Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

10-3-2000

Abstract

This invention describes an apparatus and method for analyzing the rutting and stripping characteristics of hot mix asphalt concrete samples. The apparatus measures the vertical penetration of a wheel rolling in a reciprocating motion across the surface of a compacted asphalt mix specimen. It incorporates precise environmental control and includes features for testing two or more samples simultaneously under wet or dry conditions or a combination of wet and dry conditions.

Department

Civil Engineering

Patent Number

US6125685

Application Filed

9-30-1998

Assignee

Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AK)

Comments

Mark L. Kuss, Department of Civil Engineering

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