ASTM International - ASTM D4694-96(2003)

Standard Test Method for Deflections with a Falling-Weight-Type Impulse Load Device

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 December 2003
Status: historical
Page Count: 3
significance And Use:

This test method covers the determination of pavement surface deflections as a result of the application of an impulse load to the pavement surface. The resulting deflections are measured at the... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method covers the measurement of deflections of paved and unpaved surfaces with a falling-weight-type impulse load device. These devices are commonly referred to as falling-weight deflectometers or FWDs.

1.2 This test method describes the measurement of vertical deflection response of the surface to an impulse load applied to the pavement surface. Vertical deflections are measured on the load axis and at points spaced radially outward from the load axis.

Note 1-Subcommittee D04.39 is currently working on the development of a Precision and Bias statement. Therefore, the committee recommends that the results from this test method should not be used in a buying or selling relationship for construction materials or construction materials acceptance.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. A specific hazard statement is given in Section 6.

Document History

May 1, 2015
Standard Test Method for Deflections with a Falling-Weight-Type Impulse Load Device
1.1 This test method covers the measurement of deflections of paved and unpaved surfaces with a falling-weight-type impulse load device. These devices are commonly referred to as falling weight...
November 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Deflections with a Falling-Weight-Type Impulse Load Device
1.1 This test method covers the measurement of deflections of paved and unpaved surfaces with a falling-weight-type impulse load device. These devices are commonly referred to as falling weight...
ASTM D4694-96(2003)
December 1, 2003
Standard Test Method for Deflections with a Falling-Weight-Type Impulse Load Device
1.1 This test method covers the measurement of deflections of paved and unpaved surfaces with a falling-weight-type impulse load device. These devices are commonly referred to as falling-weight...
January 1, 1995
Standard Test Method for Deflections with a Falling-Weight-Type Impulse Load Device
1.1 This test method covers the measurement of deflections of paved and unpaved surfaces with a falling-weight-type impulse load device. These devices are commonly referred to as falling-weight...
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