PAVEMENT SKID TESTING-RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND PRESENT STATUS

THE DEVELOPMENT OF PAVEMENT SKID TESTING EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUES IN THE U.S. IS REVIEWED, AND THE VARIOUS SKID TEST TRAILERS NOW IN USE ARE DESCRIBED. THE RESULTS OF THE TAPPAHANNOCK SKID TEST CORRELATION STUDY ARE REVIEWED TO SHOW THE IMPROVED CORRELATION BETWEEN DIFFERENT TRAILERS WHICH HAS BEEN ACHIEVED IN THE PAST FEW YEARS. THE WORK OF ASTM COMMITTEE E-17 ON SKID RESISTANCE IS SUMMARIZED, INCLUDING ITS DEVELOPMENT OF A STANDARD TIRE FOR USE IN MAKING SKID TESTS. /RRL/A/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 970b, 8pP, 1FIG, 8PHOT
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Whitehurst, E A
  • Publication Date: 1965-1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00216035
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1994 12:00AM