Standard Practice for
Evaluating Faulting of Concrete Pavements
AASHTO Designation: R 36-041
1.1. This protocol describes a method for evaluating faulting in jointed concrete pavement surfaces.
Note 1-Faulting is defined as the difference in elevation across a transverse joint or transverse crack as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1-View of Longitudinal Section of Faulting at a Transverse Joint or Crack
Although the faulting is measured, detailed specifications are not included for equipment or instruments used to make the measurements.
Any equipment that can measure with the accuracy stipulated herein and which can be adequately calibrated is considered acceptable.
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