What is Roughness and How to Measure Roughness – Pavement Ride Quality

Presentation by Michael Kartsounis on Roughness Measurement from Sydney Forum 16 March 2009

Definition of Roughness (The current understanding?)
> Type of Measuring Devices and the Relative Accuracy and Precision
> Calibration and Validation of Measuring Devices
> Factors Affecting Roughness Measurement
> Survey Levels (i.e. Network vs Construction Acceptance)
> NCHRP Recommendations for Roughness Testing of New Construction

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