A Dynamic Model of Bridge Lane Direction Specification


L. Caccetta 1L.R. Foulds 2 V. G. Rumchev 1


1Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Curtin University of Technology



2Department of Management Systems

 University of Waikato

 New Zealand


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An important matter in the management of some major city bridges is the specification of the direction of its lanes in each time period of a given planning horizon. We propose a dynamic model of this problem, which turns out to be a discrete time positive system with side constraints. On the basis of the model, we formulate and discuss an optimal control problem for the scenario.