Falling Weight Deflectometer Calibration Center and Operational Improvements: Redevelopment of The Calibration Protocol and Equipment
Primary Topic: Pavement Evaluation
Description: This report details the critical updates to the Strategic Highway Research Program falling weight deflectometer (FWD) calibration procedure. This has led to the revision of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials R32-09 calibration procedure.(1) The report describes the procedural improvements and provides information on how to calibrate an FWD according to the updated procedure.
FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-07-040
Publication Year: 2011