Presents recent technical findings relevant to the objective measurement of road roughness. Initial papers consider the root-mean-square vertical acceleration technique and quarter-car simulation. Three papers address the practical side of measuring and using roughness information.
Gillespie T., Sayers M.
Root-Mean-Square Vertical Acceleration as a Summary Roughness Statistic
Halbach D., Hudson W., Moser L., Zaniewski J.
Simulation of Road Meters by Separate Analysis of Accelerometer and Height Sensor Data
Hayhoe G., Watugala G.
Accuracy of Calibrated Roughness Surveys
Relationships Between Vehicle Speed, Ride Quality, and Road Roughness
Paterson W., Watanatada T.
Vehicle Operating Costs Related to Operating Mode, Road Design, and Pavement Condition
Butler B., Zaniewski J.
Paper ID: STP884-EB