Introduction to Asphalt Technology
This class will cover materials, mixes and components of asphalt. Attendees will learn specification information, quality control and how to recognize the process and mix being used by contractors. Additionally, the course will cover inspection, placement and compaction of asphalt.
Upon completion of this class, attendees should be able to:
Identify the materials used for construction of flexible pavements
Understand the fundamentals of Bituminous materials and mixes
Identify aggregates used in hot mix and properties of aggregates
Understand the mix design process
Understand Marshall and Superpave
Understand the construction and inspection of asphalt concrete pavements
This class should be of interest to technicians, engineers, supervisors, inspectors, and others that need to have an understanding of mixes, materials, and other components of asphalt.