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Clusters in Macroscopic Traffic Flow Models

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Author(s): Patricia Saavedra | Rosa María Velasco

Journal: Journal of Biophysical Chemistry
ISSN 2153-036X

Volume: 02;
Issue: 01;
Start page: 51;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Traffic Flow | Solitons

ABSTRACT
This paper concerns the traveling wave formation in macroscopic traffic flow models. The dynamics involved in this problem is described following a close analogy to compressible fluid dynamics. It is well known that vehicle clusters appear along a highway when the homogenous steady state taken as a reference is linearly unstable. The cluster properties are determined in an approximate way in terms of the parameters proper to each model and are compared between them.
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