Person

Dr.-Ing., Head of Road Construction Technology (Test Engineering)

Christian Schulze

Chief Engineer

Photo of Dr.-Ing. Christian Schulze Copyright: © ISAC
Chair and Institute of Highway Engineering

Address

Building: 2133 Bauingenieurwesen Halle D

Room: 113

Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1

52074 Aachen

Contact

WorkPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 25231
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 22141
 

Professional Career

Since 2014 Head of Department of Construction Technology
2011

Promotion at the RWTH Aachen University

Title of the dissertation: "A geometrically based model for the derivation of friction values in moisture from the texture"

2010 Head of the calibration center SRT / AM
2009 Head of the Material Testing Laboratory
2004 Research associate at the Chair and Institute of Highway Engineering, RWTH Aachen University

Key Aspects of Activity

  • Surface properties of traffic areas

  • Grip of road surfaces

  • Bitumen performance

  • Asphalt performance

  • Aggregates

  • Asphalt paving technology

  • Building material/material testing

  • Grip of road surfaces

  • Roughness parameters of road surfaces

Collaboration in Research Committees, Professional Associations and Federations

  • Steering Committee 6 "Aggregates, Unbound Construction Methods"
  • Working Committee 6.1 "Aggregates", Chairman"
  • Working Panel 6.1.1 "Polishing Resistance and Polishing Testing"
  • Working Panel 6.1.2 "Filler and Sand Properties"
  • Working Panel 6.1.3 "Test Equipment Monitoring"
  • Working Committee 7.6 "Test Procedures"
  • Research Association for Roads, Earthworks and Tunneling (Aachen) (SETAC) (Member since 2003)

Teaching Tasks

 

Credentials

Research Projects

Current Research Projects

Past Research Projects

  • Abrasion behaviour of car park coatings with spike tyres
  • BeGriff - Development of a dynamic measuring method for contactless determination of road grip

  • Dimensioning model to promote the innovation and competitiveness of small and medium-sized road construction companies - Design and forecasting tools for the grip of asphalt road surfaces
  • Development of the Aachen Raveling Test
  • ITARI - Integrated Tyre and Road Interaction
  • Lifetime Optimisation Tool
  • Practical requirements for the polishing resistance of fine aggregates
  • PAST - Process-safe automated road construction
  • QUASt - New approaches to quality monitoring in road construction
  • Ulra Styles Wegdek

Construction Projects (Selection)

  • Refurbishment RWY14/32R Cologne/Bonn Airport
  • "Urban Environment" Aldenhoven Testing Center
  • Rehabilitation RWY 06/24 Cologne/Bonn Airport
  • "Dynamic areas" Aldenhoven Testing Center
  • Conversion of motorway junction Aachen
  • Relocation of the A4 / New construction of the A4n

Presentations

  • "Non-contact grip measurement Determination of grip from texture using texture parameters"
  • "Deduction of characteristic asphalt surface properties by explicit identification and selective interpretation of texture data and stone mineralogy"
  • "The new version of the TL Gestein-StB - basis of our future work"
  • "Recording of the surface condition - State of development for non-contact grip measurements"
  • "Skid resistance prognosis with the Wehner/Schulze test system"
  • "Skid resistance tests with the Wehner-Schulze system"
  • "Integral consideration of road grip from tyre / road view"
  • "Grain eruptions in open-pore asphalts - Forecast testing and evaluation"
  • "Model for deriving the coefficient of friction from the texture using geometric parameters"
  • "Polishing resistance and skid resistance prognosis - state of the art""
  • "Wehner/Schulze test facility: Influence of blunting, correlation SRT / Wehner / Schulze"
  • "Texture-based model for predicting the grip of road surfaces"
  • "From longitudinal profile to microtexture: non-contact measurement of functional surface properties"

Fields of Occupation

Testing Laboratory Activity according to RAP Stra

  • Construction supervision
  • Expert report
  • Consultation
  • Quality assurance
  • Aptitude test
  • Control audit
  • Arbitral investigations
  • Proficiency tests
  • External monitoring including proof of suitability

 

Publications (Selection)

 
Title Author(s)
[Journal Article]
Betrachtungen zur Anwendbarkeit des Fließkoeffizienten
In: Straße und Autobahn, 73 (11/2021), 2021
Westiner, E.
Schulze, Christian Klaus Victor
Rohrig, S.
Dinkgraeve, D.
[Contribution to a book, Journal Article]
Concept and Development of an Accelerated Repeated Rolling Wheel Load Simulator (ARROWS) for Fatigue Performance Characterization of Asphalt Mixture
In: Materials, 14 (24), 7838, 2021
[DOI: 10.3390/ma14247838]
Zhang, Zeyu
Kohlmeier, Julian (Corresponding author)
Schulze, Christian
Oeser, Markus
[Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Simulation of Asphalt Mixtures Made by Different Compaction Methods
In: Advances in Materials and Pavement Prediction : Papers from the International Conference on Advances in Materials and Pavement Performance Prediction (AM3P 2018), April 16-18, 2018, Doha, Qatar, 145-148, 2018
Liu, Pengfei
Xu, H.
Wang, Dawei
Wang, Chonghui
Schulze, Christian Klaus Victor
et al.
[Journal Article]
Comparison of mechanical responses of asphalt mixtures manufactured by different compaction methods
In: Construction and building materials : CBM, 162, 765-780, 2017
[DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.12.082]
Liu, Pengfei
Xu, Huining
Wang, Dawei (Corresponding author)
Wang, Chonghui
Schulze, Christian
et al.
[Journal Article]
Development of morphological properties of road surfacing aggregates during the polishing process
In: The international journal of pavement engineering, 17 (6), 1-14, 2015
[DOI: 10.1080/10298436.2015.1088153]
Wang, Hainian
Wang, Dawei
Liu, Pengfei
Hu, Jing
Schulze, Christian Klaus Victor
et al.
[Journal Article]
Evaluation of aggregate resistance to wear with Micro-Deval test in combination with aggregate imaging techniques
In: Wear : an international journal on the science and technology of friction, lubrication and wear, 338/339, 288-296, 2015
[DOI: 10.1016/j.wear.2015.07.002]
Wang, Dawei (Corresponding author)
Wang, Hainian
Bu, Yin
Schulze, Christian Klaus Victor
Oeser, Markus
[Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Aachener Verdichter - Praxisadäquate Verdichtung von Walzasphaltprobekörpern
In: Straßenwesen im Wandel der Zeit : Festschrift anlässlich der Verabschiedung von Professor Dr.-Ing. habil. Bernhard Steinauer / ISAC, Institut für Straßenwesen, Aachen. [Hrsg. Institut für Straßenwesen Aachen, Lehrstuhl für Straßenwesen, Erd- und Tunnelbau, Materialprüfstelle für Straßenbau, RWTH Aachen. Red. Dirk Kemper ...], 301-316, 2011
Arnold, Peter
Schulze, Christian Klaus Victor
Meyer, André
[Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Ein Modell zur Ableitung der Griffigkeit aus der Textur
In: Straßenwesen im Wandel der Zeit : Festschrift anlässlich der Verabschiedung von Professor Dr.-Ing. habil. Bernhard Steinauer / ISAC, Institut für Straßenwesen, Aachen. [Hrsg. Institut für Straßenwesen Aachen, Lehrstuhl für Straßenwesen, Erd- und Tunnelbau, Materialprüfstelle für Straßenbau, RWTH Aachen. Red. Dirk Kemper ...], 177-192, 2011
Schulze, Christian Klaus Victor
[Journal Article]
Average separation between a rough surface and a rubber block: Comparison between theories and experiments
In: Wear, 268 (7/8), 984-990, 2010
[DOI: 10.1016/j.wear.2009.12.029]
Lorenz, B.
Carbone, G.
Schulze, Christian Klaus Victor