BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for 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.
Online course with on campus lab components. Instructional sessions are delivered through a live interactive web-lecture through online course portal (BCIT Learning Hub) by industry subject matter expert instructors. For more information, please visit our commons webpage: https://commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start
date. Check your myBCIT email account to
access this information.
This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or
contact us with your comments or questions.
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
CIVL 2124 is offered as a part of the following programs:
If you have a comment or question about this course, please complete and submit the form below.
Interested in being notified about future offerings of CIVL 2124 - Asphalt Technology?
If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.