Asphalt Binder Specifications and Rheology


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Product Description

Date: November 13, 2015

Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (CT)

Location: Colorado

Course Objectives:

The course is designed for binder technicians and highway engineers to become familiar with the details of how the current specifications work and an introduction of asphalt rheology to better understand the basis of the testing and specifications.


— Background

— Asphalt production

— Viscoelasticity

— Binder tests

— Binder test measurements

— Binder specification

— Binder modification

— Selecting binder material and developing project specifications

— Future testing developments

— Review

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at binder technicians and highway engineers dealing with binder testing, material selection and specification.

Class Size:

Maximum 30

Hotel Information:

Inverness Hotel

200 Inverness Drive West

Englewood CO 80112


Registration fee includes continental breakfast, refreshments, and course materials.

Participants will receive certificate of completion with 6 hours PDH.


John D’Angelo, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. D’Angelo is the chief operating officer of a small consulting firm specializing in asphalt materials testing, pavement design and construction quality assurance. Dr. D’Angelo was the primary developer of the new Multi Stress Creep and Recovery (MSCR) test and specification. Previously he worked for Federal Highway Administration for over 32 years. He has worked in the areas of construction management, pavement design, materials testing, and quality control. He has been involved with the implementation of the Strategic Highway Research Program, Superpave Asphalt Design System, to the highway industry and further development of the system. He has also worked extensively in the asphalt binder area, mixture design, warm mix asphalt and recycling. He has published numerous papers on asphalt material testing and quality control. He is also a member of the Transportation Research Board, The Association of Asphalt Pavement Technologists, The Canadian Technical Asphalt Association, ASTM, the FHWA Superpave Asphalt Binder Expert Task group, The International Society for Asphalt Pavements. He has received many awards from the asphalt industry. He is a professional engineer in the state of Virginia.

For more information contact:

Lucy Consulting Engineers, LLC

Phone: 1-800-418-6182

Fax: 202-204-6304