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Transport Problems

Silesian University of Technology

Subject: Economics, Transportation, Transportation Science & Technology


eISSN: 2300-861X



VOLUME 15 , ISSUE 2 (June 2020) > List of articles



Keywords : traffic streams; aerodynamic interaction; pollution dispersion

Citation Information : Transport Problems. Volume 15, Issue 2, Pages 133-142, DOI:

License : (CC BY 4.0)

Received Date : 10-March-2019 / Accepted: 10-June-2020 / Published Online: 18-June-2020



This study presents a model of continuous oncoming traffic flows of vehicles along highways. The flow of atmospheric air and impurity particles is modeled numerically based on unsteady Reynolds-Averaged Navier–Stokes equations using the MTFS® authoring software. Detailing of the flow patterns allows arbitrary length regions of periodicity, taking into account a crosswind. The examples provided demonstrate some of the results of the aerodynamic interaction of two oncoming columns of vehicles. The model of aerodynamic interaction of vehicles in traffic on a straight section of road in tunnels allows an arbitrary number of vehicles in each sub-region, along with an arbitrary, periodically repeating configuration of vegetation and buildings on the side of the road to be considered.

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