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Bituminous Mixtures Laboratory

 

Reports and Papers

  1. Understanding the Performance of Modified Asphalt Binders in Mixtures: High-Temperature Characterization FHWA-RD-02-075

  2. Methodology for Determining Compaction Temperatures for Modified Asphalt Binders FHWA-RD-02-016

  3. Understanding the Performance of Modified Asphalt Binders in Mixtures:Evaluation of Moisture Sensitivity FHWA-RD-02-029

  4. "Modified Asphalt Binders in Mixtures" Topical Report: Permanent Deformation Using a Mixture With Diabase Aggregate FHWA-RD-02-042

  5. Understanding the Performance of Modified Asphalt Binders in Mixtures: Low-Temperature Properties FHWA-RD-02-074

  6. Validation of Asphalt Binder and Mixture Tests that Measure Rutting, FHWA-RD-99-204, November 2000

  7. History of Gyratory Compaction - updated 11/15/01

  8. Target and Tolerance Study for the Angle of Gyration Used in the Superpave Gyratory Compactor (SGC)

  9. K. D. Stuart and R. P. Izzo, Hot-mix Asphalt Pavement Construction Report for the 1993-1998 ALF Project,FHWA In-House Report, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA, August 1994, 121 pp.

  10. K. D. Stuart and R. P. Izzo, Correlation of Superpave G*/sin with Rutting Susceptibility From Laboratory Mixture Tests,Transportation Research Record 1492, Hot-Mix Asphalt Design, Testing, Evaluation, and Performance, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 1995, pp 176-183.

  11. T. Pellinen and B. Killingsworth, ALF Pavement Core Testing: Permanent Deformation Predictions Using Superpave Software," Advanced Asphalt Technologies and Brent Rauhut Engineering, Report Prepared for the Federal Highway Administration, January 1996 (not published).

  12. T. Pellinen and D. Jack, Additional ALF Pavement Core Testing: Material Characterization of the ALF Mixtures Using Revised Superpave Software, Advanced Asphalt Technologies, Report Prepared for the Federal Highway Administration, January 1996 (not published).

  13. V. Aurilio, T. Pellinen, E. T. Harrigan, and K. D. Stuart, Preliminary Validation of Superpave Using the Accelerated Loading Facility, Proceedings of the Forty-First Annual Conference of Canadian Technical Asphalt Association, Vol. XLI, November, 1996, pp 323- 348.

  14. K. D. Stuart and W. S. Mogawer, Effect of Compaction Method on Rutting Susceptibility Measured by Three Laboratory Wheel-Tracking Devices, Presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 1997.

  15. R. Bonaquist and W. S. Mogawer, Analysis of Pavement Rutting Data from the FHWA Pavement Testing Facility Superpave Validation Study, Presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 1997.

  16. K. D. Stuart and W. S. Mogawer, Validation of Asphalt Binder and Mixture Tests that Predict Rutting Susceptibility Using the Federal Highway Administration's Accelerated Loading Facility,Presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Salt Lake City, UT, March 17, 1997.

  17. P. Romero and W. S. Mogawer, Evaluation of the Superpave Shear Tester Using 19-mm Mixtures From the Federal Highway Administration's Accelerated Loading Facility,Prepared and Accepted for Presentation at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Boston, MA, March 16-18, 1998.

  18. P. Romero and W. S. Mogawer, Evaluation of the Superpave Shear Tester's Ability to Discern Two Mixtures with Different Size Aggregates Using the Federal Highway Administration's Accelerated Loading Facility,Presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 1998.

  19. J. A. Sherwood, N. L. Thomas, and X. Qi, Correlation of Superpave G*/sin with Rutting Test results,Presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 1998.

  20. R. Bonaquist, J. A. Sherwood, and K. D. Stuart, Accelerated Pavement Testing at the Federal Highway Administration Pavement Testing Facility, Prepared and Accepted for Presentation at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Boston, MA, March 16-18, 1998.

  21. Aroon Shenoy and Pedro Romero, Determination a specification parameter for asphalt mixtures using unified frequency sweep at constant height data from the Superpave Shear Tester (.pdf, 8 kb), International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 1(1), pp. 75-96 (2000).

  22. Aroon Shenoy and Pedro Romero, Superpave shear tester as a simple standardized measure to evaluate aggregate-asphalt mixture performance (.pdf, 174 kb), ASTM - Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 50-62 (2001).

  23. Aroon Shenoy and Pedro Romero, A standardized procedure for analysis of the dynamic modulus (E*) data to predict asphalt pavement distresses, Accepted for presentation at the 81st TRB Annual Meeting and for subsequent publication in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

Short Reports and Fliers

  1. R. F. Bonaquist, ALF Puts Binders to the Test, SHRP FOCUS, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, D.C., August 1994.

  2. Test Tracks and In-Service Test Roads: Using Real-World Experience to Develop Tools for Designing Better Pavements,FHWA-RD-96-118, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA, 1996, 12 pp.

  3. FHWA Test Lanes Give New Meaning to 'Good Enough',HMAT (Hot Mix Asphalt Technology), Journal of the National Asphalt Pavement Association, Volume 10, Number 1, Winter 1994, pp 11-13.

  4. T. Mitchell, Test Roads: Designing the Pavements of the Future,Public Roads, Vol. 60, No. 2, Autumn 1996, pp 26-30.

  5. ALF Puts Superpave to the Test, In-House Flier, Bituminous Mixtures Laboratory, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA, 1997.

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