liu

College of Transport &Communications, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai 201306, China
*Corresponding author e-mail: 2607354603@qq.com


In order to alleviate the problem of utilization of lane resources at the intersection, allow more vehicles pass through the intersection quickly before the end of green light at each phase and reduce waiting time of vehicles on the basis of making full use of existing resources. Based on the vehicle operation law and behavior, we established the calculation model of the length of the array area and the diversion area, and the coordination control model of the main-signal and pre-signal of the tandem intersections by analyzing the design principle of the phase sequence and timing. Finally, a practical case is used for simulation, and the implementation effect of the model in this paper is tested by the three indexes of maximum queue length, stopping times and vehicle delay.The results show that the proposed model can help to determine the length of the array area and the diversion area at the tandem intersections and reasonably set the pre-signal control according to the actual flow, which can significantly improve the road capacity and reduce the waste of road resources, parking time and delay when the intersection flow is large.


Tandem intersections, The vehicle operation law, Pre-signal, Simulation

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Yixia Liu. The Modeling and Simulation of the Tandem Intersection Considering the Vehicle Operation Law. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 4: 145-159. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2020.030414.


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