International Journal of Transportation Engineering and Technology

Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021

  • How Can “Big Data” Be Harnessed to Enhance Congestion Management

    Karlson Hargroves, Daena Ho, Daniel Conley, Peter Newman

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 60-67
    Received: Jun. 17, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 14, 2021
    Published: Jul. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: Traffic congestion is a key issue facing transport planners and managers around the world with many now asking if there are any promising technologies offering new solutions. In the US, the cost of congestion was $121 billion in 2012 and in 2015 alone Australia’s capital cities were estimated to have a combined congestion cost of $16 billion, expec... Show More
  • Smoking Behavior and Road Traffic Accidents: An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Tobacco Control Law in Bangladesh

    Mohammad Mahbub Alam Talukder, Md. Tuhin Mia, Nashir Uddin Shaikh, Nasreen Sultana Chowdhury, Md. Ismael, Morshed Alam, Mohammad Ala Uddin

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 68-77
    Received: Jun. 26, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 16, 2021
    Published: Aug. 02, 2021
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    Abstract: (1) Background: As a common problem, Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs) is vastly experiencing by the present world and which is severe in Bangladesh. Nowadays the road traffic accidents have occurred by the tobacco consumption habits where mostly tobacco control law is avoided in Bangladesh. The study aims to investigate the effects of tobacco control ... Show More
  • A Study on Linear Generator Characteristics in Free Piston Engine

    Ly Vinh Dat, Nguyen Thai Hoc

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 78-84
    Received: Aug. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 25, 2021
    Published: Aug. 31, 2021
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Transportation Engineering Technology and Education
    Abstract: The linear generator (LG) is integrated into a system that called the free piston linear generator (FPLG). In recent year, free piston engine that is studied by many researchers, has some advantages. Therefore, the application of the line generator in free piston for converting the chemical energy to electrical energy that can be used for plug-in h... Show More
  • An Analysis on Scheduling of Traffic Light at Urban Traffic Intersection Using Fuzzy Control Algorithm

    Ma Wen, Burra Venkata Durga Kumar

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 85-91
    Received: Sep. 07, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2021
    Published: Oct. 19, 2021
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    Abstract: In modern society, private cars have become the first choice for many families because of their convenience and versatility. The volume of vehicles on the road is the basis of traffic accident and traffic congestion. In urban sector the traffic congestion is normally high due to the green light time interval at four road intersections. The traffic ... Show More