Vehicles Speed in Platoon, Case Study Padang - Bukittinggi Road

Jurnal Rekayasa Sipil (JRS - Unand)

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Title Vehicles Speed in Platoon, Case Study Padang - Bukittinggi Road
 
Creator Ramayanti, Sri
Adji, Bayu Martanto
yosritzal, yosritzal
Gunawan, Hendra
 
Subject platoon; headway; average speed; leader vehicle
 
Description The increase in vehicle ownership number will affect the increase in traffic flow, which will usually result in congestion on the road network. This phenomenon causes vehicles to tend to travel close to one another (platoon). Characteristics used in describing the platoon phenomenon are the distance between vehicles (headway), average speed, and the number of vehicles in the platoon. This study is to analyzes the effect of variations in the leader and platoon length on vehicle speed. This research was conducted on Padang – Bukittinggi Road. Based on the Decree of the Minister of PUPR No: 248/KPTS/M/2015, Padang - Bukittinggi Road is categorized as a primary arterial road. This research used the primary data, a field survey, by recording vehicle traffic flow (traffic platoon) for two days. A distance of 50 meters is taken to determine the speed, and the time is measured with a stop program. The average headway on weekdays is 1.32 seconds and on holidays is 1.47 seconds. The size of the platoon and the type of platoon leader have a significant effect on the average speed of the vehicle in the platoon if the headway is  ≤ 2 seconds. At the addition of one vehicle in the platoon, which can change the vehicle's average speed, follows the equation y = -4.30x + 67.09.
 
Publisher Civil Engineering Departement, Andalas University
 
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Date 2021-03-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
"Peer-reviewed Article"
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://jrs.ft.unand.ac.id/index.php/jrs/article/view/319
10.25077/jrs.17.1.97-107.2021
 
Source Jurnal Rekayasa Sipil (JRS-Unand); Vol 17, No 1 (2021); 97-107
2477-3484
1858-2133
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://jrs.ft.unand.ac.id/index.php/jrs/article/view/319/172
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Sri Ramayanti, Bayu Martanto Adji, Yosritzal, Hendra Gunawan
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
 

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