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Evaluation of the effect of SBS polymer modifier on cracking resistance of superpave mixtures

by Booil Kim

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Published .
Written in English


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Statementby Booil Kim
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 170 leaves :
Number of Pages170
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Open LibraryOL25948040M
OCLC/WorldCa83066214

zone were not necessarily superior over the mixtures that did violate the restricted zone. 2. OJECTIVE The main objective of this study is to investigate the effect of the restricted zone of the Superpave aggregate gradation on the volumetric properties and compaction properties for asphalt mixtures produced using a PG asphaltAuthor: Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Khalid A. Ghuzlan, Mohammad O. Al-Barqawi. Current HMA mixtures tend to be somewhat lower in asphalt binder content compared with mixtures designed and placed prior to the implementation of Super- pave; this may be a contributing factor to the observed fre- quency of raveling and surface cracking in Superpave mixtures. Because the Superpave system has encouraged the use of coarse.

Evaluation of Superpave Binder Specification with Performance of Polymer-Modified Asphalt Pavements. Designing Recycled Hot Mix Asphalt Mixtures Using Superpave Technology. An Evaluation of the Suitability of the Superpave System to the Design of Limestone Rock Asphalt (LRA) Mixes. Comparison Between the Aging Processes for Asphalt Mixtures and. The low-temperature cracking performance of asphalt is considered one of the main deteriorations in asphalt pavements. However, there have been few studies on the low-temperature cracking performance of asphalt under heat and light together. Hence, the ductility test, bending beam rheometer (BBR) test, and asphalt composition analysis test are combined to investigate the .

37A design guide nor NCHRP (Superpave Support and Models Management) is specifically addressing the laboratory test on the reflection cracking. Therefore, there is an urgent need to develop a practical test equipment and associated design methodology for characterizing the reflection cracking resistance of asphalt mixtures. Effect of Mixture Component Characteristics on Property and Performance of Superpave Mixtures Field p erformance evaluation of different Superpave mixtures was conducted to identify the relationships between the four DASR IC parameters and field performance Implementation of Grada tion Analysis for Superpave Mixtures Gradation analysis.


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Evaluation of the effect of SBS polymer modifier on cracking resistance of superpave mixtures by Booil Kim Download PDF EPUB FB2

Modified binders have also been used in some of the Superpave mixtures in an effort to increase the cracking and rutting resistance of these mixtures.

Due to the short history of these mixtures, it is still too early to assess the long-term performance of these Superpave mixtures and the benefits from the use of the modified by: The Superpave Mix Design Manual for New Construction and Overlays Ronald J.

Cominsky University of Texas at Austin With contributions by: Gerald A. Huber Heritage Research Group Thomas W. Kennedy University of Texas at Austin Michael Anderson The Asphalt Institute Strategic Highway Research Program National Research Council Washington, DC Request PDF | Evaluating the effect of asphalt binder modification on the low-temperature cracking resistance of hot mix asphalt | This study focused.

An evaluation has been made of the effect of adding Brazilian produced polymer SBS (styrene–butadiene–styrene), to the asphaltic mixtures used in paving.

Laboratory mechanical tests and non-destructive testing (NDT) of cylindrical specimens have been made. Three mixtures were prepared for the purpose of this study, all containing % of Cited by: This paper presents a laboratory investigation conducted to evaluate the effect of both radial and linear SBS modifiers on the cracking resistance of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) mixtures.

Three types of asphalt mixtures composed by the same aggregate type and gradation but different asphalt binders (one unmodified and the others obtained byCited by: 5. Superpave gyratory compaction (SGC) and Marshall compaction methods are essentially designed according to volumetric properties.

In spite of the similarity, the optimum asphalt contents (OAC) of the two methods are greatly affected by the laboratory compaction process, which would further influence their performance. This study aims to evaluate the performance Cited by: 2. The HVS can simulate 20 years of interstate traffic on a test pavement within a short period of time.

Thus, a research study was undertaken to evaluate the long-term performance of Superpave mixtures and SBS-modified Superpave mixtures with particular emphasis on the rutting resistance of these mixtures using the FDOT APT facility.

Some studies indicated that the SBS modifier could significantly reinforce the cracking resistance and the rutting resistance of asphalt and asphalt mixtures, and reduce the temperature and.

SuperPave Mixtures Advantages – Can be used on medium to high volume roadways. – The binder content can be adjusted by adjusting the N-des level.

– Stone on stone contact – The coarse surface texture can be beneficial for wet weather traction. Disadvantages – File Size: 1MB. Test results were analyzed using two-way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), proving that mixtures containing % to % binder performed the best against cracking.

The RAP source was found to have more effect on cracking propensity than RAP content. Mixtures with RAP content up to 40% performed satisfactorily. Polymer-modified asphalt binders have been used for many years as a method of increasing the performance threshold of an asphalt mixture.

Typically, a polymer such as styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS) copolymer is added to the binder at a rate of % to % byFile Size: 1MB. Superpave Overview nThe final product of the SHRP asphalt program area is Superpave. Superpave is an acronym which stands for: Superior Performing Asphalt Pavements 1.

Superpave includes a new mixture design and analysis system based on performance characteristics of the pavement. It is a multi-faceted system with a tiered approach to designing asphalt mixtures based on desired performance.

Superpave includes some old rules of thumb and some new and mechanistic based features. The Superpave mix design system isFile Size: 57KB. and fine-graded mixtures in case some states continue to specify one over the other.

OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to compare coarse-graded Superpave mixtures with fine-graded Superpave mixtures in terms of resistance to rutting so as to determine whether restrictions on gradation type (either coarse- or fine-graded mixtures) are justified. SUPERPAVE™ system, several questions remain unanswered.

There is a need to evaluate the effect of the restricted zone on volumetric properties of fine graded mixtures and determine if these mixtures can be successfully designed by the SUPERPAVE mix design.

More specifically, the following questions need to be answered: 1. 42 Depending on the asphalt source and the average climatic conditions, the main reasons for including a given modifier are the following (Roberts et al.

): â ¢ Increase the stiffness of the mixture to minimize rutting â ¢ Soften and increase the elasticity of the mixture to minimize cracking â ¢ Improve the fatigue resistance of the. EFFECT OF MIXTURE COMPONENT CHARACTERISTICS ON PROPERTY AND PERFORMANCE OF SUPERPAVE MIXTURES By Sanghyun Chun August Chair: Reynaldo Roque Major: Civil Engineering This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of mixture component performance of Superpave mixtures.

Load Axial Test (RLAT) respectively. The mixtures were manufactured for conventional and three SBS-modified binders (3%, 5% and 7% by mass of binder with grade 40/60) with the same aggregate particles.

The main goal of this research project is to shine new light on the emerging role of SBS-modifier in the context of rutting performance as follows. EVALUATION OF THE SUPERPAVE ASPHALT BINDER SPECIFICATION FOR HIGH-TEMPERATURE PAVEMENT PERFORMANCE.

The primary objective of this study was to use pavement rutting data provided by an Accelerated Loading Facility (ALF) to validate the Superpave asphalt binder parameter for rutting, namely G*/sind, and the Superpave kPa. polymers to asphalt concrete mixtures enhances the resistance of asphalt concrete to fatigue cracking, rutting, temperature Studies on characterization of SBS polymer modified and neat bituminous mixes using warm mix asphalt for paving compatibility in the superpave gyratory compactor and reduce air voids by aan average of ,and.

analysis tool. Superpave is a system which is inclusive of all these parts. Superpave mixture design provides for a functional selection, blending, and volumetric analysis of proposed materials, along with an evaluation of moisture sensitivity.

There are four steps in mixture design: 1. Selection of Materials, Size: KB.shows the differential rut depth for the fine-graded and coarse-graded mixtures with the exclusion of sections 3C and 5A. The average differential rut depths of the fine-graded and coarse-graded mixtures are mm and mm, respectively.

E E r-- a B S o 2A 2B 2C 3A 3B AVF AVC 4A 4B 4C 5B 5C.In this study, Superpave mixtures containing RAP were designed using rejuvenating agents, including a rejuvenator and a softer binder, and subsequently evaluated in terms of the volumetric results, obtained the indirect tensile strength (ITS) of samples as well as evaluating the mixtures for rutting using the asphalt pavement analyzer (APA).