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Relationship between pavement surface texture and highway traffic noise

by Roger L. Wayson

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pavements -- Noise.,
  • Motor vehicles -- Tires -- Noise.,
  • Traffic noise.,
  • Roads -- Riding qualities.,
  • Tires -- Noise.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoger L. Wayson.
    SeriesSynthesis of highway practice,, 268
    ContributionsNational Cooperative Highway Research Program., National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board., American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTE251.5 .W39 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p. :
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL392691M
    ISBN 100309068215
    LC Control Number98067635
    OCLC/WorldCa40768315

      The most commonly studied surface characteristics are friction, smoothness, tire-pavement noise, and texture. Briefly summarized below are two key characteristics as they relate to roadway safety: friction and texture. Friction. In short, pavement friction is the force that resists the relative motion between a vehicle tire and pavement surface. ed for highway traffic noise predictions to assess compliance with Part via the FHWA Traf- Texture is the deviation of the pavement surface from a true planar surface. Texture itself is defined by three parameters:(12) TABLE 1 Tire-Pavement Noise Source Speed Relationships, k Per Goubert. .

    Figure 2 highlights the major elements of highway traffic noise. Highway Traffic Noise Sources Highway traffic noise is caused by tire-pavement interaction, aerodynamic sources (turbulent airflow around and partly through the vehicle), and the vehicle itself (the power-unit noise created by the engine, exhaust, or transmission). At highway.   The research seeks to understand the relationship between noise and pavement texturing (and grinding for imparting texture); to evaluate the noise/texture/time relationship; and to develop construction techniques that are repeatable and cost effective. The testing will evaluate new construction to measure noise, texture, smoothness and friction.

    Chapter Two: Noise Analysis Denmark. The highway traffic noise prediction model the Danes use is NORD, Scandinavian prediction code written from to NORD software has a new source model developed by measuring 4, vehicles on 21 streets traveling from 30 to km/h. The noise emission levels in NORD account for vehicle category, speed, age of vehicle, size of . 1. Wayson, R.L. Relationship Between Pavement Sur face Texture and Highway T raf-fic Noise, National Cooperative Highway Research Synthesis No. , National Research Council, Washington, D.C. , 85 pgs 2. Wayson, R.L. “A Survey of State DOTs Views Regarding Pavement/Tire Noise” TRB Preprint, January Relationship Between “Internal”.


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Relationship between pavement surface texture and highway traffic noise by Roger L. Wayson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Relationship between pavement surface texture and highway traffic noise. [Roger L Wayson; National Cooperative Highway Research Program.; National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.; American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.] -- Traffic noise is frequently an annoyance for highway neighbors.

The relationship between pavement surface texture and highway traffic noise is discussed. Information for the synthesis was collected by surveying state transportation agencies and by conducting a literature search of both domestic and foreign publications.

The Influence of Pavement Surface Texture on Traffic Noise What Was the Need. Highway traffic noise is a common and expensive form of noise pollution, with the sound barriers used to mitigate it costing nearly $3 million per mile. Highway noise comes primarily from vehicle engines, exhaust systems and tires.

Relationship Between Pavement Surface Texture and Highway Traffic Noise [ NCHRP Traffic noise is frequently an annoyance for highway neighbors. Pavement/tire noise is a large component of the overall traffic noise level and has been extensively reviewed.

This synthesis presents a comprehensive synopsis of pavement/tire noise as it relates. Wayson, R.L. Relationship between pavement surface texture and highway traffic noise.

NCHRP Synthesis of Highway PracticeNational Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Google ScholarCited by: A pavement surface often consists of a combination of numerous “wavelengths” of texture – the length between physically repeating features.

Below is a table and chart illustrating basic texture categories, their wavelengths, and the surface characteristics they affect. The texture characteristics by means of MPD can be in a short time.

hence, It can be a good alternative to give noise information, if MPD and tire-pavement noise have robust relationship. Where does Highway Noise Come From.

Highway traffic noise is generated from three main sources: The contact-point between the tire and the road (tire/pavement noise).

The vehicle engine. The exhaust system. The tire/pavement noise accounts for 75 to 90 percent of the overall noise energy (Caltrans, {{3}}) when driving over 50 miles per hour.

Once the pavement is opened to traffic, the texture can also affect the noise made by vehicle tires on the concrete. Broom texture being applied to a concrete panel.

Finishing, texturing, and tining should proceed quickly in order to begin curing as soon as possible. Surface characteristics of asphalt pavement have significant impacts on road noise.

However, the quantitative relationship between them is not completely clarified. The objective of this paper is to quantify the effect of asphalt pavement surface characteristics on road noise.

Firstly, based on acoustics theory, we determined the pavement. The relationship between the forces acting on the vehicle tire and the pavement surface as the vehicle steers around a curve, changes lanes, or compensates for lateral forces is as follows: Eq.

4 Peak friction Critical slip Full sliding (fully-locked) 0 (free rolling) Tire Slip, % Coefficient of Friction Increased Braking Intermittent.

Wayson, R.L. Relationship between pavement surface texture and highway traffic noise. NCHRP Synthesis of Highway Practice Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C.

Google Scholar. A road is a thoroughfare, route, or way on land between two places that has been paved or otherwise improved to allow travel by foot or by some form of conveyance (including a motor vehicle, cart, bicycle, or horse).

Roads consist of one or two roadways (British English: carriageways), each with one or more lanes and any associated sidewalks (British English: pavement) and road verges. pavements absorb more traffic noise than normal pavements.

It also shows that as asphalt pavements age, they tend to become noisier. There is an optimal porosity for durability and sound attenuation characteristics. In general, pavements with smaller aggregates and more open surface textures provide more noise reduction than a typical.

Also, tire-roadway friction and different pavement types and surface texture can affect noise levels (Wayson, National Cooperative Highway Research Program.

et al. Our study found that measured sound levels are less correlated with TNM model results based on MPO traffic data than with field-measured traffic. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in The study also confirmed the relationship between the rate of wet to dry crashes and pavement friction (Rizenbergs et.

al., ). As the tire comes into contact with the pavement, the surface texture causes deformation in the tire rubber. This deformation is. We can detect sounds that range from 20 cycles per second (Hertz or Hz) to 20, Hz (20 kilohertz or kHz).

However, the ear is most sensitive to frequencies between Hz and 10 kHz. Pavement noise, or more correctly tire-pavement noise, is the result of the mechanical interaction between the tire and the pavement surface. The correct design of the surface layer of a road may lead to pavements with better characteristics regarding the ride quality and the safety, but also pavements that may reduce noise.

The use of low-noise pavements may be an effective measure to reduce the acoustic pollution generated by road traffic.

To thoroughly explore the relationship between concrete pavement texture characteristics and tire/pavement noise of grooving concrete pavement, the surface texture, i.e., roughness, macrotexture. Investigation of the relationship between surface characteristics and site conditions and roadway safety, including methods of crash data assessment, field data collection, and methods of data analysis.

• Identification of minimum and desirable levels of texture/friction for highway networks. Pavement Surface Characteristics. AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPMENTS TO REDUCE ROAD TRAFFIC NOISE ON CONCRETE PAVEMENTS. In New South Wales, the Roads and Traffic Authority in its Northern Region is constructing trial concrete pavements with variations in surface texture to study the relationship between surface texture, tire noise, and skid resistance.

Tire road noise is the major contributor to traffic noise, which leads to general annoyance, speech interference, and sleep disturbances. Standardized methods to measure tire road noise are expensive, sophisticated to use, and they cannot be applied comprehensively.

This paper presents a method to automatically classify different types of pavement and the wear condition to .A study of the texture spectra in the wavelength domain would help understand the relationship between noise and pavement texture. From the obtained results, the dynamic stiffness and tire/pavement noise levels are directly proportional at high frequencies and inversely proportional at low frequencies (up to 1 kHz).