Carrying Capacity And Wear Level Assessment For Sports Fields
Dr Mick Battam developed a foot traffic calculator that allows direct comparisons to be made between the carrying capacity of sporting fields and their current sport wear levels. As such, we can determine:
- the extent to which a sporting field is over utilised
- how many additional hours of usage the field could handle if amended
- those areas where council has an over or under supply of sporting fields
By being able to predict the amount of wear a sporting field can handle has enabled our team to develop techniques to enable sites to handle up to 60 hours per week of use.