Asphalt Concrete Materials & Mix Design

Dates: January 24-27, 2022

Meets: M, Tu, W and Th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: Online

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This course was developed in partnership with the City and County Pavement Improvement Center, funded by California Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. This class delivery is supported by the California Department of Transportation, Division of Local Assistance, which offers reduced registration fees to employees of California's city, county, regional, and other public agencies.

Description

This course presents information regarding asphalt mix components and their relation to performance, and takes participants through the asphalt mix design methodologies used by the State and local agencies in California. The course covers both Hveem and Superpave mix designs, as well as open-graded mix design. This is the primary overview course on Asphalt Concrete Materials & Mix Design in the training certificate program offered by the City and County Pavement Improvement Center (CCPIC) in partnership with TechTransfer.

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Topics Include

  • Functionality of Asphalt Pavement
  • Distress mechanism of pavements
  • Material Components of asphalt mixes
  • Mix Properties for different applications
  • Mix Design - Superpave
  • Mix Design - Asphalt Rubber Mix Design and Open Graded

What You Will Learn

  • Describe the key components of an asphalt mix
  • Identify the design philosophy for Superpave mixes
  • Identify the primary distresses of asphalt pavements used in design and how they are affected by mix components and their proportioning in design
  • Identify the different types of mixes used in California

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for engineers, state local agencies, consultants, contractors, maintenance supervisors, and quality control/assurance supervisors responsible for designing asphalt mixtures, material specifications, and quality control/quality assurance management of asphalt mixtures.

For More Information

About our courses and credits, see our FAQ
About cancellations, refunds, and substitutions, see How to Enroll

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation fee is $75. There are no refunds for classes with registration fees of $75 or less. For all other classes, you may cancel your enrollment and receive a refund of your registration fee less $75, provided we receive your written request to cancel at least 5 full working days before the class is scheduled to begin.

In lieu of canceling your registration, you have three additional options, you may (1) transfer your registration to another class, (2) receive a tuition credit for the full amount, useable toward a future class, or (3) send a substitute in your place. Please contact us at least 5 full working days before the class is scheduled to begin so we may process your request.

We recommend you discuss any possible problems or online security issues with your IT person before you register for any online classes. If you are worried about connectivity issues, please contact the online training coordinator the week before the class to schedule a time to test your system. If you do not test your system and you have technical issues during a live online class, we will not provide a refund.

Or email us with your questions at registrar@techtransfer.berkeley.edu
Or call us at 510-643-4393

Notes:

This class has four, two-hour sessions.

Monday, January 24, 2022 :: 1:00-3:00 :: Pacific Time
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 :: 1:00-3:00 :: Pacific Time
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 :: 1:00-3:00 :: Pacific Time
Thursday, January 27, 2022 :: 1:00-3:00 :: Pacific Time

This is a live online course. All times for the online lecture are in (California) Pacific Time. Approximately one week before the course start date, all paid students will receive detailed instructions on how to access the web-based lecture and course site. You will also receive instructions on how to access the student course notebook.
Please make sure we have your updated contact information, and you have access to an internet connection for your desktop or laptop on the days and times of the lecture. We recommend you discuss any possible problems or online security issues with your IT person before you register for any online classes.
If you're worried about connectivity issues, please contact the online training coordinator, Jay Johnson, the week before the class to schedule a time to test your system. If you don't test your system and you have technical issues during a live online class, we will not provide a refund.
Hours:8.00
CEUs:0.80

Fee Breakdown

CategoryDescriptionAmount
Course Fee (Basic)CA Public Agency$ 190.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Standard fee$ 380.00

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Brandon Milar

PE, Technical Director, California Asphalt Pavement Association

Mr. Milar is a licensed Civil Engineer in California that currently serves as the Director of Technical Services for the California Asphalt Pavement Association. Mr. Milar received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo. He works with the asphalt pavement industry and various specifying agencies on the development of asphalt pavement standards, the training of technical personnel, and the research of new pavement technologies. For over 25 years, Mr. Milar has provided technical support for the production of aggregates, the design and testing of asphalt mixes, the construction of asphalt pavements and the implementation of innovative pavement technologies.

Date Day Time Location
01/24/2022Monday1 PM to 3 PM Online
01/25/2022Tuesday1 PM to 3 PM Online
01/26/2022Wednesday1 PM to 3 PM Online
01/27/2022Thursday1 PM to 3 PM Online

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