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Binder Rheology Laboratory Publications


  1. Aroon Shenoy, Unifying asphalt rheological data using the material's volumetric-flow rate, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol.13, pp. 260-273 (2001). (.pdf, 298 kb)

  2. Aroon Shenoy, Validating the generality and predictive ability of unified rheological curves for unmodified paving asphalts, Construction and Building Materials Journal, Vol. 14 (6-7), pp. 325-339 (2000). (.pdf, 218 kb)

  3. Aroon Shenoy, Developing unified rheological curves for polymer-modified asphalts. Part I: Theoretical analysis, Materials and Structures, Vol. 33(231), pp. 425-429 (2000); Part II: Experimental verification, Materials and Structures, Vol. 33(231), pp. 430-437 (2000). (.pdf, 269 kb)

  4. Aroon Shenoy, Estimating the unrecovered strain during a creep recovery test from the material's volumetric-flow rate (MVR), The International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Vol. 3, pp. (2002). (.pdf, 58 kb)

  5. Aroon Shenoy, High temperature performance grade specification of paving asphalt from the material's volumetric-flow rate, Materials and Structures, Vol. 34( ), pp. (2001). (.pdf, 66 kb)

  6. Aroon Shenoy, Material's Volumetric-flow Rate (MVR) as a unification parameter in asphalt rheology and quality control / quality assurance tool for high temperature performance grading, Applied Rheology, Vol. 10(6), pp. 288-306 (2000). (.pdf, 663 kb)

  7. Naga Shashidhar and Aroon Shenoy, On using micromechanical models to describe dynamic mechanical behavior of asphalt mastics, Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D. C., January 9-13 (2000). (.pdf, 260 kb)

  8. Aroon Shenoy, Determination of the temperature for mixing aggregates with polymer-modified asphalts, The International J. of Pavement Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 33-47 (2001). (.pdf, 116 kb)

  9. Aroon Shenoy, Effect of using dispersants during the mixing of aggregates with polymer-modified asphalts - A case study for Novophalt, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology., Vol. 21(5) , pp. 589-604 (2000). (.pdf, 154 kb)

  10. Aroon Shenoy, Refinement of the Superpave specification parameter for performance grading of asphalt, Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 127, No. 5, pp. 357-362 (Sept/Oct 2001). (.pdf, 77 kb)

  11. Aroon Shenoy, Model-fitting the master curves of the dynamic shear rheometer data to extract a rut-controlling term for asphalt pavements, ASTM - Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 30, No. 2, March 2002. (.pdf, 91KB)


  1. Aroon Shenoy, Material's Volumetric-flow Rate (MVR): A useful parameter for unification of rheological data and QC /QA of asphalt binders, Internal Summary Report, 13 pages (2001). (.pdf, 99 kb)

  2. *Little, D. N., Lytton, R. L., Williams, D. and Chen, C. W., Microdamage healing in asphalt and asphalt concrete, Volume I: Microdamage and microdamage healing, Project Summary Report, FHWA-RD-98-141, 84 pages (June 2001).

  3. *Williams, D., Little, D. N., Lytton, R. L., Kim, Y. R. and Kim, Y., Microdamage healing in asphalt and asphalt concrete, Volume II: Laboratory and field testing to assess and evaluate microdamage and microdamage healing, FHWA-RD-98-142, 180 pages (June 2001).

  4. *Lytton, R. L., Chen, C. W., Little, D. N. and Kim, Y. R., Microdamage healing in asphalt and asphalt concrete, Volume III: A micromechanics fracture and healing model for asphalt concrete, FHWA-RD-98-143, 78 pages (June 2001).

  5. *Lytton, R. L., Chen, C. W. and Little, D. N., Microdamage healing in asphalt and asphalt concrete, Volume IV: A viscoelastic continuum damage fatigue model of asphalt concrete with microdamage healing, FHWA-RD-98-144, 178 pages (June 2001).

  6. *Robertson, R. E. et al., Fundamental properties of asphalts and modified asphalts, Volume I: Interpretive Report, FHWA-RD-99-212, 496 pages (October 2001).

  7. *Robertson, R. E. et al., Fundamental properties of asphalts and modified asphalts, Volume II: Final Report, New methods, FHWA-RD-99-213, 266 pages (October 2001).

* For more information on the off-site contractor research program which produced these reports, see the Western Research Institute website - under asphalt materials followed by asphalt characterization.