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Predicting Critical VMA in Hot Mix Asphalt, Phase II

The objective of this project is to test common Iowa mixtures to validate and refine the conclusions and recommended VMA criterion. ... VMA in Hot Mix Asphalt, Phase ...

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Effects of Aggregate Gradation and Angularity on VMA and

The Superpave system adopted the voids in mineral aggregate (VMA) criteria developed by McLeod using the 75-blow Marshall compactor for conventional dense-graded hot mix asphalt (HMA) mixtures. This VMA criteria is a function of only the nominal size of a

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A Review of Aggregate and Asphalt Mixture Specific Gravity

fundamental to the business of building quality hot‐mix asphalt (HMA)pavements. This Technical Brief summarizes a critical review of specific gravity measurement methods. This review was conducted as part of a task group consisting of the authors under th

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EVALUATION OF VOIDS IN THE MINERAL AGGREGATE FOR HMA PAVING

The concept of voids in the mineral aggregate (VMA) is considered fundamental in the design of dense-graded hot mix asphalt (HMA) mixtures. The term VMA describes that portion of the space in a compacted HMA pavement or specimen which is not occupied by t

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Evaluation of VMA and Film Thickness Requirements in Hot-Mix

most important mix design parameter which affects the durability of the asphaltic concrete mix. High VMA values allow enough asphalt to be incorporated into the mix to obtain maximum durability without the mix flushing. Additionally, such mixes have the f

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A Manual for Design of Hot-Mix Asphalt with Commentary

Because binder content decreases with decreasing VMA, this means that rut resistance should increase 52 A Manual for Design of Hot Mix Asphalt with Commentary 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 5 10 15 20 25 VMA, Volume % VF A , % 3% 5% 4% (a) 40 50 60 70 80 90 0 5 10

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THEORETICAL MAXIMUM SPECIFIC GRAVITY (G ) AND DENSITY OF HOT

ASPHALT WAQTC / IDAHO FOP AASHTO T 209 (12) T209_short_12.docx Asphalt 15-3 Pub. October 2012 7. Add sufficient water at approximately 25 C (77 F) to cover the sample by about 25 mm (1 in.). Note 1: The release of entrapped air may be facilitated by the a

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PRACTICE FOR SUPERPAVE VOLUMETRIC DESIGN FOR HOT MIX

FOR HOT MIX ASPHALT (HMA) AASHTO R 35 GLOSSARY Air Voids (Va) -- the total volume of the small pockets of air between the coated aggregate particles throughout a compacted paving mixture, expressed as percent of the bulk volume of the compacted paving mix

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Standard Test Method for Determining Field VMA based on

1.1 This test method is intended to be used for a rapid field determination of voids in mineral aggregate (VMA) of hot mix asphalt (HMA). It provides equations for calculating the VMA based on the asphalt content of the mix and its maximum specific gravit

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Rubberized Hot Mix Asphalt (RHMA) Mix Design

Oct 28, 2016 · Presentation by Jack Van Kir,, Director of Asphalt Technology, George Reed Inc. on best practices for Rubberized Hot Mix Asphalt (RHMA) Mix Design. Presentation delivered during the CalAPA Fall Asphalt Pavement Conference Oct. 26-27, 2016

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HMA Weight-Volume Terms and Relationships - Pavement Interactive

When VMA is too low, there is not enough room in the mixture to add sufficient asphalt binder to adequately coat the individual aggregate particles. Also, mixes with a low VMA are more sensitive to small changes in asphalt binder content. Excessive VMA wi

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THEORETICAL MAXIMUM SPECIFIC GRAVITY (G ) AND DENSITY

T209_short_12.docx Asphalt 15-1 Pub. October 2012 THEORETICAL MAXIMUM SPECIFIC GRAVITY (Gmm) AND DENSITY OF HOT MIX ASPHALT (HMA) PAVING MIXTURES FOP FOR AASHTO T 209 Scope This procedure covers the determination of the maximum specific gravity (Gmm) of u

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Bailey Method - Asphalt InstituteAsphalt Institute

It is a practical tool that has been successfully utilized for developing and analyzing hot asphalt mixes in the lab and field. The Bailey method provides a good starting point for mix design and an invaluable aid when making adjustments at the plant to i

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VMA-One Key to Mixture Performance - Purdue Engineering

Using VMA to evaluate and design asphalt concrete mixtures first gained popularity in the 1950’s, largely due to the efforts of Norman McLeod, a Canadian engineer and researcher who has made many other contributions to hot-mix asphalt technology.

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20 Spec -Section 460 Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement

Revise 460.2.1 to specify target air voids for SMA mix designs. (1) Furnish a homogeneous mixture of coarse aggregate, fine aggregate, mineral filler if required, SMA stabilizer if required, recycled material if used, warm mix asphalt additive or process

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HOT MIX ASPHALT - Tennessee

Vma = Volume of voids in mineral Agg. 5) Effective Asphalt Content by % Mix Mass ??????= ????− ?????? ?????? × ???? Pbe = Eff. AC (% by mass of mix) Pba = Absorbed AC (% by mass of Agg.) Pb = % Asphalt Content . Ps = % Agg. Content . 6) Absorbed Asphalt C

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Hot-Mix Asphalt Mixture IL-9.5FG

This work shall consist of constructing fine graded hot-mix asphalt (HMA) surface course or leveling binder with an IL-9.5FG mixture. Work shall be according to Sections 406, 407 and 1030 of the Standard Specifications, ... 1/ The VMA for IL-9.5FG shall b

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PRACTICE FOR SUPERPAVE VOLUMETRIC DESIGN FOR HOT MIX ASPHALT

Voids in Mineral Aggregate (VMA) -- the volume of void space between the aggregate particles of a compacted paving mixture that includes the air voids and the effective binder expressed as a percent of the total volume of the specimen.

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Standard Test Method for Determining Field VMA based on the

1.1 This test method is intended to be used for a rapid field determination of voids in mineral aggregate (VMA) of hot mix asphalt (HMA). It provides equations for calculating the VMA based on the asphalt content of the mix and its maximum specific gravit

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