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Investigation of large stone-modified asphalt mixes using the Marshall method part of permanent deformation (rutting) characteristics of binder-aggregate mixtures containing conventional and modified asphalt binders phase II of cooperative study with the University of California-Berkeley and the California Department of Transportation by Joseph D. Armijo

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Published by Montana Dept. of Highways, Engineering Experimental Station Montana State University in [Helena, Mont.], Bozeman, Mont .
Written in English


  • Asphalt emulsion mixtures,
  • Road materials,
  • Marshall test,
  • Asphalt,
  • Asphalt tests

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This is phase II of a 3 part study. The objective of this phase is to investigate the performance of binder-aggregate mixtures as in phase I but with the inclusion of large-stone sizes up to 1/2 inches.

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Statementby Joseph D Armijo, Murari Man Pradhan
ContributionsPradhan, Murari Man, 1947-, United States. Federal Highway Administration, Montana. Department of Highways, Montana State University--Bozeman. Engineering Experimental Station
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 129 pages :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26846562M

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MARSHALL METHOD OF ASPHALT-CONCRETE MIX DESIGN INTRODUCTION Bituminous mixes (some times called asphalt mixes) are used in the surface layer of road and airfield pavements. The mix is composed usually of aggregate and asphalt cements. Some types of bituminous mixes are also used in base coarse. The design of asphalt paving mix, as with theFile Size: KB.   This study employed two compaction methods, a Superpave Gyratory Compactor and a Marshall Compactor, to investigate the locking points of different asphalt mixtures. For the Marshall compaction method, an accelerometer was attached to the Marshall Hammer to record the response of the asphalt mixtures. increases in asphalt in mixes which contain a large amount of filler. Workability is the property that determines the efficient placement without segregation and compaction of the mixture. Harsh or stiff mixtures can result from (a) excess of coarse aggregate, (b) low VMA. (c) low asphalt content or (d) excess of minus 75 μm (No. ) fraction.   The main objective of the Job Mix Formula, Mix Design Method, Marshall Mix Design method is to determine an ideal and optimum asphalt mix that has following properties: 1. Resistance to permanent deformation: The mix should not distort or be displaced when subjected to traffic loads.

A Demonstration of Stone Matrix Asphalt Mix Designs Using High Polish Value Crushed Stone DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DHT RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER SECTION, P.O. BOX AUSTIN, TX FAX The Marshall method is today considered the standard method of asphalt mixture design for practical engineering applications. By using this method, engineering designers reap the benefits of its. Mainstay is using the Marshall method for specimen preparation Type of Asphalt Mix. SMA (5 types) AC (8 types) PA (3 types) MA (6 types) AC (4 types) AC (9 types) Typical G rading. Large Model EN LEVEL 3: 2PB-TR Stiffness modulus, 15°C, 10 Hz EN /AFile Size: 2MB. Marshall mixes are no longer readily available and should be replaced with the appropri- attain 95% of dry weight density using the T Method. In use—1 ton of hot mix asphalt covers 17 square yards,l" thick. 4 Chart 1: File Size: KB.

Virgin asphalt of 80/ penetration grade and asphalt modified with geopolymer at four different modification levels; namely, 0%, 1%, 2% and 3%, respectively, by the weight of the asphalt, were used in this study. Two aggregate gradations were selected for this study; namely, SMA14 and SMA The. Large-stone mixes are also economical for low-volume roads because of substantially reduced asphalt contents. However, most agencies use the Marshall design procedure (ASTM D), which uses a 4-in.-diameter compaction mold intended for mixes con­ taining aggregate up to 1-in. maximum size only. This has inhib­ ited the use of large-stone. inch) specimens for testing large stone asphalt mixes because in Marshall Method, which is currently used by many agencies all over the world have many shortcoming such as: 1) The maximum size of aggregate is limited to mm. 2) The method of compacting Marshall Specimens is by impact, which is different from the one actually taking place in fieldFile Size: 1MB. There should be at least two samples above and two below the estimated optimum asphalt content. Compact these trial mixes using the Marshall drop hammer (see Figure 1). This hammer is specific to the Marshall mix design method. Test the samples in the Marshall testing machine (see Figure 2) for stability and flow.