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Bituminous Mixtures Laboratory

 

Reports and Papers

  1. X. Li, N. Gibson, and J. Youtcheff, Evaluation of Asphalt Mixture Cracking Performance Using Monotonic Direct Tension Test in the AMPT, Accepted for presentation and publication on Journal of Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT) and Journal of Road Material and Pavement Design, 2017.

  2. X. Li and D. Mensching, Practical Method to Determine the Strain Level for Cyclic Direct Tension Fatigue Testing in the AMPT, Journal of Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board (TRB), DOI, 10.3141/2631-15, December 2016. 

  3. D. Mensching, A. Andriescu, C. DeCarlo, X. Li, and J. Youtcheff, Effect of Extended Aging on Asphalt Materials Containing Re-refined Engine Oil Bottoms, Accepted for presentation and publication by Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2017.

  4. X. Li, N. Gibson, A. Andriescu, and T. Arnold, Performance Evaluation of REOB Modified Asphalt Binders and Mixtures, Journal of Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT) and Journal of Road Material and Pavement Design, under press, 2016.

  5. X. Li and N. Gibson, Comparison of Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester Fatigue Characteristics with Full Scale Pavement Cracking for Recycled and Warm Mix Asphalts, Journal of Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board (TRB), Vol. 2576, pp. 100-108, 2016.

  6. N. Gibson and X. Li, Cracking Characterization of Asphalt Mixtures with Fiber Reinforcement Using Cyclic Fatigue and Direct Tension Strength Tests, Journal of Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board (TRB), No. 2507, pp. 57-66, 2015.

  7. N. Gibson, Y. Seo Youngguk, X. Li, A. Adriescu, and J. Youtcheff, Full- Scale and Laboratory Fatigue Cracking Performance of Combined High-Recycled and Warm Mix Asphalt Pavement, Presented at FAA Worldwide Airport Technology Transfer Conference, Galloway, New Jersey, August 2014.

  8. X. Li and N. Gibson, Using Small Scale Specimens for Performance Testing on AMPT, Journal of Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT), Vol. 82, pp. 579-615, 2013.

  9. E. Kutay, N. Gibson, and  X. Li, A 3D Image Correlation Algorithm for Tracking Movement of Aggregates in X-Ray CT Images of Asphalt Mixtures Captured during Compaction, Presented at International RILEM Conference on Multi-Scale Modeling and Characterization of Infrastructure Materials, Stockholm, Sweden. June 2013.

  10. X. Li and N. Gibson, RAP Characteristics from Pavement with Known History and Influence on Cracking Performance when Recycled, Presented at Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting (no publication), 2013.

  11. X. Li, N. Gibson, X. Qi, T. Clark, and K. McGhee, Laboratory and Full Scale Evaluation of 4.75 mm NMAS Superpave Overlay, Journal of Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board (TRB), No. 2293, Volume 1, pp. 29-38, 2012. 

  12. N. Gibson and X. Li, Measured and Predicted Performance Impacts from Reduced Design Gyrations, Journal of Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT), Vol. 81, pp.337-368, 2012.

  13. X. Qi, X. Li and N. Gibson, Exploratory evaluation of cracking performance of a 4.75mm NMAS overlay using full-scale accelerated loading, International Conference of Advances in Pavement Design through Full-scale Accelerated Pavement Testing, Davis, California, September 2012.

  14. N.H. Gibson, X. Qi, A. Shenoy, G. Al-Khateeb, M. E. Kutay, A. Andriescu, K. Stuart, J. Youtcheff, and T. Harman, Performance Testing for Superpave and Structural Validation, Report FHWA-HRT-11-045, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, D.C., November 2012. 

  15. M. Jurado, N. Gibson, M. Celaya, and S. Nazarian, Evaluation of Asphalt Damage and Cracking Development with Seismic Pavement Analyzer, Journal of Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board (TRB), Vol. 2304, pp.47-54, 2012. 

  16. X. Li and N. Gibson, Mechanistic Characterization of Aggregate Packing to Assess Gyration Levels during HMA Mix Design, Journal of Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT), Vol. 80, pp.33-64, 2011.

  17. X. Li, N. Gibson, T. Clyne, E. Johnson, and E. Kutay, Laboratory Evaluation of Asphalt Binders and Mixtures Containing Polyphosphoric Acid, Journal of Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board (TRB), Vol. 2210, pp.47-56, 2011.

  18. N. Gibson, X. Li, and E. Kutay, Rutting Resistance of Laboratory-Prepared and Field-Compacted Asphalt Mixtures, Journal of Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board (TRB), Vol. 2181, pp. 109-116, 2010. 

  19. H. Azari, A. Mohseni, and N. Gibson, Verification of Rutting Predictions from Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide by Use of Accelerated Loading Facility Data, Journal of Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board (TRB), No. 2057, pp.157–167, 2008. 

  20. H. Azari, G. Al-Khateeb, A. Shenoy, and N. Gibson, Comparison of measured SPT E* of ALF mixtures with predicted E* using NCHRP 1-37A and Witczak’s new equations, Journal of Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board (TRB), No. 1998, pp.1–9, 2007.

  21. M.E. Kutay, N. Arambula, N. Gibson, J. Youtcheff, and K. Petros, Use of Artificial Neural Networks to Detect Aggregates in Poor-Quality X-Ray CT Images of Asphalt Concrete, Airfield and Highway Pavements: Efficient Pavements Supporting Transportation’s Future, Proceedings of the 2008 Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference, Oct. 15–18, 2008. 

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