Duration: 3 parts, each 1 Hour. 180 Minutes Total.
Dates/Times: Part I – Introduction-What is Balanced Mix Design? – Recorded November 2, 2017 – $50
Part II – Developing a Balanced Mix Design Framework – Recorded November 9, 2017 – $50
Part III – BMD Implementation – A Case Study – Recorded November 16, 2017 – $50
Cost: $50 per recorded session
Complimentary for AAPT and AI members
Instructors: Shane Buchanan, Ph.D., P.E., Asphalt Performance Manager, Oldcastle Materials
Randy West, Ph.D., P.E., Director, National Center for Asphalt Technology
Louay Mohammad, Ph.D., P.E., Professor, Louisiana Transportation Research Center
Sam Cooper III, Ph.D., P.E., Materials Research Administrator, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
Jay Winford, Ph.D., P.E., President, Prairie Contractors
Moderator: R. Michael Anderson, P.E., Asphalt Institute Director of Research and Lab Services, Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists Executive Director


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Who Should Attend
This webinar series is intended for user agency, asphalt industry, and academia professionals interested in asphalt technology who want a better understanding about balanced mix design of asphalt materials.

Part I: Introduction – What is Balanced Mix Design?
Part I of the webinar series will cover baseline information, including providing an overview on why we, as an industry, need balanced mix design (BMD). Different approaches towards balanced mix design will be presented along with a path to implementation.

Part II: Developing a Balanced Mix Design Framework
The second part of the webinar series will provide information on developing a BMD framework and how users can get started using BMD now. Current gaps and research needs will also be discussed.

Part III: BMD Implementation – A Case Study
Part III of the webinar series will present a case study of BMD implementation in Louisiana from the perspective of industry, agency, and academia. The lessons learned as part of this case study will also be discussed.

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