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dc.contributor.authorRibeiro, Paulopor
dc.contributor.authorRodrigues, Daniel Soutopor
dc.contributor.authorTaniguchi, E.por
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-24T10:29:41Z-
dc.date.available2014-11-24T10:29:41Z-
dc.date.issued2014-11-
dc.date.submitted2014-11-
dc.identifier.citationRibeiro P., Rodrigues D. S., Taniguchi E. Road gradient for cycling infrastructures: Standard and Low-Cost measurement, 8th International Conference on Energy and Development, Environment and Biomedicine (EDEB '14), Issue 29, pp. 113-120, 2227-4359, 2014-
dc.identifier.issn2227-4359-
dc.identifier.issn978-960-474-391-9-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/31148-
dc.description.abstractUrban mobility planning based on the use of non-motorized means of transport, such as cycling, is an important contribution to the improvement of mobility, accessibility and equity in cities. In order to make the cycling mode more competitive in relation to motorized vehicles, it is necessary to evaluate the potential of alternatives from the perspective of the physical effort. One way to do so consists of assessing the suitability of locations for implementing cycling infrastructures. For this purpose, this work presents a process for classifying terrains and roads in terms of the longitudinal gradient. Furthermore, an evaluation of the reliability of some low-cost tools to measure this parameter was conducted, by comparison with standard measurement using cartographic plans, on a field study applied to the city of Braga, Portugal. These tools revealed a good level of accuracy for the planning stage, but proved to be less reliable for use in design.por
dc.language.isoengpor
dc.publisherWorld Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS)por
dc.rightsrestrictedAccesspor
dc.subjectBragapor
dc.subjectCyclingpor
dc.subjectCycling planningpor
dc.subjectLow-cost measurementspor
dc.subjectRoad gradientpor
dc.subjectTerrain slopepor
dc.titleRoad gradient for cycling infrastructures: standard and low-cost measurementpor
dc.typeconferencePaper-
dc.peerreviewedyespor
dc.commentshttp://ctac.uminho.pt/node/1978por
sdum.publicationstatuspublishedpor
oaire.citationConferenceDate2014por
sdum.event.typeconferencepor
oaire.citationStartPage113por
oaire.citationEndPage120por
oaire.citationIssue29-
oaire.citationTitle8th International Conference on Energy and Development, Environment and Biomedicine (EDEB '14)por
dc.date.updated2014-11-21T10:38:13Z-
sdum.conferencePublication8th International Conference on Energy and Development, Environment and Biomedicine (EDEB '14)por
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