TRAINING.

Design of Flexible and Rigid Pavements

Online /
Feb 28, 2019 /
Course Code: 0206-WEB19

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Overview

Purpose and Background
Parking lots, municipal roadways, airports and major highways all use some form of pavement. However, each application may be served by a specific pavement type.  Some may be constructed using a flexible pavement; others rigid pavement. Which types are appropriate for each application? What are the functional requirements for rigid vs. flexible pavement? How can each be constructed and maintained in a cost effective manner?

This webinar discusses pavement design, specification, subgrade preparation, base/subbase and surface types and function, construction details, and long term functional and structural performance considerations to ensure a long-life and effective product.

Primary Discussion Topics/Webinar Outline
This webinar provides an introduction to the design of flexible and rigid pavements.  The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) 1993 pavement design procedure is covered along with an introduction to the new DarwinME mechanistic-empirical method.  The primary design, specification and construction factors that contribute to the long-term functional and structural performance of pavements ranging from parking lots to municipal roadways, airports and major highways are discussed.  Through a series of case studies, positive and negative design features and construction conditions are presented to give the participant a good understanding of what we can do better to ensure the cost effective use of transportation investments.

Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to recognize and use current common pavement design procedures.
  • Understand common design and construction features important to the performance of both asphalt and concrete surfaced pavements. 
  • To design and recognize specification and construction activities that can improve the performance of pavements. 
  • Communicate and promote good road design and construction practices.     

Webinar Benefits           

  • Understand key components and factors necessary for the cost effective design of flexible and rigid pavements.
  • Be able to identify design and construction features that may negatively impact the performance of pavements.
  • Assist in developing specifications to ensure the performance of pavements. 

Webinar Outline

  • Characterization of design traffic
  • Analysis of subgrade support capability
  • Base and subbase materials
  • Detailing for asphalt and concrete surfacing
  • Impact of design and construction on pavement performance

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers involved in the design, evaluation and management of pavements
  • Provincial and municipal agencies
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time


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System Requirements PC-based attendees
OS: Windows XP, 2003 Server, Vista, 7, 8, 10
Browser:
Internet Explorer 7.0 or newer
Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or newer
Google Chrome 5.0 or newer

Macintosh based attendees
OS: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or newer
Browser:
Safari 3.0 or newer
Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or newer
Google Chrome 5.0 or newer

iOS
Device:
iPad 1 or newer, iPhone 3GS or newer, iPod Touch (3rd generation) or newer
OS: iOS 6 or newer

Android
OS: Android 2.2 or higher

Instructor

David Hein, P.Eng

Dave is a principal engineer with ARA Transportation & has over 30 years of experience in the design, evaluation, and management of pavements. He has developed and completed numerous pavement design and management courses for government and private sector agencies.

A regular technical contributor to technical conferences worldwide, Mr. Hein is past chair of multiple engineering committees for the Transportation Association of Canada, FWD Users Group, American Society of Civil Engineers and the World Road Association.



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Fee & Credits
  • 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 1 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

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