Pavements types: flexible, rigid and composite. Properties, testing and selection of aggregates for highway purposes. Subgrade preparation and testing. Effects of environment on highways: water infiltration, ice lenses, frost heave and spring breakup. Highway drainage and design of soil filters. Use of geotextiles in highway construction. Soil stabilization for highways: types and applications. Performance-Graded Asphalt Binder: development, testing, and short and long-term performance. Design of asphalt mixtures using Marshall and SUPERPAVE methods. Construction and quality control: plant mix, types of asphalt plants, hot and cold recycling, and end-result specification for pavement works.
Weekly Contact: Lab:2 hrs. Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1