ASTM-E2955 Standard Practice for Simulating Profilograph Response to Longitudinal Profiles of Traveled Surfaces

ASTM-E2955 - 2013 EDITION - CURRENT


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Scope

1.1 These practices cover the calculation of profilograph response to longitudinal profiles of traveled surface roughness.

1.2 These practices utilize computer simulations to obtain profilograph responses including: surface sensing wheel (recording wheel) vertical displacement, and reference platform wheels (supporting wheels) motions, as a function of distance.

1.3 These practices present standard profilograph simulations for use in the calculations.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only and are not considered standard.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Significance and Use

5.1 These practices provide a means for evaluating traveled surface-roughness characteristics directly from a measured profile. The calculated output values represent profilograph response to traveled surface roughness.

5.2 These practices provide pavement surface profiles to evaluate pavement condition using the profilograph index.

Keywords

bump height; ProFAA; profilograph index; profilograph simulation; ProVAL; ICS Number Code 35.240.60 (IT applications in transport and trade); 93.080.99 (Other standards related to road engineering)

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04.03 (Road and Paving Materials; Vehicle-Pavement Systems)

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35.240.60 (IT applications in transport and trade Including EDIFACT and e-commerce)

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Document Number

ASTM-E2955-13

Revision Level

2013 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

New

Publication Date

Jan. 15, 2014

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

14 pages

Committee Number

E17.33