A CORRELATION STUDY OF THE MAYS ROAD METER WITH THE SURFACE DYNAMICS PROFILOMETER

A CORRELATION STUDY OF ROUGHNESS MEASUREMENTS OBTAINED WITH THE MAYS ROAD METER (MRM) AND THE SURFACE DYNAMICS PROFILOMETER (SDP) HAS BEEN MADE AND REPORTED HEREIN. IN ACCORDANCE WITH INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THIS STUDY, A TENTATIVE SET OF CALIBRATION, OPERATION, AND CONTROL PROCEDURES HAS BEEN DEVELOPED FOR THE MRM TO PROVIDE A MEANS OF OBTAINING ROUGHNESS MEASUREMENTS FOR TEXAS HIGHWAYS IN TERMS OF SERVICEABILITY INDEX. SEVERAL MRM'S WHICH HAVE BEEN CALIBRATED AND FOR WHICH THE RESULTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED ACCORDING TO THESE PROCEDURES ARE CURRENTLY IN FIELD USE BY THE TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • RR 156-1 2 APP
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Texas, Austin

    Center for Highway Research, 200 West 21st Street
    Austin, TX  United States  78712
  • Authors:
    • Walker, R S
    • Hudson, W R
  • Publication Date: 1973-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 24 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00207582
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Res Rept
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 11 1974 12:00AM