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AsAc Courses Feedback to RPF 7/8 November 2006. Latest Developments Achieving Volumetrics & Compactability using the Bailey Method Achieving Volumetrics.

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1 AsAc Courses Feedback to RPF 7/8 November 2006

2 Latest Developments Achieving Volumetrics & Compactability using the Bailey Method Achieving Volumetrics & Compactability using the Bailey Method Acceptance Control and Quality Assurance of HMA Acceptance Control and Quality Assurance of HMA Flexible Pavement Engineering course Flexible Pavement Engineering course

3 Bailey Method 3-day workshop 3-day workshop 21 – 23 November 2006, Gauteng 21 – 23 November 2006, Gauteng 28 – 30 November 2006, Western Cape 28 – 30 November 2006, Western Cape Presented by Bill Pine, Heritage Research Group Presented by Bill Pine, Heritage Research Group Practical tool for mix designers and contractors for developing and analysing blend gradations for HMA in the lab and field to better understand aggregate packing and its influence on volumetrics and compactability Practical tool for mix designers and contractors for developing and analysing blend gradations for HMA in the lab and field to better understand aggregate packing and its influence on volumetrics and compactability Supports the Gautrans research initiative to validate the SA HMA design method Supports the Gautrans research initiative to validate the SA HMA design method

4 Acceptance Control and Quality Assurance of HMA Workshop postponed in September Workshop postponed in September Rescheduled for week of 5 – 9 February 07 Rescheduled for week of 5 – 9 February 07 6 FebruaryGauteng 6 FebruaryGauteng 7 FebruaryKZN 7 FebruaryKZN 8 FebruaryWestern Cape 8 FebruaryWestern Cape Morning workshop (08:30 to 13:00 with lunch) Morning workshop (08:30 to 13:00 with lunch) Programme Programme Current situation in SAB Verhaeghe Current situation in SAB Verhaeghe Forensic study Forensic study Marshall compaction Marshall compaction Current situation in USAJ Mahoney Current situation in USAJ Mahoney Discussion on how to improve the SA situation Discussion on how to improve the SA situation

5 Course in Flexible Pavement Engineering Targeted at new entrants into the road sector (civil engineers, technicians & technologists) Targeted at new entrants into the road sector (civil engineers, technicians & technologists) 7 modules over 11 weeks spread over 14 months 7 modules over 11 weeks spread over 14 months Overview1 week Overview1 week Materials investigation & design3 weeks Materials investigation & design3 weeks Structural pavement design2 weeks Structural pavement design2 weeks Tendering & documentation1 week Tendering & documentation1 week Construction & quality control2 weeks Construction & quality control2 weeks Maintenance & asset management1 week Maintenance & asset management1 week Final assessment1 week Final assessment1 week

6 Course in Flexible Pavement Engineering Run through tertiary institutions Run through tertiary institutions Pilot with for accreditation & moderation Pilot with for accreditation & moderation Project theme through all the modules as course work for final assessment Project theme through all the modules as course work for final assessment New construction New construction Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Linkage to higher degree or CPD points Linkage to higher degree or CPD points Originally planned to start Oct 06 but now delayed until March 07 Originally planned to start Oct 06 but now delayed until March 07

7 Course structure Module No TitleSub-titleDurationTiming 1Overview 1 week 5-9 Mar 07 2 Materials investigation & materials design Unbound materials 3 weeks Apr 07 Stabilised materials May 07 Asphalt & Seals June 07 3 Structural pavement design New construction 2 weeks July 07 Rehabilitation Aug 07 4 Tendering & documentation 1 week 1-5 Oct 07 5 Construction & techniques 2 weeks 5-9 Nov Feb 08 6 Maintenance & asset management 1 week 7-11 Apr 08 7 Final Assessment 1 week May 08

8 Course Management and Costs Run in association with Run in association with Registration and accreditation Registration and accreditation Financial management Financial management AsAc responsibilities AsAc responsibilities Course content and course notes Course content and course notes Course organisation and management Course organisation and management Course cost (including VAT) Course cost (including VAT) AsAc sponsors – R40k (R640/day ex VAT) AsAc sponsors – R40k (R640/day ex VAT) Others – R50k (R797/day ex VAT) Others – R50k (R797/day ex VAT)


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