Guide to asset management: part 5G: texture

Part 5G promotes the collection of road surface texture data as an important component of site investigative and road network management in Australia and New Zealand. The guide primarily focuses upon one measure of texture, namely macrotexture, due to its important contribution to the available level of friction at the interface between vehicle tyre and road surface, and especially at high vehicle speeds and/or in wet conditions. The guidelines describe the different methods routinely used to measure texture in Australia and New Zealand and explain the need to consider the results obtained alongside skid resistance measurements. Information regarding road surface roughness is provided in the Austroads Guide to Asset Management – Part 5B: Roughness. (a)

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  • Authors:
    • HILLIER, P
    • SOET, W
  • Publication Date: 2009-7


  • English

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  • Pagination: 35P
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    • Issue Number: AGAM05G/09

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  • Accession Number: 01152967
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 9781921551673
  • Files: ITRD, ATRI
  • Created Date: Mar 23 2010 9:08AM