Academic Catalog

CVE441 HIGHWAY MATERIALS

Course Code: 3640441
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr ZEHRA ANAN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3640353
The course set above should be completed before taking CVE441 HIGHWAY MATERIALS .

Course Content

Nature, sources, and uses of asphalt. Production and classification of asphalts. Chemistry of asphalt. Physical properties of asphalt. Tests on asphalts. Classification and properties of mineral aggregates. Test on aggregates. Aggregate calculations. Types of asphalts aggregate combinations and their applications. Significant properties of asphalt paving mixture calculation. Asphalt mix design.