American Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering

Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2023

  • Safe Mooring of Ships Under the Influence of Wind and Currents

    Fuquan Fan, Kun Huang, Deling Wang, Hejun Geng, Xiaobin Jiang

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: Dec. 19, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 29, 2022
    Published: Jan. 10, 2023
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    Abstract: In this paper, the simplified calculation method in the "Load Code for harbor Engineering" to quickly calculate the force on moored ship's lines and wharf bollards under the influence of wind and currents is introduced. In view of the fact that real ship had happened mooring lines breakage accident at berth under ballast condition, use the actual s... Show More
  • Determinants of Road Traffic Accident Occurrences in Amhara Region: A Case Study from Debre Markos to Injibara Road Section

    Gedefaye Geremew, Alemayehu Ambo

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 8-14
    Received: Nov. 10, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 29, 2022
    Published: Jan. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Ethiopia is one of developing countries with the worst road traffic accident records in the world and it ranks second among east African countries. Even if Determinants of road traffic accidents have a major health concern in the world, unlike developed or high-income countries, many developing countries have made very little progress towards addre... Show More
  • Study on the Mistakes and Countermeasures in Ship Firefighting - A Case Study of M. V. Zhonghuafuqiang

    Wenhai Dong, Zhangfeng Ni, Xinghua Tu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 15-20
    Received: Jan. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 29, 2023
    Published: Feb. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: This article firstly introduces the characteristics of fire on board ships, which includes “more of ignition sources, flammable and explosive materials, fire spread quickly on board, hard to be extinguished, lack of external assistance, large losses and hazards” ; and secondly takes the fire accident of M. V. Zhonghuafuqiang as an example, elaborat... Show More
  • Research on Innovative Mode of Preventing Train Derailment Under Emergency Braking Condition of Super-Long Heavy-Load Train

    Wang Jiang

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 21-25
    Received: Jan. 10, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 21, 2023
    Published: Mar. 04, 2023
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    Abstract: After many years of operation practice and academic research, the author found that after the 1800 meter long heavy haul train had emergency braking, the dangerous "vehicle lifting and squeezing moment" was transferred from the head to the tail of the train one by one, which was called "wall collision effect" in the passenger service; Especially fo... Show More
  • Evaluation Method of OCS Quality Based on Improved Rank Sum Ratio Analysis Algorithm

    Changhong He

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 26-32
    Received: Jan. 29, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 01, 2023
    Published: Mar. 16, 2023
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    Abstract: Research purposes: With the increase of the operating mileage of electrified railway, the operation and maintenance pressure of catenary is increasing day by day. In order to ensure the continuous, safe and stable operation of the catenary system, it is urgent to develop an objective and accurate quality evaluation method that can reflect the dynam... Show More