Term of the Road Dictionary

profile depth

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Road Surface Characteristics
  • Definition : Difference between the profile and a horizontal line through the highest peak (the peak level) within a distance along the surface of the same order of length as a tyre/pavement interface. Note: this is a two-dimensional case, whereas texture depth and mean texture depth refer to three-dimensional cases [ISO].

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