May 11, 2016
How a Single Car, Inadvertently Braking, Causes a Traffic Jam
Seen here is experimental evidence for the physical mechanism of forming a traffic jam. This video is a multimedia supplement to the research paper, “The Mathematical Society of Traffic Flow” by Yuki Sugiyama et al., and was published in the New Journal of Physics in 2008.
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