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EnergyChemical EngineeringChemistryRoad Construction

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Intermediate Level
Approx. 8 hours to complete
English

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École des Ponts ParisTech

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Bitumen market, generalities, the manufacture of bitumen, transport, uses of bitumen, main developments and alternatives

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 67 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Presentation and welcome to the MOOC3m
1- Bitumen: Origins, history, definition, terminology6m
2 - Bitumen manufacturing process5m
3 - Global bitumen market, main uses and development7m
4 - Application in roads: global view7m
5 - Interview of a toll motorway manager. Final customer expectations.5m
6 - Industrial application: global view8m
7 - Difference between bitumen, cement and coal tar6m
8 - Transport of bitumen - ADR Regulation-8m
9 - Sampling, handling and safety principles-4m
1 reading
Presentation page of week 210m
1 practice exercise
End of week 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Constitution, structure and characterization of bitumen - specifications-rheology

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 78 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
11 - Road-construction bitumens characteristics -1 - generalities6m
12 - Road-construction bitumens characteristics -2 - Penetrability & Softening Point7m
13 - Road-construction bitumens characteristics -3 - viscosity & breaking point Fraass6m
14 - road-construction bitumens characteristics -4 - ageing12m
15 - Bituminous product standards /Understanding European specifications and process for revision10m
16 - Viscosity based standards (ASTM D3381)5m
17 - Rheology of bitumens6m
18 - Road-construction bitumens characteristics -5- Bending Beam Rheometer and Dynamic shear Rheometer and MSCRT7m
19 - Superpave bitumen Specifications4m
20 - Global view of bitumen products standards and development3m
1 reading
Presentation page of week 310m
1 practice exercise
End of week 2 quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Modifications of bitumen and applications (roads, roofing,…)

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 68 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
22 - Other types of modifications of bitumen: CRMB, temperature reduction6m
23 - Bitumen emulsions9m
24 - Surface treatments7m
25 - Understanding design of flexible pavements and types of aggregates7m
26 - Laboratory testing of asphalt mix9m
27 - Full scale testing of asphalt mix: IFSTTAR carousel6m
28 - Hot mix plants, transport, laying and compaction of asphalt mix6m
29 - Roofing applications of bitumen - other binders and uses (clear binders,...)5m
1 reading
Presentation page on the content of week 410m
1 practice exercise
End of week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Health, Safety, Environment & Quality concerns regarding bitumen, and examples of research & innovation actions

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 53 min)
7 videos
31 - Research and Innovation applied for recycling of asphalt pavement7m
32 - Research and Innovation applied for bio bitumen Algoroute program and other origins9m
33 - Research and Innovation applied for environmental issues and life cycle inventory (LCI)6m
34 - Research and Innovation applied for new tests method in bitumen characterization9m
35 - Road of the future: 5th generation road6m
Conclusion : Training final result2m
2 practice exercises
End of week 4 quiz30m
FINAL QUIZZ30m

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