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Presenter: Feng Mu, Ph.D., P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Day 1, Wednesday, July 22, 2020
11:00 am – 3:30 pm CDT (incl. two 10-min. breaks)

Principles of Pavement Design

   Functions and design criteria of pavements
   Considerations in pavement design
      • Traffic
      • Materials    
      • Subgrade soil
      • Use of base/soil improvement
      • Environment
      • Drainage
   Pavement modeling and design guidelines

New Flexible Pavement Design

   Asphalt Material
   Empirical Design Method- AASHTO 93
   Mechanistic Design Methods

New Rigid Pavement Design

   Critical Design Factors
   AASHTO, ACI, and other Mechanistic Design Methods
   Design Optimization

Day 2, Thursday, July 23, 2020
11:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT (incl. 10-min. break)

Pavement Preservation, Maintenance and Rehabilitation

   Asphalt pavement maintenance and rehabilitation
   Concrete pavement maintenance and rehabilitation

Construction and Sustainability of Pavements

   Construction related issues
   What is Sustainability?
   Measuring Sustainability
      • Rating Systems
      • Life-Cycle Assessments
   Developing Sustainable Pavement Designs

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers:
     6.5 PDHs

     6.5 HSW CE Hours
     6.5 AIA LU|HSW

Continuing Education Credit Information

Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL, KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
   • American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System
      (No. J885) International Code Council (No. 1232)
   • Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
   • American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
   • Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059),
      Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130),
      and North Dakota.
   • Course-by-Course Providers: Association of State Floodplain Managers

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i) (2)). NY landscape architects: §79-1.5(i)(2).


Feng Mu, Ph.D., P.E.

Senior Flatwork Engineer at PNA

Dr. Mu is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas, and he has over 10 years of experience in concrete paving, engineering and research. Dr. Mu has a master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering and a doctorate degree in Pavement Engineering. He has authored over 30 peer-reviewed technical papers, some of which have been highly recognized or awarded in the pavement community. He currently serves on the Pavement Maintenance Committee of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies. He is also the co-chair of the Pavement Design Committee of the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA). Dr. Mu has developed optimized paving solutions and life cycle analysis/assessment for many roadway, commercial and industrial projects.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Pavement Design

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the functions and criteria of pavements and their design criteria. It covers design methods for new flexible pavement and new rigid pavement and maintenance methods for asphalt and concrete pavements. Sustainability aspects of pavements along with life-cycle assessments.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify pavement design and construction criteria, including material selection, sub-grade soil, use of base, soil improvement, and drainage.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to differentiate flexible pavement and rigid pavement and be able to determine which type of pavement is suitable for different intended uses.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain asphalt and concrete preservation, maintenance, and rehabilitation strategies for asphalt and for concrete.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to consider and analyze the sustainability aspects and goals of pavement and identify how sustainability is measured in this context.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with pavement functionality and as a design element

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 05/21/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.