Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Journal articles

Physical Models and Control of the Train Dynamics in a Metro Line Without Junction

Résumé : We propose a traffic flow and control model for the train dynamics in a linear metro line without junction. The model takes into account time constraints such as minimum inter-station running times, minimum train dwell times at platforms, and minimum safe separation times between successive trains. Moreover, it includes a control law that sets the train dwell times at platforms based on the feedback of the train time-headways and of the passenger arrival rates at platforms. We show that the dynamic system converges to a stable stationary regime with a unique average growth rate, and derive, by numerical simulation, the traffic phases of the train dynamics. We compare the obtained traffic phases with the ones derived with an existing max-plus algebra traffic model, and derive the effect of the passenger travel demand on the train dynamics. Finally, we draw some conclusions and discuss perspectives of the proposed approach.
Document type :
Journal articles
Complete list of metadatas

Cited literature [26 references]  Display  Hide  Download

https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01871931
Contributor : Ifsttar Cadic <>
Submitted on : Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 2:18:29 PM
Last modification on : Friday, July 17, 2020 - 5:09:00 PM
Long-term archiving on: : Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 3:00:31 PM

File

doc00029552.pdf
Files produced by the author(s)

Identifiers

Collections

Citation

Nadir Farhi. Physical Models and Control of the Train Dynamics in a Metro Line Without Junction. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018, 9p. ⟨10.1109/TCST.2018.2830305⟩. ⟨hal-01871931⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

53

Files downloads

211