TRB Webinar: Superpave Volumetric Mix Design—Beyond the Basics

This webinar was posted on 09/12/2023

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October 30, 2023 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Attention to details in the volumetric acceptance process is important to ensure an asphalt mixture with adequate asphalt content. These details apply to the mixture design and acceptance. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, October 30, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern that will share key properties that need to be included in the design and acceptance of asphalt mixtures. Presenters will share how to strengthen quality assurance programs in the design and acceptance of asphalt mixtures.

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committees on Asphalt Materials Selection and Mix Design, Production and Use of Asphalt, and Aggregates.

Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.


Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Unintended consequences of volumetric design: Key findings from Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (DOT) database – Ben Cox, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

  2. Indiana DOT adjustments: Determining bulk specific gravity of the aggregate; Using volume of effective binder instead of voids – Matt Beeson, Indiana DOT

  3. Tips and tricks for strengthening your quality assurance program – Geoff Rowe, Abatech

  4. Question and answer session moderated by Tim Aschenbrener, Federal Highway Administration

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify key properties that need to be included in the design and acceptance of asphalt mixtures

  2. Strengthen your quality assurance program in the design and acceptance of asphalt mixture

  3. Determine key relationships that should be evaluated throughout the process


Professional Development Hours

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

This webinar will be delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.


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