Based on Equal Volumetric Parameters Mix Design Method for Foamed Warm Mix Asphalt

  • Jinjin ShiEmail author
  • Yingbiao Wu
  • Qingyi Xiao
  • Yu Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures book series (SUCI)


One of the critical issues facing WMA is the lack of a formal mixture design procedure. If warm mix is to replace hot mix in the future, a laboratory mixture design procedure for WMA must be established. The paper developed parametric mix design method for foamed warm mix asphalt based on equal volumetric parameters. Performance comparisons between HMA and WMA were made to study the WMA design method variation. The test results indicated that WMA designed by equal volumetric design method met all specification requirements (ie. stability, flow, bending strain). Thus, the proposed method can be used for routine WMA mixture design. It is concluded that the asphalt foaming process and volumetric design approach did not reduce water stability.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jinjin Shi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yingbiao Wu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Qingyi Xiao
    • 3
  • Yu Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Cangzhou Municipal Engineering Company LimitedCangzhouChina
  2. 2.Hebei Province Road Materials and Technology Engineering Technology Research CenterCangzhouChina
  3. 3.Hebei University of TechnologyTianjinChina

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