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AsAc Courses Feedback to RPF 7/8 November 2006
Latest Developments <ul><li>Achieving Volumetrics & Compactability using the Bailey Method </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptance Co...
Bailey Method <ul><li>3-day workshop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>21 – 23 November 2006, Gauteng </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>28 – ...
Acceptance Control and Quality Assurance of HMA <ul><li>Workshop postponed in September </li></ul><ul><li>Rescheduled for ...
Course in Flexible Pavement Engineering <ul><li>Targeted at new entrants into the road sector (civil engineers, technician...
Course in Flexible Pavement Engineering <ul><li>Run through tertiary institutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilot with CE@UP f...
Course structure 5-9 Nov 07 12-16 May 08 27-31 Aug 07 18-22 June 07 1 week Final Assessment 7 7-11 Apr 08 1 week Maintenan...
Course Management and Costs <ul><li>Run in association with CE@UP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Registration and accreditation </l...
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  1. 1. AsAc Courses Feedback to RPF 7/8 November 2006
  2. 2. Latest Developments <ul><li>Achieving Volumetrics & Compactability using the Bailey Method </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptance Control and Quality Assurance of HMA </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible Pavement Engineering course </li></ul>
  3. 3. Bailey Method <ul><li>3-day workshop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>21 – 23 November 2006, Gauteng </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>28 – 30 November 2006, Western Cape </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presented by Bill Pine, Heritage Research Group </li></ul><ul><li>Practical tool for mix designers and contractors for developing and analysing blend gradations for HMA in the lab and field to better understand aggregate packing and its influence on volumetrics and compactability </li></ul><ul><li>Supports the Gautrans research initiative to validate the SA HMA design method </li></ul>
  4. 4. Acceptance Control and Quality Assurance of HMA <ul><li>Workshop postponed in September </li></ul><ul><li>Rescheduled for week of 5 – 9 February ’07 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6 February Gauteng </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7 February KZN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 February Western Cape </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Morning workshop (08:30 to 13:00 with lunch) </li></ul><ul><li>Programme </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Current situation in SA B Verhaeghe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Forensic study </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marshall compaction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current situation in USA J Mahoney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion on how to improve the SA situation </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Course in Flexible Pavement Engineering <ul><li>Targeted at new entrants into the road sector (civil engineers, technicians & technologists) </li></ul><ul><li>7 modules over 11 weeks spread over 14 months </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overview 1 week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials investigation & design 3 weeks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structural pavement design 2 weeks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tendering & documentation 1 week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction & quality control 2 weeks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance & asset management 1 week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final assessment 1 week </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Course in Flexible Pavement Engineering <ul><li>Run through tertiary institutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilot with CE@UP for accreditation & moderation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project theme through all the modules as course work for final assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New construction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Linkage to higher degree or CPD points </li></ul><ul><li>Originally planned to start Oct 06 but now delayed until March 07 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Course structure 5-9 Nov 07 12-16 May 08 27-31 Aug 07 18-22 June 07 1 week Final Assessment 7 7-11 Apr 08 1 week Maintenance & asset management 6 18-22 Feb 08 2 weeks Construction & techniques 5 1-5 Oct 07 1 week Tendering & documentation 4 Rehabilitation 24-28 July 07 2 weeks New construction Structural pavement design 3 Asphalt & Seals 14-18 May 07 Stabilised materials 17-21 Apr 07 3 weeks Unbound materials Materials investigation & materials design 2 5-9 Mar 07 1 week Overview 1 Timing Duration Sub-title Title Module No
  8. 8. Course Management and Costs <ul><li>Run in association with CE@UP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Registration and accreditation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AsAc responsibilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course content and course notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course organisation and management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course cost (including VAT) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AsAc sponsors – R40k (R640/day ex VAT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Others – R50k (R797/day ex VAT) </li></ul></ul>
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