Investigation into the noise map based on traffic flow prediction in the citywide road network

Oshino, Yasuo , Tsukui, Keisuke , Hanabusa, Hisatomo , Bhaskar, Ashish, Chung, Edward, & Kuwahara, Masao (2006) Investigation into the noise map based on traffic flow prediction in the citywide road network. In 6th European Conference on Noise Control Advanced Solutions for Noise Control (EURONOISE 2006), 30 May -1 June 2006, Tampere, Finland.

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Abstract

As one of the measures for decreasing road traffic noise in a city, the control of the traffic flow and the physical distribution is considered. To conduct the measure effectively, the model for predicting the traffic flow in the citywide road network is necessary. In this study, the existing model named AVENUE was used as a traffic flow prediction model. The traffic flow model was integrated with the road vehicles' sound power model and the sound propagation model, and the new road traffic noise prediction model was established. As a case study, the prediction model was applied to the road network of Tsukuba city in Japan and the noise map of the city was made. To examine the calculation accuracy of the noise map, the calculated values of the noise at the main roads were compared with the measured values. As a result, it was found that there was a possibility that the high accuracy noise map of the city could be made by using the noise prediction model developed in this study.

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ID Code: 58736
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Current > Research Centres > Smart Transport Research Centre
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 27 Mar 2013 22:13
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2013 01:12

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