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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Cat Grade with Slope Assist can be supported by Cat Stable Blade, which monitors blade movement and automatically adjusts raise and lower, in concert with the operator, while Cat Slope Indicate displays the machine cross slope and fore/aft orientation on the primary monitor.
The scalable, factory-integrated Cat GRADE with Cross Slope system allows operators to easily maintain desired cross slope by automatically controlling one side of the blade.
have a cross slope in order to drain precipitation across the path and away.
Since 1985, FHWA has emphasized a subset of the design criteria contained in adopted standards by designating them as the 13 controlling criteria: design speed, lane width, shoulder width, bridge width, horizontal alignment, superelevation, vertical alignment, grade, stopping sight distance, cross slope, vertical clearance, horizontal clearance, and structural capacity.
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.
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.
Depending on the cross slope of the existing roadway (centerline to gutter) and the integrity of the concrete in the gutter, you could cold-mill the concrete from the gutter to 5 to 10 feet out from the gutter with the depth being 0 inches at 5 to 10 feet from the gutter location and 2 inches deep at the gutter.
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.
The objectives of this investigation were twofold: to evaluate, on two different slopes, the effectiveness of cross slope cultivation and planting in reducing soil loss and runoff from a brussels sprouts field, and to evaluate the effect of previous cultivation by comparing a 13-year cultivated field to an uncultivated field in terms of soil loss, runoff, and yield of brussels sprouts.