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An anisotropic continuum model for traffic assignment in mixed transportation networks. (English) Zbl 07165698
Summary: This work deals with a two-dimensional continuum model for the problem of congested traffic assignment in an urban transportation system consisting of a set of freeways superimposed over a dense street network. The formulation leads to a system of non-linear differential equations whose unknowns are given by the travel times from arbitrary points of the network to the corresponding destinations. The governing equations are appropriately solved by means of the Finite Element Method. Then, traffic flow on every link of the network can be obtained. Numerical examples are given in order to demonstrate the efficiency of the developed model.
MSC:
90-XX Operations research, mathematical programming
74-XX Mechanics of deformable solids
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