Use of Dynamic Modulus (E*) in Hot Mix Asphalt Designs

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General Information
Solicitation Number: 143
Status: End Solicitation Phase
Date Posted: Jul 01, 2002
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2002
Solicitation Expires:
Partners: CA, CT, DC, ID, IL, MA, MT, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, PADOT
Lead Organization: Connecticut Department of Transportation
Financial Summary
Commitment Start Year:
Commitment End Year:
100% SP&R Approval: Not Requested
Commitments Required:
Commitments Received:
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Charles Dougan
FHWA Technical Liaison(s): Katherine Petros
Katherine.Petros@fhwa.dot.gov
Phone: 202- 493-3154
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
California Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Connecticut Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
District of Columbia Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Idaho Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00 Ned Parrish Ned Parrish 208-334-8296 ned.parrish@itd.idaho.gov
Illinois Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Massachusetts Executive Office of Transportation and Construction 2001 $0.00
Montana Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Nebraska Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Nevada Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
New Jersey Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
New Mexico Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
North Carolina Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00

Objectives

The existing ASTM Method of Test for determining the Dynamic Modulus of an HMA (hot mix asphalt) mixture, this test is unknown to the operating departments of transportation (DOTs). Until this, "E* testing" was confined to research facilities. A substantial amount of hands on testing experience with E* will be required by DOT personnel before final acceptance of the concept can be accomplished. There is a need to evaluate a dynamic modulus test apparatus and appropriate test protocols in order that the E* test system will be accepted by DOTs as a method to characterize HAM mixes for design purposes. This study will establish a project advisory team, conduct a literature search, acquire equipment, establish a test matrix, perform E* tests, demonstrate the dynamic modulus test protocol, and prepare reports of findings. (updated 7/7/01)

Comments

Active. Study still ongoing. (updated 2/7/02)

No document attached.

Use of Dynamic Modulus (E*) in Hot Mix Asphalt Designs

General Information
Solicitation Number: 143
Status: End Solicitation Phase
Date Posted: Jul 01, 2002
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2002
Solicitation Expires:
Partners: CA, CT, DC, ID, IL, MA, MT, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, PADOT
Lead Organization: Connecticut Department of Transportation
Financial Summary
Commitment Start Year:
Commitment End Year:
100% SP&R Approval: Not Requested
Commitments Required:
Commitments Received:
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Charles Dougan
FHWA Technical Liaison(s): Katherine Petros
Katherine.Petros@fhwa.dot.gov
Phone: 202- 493-3154
Commitments by Organizations
Agency Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
California Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Connecticut Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
District of Columbia Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Idaho Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00 Ned Parrish Ned Parrish 208-334-8296 ned.parrish@itd.idaho.gov
Illinois Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Massachusetts Executive Office of Transportation and Construction 2001 $0.00
Montana Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Nebraska Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Nevada Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
New Jersey Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
New Mexico Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
North Carolina Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation 2001 $0.00

Objectives

The existing ASTM Method of Test for determining the Dynamic Modulus of an HMA (hot mix asphalt) mixture, this test is unknown to the operating departments of transportation (DOTs). Until this, "E* testing" was confined to research facilities. A substantial amount of hands on testing experience with E* will be required by DOT personnel before final acceptance of the concept can be accomplished. There is a need to evaluate a dynamic modulus test apparatus and appropriate test protocols in order that the E* test system will be accepted by DOTs as a method to characterize HAM mixes for design purposes. This study will establish a project advisory team, conduct a literature search, acquire equipment, establish a test matrix, perform E* tests, demonstrate the dynamic modulus test protocol, and prepare reports of findings. (updated 7/7/01)

Comments

Active. Study still ongoing. (updated 2/7/02)

No document attached.

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