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Obtaining Materials Inputs for Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design Agenda

Day 1
10:00-10:15  Workshop Welcome Host Agency
10:15-11:30Module 1: General Overview of M-E Pavement Design
12:30-1:00Module 2: Soils and Granular Layers
1:00-1:30Laboratory: Soils and Granular Base Videos
1:30-2:00Software Data Entry: Unbound Granular Materials
2:00-2:30State Experience with Local Materials Characterization Concrete & Asphalt
2:45-4:00Introduction to Asphalt Materials Data Input
4:00-4:45Introduction to Concrete Materials Data Input
Day 2
8:00-11:00Note: Groups of 10 people circulate simultaneously for 1.5 hour each in software and lab modulesModule 6
  Asphalt Lab - AC Lab Testing Requirements
  Software Demo - AC Inputs Data EntryModule 7
  Concrete Lab - PCC Lab Testing Requirements
  Software Demo - PCC Inputs Data Entry
11:00-12:15Module 8-A Materials Characterization in Flexible Rehabilitation Design
1:00-4:00Repeat Modules 6 and 7
4:00-4:30Module 8-B Materials Characterization in Rigid Rehabilitation Design
4:30-5:00Open Discussion and Wrap-Up

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Updated: 09/22/2014

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