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Cover of Pavement Roughness Measurement with an Inertial Profilometer
Pavement Roughness Measurement with an Inertial Profilometer
  • Publication no: AGAM-T001-16
  • Published: 13 May 2016

This test method defines the procedure for measuring the roughness of road pavements, determined from the direct measurement of the longitudinal profile of the road surface using an inertial profilometer.

  • 1. Scope
  • 2. References
  • 3. Definitions
  • 4. Equipment
  • 5. Calibration and Validation
    • 5.1. Equipment Calibration
      • 5.1.1. Distance Transducer
      • 5.1.2. Accelerometers
      • 5.1.3. Laser Displacement Transducers
    • 5.2. System Validation
  • 6. Procedure
    • 6.1. Pre-test Set-up
    • 6.2. Operational Validation Procedure (Bounce Test)
    • 6.3. Profile Survey
    • 6.4. Factors Affecting the Test
  • 7. Calculations
  • 8. Reporting
  • Annex 1 Laser Safety