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International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course teaches students how to select suitable materials for asphaltic concrete design using the Marshall method equipment. Topics include plant and paving quality control, asphaltic cement testing, aggregate testing, and calculations for asphaltic design. Laboratory sessions include producing an asphaltic paving mix, making specimens, testing specimens, and analyzing test results using the Marshall method.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of CIVL 2124 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 44183


Thu Sep 07 - Thu Nov 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44183
  • $785.17
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 23 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the types and uses of asphaltic cements, liquid asphalt, and air blown asphalt.
  • Perform required asphalt cement tests.
  • Calculate and plot test results.
  • Review testing procedures in accordance with standards and codes.
  • Design asphaltic concrete mixes using the Marshall method.
  • Illustrate and explain the various asphalt plants' functions and performance.
  • Illustrate and identify procedures for subgrade preparation for paving including compaction, inspection and quality control.
  • Identify types of pavement failures and outline repair procedures for each.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

Asphalt Technology (CIVL 2124) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Engineering Materials Testing
    Statement of Completion Part-time
  2. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time


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