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2007 Pavement Preservation Seminar


Tentative Schedule

Monday, October 8th, 2007 - The Austin Convention Center


09:00 - 09:05  Words of Welcome
09:05 - 09:25 Modeling of Cracking of Dense Asphalt Concrete (DAC)
Using artificial neural networks (Ann) and Fuzzy Logic
Author: Maryam Miradi, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
09:25 - 09:45 Effect of Overlay Mechanical Properties on Surface
Deflections for Flexible Pavements 
Authors: Mehmet Saltan, Armağan Korkmaz,
Selcan Fındık, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
09:45 - 10:05 Evaluation of “Ultra”-Rapid Setting Emulsion for Tackcoat
Applications
Authors: Carlos Palacios from Penn State University, Ghassan Chehab from Penn State University, Francois Chaignon, Vice President Quality, Colas Inc, Martin Thompson, Marketing and Technical Manager, Midland Asphalt Materials Inc.
10:05 -10:25 Selection and Characterization of HMA Mixes for Thin
Asphalt Overlays:  A Theoretical Analysis
Author: Lubinda F. Walubita, PhD, TTI, Texas A&M University System
10:25 - 10:50 Break
10:50 - 11:10 Chip Sealing Over Fabric in Borrego Springs, California, USA
Author:  Lita Davis, Federal Highway Expert Task Group on
Pavement Preservation
11:10 - 11:30 An Overview of Best Practices in Seal Coat Constructability
using a Systematic Approach
Author: Sanjaya Senadheera, Ph.D, Texas Tech University
11:30 - 11:50 Performance-Based Specifications for Chip Seal Projects
Author:  Lita Davis, Federal Highway Expert Task Group on
Pavement Preservation
11:50 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 01:30 24th AGC Trade Show Ribbon Cutting & Opening Luncheon
01:30 - 03:00 Binder Issues
Darlene C. Goehl, TxDOT
Bill O'Leary, Martin Asphalt
03:00 - 03:30 Break
03:30 – 05:00 Aggregate Issues
Caroline Herrera, TxDOT
Pat Wootton, Vulcan Construction Materials
Tuesday, October 9th, 2007
08:30 - 10:00 Micro-Surfacing and Slurry Seals
Paul Montgomery, TxDOT
Pierre Peltier, Sem Materials
Berry Dunn, Viking Construction
10:00 - 10:30 Break 
10:30 - 12:00 Seal Coats
Darwin Lankford, TxDOT
Chuck Dannheim, Sem Materials



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