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COURSE: WENG 555 Airfield Pavement Construction Inspection

OBJECTIVE:  For each student to comprehend and be able to apply the basic principles of pavement technology and Quality Control/Quality Assurance to airfield pavement inspection
DESCRIPTION:  This course increases student's ability to implement quality assurance/quality control measures during the design and construction of airfield pavements. The course is based on Unified Facility Guide Specifications (UFGS). It draws from industry standard pavement construction practices and applies them to Air Force airfield projects. The course is broken into four general areas. These include general inspection and contract management; aggregate fundamentals, base and subbase; asphalt mix design and paving operations; concrete mix design and paving operations. Comprehensive case studies and quizzes provide reinforcement of the material covered in the classroom. The course includes reading, homework and quizzes. Expect 1 to 1 1/2 hours per day outside of the classroom to complete assignments. NOTE: This course is designed for individuals who are directly involved with the inspection of airfield pavement construction/repair projects. The course is not intended for those performing in-house pavement repairs. However, the information learned in the course is useful for anybody performing any type of pavement inspection or construction.
PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  Chief Construction Management, Construction Management Inspector, Pavement Inspector, Civil Engineer Officers, Pavement Engineer, Civil Design Engineer
SECONDARY AUDIENCE:  Pavement Maintenance Supervisor, Heavy Equipment Operators
PREREQUISITES: None
DELIVERY METHOD(S):  Online Course
COURSE OFFERINGS:  Please navigate to the Fiori home page and use the course catalog to find available course dates. For help using the course catalog, click here.
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