Measurement of road surface texture: an examination


Tosswell, P., Firth, C.T., Powell, D.B. and Vaughan, S. (1997) Measurement of road surface texture: an examination. Proceedings of the ICE - Municipal Engineer, 121, 186-192. (doi:10.1680/imuen.1997.29880).

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This paper discusses the measurement of road surface texture and specifically the use of the standard sand patch test as a method to determine whether a road surface lies within contractual texture tolerances. The test is criticized by the industry due to the variability of the results which can be obtained. A series of tests on concrete specimen tiles with brushed and exposed aggregate finishes has been conducted which demonstrates the problem...

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0965-0903 (print)
1751-7699 (electronic)
Subjects: T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
ePrint ID: 74074
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:52
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/74074

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