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Kansas State Polytechnic

Professional Education and Outreach
2310 Centennial Road
Outreach Center
Salina, KS 67401-8196

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QC/QA Asphalt Specifications (AS)

Prerequisites:

Pass Math exam at least 30 days prior to enrolled class date and pass Statistics.

Course Description:

This satisfies part of the requirements for the Superpave Field certification for the engineers, technicians and other personnel who are involved in the construction of Superpave hot-mix asphalt (HMA) pavements using Quality Control and Quality Assurance (QC/QA) specifications in the State of Kansas. It is required for at least one person working for KDOT and one person working for the contractor on a Superpave project to be certified. These certifications are necessary for all KDOT Superpave projects.

Learning Objectives:
  • Introduction to the quality control/quality assurance (aspects) for Superpave HMA construction
  • Contractor quality control requirements
  • Review and use of KDOT’s QC/QA specifications for Superpave HMA construction on 1-R and major modification projects
  • Superpave HMA QC/QA data interpretation for pay factor computation
  • Use of software in pay factor computation
  • All instructions will be provided in English units.
Books:

Workbook included in course fee

You Must Bring:           

Pencils

Notebooks

Statistical calculator

Testing Information:

Exam: This course requires a written exam.

Score: A score of 70% or higher is needed to pass.