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Superpave Asphalt Binder Test Methods: An Illustrated Overview

General Interest: provides practical guidance to engineers responsible for the day-to-day design, construction, rehabilitation, maintenance, and management of pavements. Research/Reference: useful for researchers doing further work in the pavement area as well as those developing improved testing and design procedures. Includes documents of historical value.

Primary Topic: Materials-Asphalt

Description: This manual provides sequential, illustrated steps for performing the SUPERPAVE test procedures on asphalt cements. It also serves as a self-contained laboratory reference document on those procedures. These tests and procedures represent the results of the SHRP 5 -year research effort to investigate and improve asphalt cement technology. This manual was developed under the FHWA's National Asphalt Training Center.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-SA-94-068

Publication Year: 1994

Document Links: PDF (file size: 55 mb)

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