Work Item

New Standard Test Method for Deflections with a Lightweight Deflectometer

1. Scope

1.1 This test method covers the determination of stiffness (force


lightweight deflectometer; LWD; falling weight deflectometer; FWD; impulse deflection testing; load-deflection testing; nondestructive testing; NDT; pavement deflection; pavement testing; stiffness; elastic modulus


It will be used by both public and private agencies to test the strength of pavement layers.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Committee: D04

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 10-29-2004

Technical Contact: Richard Stubstad

Item: 001

Ballot: D04.39 (04-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item