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Fields for table: DLR_OH_STRAIN_CONFIG_PCC

Field NameCodesData TypeUnitsTest ProtocolDescription
STATE_CODE
STATE_PROVINCENUMBER(2)


Numerical code for state or province. U.S. codes are consistent with Federal Information Processing Standards.
MEGADAC_FILTER
MEGADAC_FILTERNUMBER(1)


Code for type of filter applied by the MEGADAC system.
FULL_SCALE_MAX_S

NUMBER(8,1)
microstrain

Maximum value that can be recorded by the strain gauge.
FULL_SCALE_MIN_S

NUMBER(8,1)
microstrain

Minimum value that can be recorded by the strain gauge.
GAUGE_MANUFACTURER

VARCHAR2(12)


Name of the gauge manufacturer.
GAUGE_RESOLUTION

NUMBER(3,2)
microstrain

Minimum recordable value for the sensor based upon excitation and amplification.
ACTIVE_ARMS

NUMBER(1)


The number of active arms in the configuration of the strain gauge bridge circuit.
GAUGE_FACTOR

NUMBER(3,2)


Gauge factor of the strain gauge dictated by the design.
GAUGE_POWER

NUMBER(3,1)
W

Power dissipated within the strain gauge.
GAUGE_RESISTANCE

NUMBER(3)
ohm

Resistance of the strain gauge.
GAUGE_VOLTAGE

NUMBER(3,1)
V

Voltage supplied to the strain gauge.
SHRP_ID

VARCHAR2(4)


Test section identification number assigned by LTPP program. Must be combined with STATE_CODE to be unique.
TRANSVERSE_SENSITIVITY

NUMBER(5,2)


Transverse sensitivity of the strain gauge.
EXCITATION_SOURCE

VARCHAR2(10)


Source of the excitation.
EXCITATION_TYPE

VARCHAR2(1)


Type of excitation for the strain gauge (field not currently used).
EXCITATION_VALUE

NUMBER(2)
V

Magnitude of the excitation.
X

NUMBER(4)
mm

Longitudinal distance to the sensor in the direction of traffic from the reference slab joint.
Y

NUMBER(4)
mm

Transverse distance to the sensor from the shoulder joint.
Z

NUMBER(5,1)
mm

Sensor depth below pavement surface.
COMMENTS

VARCHAR2(80)


An unformatted field for the comments pertaining to the information stored in the table.
RECORD_STATUS

VARCHAR2(1)


A code indicating the general quality of the data.
ORIENTATION
S_GAUGE_ORIENTATIONVARCHAR2(1)


Code indicating the orientation of the strain gauge, T=transverse, L=longitudinal
TEST_NAME

VARCHAR2(7)


Character string that uniquely identifies each series of test traces.
SENSOR_LAYER_NUMBER

NUMBER(2)


Layer number in which the sensor is installed.
TAG_ID

VARCHAR2(8)


Descriptive tag given to the channel within the data collection software.
CHANNEL

NUMBER(3)


The channel number on which the sensor is wired.
BALANCE
Y_NVARCHAR2(1)


Code indicating whether or not the individual channel was balanced prior to testing - Used with the auto balance function to electronically balance the sensors prior to testing.
INPUT_CARD

VARCHAR2(10)


Type of data acquisition card the MEGADAC uses for connecting the sensor.
CARD_GAIN

NUMBER(3)


Pre Analog to Digital (AD) conversion amplification.
POST_GAIN

NUMBER(3)


Post Analog to Digital (AD) conversion amplification.