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...
|Subjects:||T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
|Date Deposited:||11 Mar 2010|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:52|
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