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You will be able to enhance your skill set for the RAMM Suite of products with the information available on this page.

Listed below are areas of RAMM and their correlating training materials presented in form of videos, online documentation, pdf download/print files, and training courses. Select the area of RAMM in which you are interested and follow the links underneath to reveal available materials. If you require further information, contact our support team.

Assessment

An assessment is the record of an inspection of an asset. You use assessments for a number of reasons including to record the condition of an asset or its associated likelihood and consequences of failure (risks). RAMM Assessment is a feature used to manage and record inspections of roading assets. You use RAMM Assessment to manage the overall condition of your network. You can use Pocket RAMM and RAMM Patrol in the assessment process.
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Watch Assessment videos. Set up Assessment in Pocket RAMM here. Use Assessment in Pocket RAMM here.
Read the RAMM Assessment manual.
Read the Best Practice for Assessment in Pocket RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Assessment manual for printing.
Download PDF version of the Best Practice for Assessment in Pocket RAMM manual for printing.
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Asset Valuation

Asset Valuation is the determination of the value of capital or fixed assets and in particular, the value at which they should be declared on the balance sheet of the owner.
Condition data and depreciation methodologies are used in RAMM to determine the Depreciated Replacement Costs (DRC) for road network assets.
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Read the Asset Valuation manual.
Download PDF version of the Asset Valuation manual for printing.

Bridges

Bridges

A bridge is a structure designed to carry a road or path over an obstacle by spanning it. Generally, bridges are considered to be composed of three separate parts – substructure, superstructure, and deck. Bridges are one of the more complex inventory items in RAMM and are classified in several ways – according to the use they serve and materials of which they are constructed. The Bridges table is used for recording the dimensions and specifications of bridges. Details about components such as the superstructure, deck and handrails, can also be recorded.

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Read the Bridges chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the Bridges chapter.

Bylaws

A bylaw is a city or municipal law or ordinance, passed under the authority of a charter or law specifying what things may be regulated by the municipality or territorial authority. Bylaws in RAMM are uniquely identified by a text code that will ordinarily contain the council file reference number. Bylaws are linked to a register and one or more locations. In RAMM, new bylaws can be set up in RAMM Manager and a short description, used only within RAMM, can also be entered.
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Read the Bylaws chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the Bylaws chapter.

CAR Manager

CAR Manager is used by corridor managers to manage requests by utility operators, or their contractors, to access the road corridor. Access to the corridor is required to make changes to electricity, gas, telecommunications, water, wastewater and postal infrastructure. You use the CAR Manager to manage the entire CAR process from start to finish. You manage the process from the initial approval to Works Completion Notification to the end of the two year warranty period. The process is managed electronically – paperless.
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Watch CAR Manager videos.

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Detail Screens

Detail screens in RAMM are used for working with road inventory, condition and other items one at a time.
You can add, change or delete details, including optional multimedia files for each detail. You can select a set of Road Assets that match certain conditions, and you can change multiple Road Assets at the same time with the RAMM Bulk Update feature. You can even view graphs of Road Assets. For any Road, you can also print a Route Data Sheet that includes the Road details in the order you encounter them as you travel along it.
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Enroll in RAMM 101 – Fundamentals of RAMM course to learn about the fundamentals, including Detail Screens. View course details, and course schedules for New Zealand and Australia.
Read the Use Detail Screens chapter in the Using RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Using RAMM manual to print the Use Detail Screens chapter.

Filters

Filters are the screens which you use to sort the data in Detail or Grid screens according to selected criteria. You use these to streamline the information you see in RAMM such as in the Roads list panel. Filters help you sort information by specific criteria so that you see only what you need. There are a number of predefined filters in RAMM as well as the opportunity to create your own filters which can be saved for repeat use and shared with others.

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Enroll in RAMM 101 – Fundamentals of RAMM course to learn about the fundamentals, including Filters. View course details, and course schedules for New Zealand and Australia.
Watch the Filters videos.
Read the Use Filters chapter in the Using RAMM manual.
Learn to share filters here.

Traffic Count Estimation uses filters extensively in the set up process. Learn to Fix Missing Count Duration Data at the Filter Road Details here.

Learn about the RAMM Contractor Dispatch Filter screen here.

You can filter the roads list from an open screen and compare assets of different types associated with the same set of roads. Learn more here.

Works Selection uses a filter to view alternative treatments. Find out more here.

Download PDF version of the Using RAMM manual to print the Use Filters chapter.

Find the Answer

If you want to find information in the RAMM documentation set but are unsure where to look, you should try Find the Answer. This is an online compilation of the entire documentation set. It is fully searchable. The index is also a great place to look for answers. Try it here.
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View/search the Find the Answer database.
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Forward Work Programme

RAMM Forward Work Programme is the software component providing pavement maintenance an treatment information at a project level for up to 20 years. It is interlinked with dTIMS, the decision tool for future works and the annual plan process.
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Read the Forward Work Programme manual.
Download PDF version of the Forward Work Programme manual for printing.

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Grid Screen

The grid screen in RAMM is a visual report writer. You use grid screens to work with multiple road inventory, condition and other items. You can configure the appearance of the grid screens in order to match your business practices by controlling which columns are displayed on the grid, and in what order. You can also save your personalised grid layouts in order to reuse them in the future. Configuring the appearance of the grid screen is particularly useful for the print and export of the information it contains.

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Enroll in RAMM 101 – Fundamentals of RAMM course to learn about the fundamentals, including Grid Screens. View course details, and course schedules for New Zealand and Australia.
Read the Use Grid Screens chapter in the Using RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Using RAMM manual to print the Use Grid Screens chapter.

Hosting Administration

Hosting Administration is an application for RAMM users and client organisations to manage user access to RAMM databases. The organisation administrator can add users, allocate initial passwords and maintain user personal details. RAMM access is also determined from within the organisation. Individual RAMM users can view and maintain their own personal details such as their own password. They can also view their usage of the RAMM Hosting Service.
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Enroll in RAMM 101 – Fundamentals of RAMM course to learn about the fundamentals, including Hosting Administration.View course details, and course schedules for New Zealand and Australia.
Watch Hosting Administration videos.

Intersections

An intersection is a road junction where two or more roads meet or cross. In RAMM, intersections are used for traffic signals and bylaws. Intersections do not exist as a matter of course in RAMM databases – you need to generate them using RAMM Manager. Intersections can be created on a single road, to indicate a pedestrian crossing or the traffic signals at a fire station. You can also perform intersection sanity reports in order to locate and fix intersection errors on the map.

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Read the Intersections manual.
Download PDF version of the Intersections manual for printing.
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Maintenance Cost

Maintenance Cost is sometimes referred to as Maintenance Activity. It is the measure of the actions taken to maintain the network inventory. Network owners use Maintenance Cost to compare how much work was done in different years. It can also be used to compare the maintenance costs from one year to the next. You set up Maintenance Costs in RAMM Contractor and in RAMM Manager but you view Maintenance Cost in RAMM.
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Maintenance Cost training is offered on a consultancy basis rather than as a formal training course. That is because of the complexity of the subject and the wide range of methods by which councils implement Maintenance Cost. Training needs to be specific to the council and its preferred implementation method.
Read the Maintenance Activity chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the Maintenance Activity chapter.
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MetroCount Import

MetroCount software is used for vehicle counting and classification. If you are a New Zealand RAMM user who also uses the MetroCount Traffic Executive software (supplied by MetroCount) there are files you need in order for the data exported from the MetroCount software to be in a format suitable for import into RAMM using MetroCount Import. Download the files here. Visit MetroCount website for information about the MetroCount software and MetroCount support for RAMM clients in New Zelaland.
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Read the Austroads and MetroCount chapter in the Traffic Count Estimation manual.
Download PDF version of the Traffic Count Estimation manual to print the Austroads and MetroCount chapter.
*The RCA ID number for most RAMM databases has been changed. For the majority of RAMM users this will make no difference at all. Those councils who use the MetroCount Traffic Executive software, or whose contractors use the software, will need to make some changes to their traffic count setup. For more details go here.

Pavement Strength

The pavement is the portion of the road placed above the subgrade for the support of, and to form, a running surface for vehicular traffic. A pavement usually comprises subbase, base and wearing surface layers. In RAMM, Pavement Strength is measured using the Adjusted Structural Number (SNP), which is calculated against treatment lengths. SNP lengths are recorded and maintained separately in RAMM matching the treatment length road and displacements for each possible SNP method. These lengths are then used by the process for choosing SNP according to priority, which picks the highest priority value to return to the treatment length. This information is then used in dTIMS.
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Enroll in RAMM 101 – Fundamentals of RAMM course to learn about the fundamentals, including Pavement Strength.View course details, and course schedules for New Zealand> and Australia.
Read the Pavement Strength chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the Pavement Strength chapter.

Pavement Structure

The pavement is the portion of the road placed above the subgrade for the support of, and to form, a running surface for vehicular traffic. A pavement usually comprises subbase, base and wearing surface layers.
You use Pavement Structure to maintain and reconstruct pavement layers. Pavement Structure data can be exported to dTIMS.
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Enroll in RAMM 101 – Fundamentals of RAMM course to learn about the fundamentals, including Pavement Structure. View course details, and course schedules for New Zealand and Australia.
Read the Pavement Structure chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the Pavement Structure chapter.
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Pocket RAMM

Pocket RAMM is the module of the RAMM suite of products which enables a user to run RAMM on a netbook, laptop, or tablet, and to perform contract, inventory and claim management while mobile, in the field. Virtually all of the everyday maintenance ability of RAMM Contractor is present in Pocket RAMM.
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Enroll in RAMM 107 – Pocket RAMM course to learn about Pocket RAMM. View course details here Please note that standard operating procedure is to run this course on site. So there are no courses scheduled in our training room.
Watch Pocket RAMM 6.1 videos to learn about the latest version of Pocket RAMM (please note these have no voiceovers).
View Pocket RAMM Patrol videos.
Read about best practice for performing assessments in Pocket RAMM.
Read about general assistance for Pocket RAMM. Please note that this document has not been updated for some time and that there is no update planned. This is because it is expected that Pocket RAMM users will learn what they need to know in the training course and they are unlikely to access online help.
View Appendix One of RAMM Contractor Best Practice manual for Pocket RAMM Flowcharts (for users who are not using Pocket RAMM Patrol).
For print, download PDF version of best practice for performing assessments in Pocket RAMM.
For print, download PDF version of general assistance for Pocket RAMM. Please note that this document has not been updated for some time and that there is no update planned. This is because it is expected that Pocket RAMM users will learn what they need to know in the training course and they are unlikely to access online help.
For print, download PDF version of Appendix One of RAMM Contractor Best Practice manual for Pocket RAMM Flowcharts (for users who are not using Pocket RAMM Patrol).
Download for print Pocket RAMM 6.1 Flowcharts detailing new workflows following the user interface upgrade.

Pocket RAMM Patrol

Pocket RAMM Patrol is the system which enables a patrol operator to perform most of the administrative tasks using their index finger and a touch screen. It needs to be used to be believed.
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Enroll in RAMM 104 RAMM Contractor – Client Focus course – details.
Enroll in RAMM 105 RAMM Contractor – Contractor Focus course – details.
Enroll in RAMM 107 – Pocket RAMM course – details.
Watch Pocket RAMM Patrol videos. Watch the videos to see how to set up Contract Patrols.
Download the RAMM Contractor manual to print the Contractor Patrols chapter.

RAMM 3D

RAMM 3D provides views of pavement and surface data sectioned by carriageway or treatment length.
The RAMM 3D views are synchronised to the RAMM Road Selection panel, and will immediately show details for the road or carriageway you select.
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RAMM 3D training is offered on a consultancy basis rather than as a formal training course. That is because it is a part of the Pavement Builder process in RAMM. Pavement Builder training is specific to the council and its operations.
Read the RAMM 3D chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the RAMM 3D chapter.
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RAMM Applications

RAMM Applications is the portal through which you access the RAMM suite of software products. You log in to RAMM Applications through the RAMM Software Ltd web site.
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RAMM Applications is covered in brief in every training course. That is because you log in to the RAMM suite of products through RAMM Applications. There is no stand-alone RAMM Applications training course.
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RAMM Contractor

RAMM Contractor is the module of the RAMM suite of products which enables contractors, network owners and consultants to manage road asset maintenance contracts. In particular, it has been optimised to facilitate the programming of network maintenance and the estimation and claims process which is integral to programmed maintenance contracts. It also includes the special features for the managing of contracts for signs, street lights and traffic signals maintenance.
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Enroll in RAMM 104 RAMM Contractor – Client Focus course – details
Enroll in RAMM 105 RAMM Contractor – Contractor Focus course – details
Watch RAMM Contractor videos.
Watch videos to help you set up RAMM Patrol in RAMM Contractor.
Watch videos to help you use RAMM Contractor to run RAMM Patrol.
Read about setting up a contract in RAMM Contractor in the RAMM Contractor manual. This has a step by step process for setting up a contract and detailed explanations of aspects of RAMM Contractor such as auto claiming for CSIs, cost escalation and claiming.
Read about running a contract in RAMM Contractor in the RAMM Contractor Best Practice Guide manual.
Read about RAMM Contractor and Traffic Signals set up and maintenance in the Traffic Signals manual.
Read about the Intersection screen in RAMM Contractor which is used for bylaws and for traffic signals in the Intersections.
Download PDF version of the RAMM Contractor manual to print step by step instructions for setting up a contract and detailed explanations of aspects of RAMM Contractor such as auto claiming for CSIs, cost escalation and claiming.
Read about Multi Level Contracts in RAMM 6.1.

RAMM Data

Your RAMM inventory, condition and other data is one of your greatest assets. To optimise the benefits of RAMM to your business you need to manage this data.
Campbell Newman has written RAMM Data Integrationis an overview of the extraction, importation and integration of RAMM data with external systems. It describes the policy for releasing this data as well as the pricing regimes where appropriate.
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There is no specific course for managing your RAMM Data but several courses cover aspects of this.
The RAMM 101 Fundamentals of RAMM course covers grid and detail screens and data filters. View course details, and course schedules for New Zealand and Australia.
Watch RAMM Data videos.
There is no specific online document dedicated to RAMM data. There are a number of online documents which contain helpful chapters.
Read about the reports for your Traffic Count Estimation data in the Traffic Count Estimation manual.
Read about contract management and audit data reports in the RAMM Contractor manual.
Read about using Detail screens, Grid screens and Filters to manage your RAMM data in the Using RAMM manual.
Read about Works Selection data reports in the i>Works Selection manual.
Read about visualising your pavement and surface data in three dimensions using RAMM 3D in the Working with RAMM manual.
Read about using RAMM Graphs to view and export your RAMM data in a variety of formats in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Traffic Count Estimation manual to print the Reports chapter and learn about traffic count estimation data reporting.
Download PDF version of the RAMM Contractor manual and print the Reports chapter to read about contract management and audit data reports.
Download PDF version of the Using RAMM manual to print information about using detail screens, grid screens and filters to manage your RAMM data.
Download PDF version of the Works Selection manual to print information about Work Selection data reports.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the RAMM 3D chapter about visualizing your pavement and surface data in three dimensions.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print information about using SQL to manage and manipulate your data.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the RAMM Graphs chapter about using RAMM Graphs to view and export your RAMM data in a variety of formats
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RAMM GIS

RAMM GIS is the RAMM Geographic Information System. You use RAMM GIS to visualise, question, analyse, interpret and understand your RAMM data. Relationships, patterns and trends are revealed. You can also capture external data sets for viewing on the RAMM GIS map.
You use RAMM Detail to add, update and delete simple RAMM assets and all User Defined Table assets.
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Enroll in RAMM 101 – Fundamentals of RAMM course to learn about the fundamentals, including RAMM GIS. View course details, and course schedules for New Zealand and Australia.
Watch RAMM GIS videos.
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RAMM Graphs

RAMM Graphs is the application for displaying your RAMM data in graphical form. You can display inventory, condition and other details in a variety of formats. When you have the data you want displayed in the manner that suits you can then export the data in a variety of formats.
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Read the RAMM Graphs chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the RAMM Graphs chapter.

RAMM Map

RAMM Mapping is a powerful tool for visualising your data. It facilitates viewing and selecting your data in the context of roads, boundaries, geographical features, places and properties. You can use map tools to bring up information on a selected area, measure distances, and display the RAMM displacement and offset of a given point. The Map screen is synchronised with other screens. When you select a feature in the map which has a corresponding record in an open grid or detail screen, details will automatically be shown for that record.
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There are a number of maps in RAMM suite. There are maps in:

  • CAR Manager
  • Pocket RAMM
  • RAMM
  • RAMM Contractor
  • RAMM GIS
  • RAMM Network Manager.

Enroll in RAMM 101 – Fundamentals of RAMM course to learn about the fundamentals, including RAMM Map.View course details, and course schedules for New Zealand and Australia.
Watch videos of mapping in RAMM CAR.
Watch videos of mapping in RAMM GIS.
Read about the RAMM Map in the Use the Map chapter of the Using RAMM manual.
Read about sharing Add to Map settings in the Share Filters and Layouts chapter in the What’s New in RAMM 2011 manual.
Read about using the map in the Traffic Count Estimation set up and maintenance processes in the Traffic Count Estimation and the Map chapter in the Traffic Count Estimation manual.
Read about using the map in the Traffic Signals set up and maintenance processes in the Traffic SignalsIntersections manual.
Read about using the map in the RAMM Network Manager processes in the Network Manager chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Using RAMM manual and print off the Use the Map chapter. This includes a topic on learning to share Add to Map settings.
Download PDF version of the Traffic Count Estimation manual and print off the Traffic Count Estimation and the Map chapter.
Download PDF version of the Traffic Signals manual and print off the Pole Position chapter.
Download PDF version of the Intersections manual and print the Intersection Generation chapter.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual and print off the RAMM Network Manager chapter.

RAMM Network Manager

RAMM Network Manager is the module in the RAMM suite of products which you use to manage the details of your network and in particular, the road centre lines. RAMM Network Manager is a powerful, flexible and comprehensive road network maintenance tool that helps you automate tasks and perform complex network management actions. For example, you can reverse a road with a single press of your mouse. When you apply this change RAMM Network Manager will update all relevant tables within the database. It also has a graphical display which displays current and historical views of the changes you are making.
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Read the RAMM Network Manager chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the RAMM Network Manager chapter.
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RAMM SQL

RAMM SQL is the module of the RAMM suite of products which enables a power user to manipulate RAMM data using SQL (Structured Query Language). It is a very powerful tool and should be used only by advanced users who have a detailed knowledge of the RAMM database
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Read the RAMM SQL chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the RAMM SQL chapter.
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Routes

A Route is a path taken by vehicles of a particular type. It is displayed on the map in RAMM. You create your own Route Types and Subtypes. An example of this could be a Route Type of Bus Route and a Route Subtype of Express Bus Route. Routes are a concatenation of adjacent Route Segments between two intersections.
A Route Segment is a constituent part of a Route. Each Segment is a concatenation of the carriageways between two intersections. Segments may be used in more than one Route.
You set up your Routes in RAMM. Before you can do this you need to create Route Types and Route Segments. Once you have done this the creation of the Routes is quite simple.
You can use Routes to investigate data from carriageways which are part of a Route (for instance a Heavy Traffic Route). You can then compare that with data from carriageways which are of a similar hierarchy but are not part of a Route (such as a Heavy Traffic Route). This will reveal the effect of Heavy Traffic vehicles.
You can create Layers in RAMM GIS to analyse your Routes. This is particularly useful for viewing existing Routes and when planning new Routes.
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Security Zones

User access to RAMM is managed by a combination of permissions, global security parameters, individual security profiles, security roles and Security Zones. A Security Zone is a portion of the Network. It is defined as a collection of roads. This could be all roads in a geographical area. Alternatively, it could be a group of roads with a common characteristic such as rural.
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Security Zones training is offered on a consultancy basis rather than as a formal training course. That is because of the complexity of the subject. Also, Security Zones are normally set up on a one time basis and not changed after that.
Watch Security Zones videos.
Watch all RAMM Access videos.
Read the Security Zones chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the Security Zones chapter.
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Skid Resistance

Skid Resistance is a condition parameter to characterise the contribution a road makes to the friction between a road surface and a vehicle tyre. Skid Resistance is usually measured on a wet surface.
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Read the Working with Skid Resistance chapter in the Managing RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Managing RAMM manual to print the Working with Skid Resistance chapter.

Surfaces

The data relating to the surface of the roads in your network is one of the most important data sets in RAMM. It is used when calculating future road maintenance priorities.
RAMM has features to make working with surfaces simple and systematic. Surface data is stored in the c_surface table. You edit and maintain this data.
As the network ages and remedial maintenance is performed on the roads, the surface data becomes more and more complex. This makes it difficult to envisage exactly what the surface of a road looks like. So RAMM does this for you. RAMM creates three options for viewing surfaces.
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Enroll in RAMM 101 – Fundamentals of RAMM course to learn about the fundamentals, including Surfaces. View course details, and course schedules for New Zealand and Australia.
Read the Surfaces chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the Surfaces chapter.

Traffic Count Estimation

RAMM Traffic Count Estimation enables you to combine historical traffic data with intelligent carriageway section linking to produce a traffic counting and estimation programme which delivers the most network coverage, the most accurate and up to date ADT estimates for the minimum number of traffic counts.
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Read the Traffic Count Estimation manual.
When users implement Traffic Count Estimation there has been a consistency in the issues which have arisen. Mostly these result from user data. So here is a document full of Traffic Count Estimation tips and tricks to help anyone thinking of implementing Traffic Count Estimation avoid the pitfalls. Read it here.
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Traffic Signals

The traffic signal is also known as a traffic light (or a robot in South Africa). It is a signalling device to control vehicle and pedestrian traffic at an intersection or road. It does this using the green – amber – red series of colours to indicate the correct moment to stop, drive, ride or walk. It also uses a precise sequence for those who are colour blind. In RAMM, traffic signals are positioned at controlled intersections. You use Pocket RAMM in this process.
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Read the Traffic Signals manual.
Download PDF version of the Traffic Signals manual for printing.
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Treatment Length Dynamic Segmentation

Treatment Length Dynamic Segmentation is the process by which RAMM divides your roads into recommended treatment lengths with consistent performance and purpose. You create a script which runs a process across your entire network, road by road. It considers the characteristics and condition of the road. Where there is a significant change, it creates a treatment length on each side of the change based on road attributes such as pavement age and ADT. It does this based on options and value bands you have set. These recommended treatment lengths have relatively uniform characteristics. So they can be managed in a standard fashion along their length. You compare the recommended treatment lengths with your existing treatment length set. If you prefer the recommended set to the existing set, you apply them to your network.
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Read the Treatment Length Dynamic Segmentation chapter in the Working with RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the Treatment Length Dynamic Segmentation chapter.

Treatment Lengths

A treatment length is a section of a road with consistent performance and purpose. For example, it could have the same top surface material and Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT) count along its length. A treatment length may have had similar treatments applied along its length and is often different from its adjoining sections.
A treatment selection is a recommended treatment for a treatment length to be carried out in the next twelve months. This recommendation can of course be no treatment. Treatment selections are generated in RAMM using the Treatment Selection Algorithm (TSA).
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Enroll in RAMM 101 – Fundamentals of RAMM course to learn about the fundamentals, including Treatment Lengths.View course details, and course schedules for New Zealand and Australia.
Read the Treatment Selection chapter in the Managing RAMM manual.
Download PDF version of the Managing RAMM manual to print the Treatment Selection chapter.

User Defined Tables (UDTs)

UDTs are RAMM database tables which you have defined yourself so that you can use RAMM to manage your asset and condition data which are not in the standard RAMM Set.
Manage Simple Assets – you can create UDTs to manage simple assets with a monetary value such as bus stops and those with no monetary value, which may still require management, such as slips.
Manage Complex Assets – you can use UDTs to manage your complex assets such as your parks, reserves, open spaces and buildings. The intelligent linking options make this possible.
Add and View UDT Assets – once the UDTs are set up, you add UDT assets in RAMM Detail and create their shape files in RAMM GIS. Like standard RAMM assets, they have their own grid and detail screens. They are available for other RAMM applications such as Assessment, Asset Valuation and RAMM Contractor. Dispatches can be entered for work to be done on them. They can be viewed on maps in RAMM, RAMM GIS, RAMM Contractor and Pocket RAMM.
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  • If you are new to UDTs watch these videos here.
  • If you are adding a UDT and want screen by screen assistance watch these videos here.
  • If you want to learn to use UDTs to manage assets such as parks, open spaces and buildings watch these videos here.
  • If you want to learn more about powerful and highly configurable Custom Columns watch these videos here.
  • If you want to watch all the videos in a logical order, they are here.

Read the Use Defined Tables chapter in the Working with RAMM manual (please note that this refers to UDTs as they were prior to RAMM 6.1.)
Read about Inventory UDTs in What’s New in RAMM 2011. It has an overview of Inventory UDTs and how they might be used in Intelligent Traffic Systems. Please note that this refers to UDTs as they were prior to RAMM 6.1.
Download PDF version of the Working with RAMM manual to print the User Defined Tables chapter (please note that this refers to UDTs as they were prior to RAMM 6.1.).

What’s New in RAMM

Read What’s New in RAMM 6.1 here.
Check out the Latest Production Builds here.
Check out the Latest Beta Builds here.
Check out UDTs, RAMM GIS and RAMM Detail here.
Check out the changes in Pocket RAMM here.
Check out Multi Level Contracts in RAMM Contractor here.

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Works Selection

You use RAMM Works Selection to plan your programme of works for your network. You generate a programme of recommended treatments and treatment costs by creating a scenario. The recommendations are based on your current condition data, traffic volume and level of service parameters which you set. You can create scenarios for as little as the next twelve months or you can use the dTIMS Export and Import to create treatment scenarios for the next twenty years. You can then view, report, prioritise and graph the projected treatments, treatment costs and the condition data. You check these out and decide whether to accept the recommendations or to run a different scenario.
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Read the Works Selection manual.
Download PDF version of the Works Selection manual for printing.