Sample Exam 2 - Page 1 CEE 310 Introduction to...

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Page 1 CEE 310 Introduction to Transportation Engineering Spring 2007 Exam #4: 100 Points 5/08/07 Name:_________________________ Part I. Short Answers (35%): 1. (6 %). Suppose one of your co-workers made the following statement: “In the test method, ‘Soundness of Aggregates by Use of Sodium Sulfate or Magnesium Sulfate,’ aggregates are subjected to wetting and drying cycles, where the wetting solution contains one of the two allowable Sulfate compounds….the main purpose of this test is to ensure that the aggregates will not deteriorate in the field if exposed to these compounds, since they commonly occur in ground water.” Is your co-worker correct? If not, describe the flaw(s) in the statement. 2. (6 %). Compare and contrast the AC asphalt grading system with the Superpave PG binder grading system? 3. (4 %). Which would be more suitable for a highway subbase, where drainage is critical: GC or SP? Explain your answer.
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Page 2 4. (5 %). Questions regarding Portland cement. a. Which type of Portland cement is designed to accelerate early strength development?___________ b. What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 1A Portland Cement?
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CEE 310 taught by Professor Buttlar during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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Sample Exam 2 - Page 1 CEE 310 Introduction to...

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