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Live Online - Stabilisation Fundamentals

This course by live webinar presented in two half day packages of two sessions each will briefly review the types of stabilisation before more detailed presentations on types of binders, material characteristics, design and mix detailing, with sessions on specifying and case studies for practical outcomes. A feature of this Course is its significant practical and project-based content which aims to provide advice on road stabilisation solutions.

Description

Delivered via Zoom

This course by live webinar presented in two half day packages of two sessions each will briefly review the types of stabilisation before more detailed presentations on types of binders, material characteristics, design and mix detailing, with sessions on specifying and case studies for practical outcomes. A feature of this Course is its significant practical and project-based content which aims to provide advice on road stabilisation solutions.

The use of stabilisation technology for stabilising and recycling of materials for pavement construction & rehabilitation is widely accepted as a cost-effective method of improving long term performance and reducing whole-of-life costs of modern, heavily trafficked pavements.

This course by live webinar presented in two half day packages of two sessions each will briefly review the types of stabilisation before more detailed presentations on types of binders, material characteristics, design and mix detailing, with sessions on specifying and case studies for practical outcomes. A feature of this Course is its significant practical and project-based content which aims to provide advice on road stabilisation solutions.

Overall the course will include discussion on the types of various stabilising binders used in road construction, their properties, manufacture, and chemical reactions during the stabilisation process and safety considerations associated with their use.  The types of binders described are lime, cement, cementitious pozzolans, bitumen, chemical and synthetic polymers.

Sessions and Topics

Part A - Day 1

Session 1 -  11.00am-12.30pm (AEST)
Session 2 -   1:00pm-  2.30pm (AEST)

  • Setting the Scene: Types of Stabilisation Undertaken
  • Binder Types (Review)
  • Material Mix Design
  • Structural Design of Insitu Stabilised Pavements
  • Design Methodology

Part B - Day 2

Session 3 -  11.00am-12.30pm (AEST)
Session 4 -   1:00pm-  2.30pm (AEST)

  • Stabilisation of Unsealed Roads
  • Lime Stabilisation of Subgrades
  • Foamed – Theory, Design & Construction
  • Lessons Learnt

 Workshop - Day 3 - (optional)

 Session 5 - 11:00am-12.00pm  (ACST)

        A live Q&A session

Primary Presenters

Bob Andrews, Principal, Infratechno Consultants

Bob has an extensive career in geotechnical and pavement engineering and now manages his own technology consultancy, Infratechno Consultants, in addition to being a Principal Engineer Research at ARRB Group. His specialist consultancy areas are in the application and performance characteristics of unbound, marginal, industrial/mining waste, recycled and stabilised materials, mechanistic pavement design/rehabilitation and strategic management of unsealed road networks. 

 Who should attend?

  • State road agency and local government engineers and managers with responsibilities in the provision, approval, design, construction or maintenance of roads & pavements. This to also include project managers and senior supervisors.
  • Consulting engineers with involvement in road and/or pavement projects.
  • Road & Pavement construction contractors, engineers, project managers and supervisors.
  • Local Government engineers, project managers and senior supervisors.
  • Technical operatives and Engineering graduates and “cadets” looking for specialist knowledge for career development.

Due to its practical nature, numbers are limited for this course so it is advisable that you register quickly to avoid missing out on its unique and targeted content.

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