formqueue {cartools}R Documentation

The formqueue function is used to explain queuing upstream of a bottleneck.

Description

The formqueue function is used to explain queuing upstream of a bottleneck.

Usage

formqueue(tstart, tend, umn, usd, xstart, xfunnel, leff)

Arguments

tstart

start time, a number

tend

end time, a number

umn

start speed (mph) for vehicle in lane 1, a number

usd

speed volatility for umn, a number

xstart

start location for vehicle in lane 1 (feet), a number

xfunnel

upstream location where the lane drop starts (feet), a number

leff

effective vehicle length(feet), a number

Value

formqueue uses a stochastic model to illustrate an “idealistic” situation, a so-called a “form queue merge.”

Examples

formqueue(0, 10, 41, 11.6, -1000, -500, 14)

[Package cartools version 0.1.0 Index]