ATTI CONVEGNO S.I.I.V. FIRENZE 2004

Dal 27 al 29 ottobre 2004 a Firenze si è svolto il Convegno Internazionale SIIV. 

SESSION 1: NEW TECHNOLOGIES 
Monitoring and managing roads and traffic (General Reporter: Prof. Jaume Barcelo)

NEW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES ON THE BRENNER FREEWAY 
Benesperi C., Bergmeister K., Cavestro R., Mauro R. Italy 

EVALUATION OF DESIGN CONSISTENCY: A NEW OPERATING SPEED MODEL FOR RURAL ROADS ON GRADES 
Biasuzzi K., Bucchi A., Simone A. 

A NEW SIMULATION MODEL FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF UNSTABLE TRAFFIC FLOW
Colombo R. M., Maternini G. 

IN FIELD DATA COLLECTION FOR DRIVING BEHAVIOUR ANALYSIS USING THE DIVAS INSTRUMENTED CAR
Cafiso S., Di Graziano A., Heger R., La Cava G., Lamm R. 

OPERATING SPEED PREDICTION MODEL FOR TWO-LANE RURAL ROADS
Crisman B., Marchionna A., Perco P., Roberti R. 

SPEED MANAGEMENT IN THE FREEWAY. MODELS FRO THE ESTEEM OF V85 AND FFS
De Luca M. 

AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SPEED AND ROAD GEOMETRY Bevilacqua A., Di Mino G., Nigrelli J. 

DSS2000 - A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR MOBILITY ANALYSIS
Palma R. 

BLUE BOX: A DEVICE TO REBUILD THE 3D KINEMATICS AND THE ACTIONS ON THE DRIVERS ALONG A ROAD PATH 
Camposaragna M., Casolo F., Cattaneo B., Da Rios G. 

IDENTIFICATION OF SAFETY INDICATORS FOR ROAD TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT IN TUNNELS USING MICROSIMULATION TECHNOQUES
Di Volo N., Domenichini L., Giaccherini A. 

MEANS TO REDUCE OPERATING SPEEDS ON CURVES 
Stamatiadis N., Vest A. U.S. 

Safety Restrain Systems (General Reporter: Eng. Alessandro Fidato)

ROAD SAFETY: TRENDS AND STRATEGY OF THE RESEARCH 
Cicinnati L. 

NUMERICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF A NEW CONCEPTION OF ROAD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
Biasuzzi K., Bragaglia M., Dondi G., Sangiorgi C. 

VEHICLE OCCUPANT IMPACT SEVERITY IN RELATION TO REAL WORLD IMPACT CONDITIONS 
Montella A., Pernetti M. 

ROAD SAFETY BARRIERS WITH SHORT ELEMENTS OF LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE 
Bonin G., Cantisani G., Loprencipe G., Ranzo A. 

Pavements (General Reporter: Eng. Ivan Scazziga) 

A NEW TECHNIQUE TO INCREASE SAFETY OF STONE PAVEMENTS THROUGH CONTROLLED EVOLUTION OF UNEVENNESS 
Crispino M., Da Rios G., Fiori F., Papetti 

COMPARISON BETWEEN TYPICAL PAVEMENT STRUCTURE IN ACCORDANCE WITH POLISH DESIGN GUIDE AND INNOVATION PAVEMENT STRUCTURE WITH USE OF VEROAD SOFTWARE 
Bankowski W., Mularzuk R., Sybilski D. 

SAFER SMA BITUMINOUS BINDER WEARING COURSES: UNIBAS M.P.T. PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISATIONAgostinacchio M., Ciampa D., Diomedi M., Olita S. 

USE OF EXPANDED CLAY FOR MIX DESIGN OF THE HIGH GRIP BITUMINOUS WEARING COURSES 
Agostinacchio M., Olita S. 

SUPERFICIAL CHARACTERISTICS AND MECHANICAL STRENGTH ASSESSMENT OF A WEARING COURSE MADE OF NEW POROUS CONCRETE 
Agostinacchio M., Cuomo G. 

METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH TO FRICTION ASSESSMENT. USE OF A WELL-EQUIPPED CAR 
Bruno L., Rizzo A. 

DEVELOPMENT OF A PERFORMANCE CATALOGUE OF ASPHALT SURFACES FOR ROAD PAVEMENTS 
Agostinacchio M., Boscaino G., Dondi G. 

THE ZAG-VP LONGITUDINAL PROFILOMETER
Kokot D., Leben B. 

USE OF THE ASPHALT PAVEMENT ANALYZER FOR ASPHALT MIX DESIGN AND EVALUATION 
Emery J. J. 

SESSION 2: MODELING TOOLS 
Safety Analysis (General Reporter: Prof. Antonino D'Andrea)

A MOTORWAY SAFETY ANALYSIS MODEL BASED ON ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS 
Trifirò F. 

ROAD SAFETY EVALUATION: AN ANALYTIC MODEL PROPOSAL FOR THE ROAD SAFETY AUDIT AND REVIEWAgostinacchio M., Albunia G., Olita S. 

POTENTIAL FOR SAFETY IMPROVEMENT OF EXISTING ROADS 
Montella A. 

SAFETY IN RURAL INTERSECTIONS: EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH FOR THE EVALUATION OF SIGHT DISTANCE FOR STOP - CONTROLLED INTERSECTION 
Canale S., Leonardi S., Pappalardo G. 

CONSTRUCTION ISSUES OF INSURING SIGHT DISTANCES IN TUNNELS 
Domenichini L., La Torre F., Rossi L. 

A COMPARISON OF THE ACCIDENT SITUATION FOR DIFFERENT ROAD USER- AND AGE GROUPS DURING THE LAST TWO DECADES - U.S.A. VS. WESTERN EUROPE 
Cafiso S., La Cava G., Lamm R., Ruscher T. 

ROAD SAFETY: ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND RECONSTRUCTION
Grassano A., Probati E., Reitani G., Sillo M. 

HEAVY GOOD VEHICLE ACCIDENT ANALYSIS FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SITUATIONS
La Torre F., Rossi L. 

COST-BENEFITS ANALYSIS AS A TOOL TO IMPROVE ROAD SAFETY 
Aloia P., Atzori A. M., Persia I. 

THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE PROSPER FOR SAFETY STUDIES
Briet F., Cerezo V., Gothiè M. 

FORMULATING A SAFETY MODEL AND VALIDATING IT BY AN AXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON THE A3 SALERNO-REGGIO CALABRIA 
Praticò F. G. 

SAFETY ANALYSIS OF MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION CORRIDORS
Domenichini L., Giordano G., La Torre F. 

SAFETY CONSEQUENCES FROM DESIGN EXCEPTIONS 
Agent K., Pigman J., Stamatiadis N. 

ROAD ACCIDENTS PREDICTION MODELING AND DIAGNOSTICS OF ACCIDENT CASUALITY - A COMPREHENSIVE METHODOLOGY
Allery B., Kononov J. 

Simulation Tools (General Reporter: Prof. Aurelio Marchionna) 

THE PROJECT PLANNING OF THE HIGHWAY NETWORK -TRAFFIC MICROSIMULATION TOOLS
Dellasette M. 

LANDSCAPE AND ROAD LEGIBILITY 
Brouard J. 

VISUAL ACTIVITY AS INDICATOR TO VERIFY THE ROAD SAFETY 
Bosurgi G., D'Andrea A., Pellegrino O. 

DRIVING SIMULATION IN VIRTUAL REALITY FOR WORK ZONE DESIGN ON HIGHWAY: VALIDATION STUDY 
Bella F. 

QUALITY IN ROAD DESIGN
Pinna F., Pinna S. 

APPLICABILITY OF A DRIVING SIMULATOR AS A NEW TOOL FOR THE PAVEMENT SURFACE EVALUATION 
Himeno K., Ishida T., Kawamura A., Maeda C., Nakatsuji T., Shirakawa T. 

QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR THE EVALUATION OF SPATIAL ALIGNMENT OF ROADS
Roos R., Zimmermann M. 

SPLINE CURVES FOR GEOMETRIC MODELLING OF HIGHWAY DESIGN 
Cantisani G., Dondi G., Loprencipe G., Ranzo A. 

DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTI-CRITERIA DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR BUDGET ALLOCATION IN HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES 
Augeri M. G., Colombrita R., Greco S., Laganà G., Lo Certo A., Matarazzo B. 

DRIVER BEHAVIOUR AT THE ROUNDBOUTS: ANALYSIS AND SIMULATION 
Romano E. 

A NEW WAY TO DESIGN ROAD INFRASTRUCTURES AND EQUIPMENT
Auberlet J. M., Espiè S., Tripodi A. 

Tyre-Pavement Interaction (General Reporter: Prof. Jim Wambold) 

INTEGRATING WEIGH-IN-MOTION DATA WITH MECHANISTIC PAVEMENT ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 
Cropley S. M., Wardle L. J. 

SURFACE RUN-OFF: A RAINFALL SIMULATOR FOR WASH-OFF MODELLING AND ROAD SAFETY AUDITING UNDER DIFFERENT RAINFALL INTENSITIES
Bragalli C., Maglionico M., Simone A., Vignale V. 

PREDICTING ROUGHNESS PROGRESSION OF ASPHALT PAVEMENTS BY EMPIRICAL-MECHANISTIC MODEL
D'Apuzzo M., Mattarocci M., Nicolosi V. 

RUBBER POWDER POLLUTION DUE TO ROAD TRAFFIC
Domenichini L., Martinelli F. 

PREDICTION OF TIRE/WET ROAD FRICTION AND ITS VARIATION WITH SPEED FROM ROAD MACRO- AND MICROTEXTURE, AND TIRE-RELATED PROPERTIES 
Delanne Y., Do M. T. 

TRAFFIC VIBRATION DAMPING WITH INNOVATIVE MATERIALS: DEVELOPMENT AND CALIBRATION OF A SIMULATION MODEL
Bonin G., D'Andrea A., Urbani L. 

NOTSTRICTLY-ERGODIC SIGNALS IN ROAD ROUGHNESS ANALYSES: A THEORETICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL STUDY 
Praticò F. G. 

INTERNATIONAL RUNWAY FRICTION INDEX (IRFI) VERSUS AIRCRAFT BRAKING COEFFICIENT (Mu)
Boccanfuso A., Henry J. J., Wambold J. C., Yager T. J. U.S. 

VALIDATION OF DEFSTRA WATER FILM DEPTH PREDICTION MODEL
Domenichini L., Loprencipe G. 

SESSION 3: IMPLEMENTATION AND CASE STUDIES

Monitoring and managing roads and traffic (General Reporter: Eng. John Emery) 

EVALUATION OF THE POLLUTANT CONTENT IN ROAD RUN-OFF FIRST FLUSH WATERS
Berloni A., Caraffa T., Fagioli O., Maione M., Mangani F., Mangani G., Tatano F. 

A SUSTAINABLE AND INTEGRATED APPROACH TO ROAD NETWORKS PLANNING 
Facchinetti M., Moretti A. 

ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK APPLICATIONS IN TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT 
Bosurgi G., Flintsch G. W., Trifirò F. 

DEVELOPMENT OF PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN THE PROVINCE OF MILANO: THE VALIDATION OF PAVEMENT PERFORMANCE CURVES
Crispino M., Olivari G., Poggioli M., Scazziga I. 

ROAD INFORMATION SYSTEM: A CASE STUDY 
Cera L., Di Mascio P., La Monica S., Palermo C. 

THE 'MULTIFUNCTIONAL NOISE PROTECTION FACILITY GLEISDORF' - THE USE OF TELEMATICS FOR AN INTELLIGENT SPEED MANAGEMENT
Maurer P. 

Road Safety Interventions (General Reporter: Prof. Filippo Giammaria Praticò)

FREEWAY'S SAFETY WAYS: RAPID FLOW AND INTERVENTION 
Bergmeister K., Cattari M., Francesconi S., Mauro R. 

IMPROVING CONSISTENCY OF THE ROAD SAFETY AUDIT REVIEW FOR COLLECTOR RURAL ROADS 
Losa M., Terrosi Axerio A. 

RAILWAY SYSTEM-MOTORWAY SYSTEM INTERFERENCE: DESIGN APPLICATIONS FOR AV LINE PROTECTION ON THE MILAN-BOLOGNA SECTION 
Buzzeti B., Domenichini L., Giordano G., La Torre F., Polocicchio F., Truglio G. 

DEFINING "ACCIDENT SCENARIOS" FOR COLLECTOR RURAL ROADS
Losa M., Ristori C. 

DESIGN AND MONITORING OF A SAFE PEDESTRIAN CROSSING FACILITY: VIA VENEZIA GIULIA, ROME 
D'Antonio A., Guzzo S., Urbani L. 

ACCIDENT PHENOMENOLOGY VALUATION AT CIRCULAR INTERSECTIONS. PROBABILISTIC APPROACH TO CASE STUDIES IN URBAN AREA 
Giuffrè T., Granà A. 

OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS EFFECTS ON SAFETY OF URBAN SIGNALIZED INTERSECTIONS - MAIN EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCES
Giuffrè T., Rinelli S. 

ROAD SAFETY PERFORMANCE ASSOCIATED WITH IMPROVED TRAFFIC SIGNAL DESIGN AND INCREASED SIGNAL CONSPICUITY
De Leur P., Miska E., Sayed T 

Pavements (General Reporter: Prof. Alberto Bucchi)

USE OF INNOVATIVE PAVEMENT SOLUTIONS UNDER ROAD NETWORK PRIVATISATION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
Armitage R., Graffi C., Hakim B. 

THE USAGE OF PAVEMENT DRAINS IN ROADS WITH ASPHALTIC REVETMENT - THE BRAZILIAN EXPERIENCE ROAD BR-277 Sciammarella J.C. 

BEFORE AND AFTER STUDY TO IDENTIFY THE ACCIDENT REDUCTION FACTORS AFTER PAVEMENT RESURFACING 
Augeri M. G., Cafiso S. 

ANALYSIS OF RUTTING AND ROUGHNESS DISTRESSES IN PCC PAVEMENTS OVERLAID WITH ASPHALT CONCRETE
Kavussi A. 

INITIAL EXPERIENCE WITH THE FIRST LONG- SECTION, INTER-URBAN, CONCRETE ROAD IN ISRAEL 
Livneh M. 

CASE STUDY: MECHANICAL RELIABILITY OF SUB-BASE LAYER BUILT WITH DEMOLITION WASTE MATERIALS 
Portas S. 

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TRAFFIC NOISE EMISSION FOR CHARACTERISTIC TYPES OF ASPHALT MIXTURES IN SLOVENIA
Kokot D., Ramsak M., Tusar M.

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