Advertisement

Materials and Structures

, 51:166 | Cite as

Towards improved testing of modern asphalt pavements

  • M. N. Partl
50 years of Materials and Structures
  • 41 Downloads
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. 50 years of Materials and Structures

Abstract

During the last 50 years, Rilem was continuously active in pre-standardization efforts aiming at gradually improving scientific and technological testing and analysis methods for refined understanding and characterization of bituminous binders and asphalt, both under well-defined laboratory and performance driven in-field conditions. This paper intends to highlight and provide a short overview on the international activities of Rilem’s to date 18 technical committees (TC) on asphalt and bituminous binders. After some general background information, underlining the specific complexity of asphalt pavement materials in terms of rheological behavior and basic structural functioning, it is shown that these activities resulted in numerous recommendations, state of the art reports and conference proceedings, all produced on a voluntary basis by scientific and technical commitment of individual experts. This wealth of results was created by the TCs following an own systematic methodology for many years which, at the end of the day, allowed building up activities through the new TCs of today in a much more specialized but at the same time also more diverse way. In view of this new flexibility and keeping in mind the previous success story of Rilem towards improved testing of asphalt pavements, future developments, challenges and interdisciplinary issues regarding bituminous road materials are outlined as potential starting point for future TC initiatives.

Keywords

Rilem Bitumen Asphalt Testing 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The author declares that he has no conflict of interest.

References

  1. 1.
    Asfour S, Bernardin F, Toussaint E (2018) Experimental validation of 2D hydrothermal modelling of porous pavement for heating and solar energy retrieving applications. RMPD.  https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2018.1525418 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Jeoffroy E, Bouville F, Bueno M, Studart A, Partl MN (2018) Iron-based particles for the magnetically-triggered crack healing of bituminous materials. Constr Build Mater 164:775–782.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.12.223 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Lee HJ, Kim YR (1998) Viscoelastic continuum damage model of asphalt concrete with healing. J Eng Mech 124(11):1224–1232CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Naus R, Bhairo P, Voskuilen J, van Montfort J (2010) Rollpave: a prefabricated asphalt wearing course. http://data.abacus.hr/h-a-d/radovi_s_kongresa/nagoya_japan_2010/90193.pdf. Accessed July 2018
  5. 5.
    Olard F, Di Benedetto H (2003) General “2S2P1D” model and relation between the linear viscoelastic behaviors of bituminous binders and mixes. RMPD 4(2):185–224.  https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2003.9689946 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Partl M, Rösli A (1984) Näherungsverfahren zur Berechnung der Verformungen von Asphalt unter wechselnder Zug/Druck-Kriechbeanspruchung. Bitumen 1:8–13 (in German) Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Partl M, Rösli A (1985) An approximation of uniaxial creep during alternating tension-compression step loading at constant temperature. Int J Solids Struct 21(3):235–244CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Refaa Z, Kakar MR, Stamatiou A, Worlitschek J, Partl MN, Bueno M (2018) Numerical study on the effect of phase change materials on heat transfer in asphalt concrete. Int J Therm Sci 133:140–150.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2018.07.014 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Schapery RA (1997) Nonlinear viscoelastic and viscoplastic constitutive equations based on thermodynamics. Mech Time Depend Mater 1(2):209–240CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Xiao J, Zou X, Xu W (2017) A self-powered wireless sensor for smart and autonomous pavement. Sensors 17(10):2207.  https://doi.org/10.3390/s17102207 CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Rilem recommendations

  1. 11.
    BM-1: Terminology of hydrocarbon binders by TC17-BM, TC56-MHM, TC 101-BAT. RILEM technical recommendations for the testing and use of construction materials, pp 273–274. Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, ISBN: 978-0419188100 (1994); Mater Struct 22:237–239 (1989)Google Scholar
  2. 12.
    BM-2: Methods of sampling hydrocarbon binders by TC17-BM, TC56-MHM. RILEM technical recommendations for the testing and use of construction materials, pp 275–284. Taylor & Francis, CRC Press. ISBN: 978-0419188100 (1994); Mater Struct 15(86) (1982)Google Scholar
  3. 13.
    BM-3: Determination of density or relative density of hydrocarbon binders-capillary stoppered pyknometer method by TC17-BM, TC56-MHM. RILEM technical recommendations for the testing and use of construction materials, pp 285–289, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, ISBN: 978-0419188100 (1994); Mater Struct 15(90) (1982)Google Scholar
  4. 14.
    BM-4: Determination of needle penetration of hydrocarbon binders by TC17-BM, TC56-MHM. RILEM technical recommendations for the testing and use of construction materials, pp 290–294. Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, ISBN: 978-0419188100 (1994); Mater Struct 16(93) (1984)Google Scholar
  5. 15.
    BM-5: Recovery method with rotary evaporator of the soluble binder from bituminous mixes by TC56-MHM. Mater Struct 21:151–160 (1988); RILEM technical recommendations for the testing and use of construction materials, pp 295–296, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, ISBN: 978-0419188100 (1994)Google Scholar
  6. 16.
    English–French–German dictionary of technical terms related to hydrocarbon binders, hydrocarbon composite material, processes for removing pavement material and for rehabilitation of asphalt pavements by TC 101-BAT (revised). Mater Struct 25:171–185 (1992)Google Scholar
  7. 17.
    Di Benedetto H, Partl MN, Francken L (2001) De La Roche Saint André C (2001) Stiffness testing for bituminous mixtures by TC 182-PEB. Mater Struct 34:66–70CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 18.
    Di Benedetto H, Del La Roche C, Baaj H, Pronk A, Lundström R (2004) Fatigue of bituminous mixtures by TC 182-PEB; RILEM TC 182-PEB. Mater Struct 37:202–216CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 19.
    Sybliski D, Vanelstraete A, Partl MN (2004) Recommendation of RILEM TC 182-PEB on bending beam and rheometer measurements of bituminous binders by TC 182-PEB. Mater Struct 37:539–546CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 20.
    Perraton D, Di Benedetto H, Sauzéat C, De La Roche C, Bankowski W, Partl MN, Grenfell J (2010) Rutting of bituminous mixtures: wheel tracking tests campaign analysis by TC 206-ATB. Mater Struct 37:1031–1046Google Scholar
  11. 21.
    Gabet T, Di Benedetto H, Perraton D, De Vischer J, Gallet T, Bankowski W, Olard F, Grenfell J, Bodin D, Sauzéat C (2011) French wheel tracking Round Robin test on a polymer modified bitumen mixture by TC 206-ATB. Mater Struct 37:1031–1046CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 22.
    Graziani AA, Di Benedetto H, Perraton D, Sauzéat C, Hofko B, Poulikakos LD, Pouget S (2017) Recommendation of RILEM TC 237-SIB on complex Poisson’s ratio characterization of bituminous mixtures by TC 237-SIB. Mater Struct 50:142CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 23.
    Petit C, Chabot A, Destrée A, Raab C (2018) Recommendation of RILEM TC 241-MCD on interface debonding behavior in pavements by TC 241-MCD. Mater Struct 51:96.  https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-018-1223-y CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 24.
    Cannone Falchetto A, Tebaldi G, Dave E, Hugener M, Perraton D, Grilli A, Pasetto M, Lo Presti D, Loizos A, Jenkins K, Apeagyei A, Grenfell J, Bocci M (2018) Recommendation of RILEM TC237-SIB on cohesion test of recycled asphalt by TC 237-SIB. Mater Struct 51:117.  https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-018-1238-4 CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 25.
    Porot L, Soenen H, Apeagyei A, Grenfell J, Vansteenkiste S, Chailleux E (in press) Recommendation of RILEM TC 237-SIB on affinity between aggregates and bituminous binder testing by TC 237-SIB, TC approved. Mater StructGoogle Scholar
  16. 26.
    Cannone Falchetto A, Tebaldi G, Dave E, Hugener M, Perraton D, Grilli A, Pasetto M, Lo Presti D, Loizos A, Jenkins K, Apeagyei A, Grenfell J, Bocci M (in press) Recommendation of RILEM TC237-SIB: protocol for characterization of recycled asphalt (RA) materials for pavement applications by TC 237-SIB.  https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-018-1253-5
  17. 27.
    Cannone Falchetto A, Tebaldi G, Dave E, Hugener M, Perraton D, Grilli A, Lo Presti D, Pasetto M, Loizos A, Jenkins K, Apeagyei A, Grenfell J, Bocci M (ready for submission) Recommendation of RILEM TC237-SIB on Fragmentation Test for Recycled Asphalt by TC 237-SIB, TC approved. Mater StructGoogle Scholar

Rilem state-of-the-art reports

  1. 28.
    Vanelstraete A, Francken L (eds) (1997) Prevention of reflective cracking in pavements. Rilem report 18, Thompson Professional, E & FN Spon. ISBN: 0-203-62723-7Google Scholar
  2. 29.
    Francken L (ed) (1998) Bituminous binders and mixes. Rilem report 17, E & FN Spon. ISBN: 978-041922870Google Scholar
  3. 30.
    Partl MN, Piber H (eds) (2001) Pavement performance prediction and evaluation (PPPE) interlaboratory tests, part I, II III. Rilem report 29. Electronic, e-ISBN: 2-912143-68-3.  https://doi.org/10.1617/2912143683.001
  4. 31.
    Partl MN, Bahia HU, Canestrari F, De La Roche C, Di Benedetto H, Piber H, Sybilski D (eds) (2013) Advances in interlaboratory testing and evaluation of bituminous material. Rilem state-of-the-art report, vol 9, Springer. ISBN: 978-94-007-5103-3Google Scholar
  5. 32.
    Partl MN, Porot L, Di Benedetto H, Canestrari F, Marsac P, Tebaldi G (eds) (2018) Testing and characterization of sustainable bituminous materials and systems. Rilem state-of-the-art report, vol 24, Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-71022-8Google Scholar
  6. 33.
    Buttlar WG, Chabot A, Dave EV, Petit C, Tebaldi G (eds) (2018) Mechanisms of cracking and debonding in asphalt and composite pavements. Rilem state-of-the-art report, vol 28, Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-76848-9Google Scholar

Rilem proceedings

  1. 34.
    Hütter A (ed) (1969) Bitumen im Bauwesen. Rilem Conference in Dresden. Separatdruck der Wissenschaftlichen Zeitschrift der TU Dresden 18 H 3., Reihe 7, Nr 2Google Scholar
  2. 35.
    Zakar P, Huet J (eds) (1975) Test on bitumen and bituminous materials. In: Proceedings vol 1 and vol 2 of Rilem symposium in Budapest, OMKDK Technoinform, Budapest. ISBN: 963-592-004-0, 963-592-033-4Google Scholar
  3. 36.
    Zakar P, Huet J (eds) (1979) Temperature susceptibility of the consistency of hydrocarbon binders. In: Proceedings of Rilem symposium in Darmstadt, OMKDK Technoinform, Budapest. ISBN: 963-592-154-3Google Scholar
  4. 37.
    Ajour A-M, Huet J (eds) (1983) Testing of hydrocarbons binders and materials. In: Proceedings of RILEM 3rd symposium in Belgrade, vol 1–2, Yugoslav Association for Testing and Research of Materials and StructuresGoogle Scholar
  5. 38.
    Fritz HW, Huschek S, Pigois ML (eds) (1983) Essais mécaniques pratiques de formulation et de contrôle des enrobés Bitumineux. In: Proceedings RILEM colloque in Belgrade, Print RILEM TC 56-MHMGoogle Scholar
  6. 39.
    Verstraeten J (ed) (1986) Mix design and quality control for bituminous mixes. In: Proceedings RILEM seminary in Olivet, Print RILEM TC 56-MHMGoogle Scholar
  7. 40.
    Svetel D, Fritz HW (eds) (1988) Formulation, control and behaviour of polymer modified bitumens either for waterproofing or for road construction. In: Proceedings of RILEM seminar in Dubrovnik. The Highway Institute, Kumodraska 257, Belgrade (1989)Google Scholar
  8. 41.
    Rigo JM, Degeimbre R (eds) (1989) Reflective cracking in pavements: assessment and control. In: Proceedings of Rilem conference in Liège, State University of LiègeGoogle Scholar
  9. 42.
    Fritz HW, Eustaccio E (eds) (1990) Mechanical tests for bituminous mixes, characterization, design and quality control. In: 4th International Rilem symposium in Budapest. RILEM proceedings 8, vol 1. Chapman and Hall, London. ISBN: 9789638192387Google Scholar
  10. 43.
    Rigo JM, Degeimbre R, Francken L (eds) (1993) Reflective cracking in pavements: state of the art and design recommendations. In: 2nd International Rilem conference in Liège, proceedings 20, Taylor & Francis. ISBN: 0419-18220-9Google Scholar
  11. 44.
    Francken L, Beuving E, Molenaar AAA (eds) (1996) Reflective cracking in pavements: design and performance of overlay systems. In: 3rd International Rilem conference Maastricht. Rilem proceedings 33, Chapman & Hall, E & FN Spon. ISBN: 0 419 22260 XGoogle Scholar
  12. 45.
    Di Benedetto H, Francken L (eds) (1997) Mechanical tests for bituminous materials: recent improvements and future prospects, MTBM97. In: 5th Internatational RILEM symposium in Lyon. Proceedings MTBM97, Balkema. ISBN: 90-5410-876-2Google Scholar
  13. 46.
    Abd El Halim AO, Taylor DA, Mohamed El HH (eds) (2000) Reflective cracking in pavements: research and practice. In: 4th International Rilem conference in Ottawa. Rilem proceedings PRO 11, Rilem publications S.A.R.L. ISBN: 2-912143-14-4Google Scholar
  14. 47.
    Partl MN (ed) (2003) Performance testing and evaluation of bituminous materials. In: 6th International RILEM symposium in Zürich, PTEBM03, Rilem Publications S.A.R.L. ISBN 2-912143-45-7Google Scholar
  15. 48.
    Petit C, Al-Qadi IL, Millien A (eds) (2004) Cracking in pavements: mitigation, risk assessment and prevention. In: 5th International Rilem conference in Limoges, proceedings PRO37, Rilem Publications S.A.R.L. ISBN: 2-912143-47-0Google Scholar
  16. 49.
    Al-Qadi IL, Scarpas T, Loizos A (eds) (2008) Pavement cracking: mechanisms, modeling, detection, testing, and case histories. In: 6th International Rilem conference in Chicago, Taylor & Fancis, CRC Press. ISBN: 978-0-415-47575-4Google Scholar
  17. 50.
    Loizos A, Partl MN, Scarpas T, Al-Qadi IL (eds) (2009) Advanced testing and characterization of bituminous materials. In: 7th International Rilem symposium in Rhodos, vol 1–2, Taylor & Fancis, CRC Press. ISBN: 978-0-415-55854-9Google Scholar
  18. 51.
    Scarpas A, Kringos N, Al-Qadi I, Loizos A (eds) (2012) 7th Rilem international conference on cracking in pavements: mechanisms modeling testing detection prevention and case histories in Delft, vol 1–2. Rilem bookseries, vol 4, Springer. ISBN: 978-94-007-4565-0Google Scholar
  19. 52.
    Kringos N, Birgisson B, Frost D, Wang L (eds) (2013) Multi-scale modeling and characterization of infrastructure materials. In: International Rilem symposium in Stockholm, vol 8. Rilem bookseries, Springer. ISBN: 978-94-07-6877-2Google Scholar
  20. 53.
    Canestrari F, Partl MN (eds) (2015) 8th RILEM international symposium on testing and characterization of sustainable and innovative bituminous materials in Ancona, vol 11. Rilem bookseries (2016), Springer. ISBN: 978-94-017-7341-6Google Scholar
  21. 54.
    Chabot A, Buttlar WG, Dave VEV, Petit C, Tebaldi G (eds) (2016) 8th RILEM international conference on mechanisms of cracking and debonding in pavements in Nantes, vol 13. Rilem bookseries, Springer. ISBN: 978-94-024-0866-9Google Scholar
  22. 55.
    Poulikakos LD, Cannone Falchetto A, Wistuba MP, Hofko B, Porot P, Di Benedetto H (eds) (2018) Rilem 252-CMB symposium on chemo-mechanical characterization of bituminous materials in Braunschweig, vol 20. Rilem bookseries (2019), Springer. ISBN: 978-3-030-00475-0Google Scholar

Copyright information

© RILEM 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and TechnologyDuebendorfSwitzerland
  2. 2.Division of Building MaterialsKTH, Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden

Personalised recommendations