AN INTERIM REPORT OF THE CHLOE PROFILOMETER STUDY AS PERFORMED BY THE MAINE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION PAVEMENT SECTION-BITUMINOUS GROUP

PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED WHILE USING THE CHLOE PROFILOMETER AND RELATED EQUIPMENT FOR DETERMINING THE PRESENT SERVICEABILITY OF FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS ARE DESCRIBED. THE PURPOSE OF THE REPORT IS TO OUTLINE THE CHLOE PROFILOMETER RESEARCH AS A WHOLE, WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON (1) THE USAGE AND PERFORMANCE OF THE DEVICE ITSELF, (2) FIELD TESTING PROCEDURES, (3) DATA COLLECTION AND REFINEMENT AND (4) RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN BOTH THE INSTRUMENT AND IN TESTING PROCEDURES. THE AUTHOR CONCLUDES THAT THE CHLOE (1) IS A VERY SATISFACTORY INSTRUMENT FOR USE IN THE RESEARCH FIELD, (2) IS EXTREMELY DELICATE AND SENSITIVE, (3) A COMPETENT, CONSCIENTIOUS OPERATOR IS REQUIRED FOR ITS SATISFACTORY OPERATIONS AND (4) IS A HIGHLY MOBILE AND ACCURATE INSTRUMENT FOR DETERMINING THE SERVICEABILITY OF A VARIETY OF PAVEMENTS. /BPR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hpr-1/4/, BPR-5, STATE-430
  • Corporate Authors:

    Maine State Highway Commission

    Materials and Research Division, Bureau of Highways
    Augusta, ME  USA  04330

    Bureau of Public Roads /US

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Mcnaughton, E L
  • Publication Date: 1968-3

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00206334
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM