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Chapter 2 Design and Control of Bituminous Mixtures Using a

The design of bituminous mixture by the Department’s Modified Marshall Method involves the proportioning of the aggregates and asphalt to produce a mix that will have the optimum qualities and properties. The purpose is to develop a design, by trial means, which will

[PDF] Reduction of optimum bitumen content inbituminous mixes

Use of plastic in road construction is gaining importance these days because plastic roads perform better than ordinary roads and the plastic waste, otherwise considered to be a pollution menace can find its use. This paper deals with the investigations of the use of waste plastic for coating of aggregates in the bituminous mix. Optimum bituminous mixes are designed using ordinary aggregate ...


Calculate the limiting asphalt content at the tentative design asphalt content. (P'b max) 2.13. Calculate the Bearing Capacity for each asphalt content. 3. Equations. Equations for the above calculations follow in this text and their application may be expedited by use of the appropriate worksheet (Figure 1). Also, there is a computer program ...

External Contract Report CR-98/077 Foamed Asphalt Mixes

undertaken of the worldwide practice with regard to foamed asphalt mix design, which included literature surveys and liaison with recognized experts. A mix design procedure was developed, encompassing all the necessary elements from the selection of aggregates and binder to the determination of the optimum engineering properties of the mix.

Laboratory Mix Design of Cold Bitumen Emulsion Mixtures

development of credible cold asphalt mix design procedures. All the design procedures cited above aim at determining the most appropriate aggregate gradation, the optimum bitumen emulsion or foamed bitumen content, the pre-mix water content, and the most appropriate compaction effort for the mix [18].


The major parameter in design of hot mix asphalt (HMA) widely used in flexible pavements as base course and surfacing course all over the world, is to find out the optimum bitumen content (OBC) required in achieving the desired objective. Bitumen is a costly


SANS 3001-BSM2:201X Edition 1 5 4.8 Litmus paper. 5 Principles The mix design procedure requires step-wise and iterative ITS testing to select the most effective active filler and the optimum amount of stabilizing agent. At various

1. Introduction

The optimum bitumen content value chosen is 5.1% ± 0.3%. d) Mix design with basalt granulate (F4) The mix design with basalt granulate shows these best performances in the range 5% - 6% binder content. The optimum value of the binder content chosen is 5.5% ± 0.5%. The results of these formulas are summarized in Table 7.

Bituminous Mix | Asphalt

Determine optimum bitumen content Determine the optimum binder content for the mix design by taking average value of the following three bitumen contents found form the graphs obtained in the previous step 1. Binder content corresponding to maximum stability 2. Binder content corresponding to maximum bulk specic gravity (Gm) 3.

Conventional Asphalt Mix Design

CONVENTIONAL ASPHALT MIX DESIGN. Asphaltic Concrete Asphaltic concrete is a mixture of ... optimum quantity of bitumen results in a mix with very high stability.


the Optimum Bitumen Content (OBC) for open graded asphalt concrete using unmodified and polymer modified asphalts. This content should provide a mix with sufficient asphalt film thickness to provide good durability and avoid excessive asphalt drainage. B. APPARATUS 1. Extraction Thimbles - Three extraction thimbles as used in California Test

External Contract Report CR-98/077 Foamed

foamed asphalt mix design for use in South Africa. 1.3 Definition of Foamed Asphalt The term ‘ foamed asphalt’ , as used in this document, refers to a mixture of pavement construction aggregates and foamed bitumen. The 2 ...

Review of Foamed Bitumen Stabilisation Mix Design Methods

Review of Foamed Bitumen Stabilisation Mix Design Methods Austroads 2011 — 1 — 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 General Foamed bitumen stabilisation is a road construction technique whereby hot bitumen is used to bind the existing or imported granular material to produce a flexible pavement material for use in base

Review of Foamed Bitumen Stabilisation Mix

Review of Foamed Bitumen Stabilisation Mix Design Methods Austroads 2011 — 1 — 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 General Foamed bitumen stabilisation is a road construction technique whereby hot bitumen is used to bind the existing or

Characterization of Mastic Asphalt with Cold Mix

Setting (MS) emulsified bitumen has been used as binder for Mastic Asphalt in cold mix. Primarily the laboratory study has been conducted with recommended grading of coarse, fine aggregate and lime as filler in line with the provision of IRC: 1072013 and MORTH specification - for preparation of Mastic Asphalt with Hot mix Asphalt (HMA).

Bituminous Mix Design for Pavement - Types, Materials and

A pre-planned bituminous mix design for pavement construction helps in producing a mix that is workable, durable, strong, and economical in nature. One of the widespread use of bitumen is in the pavement design and construction. There are mainly two stages of mix design in bringing a bituminous pavement: Dry Mix Design Wet Mix Design […]


bitumen, fillers, and aggregates were determined, while in the second stage, the optimum asphalt content for each mixture was determined according to the Marshall Mix Design Method, and in the third stage the suitability of the brick dust was evaluated. 2.1 Asphalt Binder

SEA Soft and Design Consultants: Marshall Mix Design

The objective of Mix Design Method is to determine the amount of various sizes of mineral aggregates to use to get a mix of maximum density or, determines the optimum bitumen content. Two (02) types of mix design are used in the

Marshall parameters for quality control of hot mix asphalt

Asphalt bitumen has to have a 60 to 70 mm/100 penetration. Additionally, the bitumen viscosity - temperature curve was generated in order to determine the optimal temperatures, for both, mixing and placing. According to the standard, the bitumen content must be ±0.3% from the mix design optimum value.

Determination of Optimum Emulsified or Foamed Asphalt Content

Determination of Optimum Emulsified or Foamed Asphalt Content of Full Depth Reclamation Mixtures . FLH Designation: T 522 . 1. SCOPE 1.1. This procedure is used to determine the percent of emulsified or foamed asphalt and other needed additives for recycling asphalt concrete and aggregate base materials using Full Depth Reclamation (FDR). 2.

Comparative Study on Design of Bituminous Mixes

To study about the Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) technology as a renewable resource. 2. To study Mix design approach for hot recycled RAP. 3. Extraction of bitumen from RAP materials is done using centrifugeto be4.

What is the optimum binder content in bituminous pavement?

optimum bituman content is that % age of bituman in asphalt mix design at which marshal stability is max


the plant. The binder content for a particular asphalt mixture is established by the mix design. The optimum binder content of the asphalt mixture is highly dependent on aggregate characteristics such as gradation and absorptiveness. Aggregate gradation is directly related to optimum binder content. The finer the asphalt


modified mixes. The optimum bitumen content (OBC) was then determined for all the mix by Marshall Mix design. Experimental results indicate higher stability value with lower OBC for the mix having 4% FA as optimum filler

How to calculate optimal bitumen content in asphalt mixture?

Marshall method is used to calculate the optimum asphalt content. By prepare different percentage of bitumen as (4, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5).You must measure the Stability and Flow by Marshall device...

Properties Considered in Mix Design Superpave Mix Design Method

Voids filled with asphalt (VFA) are the void spaces that exist between the aggregate particles in the compacted paving HMA that are filled with binder. VFA is expressed as a percentage of the VMA that contains binder. Including the VFA requirement in a mix design helps prevent the design of HMA with marginally acceptable VMA.

A Review Paper on Bituminous Concrete Mixed Design For Road

Bitumen binder acts as an adhesive agent that binds aggregate particles into a cohesive mass. One thing is of major considerations in this regard –pavement design. Our project emphasizes on the mix design consideration to find out the optimum binder content. In this design we have studied Marshall Stability test method.


IJRRAS 6 (4) March 2011 Kridan & al. Determination of Optimum Bitumen Content 401 2. RESEARCH SCOPE This research was pursued to investigate and compare the optimum bitumen content obtained from two designed mixes (with and without sasobit additive) in fabricating warm mix asphalt specimens in laboratory. Prior to mixing

Asphalt Paving Design Guide

1) Select and specify the correct asphalt concrete mix for a given application. 2) Select and specify the most appropriate asphalt binder for the application and climate. 3) Select and specify the most appropriate mix design method and criteria for the application. 4) Select the appropriate structural design inputs and perform a structural design.

Marshall Mix Design | Density and Voids Analysis | Lec-9 Part

Apr 08, 2017 · This Lecture includes following Topics - Phase diagram of Bituminous Mix Total volume of Binder Total volume of Voids in specimen Voids filled with Bitumen, VFB Volume of Mineral Aggregates, VMA ...

Estimating In Situ Optimum Bitumen Content of Dense

Abstract Optimum bitumen content (OBC) in dense bituminous macadam (DBM) in India is determined using Marshall mix design method, which simulates the field condition in laboratory. Mix Design Methods for Asphalt Concrete ...


added in grinded state as binder modifier. It was introduced to the mixture by melting it in the bitumen used in preparing the asphalt concrete mix. Marshall Mix design method was used, first to determine the optimum bitumen


The major parameter in design of hot mix asphalt (HMA) widely used in flexible pavements as base course and surfacing course all over the world, is to find out the optimum bitumen content (OBC) required in achieving the desired

Properties Considered in Mix Design Superpave Mix Design

4-1 CHAPTER FOUR MIX DESIGN In Hot Mix Asphalt, binder and aggregate are blended together in precise proportions. The relative proportions of these materials determine the physical properties of the HMA and ultimately how the HMA performs as a finished