04. Shockwave theory by S.P. Hoogendoorn
This lecture discusses shockwave analyses. In the beginning an explanation will be given of why shockwave theory is useful. The 3 shockwave theory assumptions will be explained. A FOSIM example is presented with a lane drop (3 to 2 lanes) were shockwaves emerge. The program FOSIM will also be used in the assignment. A shockwave will be clearly and extensively defined. This lecture also discusses how shockwave equations can be used to predict the dynamics of congestion.
Also read Chapter 8 in the reader about shockwaves.
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