
Materials Notebook: List Of Appropriate Bituminous Mixture Tests
LIST OF APPROPRIATE BITUMINOUS MIXTURES TESTS
(NOTE: TESTS IN italics ARE PROVISIONAL STANDARDS)
 Asphalt Cements
 AASHTO M20 Penetration Graded Asphalt Cement
 AASHTO M140 Emulsified Asphalt
 AASHTO M208 Cationic Emulsified Asphalt
 AASHTO M226 Viscosity Graded Asphalt Cement
 AASHTO MP193 Specification for Performance Graded Asphalt Binder
 AASHTO PP193 Practice for Accelerated Aging of Asphalt Binder Using a Pressurized Aging Vessel
 AASHTO PP293 Practice for Short and Long Term Aging of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA)
 AASHTO PP693 Practice for Grading or Verifying the Performance Grade of an Asphalt Binder
 AASHTO T48 Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup
 AASHTO T49 Penetration of Bituminous Materials
 AASHTO T51 Ductility of Bituminous Materials
 AASHTO T59 Testing Emulsified Asphalts
 AASHTO T179 Effect of Heat and Air on Asphalt Materials (ThinFilm Oven Test)
 AASHTO T201 Kinematic Viscosity of Asphalts (Bitumens){135C}
 AASHTO T202 Viscosity of Asphalts by Vacuum Capillary Viscometer {60C}
 AASHTO T240 Effect of Heat and Air on a Moving Film of Asphalt
 (Rolling Thin Film Oven Test)
 AASHTO TP193 Test Method for Determining the Flexural Creep Stiffness of Asphalt Binder Using the Bending Beam Rheometer (BBR)
 AASHTO TP393 Test Method for Determining the Fracture Properties of Asphalt Binder in Direct Tension (DT)
 AASHTO TP593 Test Method for Determining the Rheological Properties of Asphalt Binder Using a Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR)
 Aggregates
 Quality/Qualification
 AASHTO M17 Mineral Filler for Bituminous Paving Mixtures
 AASHTO M29 Fine Aggregate for Bituminous Paving Mixtures
 AASHTO T96 Resistance to Degradation of SmallSize Course Aggregate by Abrasion and Impact in the Los Angeles Machine
 AASHTO T103 Soundness of Aggregates by Freezing and Thawing
 AASHTO T104 Soundness of Aggregate by Use of Sodium Sulfate or Magnesium Sulfate
 AASHTO T112 Clay Lumps and Friable Particles in Aggregate
 AASHTO T113 Lightweight Pieces in Aggregate
 AASHTO T176 Plastic Fines in Graded Aggregates and soils by the Use of the Sand Equivalent Test
 Design/Control Testing
 AASHTO T11 Materials Finer than 75µm (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing
 AASHTO T19 Unit Weight and Voids in Aggregate
 AASHTO T27 Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates
 AASHTO T84 Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine Aggregate
 AASHTO T85 Specific Gravity and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate
 AASHTO T255 Total Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying
 Bituminous Mixture
 Design Mixture
 AASHTO PP1993 Practice for Volumetric Analysis of Compacted Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA)
 AASHTO T165 Effect of Water on Cohesion of Compacted Bituminous Mixtures
 AASHT0 T182 Coating and Stripping of BitumenAggregate Mixtures
 AASHT0 T209 Maximum Specific Gravity of Bituminous Paving Mixtures
 470
 AASHTO T245 Resistance to Plastic Flow of Bituminous Mixtures Using Marshall Apparatus
 AASHTO T246 Resistance to Deformation and Cohesion of Bituminous Mixtures by Means of Hveem Apparatus
 AASHTO T283 Resistance of Compacted Bituminous Mixture to Moisture Induced Damage {Lottman Test}
 AASHTO TP493 Method for Preparing and Determining the Density of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Specimens by Means of the SHRP Gyratory Compactor
 AASHTO TP794 Test Method for Determining the Permanent Deformation and Fatigue Cracking Characteristics of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Using the Simple Shear Test (SST) Device
 AASHTO TP994 Test Method for Determining the Creep Compliance and Strength of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Using the Indirect Tensile Test Device
 Field Control
 AASHT0 T166 Bulk Specific Gravity of compacted Bituminous Mixtures Using Saturated SurfaceDry Specimens
 AASHT0 T164 Quantitative Extraction of Bitumen from Bituminous Paving Mixtures
 AASHT0 T195 Determining Degree of Particle Coating of BituminousAggregate Mixtures
 AASHTO T269 Percent Air Voids in Compacted Dense and Open Bituminous Paving Mixtures
 ASTM D2950 Density of Bituminous Concrete in Place by Nuclear Method

