Asphalt Materials and Mix Design Manual by Irving Kett

By Irving Kett

The aim of this guide is to familiarize and scholars with the know-how of asphalt in its a number of kinds particularly asphalt cement, cutback asphalt, and asphalt emulsions. The laboratory paintings is designed to boost an knowing of asphalt homes, features, trying out tactics, and requirements.

The systems defined are all derived from ASTM designations and perform as steered by way of the Asphalt Institute. the place the actual ASTM process allows trade tactics, the only extra acceptable to the to be had gear and the instructing state of affairs used to be chosen.

The guide comprises the following:

ГІ 35 of the usually used ASTM exams in Asphalt Binder and combine Design.
ГІ pattern computations and straightforward to take advantage of information sheets, such a lot of which were built in particular for the manual.
ГІ An up to date evaluate of Asphalt know-how together with assets, historic improvement, and classifications of asphalt products.
ГІ effortless to appreciate reasons for Voids Mineral combination, Absorbed Asphalt, potent Asphalt content material, percentage Air Voids, and percentage of Voids packed with Asphalt.
ГІ A stand-alone asphalt guide, written in particular for college laboratory guide, but acceptable for a advertisement trying out laboratory. infrequently will different reference fabrics must be referred to.
ГІ Dimensions in either the SI and the USA typical structures of measurement.
ГІ An appendix with conversion components, ideas of safeguard and methods, review of SHRP SUPERPAVE, clarification of asphalt emulsions, and extra facts sheets on single-sided pages.

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Temperature of Sample during heating 0 F 0 F 4. Time sample poured 5. Time placed in bath 6. Elapsed time cooling min. 7. Temperature of Water bath 0 F 8. Time: Start Test (Mold removed) 9. Curing Period in bath min. 10. Setting of Controller for speed rate 11. Distant of Specimen to: 12.

Exact temperature of material when cork was snapped 6. Time for material to flow from oil tube through outlet tube 7. Saybolt-Furol viscosity value Temperature 0F F 0 F min. (SFS) sec. 8. Temperature record. Record below the temperature of the bath when the cork is snapped (0 time) and at the end of each minute thereafter. Time - Minutes 0 Time - Minutes 0 6 1 7 2 8 3 9 4 10 5 11 Temperature 0F SAYBOLT VISCOSITY TEST DATA SHEET (ASTM D 88) 1. Material identification 2. Date Air Temperature 3. Outlet tube used 4.

Temperature, 0 F. Timer Reading, Minute. 0 15 1 16 2 17 3 18 4 19 5 20 6 21 7 22 8 23 9 24 10 25 11 26 12 27 13 28 14 29 5. Flash point,0F. Temperature, 0 F. Temperature, 0 F. 6. Were the heating requirements met, as outlined in Section C of the Test Procedure? (a)_ (b) (C) . DUCTILITY TEST (ASTM D 113) 1. Material Identification 2. Date Room Temperature 3. Temperature of Sample during heating 0 F 0 F 4. Time sample poured 5. Time placed in bath 6. Elapsed time cooling min. 7. Temperature of Water bath 0 F 8.

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