Course Syllabus

SUPERPAVE QC/QA CERTIFICATION/TRAINING WORKSHOP

Training Schedule (tentative)

Day/TimeModuleLocationTopicInstructor
Monday
9:00-9:30
IntroLectureIntroduction & WelcomeRichardson
9:30-10:00Prelim, 1LectureIntroduction to SuperpaveRichardson
10:00-12:002LectureMix Design Overview: 
   Aggregate Selection
Richardson
12:00-1:00Lunch on your own
1:00-5:002Lecture

Mix Design Overview, cont'd. 
   Binder Selection
   Gradation Selection
   Design % binder selection 
   Volumetrics 
   Draindown 
   TSR

   JMF

Richardson
 
Tuesday
8:00-8:30
1, 2LectureHomework ReviewRichardson
8:30-11:003LecturePlant OperationsRichardson
11:00-11:304LectureHMA QC PlanRichardson
11:30-12:005Lecture

Sampling

   Random Numbers

   Loose Mix Sampling

   Coring

Richardson
12:00-1:00Lunch on your own
1:00-2:305LectureSampling, cont'd.Richardson
2:30-3:006LectureGyratory CompactorRichardson
3:00-4:007LectureMaximum Specific Gravity (Rice)Richardson
4:00-5:008LectureBinder Content: Ignition OvenRichardson
 
Wednesday
8:00-9:00
3-8LectureHomework ReviewRichardson
9:00-9:309LectureTSRRichardson
9:30-10:4510LectureQuality Level AnalysisRichardson
10:45-11:0011LectureRecord Keeping/Exchange of DataRichardson
11:00-12:0012LectureContract AdministrationMoDOT
12:00-1:00Lunch on your own
1:00 - 3:00

5

7

6

6

8

Lab

Demonstrations

   HMA Splitting

   Rice Specific Gravity

   Gyro Verification

   Puck Compaction

   Ignition Oven

Lusher
3:00-5:00

6-8

LabIndividual Hands-On TrainingStaff
 
Thursday
8:00-8:15
9-10LectureHomework ReviewRichardson
8:15-9:156-8LectureLab ReviewStaff
9:15-12:006-8LabIndividual Hands-On Training, cont'dStaff
12:00-12:30Catered Lunch
12:30-4:306-8LabProficiency TestingStaff
 
Friday
8:00-9:00
Prelim-12LectureHomework Review 
Course Review
Richardson
9:00-12:00Prelim-12LectureWritten TestRichardson



SUPERPAVE QC/QA
RE-CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP

Training Schedule (tentative)

Day/TimeModuleLocationTopicInstructor
Day 1
8:00-8:45
Intro
1-4
LectureIntro/welcome 
Overview of Changes
Richardson
8:45-9:455LectureSampling Review:
   Random Numbers
   Loose Mix Sampling
   Coring
Richardson
9:45-10:156LectureGyratory Compactor ReviewRichardson
10:15-10:457LectureRice Gravity ReviewRichardson
10:45-11:308LectureIgnition Oven ReviewRichardson
11:30-12:009LectureTensile Strength RatioRichardson
12:00-1:00Lunch on your own
1:00-2:0010LectureQuality Level AnalysisRichardson
2:00-2:1511LectureRecord Keeping/Exchange of DataRichardson
2:15-3:1512LectureContract AdministrationMoDOT
3:15-5:005-9LabLab Refresher:
   HMA Splitting (demo)
   Gyro verification/
   Puck compaction 
   Ignition Oven 
   Rice Specific Gravity

Lusher

 
Day 2
8:00-?
Prelim-12 

Lecture

 

Homework & Course Review 
Lab Methods Review
Written Exam begins
Richardson
Lusher
12:00Catered Lunch Arrives
After written exam
completion
6-8LabProficiency TestingStaff

 

HMA Aggregate Consensus Tests, Tensile Strength Ratio (TSR), and Binder Ignition Oven course syllabi will be posted at some future date.