Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Laser-based system for highway pavement texture measurement

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

5 Author(s)
Mu Xiangyang ; Depat. of Ind. Autom., Xi''an Shiyou Univ., China ; Li Lin ; Tang Nan ; Ce Liu
more authors

The texture of the highway is one of the major factors to the impact of road quality. The traditional method is to use a skid truck to measure the skid number, but in the course of the measurement, its speed is limited and frequent traffic slow down is inevitable. This paper presents a highway pavement texture detection system using position-sensitive device (PSD) with a laser transmitter. As one of non-destructive test tools, the laser texture sensor that can run at 178 kHz allows high-speed measurement, and is very sensitive to macro and micro texture. In order to reduce the influences from the surrounding area we have designed a PID compensation circuit to help improve the accuracy of the system. The outcomes of several prototype pavement texture devices have proved the measurement system's feasibility and effectiveness. A measurement system with high-speed, high accuracy and low-cost is obtained.

Published in:

Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2003. Proceedings. 2003 IEEE  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

12-15 Oct. 2003

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.