ACC Airfield Pavement Design, Evaluation & Analysis Workshop / March 10-12, 2020 / Raleigh, North Carolina

The three-day ACC Airfield Pavement Design, Evaluation and Analysis Workshop will provide participants with a comprehensive and hands-on introduction to airfield pavement design; airfield pavement types and pavement performance; subgrade soils and granular materials; aircraft traffic; flexible and rigid pavement design; current airfield pavement-related research; rigid pavement thickness design; rigid pavement design details; pavement design for airfield shoulders; overlay design; pavement evaluation and overlay considerations; ACN-PCN background and concepts; and PCN approach and determination for rigid and flexible pavements.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this ACC workshop, participants will be able to:
• Explain the methodology behind rigid and flexible pavement design, evaluation and repair.
• Apply subgrade, materials, and aircraft characteristic inputs to complete pavement designs and analyses using FAARFIELD 1.42.
• Calculate PCN values for rigid and flexible pavements using COMFAA.
• Describe the different types of HMA and PCC overlay designs.
• Use characteristics of existing pavements and FAARFIELD’s overlay design procedures to develop overlays of rigid and flexible pavements.

Presenters

• David G. Peshkin, P.E., Vice President/Chief Engineer, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
• Monty Wade, P.E., President, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
• Doug Johnson, P.E., Civil Engineer – Pavement, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), AAS-100

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    This three-day in-person 2020 ACC Airfield Pavement Design, Evaluation and Analysis Workshop on March 10-12 in Raleigh, North Carolina will provide participants with a comprehensive and hands-on introduction to airfield pavement design.

    This in-person three-day March 10-12, 2020 ACC Airfield Pavement Design, Evaluation and Analysis Workshop in Raleigh, North Carolina will provide participants with a comprehensive and hands-on introduction to airfield pavement design; airfield pavement types and pavement performance; subgrade soils and granular materials; aircraft traffic; flexible and rigid pavement design; current airfield pavement-related research; rigid pavement thickness design; rigid pavement design details; pavement design for airfield shoulders; overlay design; pavement evaluation and overlay considerations; ACN-PCN background and concepts; and PCN approach and determination for rigid and flexible pavements.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    At the conclusion of this ACC workshop, participants will be able to:
    • Explain the methodology behind rigid and flexible pavement design, evaluation and repair.
    • Apply subgrade, materials, and aircraft characteristic inputs to complete pavement designs and analyses using FAARFIELD 1.42.
    • Calculate PCN values for rigid and flexible pavements using COMFAA.
    • Describe the different types of HMA and PCC overlay designs.
    • Use characteristics of existing pavements and FAARFIELD’s overlay design procedures to develop overlays of rigid and flexible pavements.

    PRESENTERS

    • David G. Peshkin, P.E., Vice President/Chief Engineer, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
    • Monty Wade, P.E., President, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
    • Doug Johnson, P.E., Civil Engineer – Pavement, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), AAS-100

    HOTEL

    The 2020 ACC Airfield Pavement Design, Evaluation and Analysis Workshop will be held at the Embassy Suites Raleigh Crabtree Hotel, 4700 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, NC 27612. The ACC discounted hotel room rate is $159 per night. The deadline to reserve rooms at the discounted ACC rate is Monday, February 17, 2020. The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to/from RDU International Airport from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

    REGISTRATION IS “PER PERSON”

    The early bird registration fee for this in-person workshop is $675 per person for ACC members; airport employees; and those working for local, state, and federal government agencies. The non-member rate is $875 per person. The deadline for the early bird discount is Monday, February 17, 2020 at which time registration fees increase to $725/$925 per person. 

    PDH CREDITS

    Eligible participants will earn 18 PDH credits for this ACC in-person workshop. Please refer to the "Accreditation Credits/Hours tab for more details on participant criteria to earn credits and the reporting of attendance by ACC to RCEP.

    PAYMENT OF REGISTRATION FEES

    Registration fee payments must be received when registering for this workshop. For those submitting a check for payment of their registration fee, payment must be received by ACC not later than 12:00 noon EST on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 for payment processing and release of the registration for workshop participation in Raleigh.

    REGISTRATION REFUND POLICY

    Refunds will be issued in full for registration cancellations received in writing at training@acconline.org by 12:00 noon EST on Monday, March 2, 2020. Cancellations received after 12:00 noon EST on Monday, March 2, 2020 will receive a refund minus 50% of the registration fee.

    TRANSFER OF REGISTRATION

    Requests for transfer of registrations from one individual to another must be received in writing at training@acconline.org by 12:00 noon EST on Monday, March 2, 2020.

    PARTICIPANT CRITERIA TO EARN 18 PDH CREDITS

    Participants are responsible for meeting all the following criteria to earn accreditation credits for this ACC workshop: 

    • Be a paid and registered participant for the entire workshop program;  

    • Attend for the fentire three-day duration of the workshop (credits are not issued for partial attendance); and

    • Complete/submit no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, March 27, 202 the ACC evaluation survey.

    FEE FOR FAILING TO MEET ACCREDITATION CRITERIA 

    ACC must adhere to strict standards as a registered and approved continuing education provider. As such, ACC will request a $50 processing fee and signed accreditation affidavit to issue credits to participants failing to meet the above accreditation criteria and deadlines. 

    RECEIVING PDH CREDITS

    ACC reports attendance and PDH credits for eligible participants directly to RCEP.net within 30 days of the conclusion of the workshop. Participants will receive an automated email directly from RCEP/ACEC with notification of reporting of attendance/PDH credits by ACC, and are encouraged to check their spam/junk email in-box for this communication. Participants can log-in to their RCEP account and download/print a copy of their certificate of completion. If the participant does not have an existing account with RCEP, one is automatically created for them when ACC reports workshop attendance/PDH credits. The automated email sent to the participant from RCEP will include details on how to log-in to their new account and contain a temporary account password. PLEASE NOTE: ACC does not have access to the RCEP account of any participant, nor information on account passwords. Participants will need to contact RCEP directly at (202) 347-7474 for assistance, or can visit RCEP.net, enter their work email address in the log-in, and click "Forgot Password."

    ACCREDITATION QUESTIONS?

    If you should have any questions pertaining to credits/hours for this webinar, please contact us at training@acconline.org.

    PAYMENT OF REGISTRATION FEES

    Registration fee payments must be received when registering for this workshop. For those submitting a check for payment of their registration fee, payment must be received by ACC not later than 12:00 noon EST on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 for payment processing and release of the registration for workshop participation in Raleigh.

    REGISTRATION REFUND POLICY

    Refunds will be issued in full for registration cancellations received in writing at training@acconline.org by 12:00 noon EST on Monday, March 2, 2020. Cancellations received after 12:00 noon EST on Monday, March 2, 2020 will receive a refund minus 50% of the registration fee.

    TRANSFER OF REGISTRATION

    Requests for transfer of registrations from one individual to another must be received in writing at training@acconline.org by 12:00 noon EST on Monday, March 2, 2020.

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    2020 AIRFIELD PAVEMENT DESIGN, EVALUATION & ANALYSIS WORKSHOP
    March 10-12, 2020 / Raleigh, NC


    MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2020

    6:45 – 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception / Registration

    TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020

    7:30 – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast / Registration

    8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Workshop Introduction

    8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Overview of Airfield Pavement Design 
    David G. Peshkin, P.E., Vice President/Chief Engineer, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
    • The Evolution of Airfield Pavement Design
    • Empirical Procedures
    • Mechanistic-Empirical Procedures

    9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Airfield Pavement Types and Pavement Performance
    David G. Peshkin, P.E., Vice President/Chief Engineer, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
    • Overview of Pavement Types (Flexible, Rigid, and Composite)
    • Paving Materials
    • Base/Subbase Materials
    • Pavement Performance

    10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break

    10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Subgrade Soils and Granular Materials
    Monty Wade, P.E., President, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
    • Characterizing Pavement Materials
    • Evaluating In-Place Conditions
    • Determining Inputs for Pavement Design
    • Frost Protection Considerations 

    11:15 – 12:00 noon Aircraft Traffic
    David G. Peshkin, P.E., Vice President/Chief Engineer, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
    • Gear Types and Naming Conventions
    • Cumulative Damage Factor (CDF)
    • Pass-to-Coverage Ratio (P/C)
    • Characterizing Aircraft Loads in FAARFIELD

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

    1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Flexible Pavement Design
    Monty Wade, P.E., President, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
    • Failure Mechanisms
    • Required Input Variables
    • Flexible Pavement Design
    • Using FAARFIELD

    2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Workshop: Flexible Pavement Design
    Monty Wade, P.E., President, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.

    3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Break

    3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Rigid Pavement Design
    Monty Wade, P.E., President, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
    • Failure Mechanisms
    • Required Input Variables
    • 3-D Finite Element Model
    • Rigid Pavement Design
    • Using FAARFIELD

    4:15 – 5:00 p.m. Workshop: Rigid Pavement Thickness Design
    Monty Wade, P.E., President, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.

    5:00 – 5:15 p.m. Daily Workshop Wrap-Up

    WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2020

    7:30- 8:15 a.m. Breakfast

    8:15 – 9:00 a.m. Update on AC 150/5370-10H: Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports
    Doug Johnson, P.E., Civil Engineer – Pavement, FAA AAS-100

    9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Rigid Pavement Design Details
    David G. Peshkin, P.E., Vice President/Chief Engineer, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
    • Slab Size
    • Joint Considerations (Types, Spacing, Sealant)
    • Load Transfer
    • Reinforcing Steel

    10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break

    10:45 – 11:30 a.m. Workshop: Rigid Pavement Design Details
    Monty Wade, P.E., President, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.

    11:30 – 12:00 noon Pavement Design for Airfield Shoulders
    Doug Johnson, P.E., Civil Engineer – Pavement, FAA AAS-100
    • The Purpose of Shoulders
    • Material Requirement
    • Shoulder Design Procedure

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

    1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Overlay Design
    Doug Johnson, P.E., Civil Engineer – Pavement, FAA AAS-100
    • HMA Over HMA
    • HMA Over Rubblized PCC
    • HMA Over PCC
    • PCC Over PCC
    • PCC Over HMA

    1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Pavement Evaluation and Overlay Considerations
    David G. Peshkin, P.E., Vice President/Chief Engineer, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
    • Pavement Evaluation Process
    • Analysis of Existing Pavements
    • Overlay Considerations
    • Reflection Crack Control Measures

    3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Break

    3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Workshop: Overlay Design
    Monty Wade, P.E., President, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.

    4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Current Airfield Pavement-Related Research
    Doug Johnson, P.E., Civil Engineer – Pavement, FAA AAS-100

    5:00 – 5:15 p.m. Workshop Daily Wrap-Up

    THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020

    7:15 – 7:45 a.m. Breakfast

    7:45 – 9:00 a.m. ACN-PCN Background and Concepts
    Doug Johnson, P.E., Civil Engineer – Pavement, FAA AAS-100
    • History and Background
    • Concept, Purpose and Definitions
    • FAA Advisory Circular and COMFAA Program
    • AC 150/5335-5C

    9:00 – 9:30 a.m. PCN Approach for Rigid Pavements
    Monty Wade, P.E., President, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.
    • How to Determine PCN for PCC Pavements
    • PCC Pavement Sample Problems and Solutions

    9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Break

    9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Workshop: PCN Determination for Rigid Pavement
    Monty Wade, P.E., President, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.

    10:30 – 11:00 a.m. PCN Approach for Flexible Pavements
    Doug Johnson, P.E., Civil Engineer – Pavement, FAA AAS-100
    • How to Determine PCN for HMA Pavements
    • HMA Pavement Sample Problems and Solutions

    11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Workshop: PCN Determination for Flexible Pavement
    Doug Johnson, P.E., Civil Engineer – Pavement, FAA AAS-100

    11:45 – 12:00 noon Workshop Wrap-Up/Closing Remarks

    The 2020 ACC Airfield Pavement Design, Evaluation and Analysis Workshop will be held at the Embassy Suites Raleigh Crabtree Hotel, 4700 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, NC 27612. 

    The ACC discounted hotel room rate is $159 per night.

    The deadline for reserving hotel rooms at the $159 discounted rate is Monday, February 17, 2020.

    Complimentary shuttle service is provided by the hotel to/from RDU International Airport from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Hotel and Ground Transportation

The 2020 ACC Airfield Pavement Design, Evaluation and Analysis Workshop will be held at the Embassy Suites Raleigh Crabtree Hotel, 4700 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh, NC 27612. The ACC discounted hotel room rate is $159+ per night, and the deadline to obtain the ACC discounted rate is Monday, February 17, 2020.

Accommodations rates are available at the Embassy Suites Raleigh Crabtree Hotel over the dates of March 6 through March 14, 2020. The workshop is being held March 10-12, 2020. Bookings can be made directly on the hotel's website

The cut-off date for the nightly rate of $159.00+ is February 17, 2020 and reservation requests after this cut-off date are subjected to availability at the prevailing rate.

Complimentary shuttle service is provided by the hotel to/from RDU International Airport from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Registration Fees and Policies

REGISTRATION IS “PER PERSON”

Early Bird Registration (by Monday, February 17, 2020)

• $675 - ACC members; airport employees; and those working for local, state, and federal government agencies
• $875 - Non-members

Regular Registration (after Monday, February 17, 2020)

• $725 - ACC members; airport employees; and those working for local, state, and federal government agencies
• $925 - Non-members

PAYMENT OF REGISTRATION FEES

Registration fee payments must be received when registering for this workshop. For those submitting a check for payment of their registration fee, payment must be received by ACC not later than 12:00 noon EST on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 for payment processing and release of the registration for workshop participation in Raleigh.

REGISTRATION REFUND POLICY

Refunds will be issued in full for registration cancellations received in writing at training@acconline.org by 12:00 noon EST on Monday, March 2, 2020. Cancellations received after 12:00 noon EST on Monday, March 2, 2020 will receive a refund minus 50% of the registration fee.

TRANSFER OF REGISTRATION

Requests for transfer of registrations from one individual to another must be received in writing at training@acconline.org by 12:00 noon EST on Monday, March 2, 2020.

PDH Credits

The 2020 ACC Airfield Pavement Design, Evaluation & Analysis Workshop will provide eligible attendees with 18 PDH credits.

Participant Criteria to Earn PDH Credits

Participants are responsible for meeting all the following criteria to earn accreditation credits for this ACC workshop: 

• Be a paid and registered participant for the entire workshop program;  

• Attend for the fentire three-day duration of the workshop (credits are not issued for partial attendance); and

• Complete/submit no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, March 27, 2020 the ACC evaluation survey.

Fee for Failing to Meet Accreditation Criteria 

ACC must adhere to strict standards as a registered and approved continuing education provider. As such, ACC will request a $50 processing fee and signed accreditation affidavit to issue credits to participants failing to meet the above accreditation criteria and deadlines. 

Receiving PDH Credits

ACC reports attendance and PDH credits for eligible participants directly to RCEP.net within 30 days of the conclusion of the workshop.