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  • Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) - Asphalt ...

    Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) Background: The AMPT is a computer-controlled hydraulic testing machine capable of subjecting a compacted asphalt mixture specimen to cyclic loading over a range of temperatures and frequencies. The device evaluates asphalt mixture properties to assess potential performance.

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  • AMPT – ASPHALT MIXTURE PERFORMANCE TESTER – …

    AMPT – Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester The Pavetest AMPT is a servo-hydraulically controlled testing machine specifically designed to perform the three asphalt tests developed under NCHRP Projects 9-19 and 9-29; Dynamic Modulus, Flow Number and Flow Time.

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  • Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) Techbrief

    Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) The AMPT complements current asphalt mixture design procedures by providing engineering properties for mixture evaluation and pavement structural design. This Technical Brief summarizes the development of the AMPT and describes how the AMPT can be used in pavement structural design and mixture design.

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  • Next generation Asphalt Mixture Performance tester AMPT ...

    The Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester can be used as part of your Superpave performance based testing program. This original Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) is the culmination of two National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) projects.

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  • Asphalt Mixture Performance Test - Pavement Interactive

    The asphalt mixture performance tester (AMPT) is the companion performance test for use with the Superpave mix design procedure. Although the original SHRP asphalt research program was essentially done by 1993, it did not include a performance test for use with the rest of the Superpave mix design procedure.

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  • Mixture Performance Testing - Asphalt InstituteAsphalt ...

    Accelerated Mixture Performance Test (AMPT) One of the newest tests to the asphalt industry is the AMPT. The AMPT was developed under the NCHRP 9-29 research following guidance from the NCHRP 9 …

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  • Asphalt Mixture Performance Testing: QA and the AMPT

    Asphalt Mixture Performance Testing: QA and the AMPT Stacey Diefenderfer, PhD, PE Northeast Asphalt User Producer Group October 24, 2012

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  • Instrotek, Inc. AMPT (Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester ...

    May 20, 2008 · AMPT (Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester) May 20, 2008 The InstroTek SuperPave Performance Tester (SPT) determines the performance of asphalt mixtures with respect to …

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  • Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester - RMACES

    the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) • PP61, Developing Dynamic Modulus Master Curves for Hot-Mix Asphalt Concrete Using the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT)

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  • USE OF THE AMPT TO EVALUATE PAVEMENT …

    Current mix design aim (5.6% AC) appears to optimize performance (fatigue cracking / rutting) Data acquired follows logical mix design trends Testing time for the PEMD approach is rather long, although it can be reduced Steep learning curve with AMPT testing – although it does enhance fundamental understanding of mixes

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  • Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester - Specifications

    Asphalt Mixture ETG – April 2015 ... April 2015 . Jeff Withee . 1 . Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester - Specifications . AASHTO Standards. 2 • PP 60 Specimen Fabrication • TP 79 Modulus and Flow Number Testing • PP 61 Master Curve Development • AMPT Equipment Specification . PP …

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  • Performance -Related Specifications: Integration of the ...

    Performance -Related Specifications: Integration of the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT ) David J. Mensching, Ph.D. Office of Preconstruction, Construction, and Pavements

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  • Performance Tests for Rutting - Pavement Interactive

    Sep 14, 2018 · The Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) assesses the rut resistance of an asphalt mix based on a flow number. The test is conducted by subjecting a prepared specimen to repeated compressive loads at a specific test temperature.

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  • Asphalt Mixture Testing Capabilities | Rowan CREATEs

    The Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) is typically used to conduct a variety of tests to characterize the performance of asphalt mixtures.

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  • Equipment | FHWA

    Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT): The AMPT is a testing machine specifically designed to measure asphalt mixture engineering properties. It is a compact servo-hydraulic testing machine that was developed through work completed under National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Projects 9-19, Superpave Support and Performance Models Management, and 9-29, Simple …

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  • Transportation Pooled Fund - Study Details

    NCHRP 9-29 concluded that the Simple Performance Tester (SPT) is a reasonably priced, user-friendly device for testing stiffness and permanent deformation properties of asphalt , however it should be noted that the capabilities of the SPT are limited compared to the specifications of NCHRP 9-19 and standards have been revised accordingly.

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  • Bituminous Mixtures Laboratory Overview | FHWA

     Performance tests were carried out on small-scale specimens in the AMPT for 10 asphalt mixtures with various nominal maximum aggregate sizes and included …

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  • Asphalt Mixture Performance Characterization Using …

    performed using an asphalt mixture performance tester (AMPT) as developed in NCHRP Project 9-29 (Bonaquist, 2008) and in accordance with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) TP 79, Standard Method of Test for Determining the

    Authors: Brian K Diefenderfer · Benjamin F Bowers · Stacey D DiefenderferAbout: Test procedures · Dynamic modulus of elasticity

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  • Industry Use of the AMPT - Purdue Engineering

    Industry Use of the AMPT Richard Steger, P.E. InVia Pavement Technologies, LLC 2013 NCAUPG Technical Conference . January 2013 2 Outline . 1. Tests run on the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) or similar devices/load frames ...

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  • Asphalt Testing | Western Regional Superpave Center ...

    Asphalt mixture performance tester (AMPT): Measures mechanical properties of asphalt mixtures and used for the performance tests such as FN, SCB, IDT, I-FIT, IDEAL-CT, and Overlay test. Flexural beam fatigue test: Hydraulic and pneumatic flexural beam fatigue testing machines measure the fatigue life and fatigue energy of the asphalt mixtures.

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    FHWA Pavement and Materials Binder Activities Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) Arizona Project Results & Discussions Questions Agenda 2 AASHTO: American Association of

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  • (PDF) Laboratory Hot-Mix Asphalt Performance Testing ...

    The study reported in this paper was undertaken to evaluate the comparability, repeatability, and reliability of two testing systems, namely, the asphalt mixture performance tester (AMPT) and the ...

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  • Development of Small Specimen Geometry for Asphalt

    The Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) was developed under the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Project 9-29 to enable the practical performance characterization of asphalt mixtures (1). The dynamic modulus is a fundamental property that is required when characterizing the performance of asphalt

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  • Development and Application of the Asphalt Mix …

    Development and Application of the Asphalt Mix Performance Tester Ramon Bonaquist, Ph.D., P.E ... the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester –Testing Conditions •Temperature •Frequency –Replicates ... “Engineering Services for the Asphalt Industry” AMPT Summary •Specifically for HMA Testing

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  • NCAT Report 13-01 NATIONAL POOLED-FUND …

    Pooled‐fund study TPF‐5(178) was initiated in 2008 to support the implementation of the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) for Superpave mix design and for asphalt pavement design and analysis. The study has procured the AMPT and provided technician training for participating highway

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  • Evaluation of Laboratory Performance Tests for Cracking …

    Evaluation of Laboratory Performance Tests for Cracking of Asphalt Pavements ... AMPT Flow Number, etc. Technology Today • We can control test from 0.01 Hertz to 25 Hertz (25 ... • Asphalt Mixture Performance Test • Dynamic modulus (used in MEPDG for design) • Flow number (rutting) ...

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  • IPC Global AMPT/SPT Asphalt Mixture Performance …

    The Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) is the culmination of two National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) projects. IPC Global have been involved in these projects from the beginning with development work done on

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  • Evaluation of the asphalt mixture performance tester (AMPT ...

    Description Between 2007 and 2008, the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has been collecting field material and testing it using the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT). Thirty-four field mixtures were evaluated as part of this study.

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  • Application Guide for the AMPT - Lastrada Partners

    This was addressed in the United States with a National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) project, that led to the development of Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) previously called Simple Performance Tester (SPT), as the reference machine for accurate characterising asphalts for performance-based pavement designs.

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  • Development of Small Specimen Geometry for Asphalt

    The Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) was developed under the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Project 9-29 to enable the practical performance characterization of asphalt mixtures (1). The dynamic modulus is a fundamental property that is required when characterizing the performance of asphalt

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  • Asphalt/bituminous mixture testing equipment, Controls

    Advanced Automated Asphalt Saw, AUTOSAW II Next generation Asphalt Mixture Performance tester AMPT Pro Servo-pneumatic Universal Testing Machine UTM, 16 kN cap. Servo-Pneumatic Four Point Bend Apparatus Standalone MkIV Coring machine Multi core-drill Electro-mechanically operated Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester AMPTQube.

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  • Development and Application of the Asphalt Mix …

    Development and Application of the Asphalt Mix Performance Tester Ramon Bonaquist, Ph.D., P.E ... the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester –Testing Conditions •Temperature •Frequency –Replicates ... “Engineering Services for the Asphalt Industry” AMPT Summary •Specifically for HMA Testing

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  • PowerPoint Presentation

    Mixture Performance Testing and the AMPT. Increased Pavement Density. Development of New QA Concepts for HMA. Performance Engineered Mix Design (PEMD) Understanding Asphalt Rubber Testing. Binder Performance Testing. Long-Term Aging. Program Objective

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  • Evaluation of the dynamic modulus of asphalt mixture ...

    performance of asphalt mixtures incorporating different RAP contents at various test temperatures using the asphalt mixture performance tester (AMPT). Therefore, this paper focuses on the dynamic modulus and phase angle of asphalt mixtures incorporating reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) at five RAP proportions, three

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    Reliable performance based testing of asphalt and bitumen are key factors for optimal design and construction of durable roads; ... Next generation asphalt mixture performance tester AMPT Pro. Compact Asphalt Mixture Superpave QC Tester DynaQube. Modular Servo-hydraulic Asphalt Standards Tester AST Pro.

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  • Evaluation of Laboratory Performance Tests for …

    Evaluation of Laboratory Performance Tests for Cracking of Asphalt Pavements ... AMPT Flow Number, etc. Technology Today • We can control test from 0.01 Hertz to 25 Hertz (25 ... • Asphalt Mixture Performance Test • Dynamic modulus (used in MEPDG for design) • Flow number (rutting) ...

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  • ARC Vol. 4 Issue 1 - Asphalt Research Consortium

    The Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT), a small servo-hydraulic testing device, was developed by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) to measure dynamic modulus and permanent deformation properties of asphalt mixtures in support of AASHTO Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide and future asphalt mixture design procedures.

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  • Balanced/Performance-Engineered Asphalt Mixture …

    Performance Balanced/Engineered Asphalt Mixture Design: Implementation Efforts and Success Performance balanced, or engineered, asphalt mixture design is a topic of substantial interest in the asphalt pavements community . Many groups identify integration of mechanical and performance

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  • Wisconsin mixture characterization using the Asphalt ...

    This research evaluated the stiffness and permanent deformation properties of typical Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) asphalt mixtures using the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) and associated test and analysis procedures.

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  • NCAT Report 13-01 NATIONAL POOLED-FUND …

    Pooled‐fund study TPF‐5(178) was initiated in 2008 to support the implementation of the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) for Superpave mix design and for asphalt pavement design and analysis. The study has procured the AMPT and provided technician training for participating highway

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  • Evaluation of asphalt mixture cracking performance using ...

    This study investigated the feasibility of using a monotonic direct tension test in the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) with small-scale specimens to …

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  • National Pooled Fund Workshop on Mixture …

    Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) for Superpave mix design and for asphalt pavement design and analysis. The study has procured the AMPT and provided technician training for participating highway

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  • Performance testing and specifications - SlideShare

    Oct 27, 2017 · Performance testing and specifications 1. Performance-Related Specifications: Integration of the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) David J. Mensching, Ph.D. Office of Preconstruction, Construction, and Pavements CalAPA Fall Asphalt Conference Sacramento, CA October 25, 2017

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  • Fall Lab Corner 2010 – Flow Number | Asphalt magazine

    One of the tests that correlated with the rutting performance of asphalt mixtures was the axial flow number test using the AMPT. This procedure uses a 100-mm diameter by 150-mm height test specimen that has been cut from a larger compacted specimen or core. The specimen is tested at the selected high pavement temperature for the project.

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  • Asphalt Engineering and Testing Services | Universal ...

    asphalt mixture performance tester The Pavetest AMPT is a servo-hydraulically controlled testing machine specifically designed to perform the three asphalt tests developed under NCHRP Projects 9-19 and 9-29; Dynamic Modulus, Flow Number and Flow Time.

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  • National Center for Asphalt Technology

    Technical Reports. NCAT has a strong commitment to disseminating its research free of charge. Our technical reports provide detailed information about key projects and are available in PDF format. ... 13-01: National Pooled-Fund Workshop on Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) Nam Tran, Michael Heitzman, E. Ray Brown, Donald Watson ...

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  • Next generation Asphalt Mixture Performance tester AMPT ...

    The Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester can be used as part of your Superpave performance based testing program. This original Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) is the culmination of two National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) projects.

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  • Sigma » Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester

    The IPC Global AMPT is a fully integrated package. It was specifically designed to perform tests developed under NCHRP 9-19 & 9-29 and complies with AASHTO TP79 for determining the dynamic modulus and flow number for hot mix asphalt.

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  • Youngsoo Richard Kim – Department of Civil, Construction ...

    AASHTO TP 107 enables the practical, mechanistic performance characterization of asphalt using cyclic fatigue testing in the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT). AASHTO TP 107 was initially developed for the use of 100-mm diameter specimens, which yield a single test specimen per gyratory sample.

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  • Asphalt Testing Equipment | Matest

    The asphalt testing machines provide a solution for the whole "asphaltic path": mixing, compacting, modelling and testing. The equipment meets the needs of those who want to perform quality control or experimentation of new asphalt mixtures. Pavetest’s range of pavement dynamic testing systems both complements and completes Matest’s Asphalt and Bitumen business unit.

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  • AASHTO R 84-17 - Techstreet

    Full Description This practice describes testing and analysis for developing a dynamic modulus master curve for asphalt mixtures using the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT). This practice is intended for dense- and gap-graded mixtures with nominal-maximum aggregate sizes up to 37.5 mm.

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  • Asphalt - University of Nevada, Reno

    The flexural beam fatigue test is used to characterize the fatigue performance of an asphalt mixture under repeated loading at intermediate pavement temperatures. The standard beam fatigue procedure is found in: AASHTO T321 - Determining the Fatigue Life of Compacted Asphalt Mixtures Subjected to Repeated Flexural Bending.

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  • Advanced Characterization Testing of RAP Mixtures …

    compression using the Simple Performance Tester (SPT) following the method outlined in AASHTO TP79, Determining the Dynamic Modulus and Flow Number for Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Using the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT). The unconfined repeated load tests were conducted with a deviatoric stress of 600 kPa and a test

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  • Practice makes perfect | Asphalt magazine

    These simple performance tests were further evaluated and refined through NCHRP Project 9-29, and a testing tool was developed which is today known as the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester, or AMPT. This test device was designed to be operable at a relatively low cost, and without extensive technician training.

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  • Asphalt Pavement Technology Highlights - Purdue …

    Asphalt Material Characterization for AASHTOWare® Pavement ME Design Using an Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT), FHWA-HIF-13-060 2013 • TechBrief: Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT), FHWA-HIF-13-005 2013

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  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation Flexible pavements

    Evaluation of a Hot Mix Asphalt Perpetual Pavement. Final report 04/2010 0092-08-06 Wisconsin Mixture Characterization Using the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) on Historical Aggregate Structures. Final report Research brief 09/2009 FEP-01-09 Analysis of Load-Induced Strains in a Hot Mix Asphalt Perpetual Pavement. Final report

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