Saturday, 16 September 2017

Types Of Camber

The following camber are generally provided to the road surface

1.composite camber : It consists of two straight slopes from the edges with a parabolic or circular crown


2.Sloped or straight camber: It consists of two straight slopes from the edges joining at the center of the carriageway.This types of camber is very simple and can be easily constructed.


3.Two straight line camber : It consists of two straight lines steeper near the edges and flatter near the crown ,this types of camber is considered to be the best for indian roads.


4.barrel camber: It consists of a continuous curve either elliptical or parabolic .this types of camber is preferred for roads used by fast moving vehicles.