This book explores the many challenges faced by the development and implementation of automated freight transport systems. It offers a unique overview of current applications, developments and future perspectives. The subject of automation is not covered extensively in the existing literature on freight transport and this book aims to fill the gap.The acceleration and deceleration values used are typical for many passenger cars (Consumer reports 1998). ... simulations and experiments using actual vehicles to examine the environmental effect of automated vehicles among manual ones. ... The Comprehensive Modal Emissions Model (CMEM) version 1.00, developed at UC Riverside, is used to analyse the vehicle data and calculate air pollutionanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Future of Automated Freight Transport|
|Author||:||Hugo Priemus, Peter Nijkamp|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Publishing - 2005-01-01|