MODEL CAR TRANSPORT SYSTEM - MODERN ITS EDUCATION TOOL
Keywords:model car transportation system (model), motor traffic, Intelligent Transport System (ITS), Smart City
AbstractThe model car transport system is a laboratory intended for a practical development in the area of the motor traffic. It is also an important education tool for students’ hands-on training, enabling students to test the results of their own studies. The main part of the model car transportation network is a model in a ratio 1:87 (HO), based on component units of FALLER Car system, e.g. cars, traffic lights, carriage way, parking spaces, stop sections, branch-off junctions, sensors and control sections. The model enables to simulate real traffic situations. It includes a motor traffic in a city, in a small village, on a carriageway between a city and a village including a railway crossing. The traffic infrastructure includes different kinds of intersections, such as T-junctions, a classic four-way crossroad and four-way traffic circle, with and without traffic lights control. Another important part of the model is a segment of a highway which includes an elevated crossing with highway approaches and exits.
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Bouchner, K., & Mashko, A. (2017). MODEL CAR TRANSPORT SYSTEM - MODERN ITS EDUCATION TOOL. Acta Polytechnica CTU Proceedings, 12, 5–9. https://doi.org/10.14311/APP.2017.12.0005