Accelerated Pavement Testing

Location: Distance Learning Course

2020 - 2021 On-line Individual: $40.00

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This course is presented to give pavement engineers, transportation research managers, and general industry personnel a basic understanding of accelerated pavement testing (APT).  Participants will be provided with a definition of APT, the reasons why the financial investment in APT can be cost effective, an overview of the evolution of APT technology, the history of APT research, and current collaborative activities in the APT research field.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:  Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to discern whether accelerated pavement testing (APT) may be the right tool to meet their current research needs.  They will understand the advantages and disadvantages of various ways to execute APT experiments, which is critical information for designing an APT program.  Participants will know how to collaborate with other APT researchers in order to optimize their own experiments.

TARGET AUDIENCE:  This course is intended to provide pavement engineers, transportation research managers, and general industry personnel with a basic understanding of the process of accelerated pavement testing.

INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. R. Buzz Powell


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Fee: $40.00
Hours:1.00
CEUs:0.10

Fee Breakdown

CategoryDescriptionAmount
Course Fee (Basic)2020 - 2021 On-line Individual$ 40.00
Course Fee (Alternate)2020 - 2021 DVD Individual$ 60.00

Distance Learning Course

Distance Learning Course

Buzz Powell

Dr. R. Buzz Powell earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from Auburn University (1990, 1996, and 2006, respectively) with emphasis in pavements and geomaterials. He completed his professional internship with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) in site characterization and geotechnical construction. While with ALDOT, he gained a total of 10 years of experience in pavement management, pavement design, pavement research, and pavement materials characterization. Following a 12-year career with ALDOT, he worked for 2 years as the Principal Engineer for an engineering consulting firm. Dr. Powell has served as NCAT’s Test Track Manager since 1999, and he has been an Assistant Director at NCAT since 2007. The focus of his research at Auburn University is accelerated pavement testing, pavement performance measurement, and pavement construction. Dr. Powell is a registered professional engineer in the State of Alabama.

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