FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE785 ADVANCED HIGHWAY MATERIALS AND CHARACTERIZATION

Course Code: 5620785
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-3)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

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Course Content

Soil components and classification. Roadbed (subgrade) soils. Tests for strenght and characterization. Soil stabilization and improvements. Base and subbase materials. Asphalt cements and rheological properties. Asphalt mixture design and testing for flexible pavements, mixture design methodologies. Portland cement properties and admixtures. Portland cement concrete mixture design and testing for rigid pavements. Statistical methods for material variability.


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