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The relationship between speed, flow and density of a highway traffic stream

  • R. J. Salter
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Abstract

Theoretical relationships between speed, flow and density When considering the flow of traffic along a highway three descriptors are of considerable significance. They are the speed and the density or concentration, which describe the quality of service experienced by the stream; and the flow or volume, which measures the quantity of the stream and the demand on the highway facility.

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Traffic Flow Maximum Flow Unit Distance Traffic Stream Highway Traffic 
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© Y. Salter and N. B. Hounsell 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. Salter
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  1. 1.University of BradfordUK

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