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Merlin low-cost road roughness measuring machine.

M. A. Cundill

Merlin low-cost road roughness measuring machine.

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Published by Transport and Road Research Laboratory, Overseas Unit in Crowthorne, Berks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesResearch report / Transport and Road Research Laboratory -- 301, Research report (Transport and Road Research Laboratory) -- 301.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13968117M

offers surface roughness measuring machine products. About 4% of these are Testing Equipment, 1% are Other Optics Instruments, and 0% are Other Test Instruments. A wide variety of surface roughness measuring machine options are available to you, such as power. H. Mojiri, M. Aliofkhazraei, in Comprehensive Materials Finishing, Roughness of Fractal Surfaces. Roughness measurement parameters such as σ and β ⁎ are sensitive to the scale; this is because of the measurement apparatus detachment limit (limits of the sample intervals or short wavelength) and the scan height (the limit of the long wavelength).   Surface roughness refers to deviation from the nominal surface of the third up to sixth order. Order of deviation is defined in international - and second-order deviations refer to form, i.e. flatness, circularity, etc. and to waviness, respectively, and are due to machine tool errors, deformation of the workpiece, erroneous setups and clamping, vibration and workpiece material.


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Merlin low-cost road roughness measuring machine. by M. A. Cundill Download PDF EPUB FB2

A simple roughness measuring machine has been designed especially for use in developing countries. It is called MERLIN (Machine for Evaluating Roughness using Low-cost INstrumen­ tation).

The device can be used either for direct measurement or for calibrating response-type instruments such as the vehicle­ mounted bump integrator. The report describes a simple machine which has been designed especially for use in developing countries. It is called MERLIN-A Machine for Evaluating Roughness using Low-cost Instrumentation.

It was designed using a computer simulation of its operation on road profiles measured in the International Road Roughness Experiment in Brazil. The device is called MERLIN-Machine for Evaluating Roughness utilizing Low-cost Instrumentation. In the universal way roughness analyze this instrument was outlined on the premise of a workstation recreation of its operation on longitudinal way profile.

Figure The Merlin ((AIM_)aspx) The roughness of a road's surface is an important measure of road condition and a key factor in determining vehicle operating costs.

A simple roughness measuring machine has been designed especially for use in developing countries. It is called MERLIN (Machine for Evaluating Roughness using Low-cost INstrumentation).

One of the most important measures of road condition is roughness of road surface. Mainly there are two different types of instruments used for the measurement of road roughness in this report. First one is the Merlin.

It is a machine which evaluates roughness using low cost instrumentation, utilized either for immediate estimation or for adjusting reaction sort instruments. the merlin road roughness machine: user guide Road surface roughness is an important measure of road condition.

This report provides a detailed description of the Merlin (Machine for Evaluating Roughness using Low-cost INstrumentation) road roughness measurement machine and practical guidance on its use. MERLIN is a Machine for Evaluating Roughness using Low-cost Instrumentation.

Modified roughness measuring machine is a simple machine to measure roughness, which determines the surface deviation from an imaginary planar surface.

The details of MERLIN as described by Cundill () are mentioned in the following paragraphs. ROAD ROUGHNESS MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES AND STATNDARDISATION OF RTRRMS DEVICES. For measuring roughness of roads by keeping in mind the factors of cost, speed, and regular calibration, we have come up with a superior performing range of Merlin Roughness Testing Machine.

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Merlin is simple low-cost roughness measurement instrument that can be manufactured locally. The instrument can be used for direct roughness measurement or for calibrating other equipment like Bump Integrator.

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MERLIN-A Low-Cost Machine for Measuring Road Roughness in Developing Countries. Transportation Research Record No. volume 2. Fifth International Conference on. Modified Roughness Indicating machine is a simple machine to measure roughness, also called MERLIN - Machine for Evaluating Roughness using low-cost Instrumentation.

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To realize classification of different pavements, a road roughness acquisition system design and an improved restricted Boltzmann machine deep neural network algorithm based on Adaboost Backward Propagation algorithm for road roughness detection is presented in this paper.

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Note 1: When measuring road roughness with a static level for the purposes of validating other profile-measuring methods or calibrating response-type roughness-measuring systems, the static level measurement process should be evaluated to ensure the measurements are within the resolution required in Table is recommended that several locations be marked at various distances from the.

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The International Roughness Index (IRI) is the most commonly used measure of road roughness and is computed from a road’s longitudinal profile using a mathematical procedure described by Sayers ().The mathematical procedure simulates a quarter-car model of a standardized vehicle travelling at a speed of 80 km / h over the road profile ().IRI is the unit of slope (e.g., meters per kilometer.

The International Roughness Index (IRI) is the roughness index most commonly obtained from measured longitudinal road is calculated using a quarter-car vehicle math model, whose response is accumulated to yield a roughness index with units of slope (in/mi, m/km, etc.).

This performance measure has less stochasticity and subjectivity in comparison to other pavement. Pavement roughness is an important characteristic monitored by many road agencies. It is used as an indicator of road performance and also for feasibility studies.

In developing countries, the most common method of recording road roughness is the use of response-type roughness meters. Established in the yearVed Engineering Co. is a foremost manufacturer and supplier of a diverse range of road testing machines like ARUR (Bump Integrator, Merlin, Portable Soil Impact, Tester, Core Drilling Machine, Pavement Core Drilling Machine, Vertical Profile Meter.

The indicated roughness is obtained by measuring the length of the Mays Road Meter record in inches and multiplying by an appropriate con­ stant. This constant is a function simply of the paper drive mechanism and the length of the section. The resulting Roughness Index is expressed. Surface Roughness Measuring - SRM.

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Similar correlation curves were produced for different materials such as brass and copper. Surface roughness measurement was also performed for specimens immersed in oil, a condition similar to that of a production environment. Some observable trends were found.

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The International Roughness Index The fundamental purpose of a properly functioning inertial road profiler is to collect accurate longitudinal profiles. * Choosing a method for measuring road roughness; * Calibrating the measurement equipment to a standard roughness scale ; * Using procedures that ensure reliable measurements in routine daily use.

The suggestions and procedures presented here are intended to guide the practitioner in acquiring road roughness data from which to build a roughness. On most road networks, road roughness is usually used as the measure of functional condition because it can be related readily to road use costs and measurement can be automated.Instruments for measuring surface roughness Profilometer —Roughness of a solid surface can be quantified using this instrument.

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