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Microscopic simulation models have been widely used in both transportation operations and management analysis because simulation is safer, less expensive and faster than field implementation and testing. The usefulness of these models in making design and traffic control decisions will mainly depend on their accuracy and reliability. This paper describes the detail procedure for the calibration and validation of a microscopic model of highly congested intersection Mirpur-10 in Dhaka. Legs of this intersection is composed of both motorized vehicles (Bus, Passenger car etc.) and non-motorized vehicles (Rickshaws, Bicycles). Most cases, drivers are rarely concern about the lane based traffic operation. Addressing this phenomena, a micro-simulation VISSIM model with modified driving behavior parameters helps to create a virtual environment representing the traffic scenario, optimize the problems and visualize the outputs that is important to face the challenges of transportation system at present and future.
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[A. C. Dey, S. Roy and M. A. Uddin. (2018); CALIBRATION AND VALIDATION OF VISSIM MODEL OF AN INTERSECTION WITH MODIFIED DRIVING BEHAVIOR PARAMETERS. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 6 (12). 107-112] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
Student, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/8120 DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/8120
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