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|Title:||Nondestructive evaluation procedure for military airfields|
|Authors:||Soils and Pavements Laboratory (U.S.)|
Hall, Jim W.
|Publisher:||Geotechnical Laboratory (U.S.)|
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Abstract: This report presents a procedure for the nondestructive evaluation of military airfield pavements. Nondestructive testing is performed with a 16-kip electrohydraulic vibrator, which measures the load-deflection response of pavements, and the results are reported as dynamic stiffness modulus (DSM). Correlations of the DSM to allowable single-wheel load are used with existing analytical relationships to give the allowable gross aircraft loads and required overlay thicknesses. The procedures described are based on findings from earlier research studies that are referenced. Testing techniques, data reduction procedures, computational methodology, and detailed examples were developed to satisfy the need for a rapid nondestructive test procedure.
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