PAVEMENT PERFORMANCE PREDICTION SYMPOSIUM

       Hilton Garden Inn and University of Wyoming Conference Center — Laramie, Wyoming, July 15, 2010

                  Sponsored by Federal Highway Administration – Organized by Western Research Institute

 

Innovations in Binder Characterization

 

8:00-8:10 am

Welcome and Introduction—Steve Salmans Western Research Institute

Session 1

Eric Kalberer, Session Chair

8:10-8:45

Quantitative Issues In Asphalt Infrared Spectra Interpretation
Ron Glaser and Fred Turner Western Research Institute

8:45-9:15

4mm Diameter Parallel Plate DSR
Mike Farrar
Western Research Institute

9:15-9:50

Hurdles in Bituminous Binder Characterization
Jean-Pascal Planche
Total Refining Marketing

9:50-10:10

Break

10:10-10:35

Can X Ray Fluorescence Analysis Be Used to Identify Asphalt Binders?

Terry S. Arnold Federal Highway Administration, Susan P. Needham SES Group & Associates,LLC, and Anant Shastry TFHRC/ESC Inc.

10:35-11:00

Use of FTIR in Extraction/Recovery of Asphalt Binders

Terry S. Arnold Federal Highway Administration, Anant Shastry TFHRC/ESC Inc., and Susan P. Needham SES Group & Associates, LLC.

11:00-12:10

Optimized Asphaltene Determinator and Waxphaltene Determinator Separation Methods for Rapid Characterization of Asphalt Binders

John F. Schabron and Joseph F. Rovani Western Research Institute

12:10-1:10 pm

Lunch

Session 2

John Schabron, Session Chair

1:10-1:45

Laboratory Forensic Investigations for Asphalt Paving Issues

Joe Rovani and Jenny Loveridge Western Research Institute

1:45-2:20

Binder Characterization as Related to Pavement Durability
Charles J. Glover Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering and TTI,     Texas A&M University System

2:20-2:55

Characterization of Asphalt Emulsions:  Present and Future

Delmar Salomon Pavement Preservation Systems, LLC

2:55-3:15

Break

3:15-3:50

Multi-Disciplinary Characterization of Recycled Roofing Materials for Asphalt Pavement  Applications

Ken Grzybowski and Laurand Lewandowski PRI Asphalt Technologies, Inc.

3:50-4:25

Effects of Deicing Chemicals on Asphalt

Eric W. Kalberer Western Research Institute and Don Christensen Advanced Asphalt Technologies, LLC

4:25-5:00

Nano-Rheology/Nano-Mechanics and Scanning Probe Microscope Imaging Based on Novel

Sample Preparation Techniques

Will Grimes, Bill Tuminello and Troy Pauli, Western Research Institute

 

 

                                

 

                              

                              

                              

                              

                                

 

 

 

Symposium Presentations will be posted at www.petersenasphaltconference.org