Exploring pedestrian walking through angled corridors

Charitha Gayan Jagathpriya Dias, Omid Ejtemai, Majid Sarvi, Martin Christopher Burd

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Abstract

Reliability of many pedestrian modelling and simulation tools is questionable, particularly when used to simulate pedestrian walking behaviors associated with complex geometries such as angled walkways. It is uncertain that existing modeling approaches adequately capture microscopic walking behaviors associated with turning movements with regards to trajectories,speed profiles and acceleration/deceleration patterns. This paper presents preliminary results of a modelling framework that is based on comprehensive experimental data for pedestrian walking behaviors through angled corridors. Numerical simulations indicate that this model reproduces more accurate pedestrian walking behaviors through angled corridors compared to existing approaches.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTransportation Research Procedia
EditorsWinnie Daamen, Dorine C Duives, Serge P Hoogendoorn
Pages19 - 25
Number of pages7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventInternational Conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics - Delft, Netherlands
Duration: 22 Oct 201424 Oct 2014
Conference number: 7th

Publication series

NameTransportation Research Procedia
PublisherElsevier BV
Volume2
ISSN (Electronic)2352-1465

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics
Abbreviated titlePED2014
CountryNetherlands
CityDelft
Period22/10/1424/10/14

Keywords

  • pedestrian dynamics
  • turning movements
  • walking behaviour modelling
  • model calibration

Cite this

Dias, C. G. J., Ejtemai, O., Sarvi, M., & Burd, M. C. (2014). Exploring pedestrian walking through angled corridors. In W. Daamen, D. C. Duives, & S. P. Hoogendoorn (Eds.), Transportation Research Procedia (pp. 19 - 25). (Transportation Research Procedia; Vol. 2). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2014.09.004