TST7714: Pavement Assessment and Evaluation


Learning Outcomes (General):

By the end of this course, the student will be able :

  1. to describe and communicate the concept of pavement management system (PMS)
  2. to evaluate the existing pavement conditions and performance
  3. to formulate the alternative strategies and plan for pavement maintenance and rehabilitation.

 Outline of the course:

Week 1:

  • Learning Contract [File Download: PPT_Contract]
  • Introduction: What is “RMS” & “PMS” ? A management tool in both systems [File Download: RMS & PMS]

Week 2:

Week 3:

Week 4:

  • Field Work & 1st Competency Exam

Week 5:

  • Dynamic Cone Penetrometer, DCP for Base and Subgrade Bearing Capacity Assessment
  • [File Download: DCP]

Week 6 :

  • DCP Demonstration and Field Work

Week 7:

  • 2nd Competency Exam

Week 8:

  • Pavement Structural Assessment using Benkleman Beam (BB) [File Download: Benkleman Beam]
  • Data Calculation and Analysis [File Download: BB Analysis]

Week 9:

  • Field Work of Benkleman Beam

Week 10:

  • Falling Weight Deflectometer: Theory and Application

Week 11:

Week 12:

  • SASW Technique for Pavement Assessment: Theory and Application
  • Data Simulation

Week 13:

  • SASW Data Analysis

Week 14:

  • Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Program-=

Week 15:

  • 4th Competency Exam



1. Semester GASAL 2013-2014

a. Final Exam Files (Exam – 15 January 2014)

As attached, the files of SASW (spectral analysis of surface waves) data collected from field measurement on the existing flexible pavement are used for data analysis in final exam (Sem.Ganjil 2013-2014) :


2. Semester GASAL 2014-2015 – LATEST