Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers
Contains 63 papers covering 11 years of research on the progress and challenges in the design of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) systems and components. Subjects covered include: ACC sensors overview; Hybrid ACC systems; Interactive cruise control; Predictive safety systems; Brake actuation; ACC radar sensors; Vision sensors; and Miscellaneous ACC sensors.
This study resolves the controversy over the stability of constant time-gap policy for highway traffic flow. Previous studies left doubt as to the effectiveness of constant time-gap policies and whether they maintain stability in all traffic conditions. The results of this study prove that the constant time gap policy is