Pavement types: flexible, rigid and composite. Properties, testing and selection of aggregates for pavement purposes. Subgrade types and testing. Effects of environment on highways: water infiltration, ice lenses, frost heave and spring breakup. Design of soil filters and subsurface drainage. Introduction to the use of geotextiles in highway construction. Design of asphalt mixtures using Marshall and SUPERPAVE methods. Design of flexible and rigid pavement using AASHTO and MTO methods. Introduction to the mechanistic-empirical approach of pavement design.
Weekly Contact: Lab:2 hrs. Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1