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Asphalt Materials Laboratory

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Asphalt Materials Laboratory, located in Crothers Engineering Hall, houses a state-of-the-art laboratory facility equipped to conduct testing on aggregates and asphalt mixes. The facility supports several research projects in different areas of asphalt technology. In addition to research, the facility is used for instruction of Asphalt Materials and Mix Design (CEE 411/511) course. The Asphalt Materials Laboratory is equipped with several major pieces of equipment, as follows:

  • Asphalt Mix Performance Tester
  • Superpave Gyratory Compactors
  • Mechanical Convection Oven
  • Load Frame
  • Indirect Tensile Loading Test Fixtures
  • Interlayer Shear Strength Test Fixture
  • Asphalt Content Ignition Oven
  • Rice Test Setup
  • Rotational Viscometer
  • Bulk Specific Gravity Test Setup
  • Hot Water Bath
  • Laboratory Scales
  • Los Angeles Abrasion Machine
  • Laboratory Bench Mixer
  • Asphalt Saw Set
  • Soil Grinder
  • Flat and Elongated Aggregate Test Equipment
  • Aggregate Flakiness and Elongation Test Equipment
  • Fine Aggregate Angularity Test Equipment
  • Fine Aggregate Specific Gravity Test Equipment
  • Sand Equivalent Test Equipment
  • Portable Skid Resistance Tester
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