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WRSC Technical Reports

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    Compatibility of a Test for Moisture-Induced Damage with Superpave Volumetric Mix Design 

    Epps, Jon A.; Sebaaly, Peter E.; Penaranda, Jorge; Maher, Michele R.; McCann, Martin B.; Hand, Adam J. (2000)
    This report presents recommended changes to AASHTO Standard Method of Test T283, “Resistance of Compacted Bituminous Mixture to Moisture Induced Damage,” to enhance T283’s compatibility with Superpave® volumetric mix design. ...
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    Develop a PWL System for Dense Graded Hot Mix Asphalt Construction, Including Pay Factors 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Schlierkamp, Roger; Diaz, Cristian; Hajj, Elie Y.; Souliman, Mena (2014)
    This research project developed a PWL system that the Nevada DOT can effectively implement on the construction of dense graded HMA mixtures. The PWL system includes pay factors that are based on pavement performance ...
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    Characteristics of CRM Binders and Mixtures Used in Nevada 

    Gopal, Venu; Sebaaly, Peter E.; Troy, Kenneth (1997)
    The use of crumb rubber modified binders to improve the performance characteristics of hot mixed asphalt (HMA) mixtures have shown mixed results throughout the U.S. Some studies showed improved performance properties such ...
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    Evaluation of Long-term Performance of Cold In-Place Recycling Pavements in Nevada 

    Piratheepan, Murugaiyah; Sebaaly, Peter E.; Hajj, Elie Y.; Selvaratnam, Sanjeevan (2014)
    Cold in-place recycling (CIR) is one of the commonly used rehabilitation technique for asphalt pavements in Nevada. Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has long been using CMS-2S emulsion for CIR projects and recently ...
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    Evaluation of Thermal Cracking Resistance of Asphalt Mixtures 

    Hajj, Elie Y.; Sebaaly, Peter E.; Alavi, Mohammad Zia; Morian, Nathan E. (2015)
    The overall objective was to develop a comprehensive model for thermal cracking analysis of asphalt concrete pavements. The proposed model aims to remedy some of the recognized limitations in the current thermal cracking ...
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    Design and Construction of NDOT Test Sections on Interstate 80 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; McNamara, Marty; Lake, Andrew; Cook, Chuck; Epps, Jon A. (1999)
    Four test sections were constructed on 1-80 east of Reno, Nevada during the month of September, 1998. The sections are located in the travel lane ofthe westbound direction of 1-80. Two sections were designed with the ...
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    Evaluation of Nevada's 1995-1997 HMA Mixtures 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Hand, Adam; Maher, Michel; Epps, Jon A. (1997)
    Recently, there have been dramatic changes in traffie volumes, axle loads, and tire pressures. Total traffic volumes have been steadily increasing and, consequently, the percentage of heavy trucks using the highway system. ...
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    Impact of Crumb Rubber and Other Fillers on the Rheological Properties of Binders 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Gopal, Venu; Ardila-Coulson, Maria (2000)
    This paper presents a study to evaluate the rheological properties of crumb rubber modified (CRM) binders and the impact of fillers on such properties. The objective ofthe study was to assess how crumb rubber and sand ...
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    Evaluation of Nevada's 1993-1993 Asphalt Concrete Mixtures 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Bush, David (1994)
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    Evaluation of Long-term Performance of Cold In-Place Recycling Pavements in Nevada (Appendices) 

    Piratheepan, Murugaiyah; Sebaaly, Peter E.; Hajj, Elie Y.; Selvaratnam, Sanjeevan (2014)
    Cold in-place recycling (CIR) is one of the commonly used rehabilitation technique for asphalt pavements in Nevada. Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has long been using CMS-2S emulsion for CIR projects and recently ...
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    Development Of Specifications For Engineered Cementitious Composites For Use In Bridge Deck Overlays 

    Hajj, Elie Y.; Sanders, David H.; Weitzel, Nicholas D. (2016)
    Engineered cementitious composite (ECC) material is a high strength, fiber-reinforced, ductile mortar mixture that can exhibit tensile strains of up to 5%. ECC has a dense matrix, giving the material exceptional durability ...
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    Evaluation of Rutting Resistance of Superpave and Hveem Mixtures: Volume III - Impact of Gyratory Compaction 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; McNamara, Marty; Epps, Jon A. (2000)
    This report represents the third in a series of four reports documenting the overall evaluation of rutting resistance of Superpave and H veem mixtures. Specifically this report documents the evaluation ofthe impact of the ...
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    Performance of Lime in Hot Asphalt Mixtures 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; McCann, Martin; Hitti, Edgard; Epps, Jon A. (2001)
    The pavement community has recognized that moisture damage of hot mixed asphalt (HMA) mixtures has been a serious problem since the early 1960s. Numerous additives have been evaluated with the objective of reducing the ...
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    Evaluation of Rehabilitation Techniques for Flexible Pavements in Nevada 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Tabet, Walid; Epps, Jon A.; Rahman, Mohamad (2001)
    The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is responsible for the maintenance and rehabilitation of a large number of highway miles which fit within the categories of medium to low traffic volumes. The majority of these ...
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    Evaluation of Rutting Resistance of Superpave and Hveem Mixtures: Volume 1 - Introduction and Background 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; McNamara, Marty; Epps, Jon A. (2000)
    This report is the first in a series of four reports which document the permanent deformation evaluation studies that were conducted on mixtures used on various field projects. The field projects included sections of Hveem ...
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    Evaluation of Rutting Resistance of Superpave and Hveem Mixtures: Volume II - Impact of Aggregate Gradation 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; McNamara, Marty; Epps, Jon A. (2000)
    This report represents the second in a senes of four reports documenting the overall evaluation of rutting resistance of Superpave and Hveem mixtures. Specifically this report documents the evaluation of the impact of ...
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    Impact of Mixture's Parameters on the Correction Factors of the Ignition Oven Test 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Abdel-Mageid, Osama; Dunn, Michael; Brinkmeyer, Wayne (2001)
    The ignition oven method has been gaining popularity because ofits applicability to both laboratory and field conditions, its non-dependency on chemicals, and its ability to evaluate both binder content and aggregate ...
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    Asphalt Concrete Anti- Stripping Techniques 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Tohme, Philip; Hitti, Edgard; Kaci Stansbury; Epps, Jon A. (2003)
    In 1999 the South Dakota Department of Transportation initiated a research project to assess asphalt concrete anti-stripping techniques. The overall objective of the research was to evaluate the effectiveness of anti-stripping ...
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    Effects of Off-Road Tires on Flexible and Granular Pavements 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Siddharthan, Raj; El-Desouky, Magdy; Pirathapan, Yogeswaran; Hitti, Edgard; Vivekanathan, Yatheepan (2002)
    The impact of off-road equipment on flexible and granular pavements was evaluated through a combination of field testing program and theoretical modeling. The pavement damage caused by Terragators, grain carts, scrapers, ...
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    Evaluation of Low Temperature Properties of HMA Mixtures 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Lake, Andrew; Epps, Jon A. (2001)
    The deterioration of flexible pavements due to low temperature cracking is a significant and costly problem in the State of Nevada. The Nevada Department of Transportation initiated several research efforts aimed at exploring ...

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