230.044 Road Pavement Materials
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • apply national (ÖNORM, RVS) and European Standardizations
  • understand the basics of the European construction products directive (CPD)
  • explain the applicability and Limits of CE Marking of Construction Materials
  • select suitable aggregates for different fields of application
  • describe basis of complex material behavior of Bitumen and Asphalt mixtures including ageing
  • explain the characterization of viscoelastic, mechanical properties of Bitumen and Asphalt in the laboratory and the modelling of these
  • carry out optimizations of Asphalt mixture according to the empirical and performance-based concept
  • demonstrate energy efficient Asphalt pavements
  • understand basics of spectroscopic and microscopic techniques for the analysis of construction materials
  • describe the properties of concrete relevant for traffic route construction




Subject of course

Part 1

Introduciton into Relevant Materials

Basics on Construction Products Directive (CPD), CE Marking, Harmonized European Standardization

Introduction into Granular Mineral Materials for Different Applications in Road Construction


Part 2:

Properties and Specifications for Granular Material

Application and Properties of Limestone and Cement


Part 3:

Production and Properties of Bitumen, Viscoelastic Behavior, Ageing

Introduction into Modelling of complex, non linear elastic Materials


Part 4:

Asphalt Mixtures, Relevant Properties, Performance Based Test Methods

Optimization of Asphalt Mix Design based on Empirical and Performance Based Concept


Part 5:

Energy Efficient Asphalt Materials



Teaching methods

Lecture - lecture in presence. If the epidemiological situation makes it necessary, the format might be switched to online format.


Mode of examination




Course dates

13:00 - 16:3022.05.2023 - 26.05.2023Seminar room 2 Vorlesung
Road Pavement Materials - Single appointments
Mon22.05.202313:00 - 16:30Seminar room 2 Vorlesung
Tue23.05.202313:00 - 16:30Seminar room 2 Vorlesung
Wed24.05.202313:00 - 16:30Seminar room 2 Vorlesung
Thu25.05.202313:00 - 16:30Seminar room 2 Vorlesung
Fri26.05.202313:00 - 16:30Seminar room 2 Vorlesung

Examination modalities

Oral Exam online via TUWEL/Zoom or in presence


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu13:00 - 16:0017.10.2024 online - zoomoral29.09.2024 08:00 - 10.10.2024 08:00TISSmündliche Prüfung _ Exam
Thu13:00 - 16:0007.11.2024 online - zoomoral29.09.2024 08:00 - 31.10.2024 08:00TISSmündliche Prüfung _ Exam
Thu13:00 - 16:0012.12.2024 online - zoomoral29.09.2024 08:00 - 05.12.2024 08:00TISSmündliche Prüfung _ Exam
Thu13:00 - 16:0022.05.2025 online - zoomoral28.02.2025 08:00 - 17.05.2025 08:00TISSmündliche Prüfung _ Exam
Wed13:00 - 16:0028.05.2025 online - zoomoral28.02.2025 08:00 - 22.05.2025 08:00TISSmündliche Prüfung _ Exam
Wed13:00 - 16:0018.06.2025 online - zoomoral28.02.2025 08:00 - 12.06.2025 08:00TISSmündliche Prüfung _ Exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.02.2023 15:00 01.05.2023 12:00 01.05.2023 12:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 505 Civil Engineering Science Mandatory elective


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