ASTM E2955 - 13

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

    Active Standard ASTM E2955 | Developed by Subcommittee: E17.33

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.03


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    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.

    1. 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.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    E950 Test Method for Measuring the Longitudinal Profile of Traveled Surfaces with an Accelerometer Established Inertial Profiling Reference

    E1274 Test Method for Measuring Pavement Roughness Using a Profilograph


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 35.240.60 (IT applications in transport and trade); 93.080.99 (Other standards related to road engineering)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/E2955

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