## Transit systems theory |

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### Contents

Basic Performance Relationships | 3 |

Transitions from Straight to Curved Guideways | 23 |

Performance Relationships for Specific Systems | 47 |

Copyright | |

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acceleration airbag assume automated guideway transit average number average trip length box beam braking capacity chapter collision velocity compute configuration considered constant constraint device corresponding cost effectiveness cost per trip cost per unit curve cycle cost deceleration deflection determined distance dual mode empty vehicles equipment flow function given by equation guideway cost hour increases jerk line speed line-haul systems maximum midspan minimize minimum headway mode split monitor MTBFu MTRS network systems number of person-hours number of trips number of vehicles off-line stations on-line station systems one-way operation optimum parameters passenger percent person-hours of delay Personal Rapid Transit population density problem proportional ratio reduced reliability result shear stress shock absorber shown in figure span stops stress Substituting equation subsystems superelevation theory tion total number transit system trip density trip distribution trips per day two-way unit length University of Minnesota vehicle cost Vsta