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CIV ENGR 795: Characterization of Asphalt Binders

  • Catalog Description:
    Fundamentals of asphalt production methods, refining practices, and modification techniques. Asphalt rheological testing, linear and non-linear visco-elasticity, conventional and Superpave characterization techniques. The role of asphalt rheology in pavement response and pavement performance. Course includes hands-on training on using different rheometers used in binder grading systems.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: Civ Engr 395 or 575
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