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Validation of a Laser Profilometer for Measuring Pavement Rutting (Reference Device Method)
  • Publication no: AGAM-T010-16
  • Published: 13 May 2016

This test method defines the procedure for performing validation checks of the measurements of pavement rutting determined using a laser profilometer, by comparing them to the measurements from a static or manual reference device.

This test method is one of two alternative validation methods required by Austroads Test Method AG:AM/T009. The other validation method is Austroads Test Method AG:AM/T011.

  • 1. Scope
  • 2. References
  • 3. Definitions
  • 4. Equipment
  • 5. Procedure
    • 5.1. Validation of Distance Measurement
    • 5.2. Validation of Rutting Measurement
      • 5.2.1. Static Method
      • 5.2.2. Comparative Method
  • 6. Calculations
    • 6.1. Static Method
    • 6.2. Comparative Method
  • 7. Reporting
    • 7.1. Validation of Distance Measurement
    • 7.2. Validation of Rutting Measurement
      • 7.2.1. Static Measurement
      • 7.2.2. Comparative Measurement
  • 8. Failed Validation