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Pavement Materials & Compaction

Time: 
8:30am to 4:30pm - over 2 days

For:
Leading Hands, Supervisors and Construction and Maintenance Staff.   

Course Overview:
Course will provide theory and practical methods of;
    - selecting and assessing pavement material for the use in civil works;
    - determining optimum moisture content of materials;
    - achieving maximum density with compaction; and
    - testing of pavement materials.
 
By the completion of the course participants will be able to:
    - Identify good and poor pavement material
    - Understand various pavement material properties, potential uses and limitations
    - Understand moisture content and its effect on compaction
    - Identify appropriate compaction; equipment, methods and effort
    - Be able to test, record and assess material grading
 
Presenter:
Bob Andrew - Bob Andrew Consulting
 

Bob Andrew has been teaching local government works staff for many years in areas of basic surveying and civil engineering. He has qualifications in these areas together with being an accredited trainer.
Bob's experience spans a wide and diverse range of projects in the local government and private sectors and in particular all aspects of road and drainage survey, design and construction.
 

The courses Bob conducts are practical, hands on and relevant to day to day construction operations.