Asphalt Level I Technician

Marshall testing device

Registration:

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Maximum of 12 students; minimum of 8 students.

Overview:

This is a four-day classroom and laboratory course that takes place over two half-days and three full days. The emphasis is the accomplishment of the test procedures necessary to control the quality of asphalt pavements. It will include a review of the asphalt plant and how to produce quality asphalt mixtures, volumetric analysis of asphalt, a discussion of sampling of asphalt mixtures, techniques for obtaining and handling samples and random sampling, and a detailed review of Rice & bulk specific gravity, laboratory compaction of asphalt mixtures (Marshall & Superpave), determination of asphalt content by ignition and nuclear gauge, determination of gradation by extraction, and determination of fine aggregate angularity and clay content (sand equivalent).

The Radiation Safety course is a prerequisite for this course.

Fees:

Registration fee: $550/student
Written retake: $150/student

The costs for housing, food, and transportation are the responsibility of each student.

Deadline:

Pre-payment and registration is required, and must be received no later than 10 days prior to the start date of the course.

Refunds:

Cancellations two weeks prior to the start date of the course will result in a complete refund of registration fee. No refunds will be provided for a cancellation after that date.

To obtain more information on this course, please call or write:

Vinnie Hester
National Center for Asphalt Technology

277 Technology Parkway
Auburn, AL 36830, USA
Phone: (334) 844-6228
Fax: (334) 844-6248