Chemical Characterization of Asphalts Related to their Performance

The objective of this study is to correlate the molecular structure of asphalt binders of conventional hot-mix asphalt (HMA) mixtures containing high recycled asphalts content with their cracking potential. The research will be sub-divided into two phases, development of procedures to define the percent of polymers, asphaltenes and maltenes in polymer modified binders as well as analysis of recyclable asphalts, such a recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) an comparative evaluations of binders for HMA mixtures in which RAP will be incorporated.


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    • Status: Active
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Louisiana Department of Transportation

      P.O. Box 94245
      1201 Capitol Access Road
      Baton Rouge, LA  USA  70804-9245

      Louisiana Transportation Research Center

      4101 Gourrier Avenue
      Baton Rouge, LA  USA  70808
    • Project Managers:

      King, Bill

    • Performing Organizations:

      Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

      P.O. Box 94245, Capitol Station
      Baton Rouge, LA  USA  70803
    • Principal Investigators:

      Mohammad, Louay

      Daly, William

    • Start Date: 20121201
    • Actual Completion Date: 20141101
    • Source Data: RiP Project 33983

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01478543
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Louisiana Transportation Research Center
    • Contract Numbers: 12-3B, 30001080
    • Files: RiP
    • Created Date: Apr 16 2013 12:57AM