Publications / 2002 Proceedings of the 19th ISARC, Washington, USA

The Efficiency of a 3-D Blade Control System in the Construction of Structure Layers by Road Grader-Automated Design-Build of Road Construction in Finland

R. Heikkila, M. Jaakkola
Pages 475-480 (2002 Proceedings of the 19th ISARC, Washington, USA, ISSN 2413-5844)

The paper reports on the research work in the domain of automated road construction. A new method and prototype of automated road grader has been developed in Finland. The working experiments show measurable influence and quality as well as economic profit to be achieved by the new technology.

Keywords: accuracy, automated construction, construction economics, design-build, economic efficiency, road grader, 3-D machine control