6506r1-f08 - REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR TEST 1 PART 1 Fall 2008...

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REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR TEST 1 - PART 1 Fall 2008 FUNDAMENTALS OF BITUMINOUS MATERIALS 1. What is the definition of "bitumen" in the United States? 2. What is the difference between "tar" and "pitch"? 3. Describe the similarities and differences between asphalt and tar. 4. Describe the characteristics and usages of the following natural asphalts: (A) Lake asphalt (B) Rock asphalt (C) Gilsonite 5. Describe how asphalts are manufactured from petroleum crude oils by the distillation method. 6. Describe the two common methods of manufacturing of tar. CONVENTIONAL TESTS ON ASPHALT CEMENTS 1. Describe (A) the purpose of the test, (B) how the test results are reported, and (C) the meaning or significance of the test results for each of the following tests on asphalt cement: (A) Penetration (B) Flash point (C) Ductility (D) Thin film oven (E) Rolling thin film oven (F) Solubility (G) Absolute viscosity (H) Kinematic viscosity (I) Saybolt Furol viscosity (J) Ring and ball softening point (k) Spot test
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course CGN 6505 taught by Professor Mang during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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