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Asphalt Fundamentals

Materials (10)


Description
Welcome to the Materials course. This course provides descriptions of the basic types of materials used to construct flexible pavements. These descriptions include information on material tests and specifications.
Content
  • Overview
  • Aggregate
  • What is aggregate?
  • Aggregate Origins and Production
  • Aggregate physical properties
  • Maximum Size
  • Gradation
  • Other Properties
  • Asphalt
  • What is asphalt?
  • Asphalt physical properties
  • Temperature-Viscosity Relationship
  • Grading Systems
  • Penetration Grading
  • Viscosity Grading
  • Superpave Performance Grading (PG) System
  • Asphalt binder modifiers
  • Other forms of asphalt used in paving
  • Summary
  • (Quiz) Materials
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever