Person

Dr.-Ing.

Christian Schulze

Academic Inspector

Christian Schulze
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: +49 241 80 22141
 

Professional background

2014 Head of Department Civil Engineering
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

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, trade associations and associations

  • 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

  • Construction Technology of Traffic Arrangements I
  • Construction Technology of Traffic Arrangements II
  • Induction internship
  • Institute internship
  • Supervision of bachelor- master- and studythesis.

Credentials

Research projects (selection):

  • Practical requirements for the polishing resistance of fine aggregates

  • Influence on the effectiveness and durability of the bonded layers when using viscosity-modifying organic additives in asphalt

  • Ulra styles Wegdek

  • New approaches to quality monitoring in road construction

  • Development of the Raveling test

  • Abrasion behaviour of car park coatings with spike tyres

  • Process-safe automated road construction "PAST

  • Development of a dynamic measuring method for contactless determination of road grip

  • Lifetime Optimization Tool

  • Integrated Tyre and Road Interaction

  • 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

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

Operations:

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
  • control tests
  • arbitral investigations
 

Publications (Selection)

Title Author(s)
[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, 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
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
Wang, Hainian
Bu, Yin
Schulze, Christian Klaus Victor
Oeser, Markus
[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 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