Mastering bitumen for better roads and innovative applications

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Mastering bitumen for better roads and innovative applications

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About this course: During the four coming weeks, best experts in bitumen will bring you their knowledge and experience to build a strong understanding of today’s realities and new perspectives on the future of bitumen. Total is the European leader on bitumen markets. Innovation has always been the key to sustainability and durability in the products they develop. Their main objective here is to share technical knowledge and experience to insure bitumen are being used in the most effective and efficient ways for their different applications in road works. Ecole des Ponts, France oldest engineering school, remains very much in the present, as it has always been, in training engineers in o…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: During the four coming weeks, best experts in bitumen will bring you their knowledge and experience to build a strong understanding of today’s realities and new perspectives on the future of bitumen. Total is the European leader on bitumen markets. Innovation has always been the key to sustainability and durability in the products they develop. Their main objective here is to share technical knowledge and experience to insure bitumen are being used in the most effective and efficient ways for their different applications in road works. Ecole des Ponts, France oldest engineering school, remains very much in the present, as it has always been, in training engineers in order to meet the needs of our society and citizens in key areas such as transport housing and urban services, but also in fields like energy, environment, climate sciences, land-use planning and sustainable development. Nineteen world recognized experts on bitumen are contributing to this MOOC. The idea is to provide the broadest prism on this topic area with speakers coming from research, industry and end users.

Created by:  École des Ponts ParisTech
  • Taught by:  Eric GOSSE, Vice Président

    TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
  • Taught by:  Armel de la BOURDONNAYE, Directeur

    ECOLE DES PONTS PARISTECH
  • Taught by:  Sophie LIMBORG, Mission Head

    TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
  • Taught by:  Mike SOUTHERN, Director

    Bituconsult LTD
  • Taught by:  Clémence QUEFFELEC, Assistant professor

    CEISAM laboratory, University of Nantes, France
  • Taught by:  Gilles GAUTHIER, Technical and Product development manager

    TOTAL BITUMEN
  • Taught by:  Olivier GAMET, Production Pilot

    Supply department / TOTAL
  • Taught by:  John D'ANGELO, Chief Operating Officer

    D’Angelo Consulting, LLC.
  • Taught by:  Gary SCHOFIELD, Technical Manager

    Total Bitumen (UK)
  • Taught by:  Nicolas HAUTIERE, Project Director

    IFSTTAR / COSYS Department
  • Taught by:  Frédéric ANDRZEJEWSKI, Expert bitumen industrial roofing activity

  • Taught by:  Jean Pascla PLANCHE, Vice President

    Asphalt and Petroleum Technologies / Western Research Institute
  • Taught by:  Virginie MOUILLET, PhD, Senior Researcher, deputy head of chemical Unit

    Regional Laboratory of Aix-en-Provence / Cerema Méditerranée
  • Taught by:  Hélène AZOULAY, Deputy Managing Director

    PFC/Ecole des Ponts
  • Taught by:  Nadège VO VINH, Bitumen Shipping Manager

    Supply International Bitumen / TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
  • Taught by:  Cécile GIACOBI, Pavement expert

    Vinci Autoroutes
  • Taught by:  Laurence LAPALU, Bitumen Group Manager

    TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES - Research Division
  • Taught by:  Yves BROSSEAUD, senior researcher - road materials expert - materials and Structures Department

    IFSTTAR - Nantes - France
  • Taught by:  Emmanuel CHAILLEUX, Research Director

    IFSTTAR
  • Taught by:  Jean-François CORTE, Member of the Council of Environment and Sustainable Development

    French Ministry of Environment, Energy and Sea
Level Intermediate Commitment 4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week Language English, Subtitles: French How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.6 stars Average User Rating 4.6See what learners said Coursework

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École des Ponts ParisTech École des Ponts ParisTech, may be France’s oldest engineering school (since 1747), but it remains young and very much in the present, as it has always been, in training talented, innovative future leaders in order to transform today’s realities and build tomorrow’s world in key areas of day-to-day life, such as transport, housing, and urban services, and also in foundational fields like energy, environment, climate sciences, spatial planning or sustainable development… We are happy to welcome you to be part of our community of students and senior executives whom are offered the best experience in terms of excellence and open minded approach to Elite Higher and Executive education.

Syllabus


WEEK 1


Bitumen market, generalities, the manufacture of bitumen, transport, uses of bitumen, main developments and alternatives



Origins, history, definition, terminology | market per geographical areas, figures of consumption, main producers, capacities of production, ranking, main flows between areas | global development of motorised transport - cars, airplane - was one of the single most development of 20-21st centuries | global development of buidings, roofing and other applications of bitumen | difference between bitumen, cement and tar coal. Advantages and drawback of each | different ways of transport of bitumen and present the supply chain diagram and restrictions. ADR Regulation | sampling, handling and safety principles. Hazard from handling hot bitumen is thermal burns.


11 videos, 1 reading, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: Introduction : reception and the MOOC challenge
  2. Discussion Prompt: Introduce Yourself
  3. Video: Presentation and welcome to the MOOC
  4. Video: 1- Bitumen: Origins, history, definition, terminology
  5. Video: 2 - Bitumen manufacturing process
  6. Video: 3 - Global bitumen market, main uses and development
  7. Video: 4 - Application in roads: global view
  8. Video: 5 - Interview of a toll motorway manager. Final customer expectations.
  9. Video: 6 - Industrial application: global view
  10. Video: 7 - Difference between bitumen, cement and coal tar
  11. Video: 8 - Transport of bitumen - ADR Regulation-
  12. Video: 9 - Sampling, handling and safety principles-
  13. Practice Quiz: End of week 1
  14. Reading: Presentation page of week 2


WEEK 2


Constitution, structure and characterization of bitumen - specifications-rheology



Schematic constitution and structure of bitumen, relationship between structure and rheology | Performance tests | Bitumen 3 states | Penetration test EN 1426 & Softening Point EN 142 | viscosity measurement EN 12596, EN 12595, Explanation of breaking point Fraass measurement EN 12593 | testing Binder after RTFOT, after RTFOT and PAV | Euopean specifications and process of revision | Viscosity based standards (ASTM D3381 | Deformation and flow. Elasticity, plasticity, visoc-elasticity. Newtonian, Non-Newtonian behaviour. Stress-strain response, shear modulus and phase angle. | Bending Beam Rheometer (BBR) and Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR) | Superpave specifications.


11 videos, 1 reading, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: 10 - Composition of bitumen
  2. Video: 11 - Road-construction bitumens characteristics -1 - generalities
  3. Video: 12 - Road-construction bitumens characteristics -2 - Penetrability & Softening Point
  4. Video: 13 - Road-construction bitumens characteristics -3 - viscosity & breaking point Fraass
  5. Video: 14 - road-construction bitumens characteristics -4 - ageing
  6. Video: 15 - Bituminous product standards /Understanding European specifications and process for revision
  7. Video: 16 - Viscosity based standards (ASTM D3381)
  8. Video: 17 - Rheology of bitumens
  9. Video: 18 - Road-construction bitumens characteristics -5- Bending Beam Rheometer and Dynamic shear Rheometer and MSCRT
  10. Video: 19 - Superpave bitumen Specifications
  11. Video: 20 - Global view of bitumen products standards and development
  12. Practice Quiz: End of week 2 quiz
  13. Reading: Presentation page of week 3


WEEK 3


Modifications of bitumen and applications (roads, roofing,…)



Modifications using polymers. Performance of PmB. Elastic recovery test. | of types of modifications of bitumen: CRMB, warm mix asphalt, temperature reduction | Bitumen emulsions, their components, manufacture, storage, handling, properties, classification, uses | surface treatments | design of pavements and types of aggregates | fundamental tests, the simulative tests (fatigue test, rutting test, giratory compactor,…) | interest of full scale testing of asphalt mix: example of IFSTTAR carousel | Hot mix plants, transport, laying and compaction of asphalt mix | physical characteristics and industrial applications for sealing.


9 videos, 1 reading, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: 21 - Polymer modified bitumens
  2. Video: 22 - Other types of modifications of bitumen: CRMB, temperature reduction
  3. Video: 23 - Bitumen emulsions
  4. Video: 24 - Surface treatments
  5. Video: 25 - Understanding design of flexible pavements and types of aggregates
  6. Video: 26 - Laboratory testing of asphalt mix
  7. Video: 27 - Full scale testing of asphalt mix: IFSTTAR carousel
  8. Video: 28 - Hot mix plants, transport, laying and compaction of asphalt mix
  9. Video: 29 - Roofing applications of bitumen - other binders and uses (clear binders,...)
  10. Practice Quiz: End of week 3
  11. Reading: Presentation page on the content of week 4


WEEK 4


Health, Safety, Environment & Quality concerns regarding bitumen, and examples of research & innovation actions



Dangers and risks involved with road-building bitumens | Dangers and risks involved with industrial bitumens. | Innovation in the frame of safety with bitumen | Research and Innovation applied for recycling of asphalt pavement, of the use of waste asphalt pavement containing bitumen and not tar, for manufacturing new product.| Research and Innovation applied for bio bitumen Algoroute program and other origins of bitumen | Research and Innovation applied for environmental issues and life cycle inventory (LCI | Key areas for the Research and Innovation applied for bitumen new tests methods | Road of the future:: 5th generation road.


7 videos, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: 30 - Dangers and risks associated with Bitumen. REACH regulation and registration of bitumen. Research and innovation to improve safety with bitumen
  2. Video: 31 - Research and Innovation applied for recycling of asphalt pavement
  3. Video: 32 - Research and Innovation applied for bio bitumen Algoroute program and other origins
  4. Video: 33 - Research and Innovation applied for environmental issues and life cycle inventory (LCI)
  5. Video: 34 - Research and Innovation applied for new tests method in bitumen characterization
  6. Video: 35 - Road of the future: 5th generation road
  7. Practice Quiz: End of week 4 quiz
  8. Video: Conclusion : Training final result

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