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150/5370-11B - Use of Nondestructive Testing in the Evaluation of Airport Pavements

Date Issued
September 30, 2011
Responsible Office
AAS-100,  Office of Airport Safety & Standards - Airport Engineering Division
Description

Focuses on nondestructive testing (NDT) equipment that measures pavement surface deflections after applying a static or dynamic load to the pavement. It also briefly introduces other types of nondestructive measuring equipment to illustrate how supplementing NDT data with other test data may improve the quality and reliability of the pavement evaluation. This version updates Chapter 8, NDT-Based Evaluation and Design Updates, to reflect the requirements of the pavement design program FAARFIELD rather than the previous design program LEDFAA.

See also Airport Design Software.