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Course Description

COURSE:  WENG 550 Airfield Pavement Design and Maintenance

OBJECTIVE:  For each student to comprehend and be able to apply the principles of airfield pavement design in accordance with Unified Facility Criteria. In order to accomplish this overall objective, the student must understand the fundamental design theory, criteria, material performance, and pavement management concepts.

DESCRIPTION:  This course includes theory, principles and techniques for airfield pavement design in accordance with DoD Unified Facility Criteria. These concepts can be applied to design of new pavements and rehabilitation of existing pavements to includes reconstruction and overlays. The course also covers fundamentals of pavement management to include pavement distress identifications, rehabilitation and repair techniques and operation of a pavement maintenance management system. The final day of the course will include a PCASE workshop. The course is technically challenging, and an average of two to three hours per night of homework is required.

PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  Pavement Engineer, Civil Design Engineer, Civil Engineer Officers

SECONDARY AUDIENCE:  Pavement Evaluation Team Superintendants, RED HORSE 3E5X1 SNCOs, CRG or MSAS SNCOs

GRADE:   Officers: O1-O6; Enlisted: E7-E9; Civilians: GS11-GS15

PREREQUISITES:  WENG 555 is a prerequisite to this course. If ENG 555 has not been completed you will not be allowed to attend. A bachelor's degree is required. Those without a bachelor's degree may be admitted with course director approval.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Any SNCO wishing to take this course must be approved by the course director prior to being admitted.

DELIVERY METHOD:  Resident (Registration opens 90 days before the course start date and closes 14 days before the course start date)


Starting 1 January 2020, non-Air Force students may be charged tuition. For more information, please contact our course managers by clicking the Contact Us button.

COURSE CREDIT:  7 CEUs in compliance with IACET standards

COURSE LENGTH:  10 days

QUESTIONS? Send us an e-mail by clicking the Contact Us button.

HOW TO APPLY:  Select a date from the list below by clicking the button. (Note: Some courses are offered only once annually). Then click the Apply button.

CURRENT OFFERINGS/METHOD: 
07-Feb-2022 to 18-Feb-2022 / WPAFB Resident (Registration closes 24-Jan-2022)



     


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