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  • Use of Automated Machine Guidance (AMG) within the Transportation Industry
    Project pages maintained by PI Search research CTRE is an Iowa State University center administered by the Institute for Transportation Address 2711 S Loop Drive Suite 4700 Ames IA 50010 8664 Phone 515 294 8103 FAX 515 294 0467 Website www ctre iastate edu Copyright 1996 2009 Iowa State University All rights reserved Use of Automated Machine Guidance AMG within the Transportation Industry Researcher s Principal investigators David White 515 294 1463 djwhite iastate edu Project status In progress Start date 07 24 09 End date 12 31 15 Sponsor s partner s Sponsor s National Cooperative Highway Research Program NCHRP About the research Abstract Automated machine guidance AMG links sophisticated design software with construction equipment to direct the operation of the machinery with a high level of precision improving the speed and accuracy of the transportation construction process Because AMG eliminates much of the guesswork manual control and labor involved in traditional methods it improves worker safety and saves agencies and contractors time and money enhancing their ability to deliver transportation construction projects better faster and cheaper This technology has the potential to improve the overall quality and efficiency of transportation project construction The objective of this research is

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=634614539 (2015-11-09)
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  • Go! Using an Online Magazine to Convey Real-World Math and Science Concepts Related to Transportation
    2711 S Loop Drive Suite 4700 Ames IA 50010 8664 Phone 515 294 8103 FAX 515 294 0467 Website www ctre iastate edu Copyright 1996 2009 Iowa State University All rights reserved Go Using an Online Magazine to Convey Real World Math and Science Concepts Related to Transportation Researcher s Principal investigators Shashi Nambisan Co principal investigator Michele Regenold Project status In progress Start date 06 01 09 End date

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=-1794080937 (2015-11-09)
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  • Iowa DOT Roller Integrated Compaction Monitoring Research and Implementation
    Researcher s Principal investigators David White 515 294 1463 djwhite iastate edu Co principal investigators Heath Gieselman Pavana Vennapusa 515 294 2395 pavanv iastate edu Student researchers Justin Harland Stephen Quist Project status In progress Start date 05 01 09 End date 07 01 11 Publications Reports Final Report Iowa DOT Roller Integrated Compaction Monitoring Research and Implementation Phase I 11 93 mb pdf September 2011 Final Report Iowa DOT Roller Integrated Compaction Monitoring Research and Implementation Phase II 9 84 mb pdf September 2011 Related publication Tech Transfer Summary Iowa DOT Research News Sep 2011 Sponsor s partner s Sponsor s Caterpillar Iowa Department of Transportation Mannats Inc Mathy Construction Sakai Heavy Industries Ltd Volvo Construction Equipment About the research Abstract The Iowa Department of Transportation Roller Integrated Compaction Monitoring RICM Research and Implementation project was initiated in summer 2009 The project was conducted in two phases Phase I Three field demonstration projects were conducted in Iowa as part of the Phase I to evaluate three different RICM measurement technologies 1 machine drive power MDP measurement technology on Caterpillar CP56 padfoot roller 2 continuous compaction value CCV technology on Sakai SW880 dual vibratory smooth drum asphalt roller and 3 compaction meter value CMV technology on Volvo SD116DX smooth drum vibratory roller The main objectives of the Phase I include evaluating the effectiveness of the RICM measurement values IC MVs in assessing the compaction quality of cohesive subgrade materials granular base subbase materials and HMA materials developing project specific correlations between IC MVs and various conventionally used in situ point measurements in earthwork quality control QC and quality assurance QA practice and HMA construction evaluating the advantages of using the RICM technology for production compaction operations obtaining data to evaluate future RICM specifications and developing content for future educational and

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=-225718242 (2015-11-09)
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  • Minnesota Local Agency Pavement Marking Practices-Phase I
    investigator Research by sponsor Research by keyword Project pages maintained by PI Search research CTRE is an Iowa State University center administered by the Institute for Transportation Address 2711 S Loop Drive Suite 4700 Ames IA 50010 8664 Phone 515 294 8103 FAX 515 294 0467 Website www ctre iastate edu Copyright 1996 2009 Iowa State University All rights reserved Minnesota Local Agency Pavement Marking Practices Phase I Researcher s

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=1208862619 (2015-11-09)
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  • Application of Visualization and Simulation Program to Improve Work Zone Safety and Mobility
    reserved Application of Visualization and Simulation Program to Improve Work Zone Safety and Mobility Researcher s Co principal investigators Charles Jahren 515 294 3829 cjahren iastate edu Ed Jaselskis 515 294 0250 ejaselsk iastate edu Amr Kandil 515 294 8824 kandil iastate edu Shashi Nambisan Project status In progress Start date 04 01 09 End date 02 28 10 Sponsor s partner s Sponsor s Iowa Department of Transportation About

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=714925983 (2015-11-09)
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  • Improving the Foundation Layers for Concrete Pavements
    University of Nottingham Tom Cackler Barry Christopher Heath Gieselman Jeffrey Roesler University of Illinois Student researchers La Zhao Alex Johnson Alexander Wolfe Michelle Gilson Jia Li Project status In progress Start date 03 16 09 End date 03 15 14 Publications Related publications MCT 2009 Construction QA QC Testing versus Selection of Design Values for PCC Pavement Foundation Layers off site Oct 2011 Project Location Map off site Sep 2011 Quarterly Progress Reports off site Sep 2011 Sponsor s partner s Sponsor s Federal Highway Administration TPF 5 183 Iowa Department of Transportation State DOT Partners CA IA MI PA WI About the research Abstract The objective of this research is to improve the construction methods economic analysis and selection of materials in situ testing and evaluation and development of performance related specifications for the pavement foundation layers The outcome of this study will be conclusive findings that make pavement foundations more durable uniform constructible and economical All aspects of the foundation layers will be investigated including thickness material properties permeability modulus stiffness strength volumetric stability and durability Forensic and in situ testing plans will be conceived to incorporate measurements using existing and emerging technologies e g intelligent compaction to evaluate performance related parameters as opposed to just index or indirectly related parameter values Field investigations will be conducted at various sites in multiple states The results of the study will be compatible with the MEPDG Evaluating pavement foundation design input parameters at each site will provide a link between what is actually constructed and what is assumed during design There are many inputs to the pavement design related to foundation layers and this project will provide improved guidelines for each of these The study will benefit greatly from maximizing the wide range of field conditions possible with a study

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=-1425669311 (2015-11-09)
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  • Development and Field Evaluation of a Prototype Tool to Detect and Identify Left Turning Vehicles
    All rights reserved Development and Field Evaluation of a Prototype Tool to Detect and Identify Left Turning Vehicles Researcher s Principal investigators Neal Hawkins 515 294 7733 hawkins iastate edu Co principal investigators Omar Smadi 515 294 7110 smadi iastate edu Iowa State University Shashi Nambisan Project status In progress Start date 03 15 09 End date 09 30 10 Sponsor s partner s Sponsor s Iowa Department of Transportation

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=-2106748684 (2015-11-09)
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  • Intelligent Compaction for Evaluation of Geogrid Reinforced Base Material
    State University center administered by the Institute for Transportation Address 2711 S Loop Drive Suite 4700 Ames IA 50010 8664 Phone 515 294 8103 FAX 515 294 0467 Website www ctre iastate edu Copyright 1996 2009 Iowa State University All rights reserved Intelligent Compaction for Evaluation of Geogrid Reinforced Base Material Researcher s Principal investigators David White 515 294 1463 djwhite iastate edu Co principal investigators Shashi Nambisan Project status

    Original URL path: http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/research/detail.cfm?projectID=-1042138259 (2015-11-09)
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