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Materials Notebook: List Of Appropriate Bituminous Mixture Tests

LIST OF APPROPRIATE BITUMINOUS MIXTURES TESTS

(NOTE: TESTS IN italics ARE PROVISIONAL STANDARDS)

  1. Asphalt Cements
    • AASHTO M-20 Penetration Graded Asphalt Cement
    • AASHTO M-140 Emulsified Asphalt
    • AASHTO M-208 Cationic Emulsified Asphalt
    • AASHTO M-226 Viscosity Graded Asphalt Cement
    • AASHTO MP1-93 Specification for Performance Graded Asphalt Binder
    • AASHTO PP1-93 Practice for Accelerated Aging of Asphalt Binder Using a Pressurized Aging Vessel
    • AASHTO PP2-93 Practice for Short and Long Term Aging of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA)
    • AASHTO PP6-93 Practice for Grading or Verifying the Performance Grade of an Asphalt Binder
    • AASHTO T-48 Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup
    • AASHTO T-49 Penetration of Bituminous Materials
    • AASHTO T-51 Ductility of Bituminous Materials
    • AASHTO T-59 Testing Emulsified Asphalts
    • AASHTO T-179 Effect of Heat and Air on Asphalt Materials (Thin-Film Oven Test)
    • AASHTO T-201 Kinematic Viscosity of Asphalts (Bitumens){135C}
    • AASHTO T-202 Viscosity of Asphalts by Vacuum Capillary Viscometer {60C}
    • AASHTO T-240 Effect of Heat and Air on a Moving Film of Asphalt
    • (Rolling Thin Film Oven Test)
    • AASHTO TP1-93 Test Method for Determining the Flexural Creep Stiffness of Asphalt Binder Using the Bending Beam Rheometer (BBR)
    • AASHTO TP3-93 Test Method for Determining the Fracture Properties of Asphalt Binder in Direct Tension (DT)
    • AASHTO TP5-93 Test Method for Determining the Rheological Properties of Asphalt Binder Using a Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR)
  2. Aggregates
    1. Quality/Qualification
      • AASHTO M-17 Mineral Filler for Bituminous Paving Mixtures
      • AASHTO M-29 Fine Aggregate for Bituminous Paving Mixtures
      • AASHTO T-96 Resistance to Degradation of Small-Size Course Aggregate by Abrasion and Impact in the Los Angeles Machine
      • AASHTO T-103 Soundness of Aggregates by Freezing and Thawing
      • AASHTO T-104 Soundness of Aggregate by Use of Sodium Sulfate or Magnesium Sulfate
      • AASHTO T-112 Clay Lumps and Friable Particles in Aggregate
      • AASHTO T-113 Lightweight Pieces in Aggregate
      • AASHTO T-176 Plastic Fines in Graded Aggregates and soils by the Use of the Sand Equivalent Test
    2. Design/Control Testing
      • AASHTO T-11 Materials Finer than 75µm (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing
      • AASHTO T-19 Unit Weight and Voids in Aggregate
      • AASHTO T-27 Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates
      • AASHTO T-84 Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine Aggregate
      • AASHTO T-85 Specific Gravity and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate
      • AASHTO T-255 Total Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying
  3. Bituminous Mixture
    1. Design Mixture
      • AASHTO PP19-93 Practice for Volumetric Analysis of Compacted Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA)
      • AASHTO T-165 Effect of Water on Cohesion of Compacted Bituminous Mixtures
      • AASHT0 T-182 Coating and Stripping of Bitumen-Aggregate Mixtures
      • AASHT0 T-209 Maximum Specific Gravity of Bituminous Paving Mixtures
      • 4-70
      • AASHTO T-245 Resistance to Plastic Flow of Bituminous Mixtures Using Marshall Apparatus
      • AASHTO T-246 Resistance to Deformation and Cohesion of Bituminous Mixtures by Means of Hveem Apparatus
      • AASHTO T-283 Resistance of Compacted Bituminous Mixture to Moisture Induced Damage {Lottman Test}
      • AASHTO TP4-93 Method for Preparing and Determining the Density of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Specimens by Means of the SHRP Gyratory Compactor
      • AASHTO TP7-94 Test Method for Determining the Permanent Deformation and Fatigue Cracking Characteristics of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Using the Simple Shear Test (SST) Device
      • AASHTO TP9-94 Test Method for Determining the Creep Compliance and Strength of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Using the Indirect Tensile Test Device
    2. Field Control
      • AASHT0 T-166 Bulk Specific Gravity of compacted Bituminous Mixtures Using Saturated Surface-Dry Specimens
      • AASHT0 T-164 Quantitative Extraction of Bitumen from Bituminous Paving Mixtures
      • AASHT0 T-195 Determining Degree of Particle Coating of Bituminous-Aggregate Mixtures
      • AASHTO T-269 Percent Air Voids in Compacted Dense and Open Bituminous Paving Mixtures
      • ASTM D2950 Density of Bituminous Concrete in Place by Nuclear Method
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