Comparison of remote versus on-board instrumentation for collection of modal activity in mobile emissions modeling

Christopher Grant, Craig Roberts

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Abstract

Speed and acceleration profiles under real world driving conditions are required as input to improved motor vehicle emissions models, and are being used for other environmental and fuel economy models. Accurate and representative measurements of these real word conditions are necessary for development of predictive and simulation models and to better understand and model driver behavior. Several new technologies allow for remote sensing of modal vehicle activity on the transportation network, each with its own set of advantages and limitations. This article discusses the methods of data collection and details the differences in measuring a small number of vehicles on the road for long distances versus measuring a large percentage of the traffic for a much shorter distance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages14
Number of pages1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1998
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1998 91st Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Air & Waste Management Association - San Diego, CA, USA
Duration: Jun 14 1998Jun 18 1998

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OtherProceedings of the 1998 91st Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Air & Waste Management Association
CitySan Diego, CA, USA
Period6/14/986/18/98

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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