cross slope


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cross slope

Of a surface, the slope that is perpendicular to the direction of travel. Compare with running slope.
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50 m wide, paved and cross slope of the road extension; attached to it unpaved berm 1.
Another benefit of self-leveling is the decrease in the users' feeling of falling forward when going down a slope or the decrease in pressure on their torso when traveling on a cross slope.
One specific consideration is for cross slope, a cross-sectional design element that helps drain water from a roadway laterally: The normal NYSDOT shoulder cross slope is 6 percent; where designed for pedestrians, the cross slope is 2 percent.
It had all looked so very different during the opening stages as the powerful Stags' pack rampaged up The Cross slope.
The Futtura product line includes automatic levels, digital theodolites, rotary lasers, laser receivers, automatic machine control systems, cross slope systems, and electronic slope meter systems.
The running slope is a measure of the slope parallel to the direction of circulation; the cross slope is measured perpendicular to the direction of circulation.
Hiking back up the mountain, we spotted billies cross slope and now had our first chance to really size up the quality of goats here on Kaupo.
Bowlers from the Pavilion End run down a slope and can easily angle the ball back into the right-handers using the cross slope.
Require these PP: longitudinal inequality IRI (International Roughness Index); depth of the ruts; Water depth in a rut; cross slope of the road lane; MPD macro-texture; Disorders of roads; photographs (front and rear view); A detailed longitudinal profile of the road including parameter climb / descent; directional characteristics - direct and radii, three-dimensional (3-D profile) and 2D vertical, continuous images of the road surface.
The Swifts now had use of the famous Cross slope and were the first to strike through hooker Sam McCluskey after Turner's neat offload.
Designed for use on motor graders, the GCS500 Grade Control System uses a variety of sensors to calculate the cross slope of the blade.