Automating Friction Measurement and Applicator Control for Snowplows

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  03/05/2010


Researchers developed an automated system that continuously measures the friction coefficient of the pavement and quickly detects any change, activates/deactivates the snowplow applicator based on the friction measurement and applies the appropriate amount of deicing material on the road surface.

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