Past Research Projects

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AKSLast - Automated weight control of heavy traffic based on dynamic axle load weighing

Asphalt Attachments - Improving the safety and economy of the computational dimensioning of asphalt attachments using a finite element model

B2Last® - Improving bitumen performance through chemical modification

BeGriff - Development of a dynamic measurement method for non-contact determination of road grip

BLP Acceptance - Extension of the use of the evaluated longitudinal profile for construction-related applications and comparison with the conventional acceptance procedure

Cancer-Stimulating Gas Emissions in asphalt industry and their effects on health of construction workers

CARPET - Continuously assembled rollable polymer-embedded road toppings

Conception and Realization of a Durable Low-μ-Roadway Covering

DAchS - Durable road fittings for future traffic loads - coupled system road - tire - vehicle

Determination of Static and Dynamic Axle Loads of commercial vehicles taking into account innovative vehicle concepts and chassis technologies to reduce static and dynamic wheel loads

Development of a test system for the proof of suitability of reuse of asphalt with softening points of extracted binder of over 70 ° C

Development of Forecast Functions for the Road Conditions of municipal Roads

Digital Twin Oscillation Roller - Optimizing the use of the oscillation roller by matching the operating parameters to the asphalt properties

Durability of Layer Bond - Influence on the effectiveness and durability of layer composites when using viscosity-changing organic additives in asphalt

Durable Concrete Surfaces - Optimizing the road surface by texturing with diamond grinding method

Dynamic Measurement of Grip of Road Markings

Environmentally Friendly Road Coverings with exhaust gas aftertreatment by photocatalytic removal of nitrogen dioxide using nanotechnology

Environmentally Friendly Road Cover with photocatalytic removal of nitrogen dioxide and a reduced heat sinking effect

Expansion of the EVA Flatness Measurement System by Longitudinal Evaluation Method "Rated Longitudinal Profile" to provide the possibility of a time-efficient result analysis of on-site measurements

Finite-Element-Method - Optimization of safety and efficiency of computational design of asphalt pavements with a finite element method

Hydro-Mechanical Interaction in permeable pavement structures under partially saturated conditions

LASt – Long-term road damage due to dynamic wheel load fluctuations

INNO-BOND - Simulation-based development of new road construction materials and innovative manufacturing and installation methods

In-Motion - Measurement of the Structural Substance of Asphalt Attachments Using Non-Destructive Methods

INNO-PAVE - Basic research of polymer materials as well as innovative manufacturing and installation technologies for road surface layer systems

Investigations on Seam Formation in Open-Pore Asphalt Pavement Layers

ITARI - Integrated tyre and road interaction

Integral Evaluation of Flatness

Long Lasting Concrete Ceilings - Acoustic optimization of concrete surfaces by texturing concrete

Nanomechanics of 1D Materials

NANOASPHALT - Optimization of properties and resistance of asphalt roads using nanotechnology

Numerical Simulation - Numerical simulation of crack propagation in flexible asphalt attachments due to traffic loads

PAST - Process-driven automated road construction

Piezoresistive Sensitive Concrete for Traffic Monitoring

Pilot Project for the Use of Nanotechnology for Performance Enhancement of Asphalt Surface Layers

QUASt – New approaches to quality control in road construction

Quiet, Innovative Top Layer on Plastic Base

Repairs with High-Performance Concrete - Modeling and computational verification of efficacy

Road Load Data - Updating and adapting road load data for dimensioning

Rolling Solar

RWTH Start-Up - Development of Pavement Surface Materials with Sensing-Capabilities for Application in Intelligent Transportation Systems

SOLMOVE - Technical Assessment of Energy Production Through Photovoltaic-Integrated Road Surfaces

Substance Diagnosis - Further development and evaluation of new and known methods for the load-bearing capacity assessment by means of road fastenings with defined substance disturbances

Temperate Road - Investigations for the realization of a demonstrator on duraBASt