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AASHTO re:source Q & A Podcast

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Join the conversation as we discuss testing, quality management, and continual improvement topics within the construction materials industry. Learn more about AASHTO re:source at AASHTOresource.org.

Join the conversation as we discuss testing, quality management, and continual improvement topics within the construction materials industry. Learn more about AASHTO re:source at AASHTOresource.org.

Location:

United States

Description:

Join the conversation as we discuss testing, quality management, and continual improvement topics within the construction materials industry. Learn more about AASHTO re:source at AASHTOresource.org.

Language:

English

Contact:

2404364807


Episodes

Common Concrete Nonconformities

7/12/2022
Quality Analyst, Megan Karr joins us to talk about some comment concrete nonconformities and how to resolve them.

Duration:00:35:51

Talking Standards Development with Glenn Waite

7/5/2022
We dig deep into the ASTM standards development process and learn about some possible changes to ASTM D3666.

Duration:00:31:31

FAQ - What’s in a Name?

6/28/2022
We review the details of the AASHTO Accreditation Policy and Guidance on Laboratory Names document and explore how it may evolve.

Duration:00:29:34

Internal Audits - Back to Basics

6/21/2022
With clips from past episodes, we cover what an internal audit is, the requirements, and some of the benefits.

Duration:00:16:54

Digging into Soil Classification and Compaction Samples 185/186

6/14/2022
John Malusky and Pete Holter join us to discuss details of the recent Soil Classification and Compaction sample rounds 185 and 186.

Duration:00:25:46

World Accreditation Day

6/7/2022
In celebration of World Accreditation Day, Bob Lutz joins us to discuss the difference between the international model and the AASHTO model of accreditation.

Duration:00:35:33

Returning to On-Site Assessments

5/31/2022
After performing assessments remotely for almost 2 years, learn more about the Laboratory Assessment Program's return to on-site assessments.

Duration:00:35:41

Internal Audit Awareness Month - Who Can Perform Internal Audits?

5/24/2022
In honor of Internal Auditing Awareness Month, we’ve pulled together audio from previous episodes and webinars about internal audits. Specifically, in this episode, we will be talking about who can perform internal audits, how consultants factor into the discussion, and training auditors.

Duration:00:14:12

Reports and Records

5/17/2022
We dive into test records and reports - what are the requirements, and why they are important.

Duration:00:29:42

Since We've Been Gone

5/10/2022
We share what's been happening since the end of season 2 and Tracy Barnhart joins us to discuss some upcoming episode topics for Season 3.

Duration:00:26:34

Inside TechEx 2022

2/22/2022
In our final episode of season 2, we talk with Tracy Barnhart and Bob Lutz about the upcoming 2022 AASHTO re:source Technical Exchange. Get a peek at agenda topics and what to expect at next month's in-person event. http://aashtoresource.org/events

Duration:00:41:40

Top Nonconformities for AASHTO T 59

2/15/2022
We discuss common nonconformities for AASHTO T 59, the Standard Method of Test for Emulsified Asphalts, and how to resolve them.

Duration:00:39:33

FAQ - Corporate Quality Management System Reviews

2/8/2022
We discuss the current pilot program for approval of Corporate Quality Management Systems.

Duration:00:30:57

On the Road - NTPEP Part 3

2/1/2022
We finish up our interviews from the 2021 National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP) annual meeting in Rhode Island, talking with members of the Steering Committee.

Duration:00:31:50

Steel Inspection and Code Compliance

1/25/2022
Alan Tuck and Brett Clarke with Froehling & Robertson, Inc. give us an inside look at steel special inspection and code compliance.

Duration:00:44:33

On the Road - NTPEP Part 2

1/18/2022
In this episode, Brian shares more interviews from the 2021 National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP) annual meeting in Rhode Island. We learn about starting up a new program and adding new materials to NTPEP's programs.

Duration:00:19:18

FAQ - Field Tests and ASTM E329 (Concrete)

1/11/2022
In this FAQ episode, we give guidance about the requirements of concrete field testing in ASTM E329 (Standard Specification for Agencies Engaged in the Testing and/or Inspection of Materials Used in Construction). We also share insights on the parentheticals shown in some of the AASHTO Accreditation directory listings.

Duration:00:20:03

On the Road - NTPEP Part 1

1/4/2022
We took the podcast on the road to the 2021 National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP) annual meeting in Rhode Island. In our first episode in the series, we interview 4 champions of the NTPEP to learn about the program and its benefits.

Duration:00:43:26

Top Nonconformities for AASHTO T 315 and ASTM D7175

12/28/2021
We discuss common nonconformities for the Standard Method of Test for Determining the Rheological Properties of Asphalt Binder Using a Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR) and how to resolve them.

Duration:00:48:07

Ignition Oven Correction Factors with Dr. Carolina Rodezno

12/21/2021
Dr. Carolina Rodezno of the National Center for Asphalt Technologies (NCAT) at Auburn University joins us to discuss her research on asphalt mixture oven correction factors and the use of reclaimed asphalt pavements in asphalt mixtures.

Duration:00:34:45