TRB Webinar: Pavement Deflections – Past, Present, and Future

June 24, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

The history of pavement deflections affects their future. TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern to discuss current pavement deflection testing methods and evaluation procedures. Presenters will describe the historical background of pavement deflection as well as the current and future status of moving deflection devices. They will identify non-destructive testing devices, backcalculation methods and challenges, and devices for measuring pavement deflections.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Pavement Structural Modeling and Evaluation.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Historical overview of pavement non-destructive testing devices and methods: Tom Scullion, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  2. Static and dynamic backcalculation methods and challenges: Karim Chatti, Michigan State University
  3. Moving devices for measuring pavement deflections and analysis procedures: Brian Diefenderfer, Virginia Department of Transportation
  4. Question and answer session: Gonzalo Rada, Wood

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify current pavement deflection testing methods and evaluation procedures
  2. Describe the historical background of pavement deflection testing devices and methods

Professional Development Hour Information

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

Pre-registration is required. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to register. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk for assistance in signing in.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.