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December Member Briefing

Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022

This event has been cancelled.

Please stay tuned to Action News for biweekly member-only updates, along with other news and publications. Plus, register to attend the 2023 Annual Meeting, including General Session II: Annual Business Meeting for NAPA members.

The Road Does What? How Pavements Impact Fuel Economy

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2022

Time:  2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT

Speakers: Mark Hoffman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Auburn University, and Kiran Mohanraj, P.E., Project Manager, The Transtech Group Inc.

Description: A lot of effort has recently been spent on zero-emission vehicles; however, most drivers don’t understand that the pavement can have some impact on their vehicle fuel economy as well. Over the past forty years, people have been trying to better understand and model how pavement smoothness, texture, and structure impacts excess fuel consumption.

Key Objectives:
1. Understand how smoothness, texture, and pavement structure may impact excess vehicle fuel consumption.
2. Learn the relative impact pavements may have on producing and constructing net zero carbon emission asphalt pavements.
3. Explore future endeavors and needs in this topic.

PDHs: Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded up to 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). APA/NAPA’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

APA/NAPA will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005.

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