University of Calgary

ENCI 611 - Bituminous Materials - Fall 2020

Origin of bituminous materials. Production, composition, and internal structure. Natural and petroleum-refined bituminous materials. Characteristics of bituminous materials and their measurement. Basic material and rheological tests. Application of bituminous materials in asphalt paving technologies. Hot mixes and asphalt emulsions. Paving mix design, properties and testing. Main failure modes of asphalt pavements. Industrial asphalts. Environmental impacts of asphalt techologies.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


This course will be offered next in Fall 2021.
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