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Light depolarization as a measure of pavement surface texture

Light depolarization as a measure of pavement surface texture

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Published by The Division, National Technical Information Service [distributor] in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pavements -- United States -- Testing.,
  • Polarization (Light)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for Federal Highway Administration, Offices of Research & Development, Structures and Applied Mechanics Division.
    ContributionsUnited States. Federal Highway Administration. Structures and Applied Mechanics Division., Naval Surface Weapons Center. White Oak Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15252249M

    The cost of maintenance and rehabilitation is high. While variations in temperature identified in the infrared region can be used to locate defects and cracks in pavement. For the sites evaluated in the study, an analysis of the surface color data indicated there were no consistent or practical differences between center of the lane and wheel path measurements. Unpaved roads constructed over a subgrade with a high clay content or with minimal surface coarse aggregate are prone to rutting in wet conditions. For example, [ ] used a UAV and photogrammetric methods to create a 3D model of surface distress, such as ruts and potholes, with a resolution up to 5mm for unpaved roads.

    Usually, concrete is used at the bottom of the two layers, providing a strong foundation to support heavy traffic with the asphalt on top providing a smooth riding surface. They are result of shear forces induced by traffic loading and form as localized longitudinal or transverse displacements. Google Scholar 4. Conclusions The use of remote sensing techniques offers new potential for pavement managers to assess large areas, often in little time.

    However, analysis showed that the differences should not bias the albedo model. Inof the 45 state agencies surveyed, only 17 were still utilizing manual survey methods [ 81 ]. Bleeding of asphalt: Shiny black surface caused by liquid asphalt typically migrating in hot temperatures along the pavement surface. Cloud cover was avoided as much as possible during testing.


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Temperature-related asphalt pavement distresses such as rutting and fatigue are influenced by pavement albedo. Albedo testing followed ASTM E, which requires taking measurements during the summer months between 9 a. The plots show that asphalt pavement albedo increases over time, while concrete pavement albedo decreases over time.

Two primary segmentation methods utilized for pavement distress identification are edge-detection and thresholding [, ]. As the crown of the pavement system, this layer must be constructed to resist distortion under traffic, be reasonably waterproof, smooth, and provide skid resistance.

For example, [ 35 ] illustrated how a UAV system can capture images to map roads and vehicles and provide information regarding traffic, accidents, or natural disasters within 2 hours of the event. Composite pavement is typically a combination of both flexible and rigid pavement.

Usually, concrete is Light depolarization as a measure of pavement surface texture book at the bottom of the two layers, providing a strong foundation to support heavy traffic with the asphalt on top providing a smooth riding surface.

Furthermore, when the interpretation of the severity of the damage is determined based on judgment even though there are well established rating criteriathe results can vary. Light depolarization as a measure of pavement surface texture book process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

These high orbit satellites e. Pumping: This results from water seeping into the pavement system or ejecting out of the system through the cracks or joints. It typically appears transverse or longitudinal and follows the dimensions of the problematic area underneath the surface.

To account for this, mechanistic-empirical design performance prediction models include thermal property inputs such as solar absorption.

Sometimes the soil will be reinforced with fabric-like materials such as woven or nonwoven geotextiles or materials resembling plastic e.

Conclusions The use of remote sensing techniques offers new potential for pavement managers to assess large areas, often in little time. Shoving: These defects are similar to rutting, however, they typically occur in areas where vehicles frequently stop and start.

The surface course is the top of the pavement and is usually constructed from dense asphalt. They become problematic if their depth and diameter becomes greater than 25 mm and mm, respectively.

At each site, ten locations were selected for testing. Roads are generally categorized as unpaved or paved with paved roads typically classified as flexible, rigid, or composite systems. It usually appears as closely spaced, crescent-shaped, dark colored, hairline cracking.

In order to assess road conditions, it is important to understand typical road profiles. Seal coats seal and protect the base and provide strength at the road surface so that the base can resist the abrasive and disruptive forces of traffic.

Common road defects Roads are considered problematic typically when they start to indicate issues related to their 1 structural adequacy, 2 skid resistance, or 3 surface defects. Unpaved roads will deteriorate rapidly in conditions of excessive water or moisture.

The use of remote sensing in transportation research is becoming an important and economically advantageous area of exploration. Durability cracking forms adjacent to joints, cracks, or free edges of the pavement and is initiated at the intersection of cracks and a free edge. The outcome of these surveys is likely to be less expensive, more consistent, faster, and cover wider areas.

The major difference between flexible and rigid pavement systems is the application of a bituminous surface layer e.

The asphalt in the prime should be compatible with the binder used to create the seal coat. However, it may also form as a result of inadequate concrete thickness, lack of concrete consolidation, and construction of concrete during high temperatures. Unmanned aerial vehicle Unmanned aerial vehicles UAV are capable of providing high resolution, near real-time imagery often with less expense than manned aerial or spaceborne platforms.

In addition to the difficulties associated with creating a comprehensive evaluation of the over 6, km of roads in the US from point data, other factors also restrict frequent, cost effective, and comprehensive road evaluations.Aside from pavement type and surface age, the variables expected to have the highest impact on pavement albedo are surface color, coarse aggregate color, and surface texture.

These data were also collected at each location.

Quantifying Pavement Albedo

The pavement surface color in the center of Light depolarization as a measure of pavement surface texture book lane and in the wheel path was visually matched with a grayscale chart. Measurements were made at fixed incident and detection directions and variable sample's orientation.

For one-dimensional rough surfaces, it was found that depolarization and circular polarization increase with the off-specular angle of scattering while linear polarization does the opposite.

Measurements were also made for specular tjarrodbonta.com by: 9. road surface is a function of the illuminance on, and the reflection properties of, the pavement material. The reflection properties of the road surface will be determined by the pavement material used, whether it is wet or dry, and how much use the road has had.

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McDaniel, William D. Thornton, Jorge Gomez Dominguez.Measurements were made at fixed incident and detection directions and variable sample's orientation. For one-dimensional rough surfaces, it was found that depolarization and circular polarization increase with the off-specular angle of scattering while linear polarization does the opposite.

Measurements were also made for specular tjarrodbonta.com by: 9.Surface Characteristics. Improved ebook and ride quality of pavements for user satisfaction. Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavement Manual, Guidelines for Design, Construction, Maintenance, and Rehabilitation, Federal Highway Administration.