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Dr. Bradley J. Putman

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Areas of Interest:
Pavement Engineering
Asphalt and Concrete Materials
STEM Outreach
`Engineering Education

Education:
B.S., Civil Engineering, 1998, Clemson University
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2000, Clemson University
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2005, Clemson University

Classes Typically Taught
CE 3520 Economic Evaluation of Projects
CE 3510 Civil Engineering Materials
CE 4560 Pavement Design and Construction
CE 8230 Asphalt Concrete Properties

Professional Society Membership:
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Sample Publications:

Repik, T.S., Putman, B.J. and Danish, B., “Investigation of Aggregate LA Abrasion on Laboratory Performance of Open Graded Friction Course (OGFC) Mixtures,” 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. (2018).

Martin, W.D. and Putman, B.J., “Comparison of Methods for Measuring Porosity of Porous Paving Mixtures,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 125, pp. 299-305 (2016).

West, D.W., Kaye, N.B., Putman, B.J., and Clark, R., “Quantifying the Non-Linear Hydraulic Behavior of Pervious Concrete,” Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 44, Issue 6, ASTM, West Conshohocken, PA. (2016)

West. D.W., Kaye, N.B., and Putman, B.J., “Surface Flow and Spread Calculations for the Preliminary Design of Porous Pavement Bicycle Lanes,” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 142, No. 2, ASCE, Washington, DC. (2016).

Xiao, F., Putman, B.J., and Amirkhanian, S.N., “Rheological Characteristics Investigation of High Percentage RAP Binders with WMA Technology at Various Aging States,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 98, pp. 315-324 (2015).

Putman, B.J. and Lyons, K.R., “Laboratory Evaluation of Long-Term Draindown of Porous Asphalt Mixtures,” Journal of Materials in CivilEngineering, Vol. 27, No. 10, ASCE, Washington, DC (2015).

Martin, W.D., Kaye, N.B., and Putman, B.J., “Effects of Aggregate Masking on Soil Infiltration Under an Aggregate Bed,” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 141, No. 9, ASCE, Washington, DC (2015).

Xiao, F., Putman, B.J., and Amirkhanian, S.N., “Plant and Laboratory Compaction Effects on Performance Properties of Plant-Foamed Asphalt Mixtures,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 9, ASCE, Washington, DC (2015).

Putman, B.J., Selkinghaus, C.B., Lyons, K.R., and Aravalli, Y.S.V., “Evaluation of Mix Variables on Laboratory Performance of Open Graded Friction Course (OGFC) Mixtures,” 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. (2015).

Dey, K.C., Putman, B.J., Chowdhury, M.A., and Bhavsar, P., “Quantification of Accelerated Pavement Serviceability Reduction Due to Overweight Truck Traffic,” 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. (2015).

Putman, B.J. and Lyons, K.R., “Evaluation of Warm Mix and Rubber Modified Open-Graded Friction Course Test Sections Made Without Fibers in South Carolina,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2446, pp. 70-77, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, DC (2014).

Dey, K.C., Chowdhury, M., Pang, W., Putman, B.J., and Chen, L., “Estimation of Pavement and Bridge Damage Costs Caused by Overweight Trucks,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2411, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, DC (2014).

Martin, W.D., Putman, B.J., and Neptune, A.I., “Influence of Aggregate Gradation on Clogging Characteristics of Porous Asphalt Mixtures,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 26, No. 7, ASCE, Washington, DC (2014).

Martin, W.D., Kaye, N.B., and Putman, B.J., “Impact of Vertical Porosity Distribution on the Permeability of Pervious Concrete,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 59, pp. 78-84 (2014).

Chen, M., Xiao, F., Putman, B.J., Leng, B., and Wu, S., “High Temperature Properties of Rejuvenating Recovered Binder with Rejuvenator, Waste Cooking Oil and Cotton Seed Oils,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 59, pp. 10-16 (2014).

Putman, B.J. and Lyons, K.R., “Evaluation of Warm Mix and Rubber Modified OGFC Test Sections Made Without Fibers in South Carolina,” 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. (2014).

Bolger, W.P. and Putman, B.J., “Laboratory Investigation of the Effect of Compaction Temperature on Geosynthetic Pavement Interlayers Made with Warm Mix Asphalt Overlays,” 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. (2014).

Putman, B.J. and Lyons, K.R., “Laboratory Evaluation of Long-Term Draindown of Porous Asphalt Mixtures,” 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. (2014).

Xiao, F., Newton, D., Putman, B.J., Punith, V.S., and Amirkhanian, S.N., “A Long-Term Ultraviolet Aging Procedure on Foamed WMA Mixtures,” Materials and Structures, Vol. 46, No. 12, pp. 1987-2001 (2013).

Lyons, K.R. and Putman, B.J., “Laboratory Evaluation of Stabilizing Methods for Porous Asphalt Mixtures,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 49, pp. 772-780 (2013).

Martin, W.D., Putman, B.J., and Kaye, N.B., “Using Image Analysis to Measure the Porosity Distribution of a Porous Pavement,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol.48, pp. 210-217 (2013).

Xiao, F., Punith, V.S., Amirkhanian, S.N., and Putman, B.J., “Rheological and Chemical Characteristics of WMA Binders at Intermediate and Low Performance Temperatures,” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 40, No. 9, pp. 861-868 (2013).

Xiao, F., Punith, V.S., Putman, B.J., “Effect of Compaction Temperature on Rutting and Moisture Resistances of Foamed Warm Mix Asphalt Mixtures,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 25, No. 9, pp. 1344-1352, ASCE, Washington, DC (2013).

Wurst, J.E. and Putman, B.J., “Laboratory Evaluation of Warm Mix Open Graded Friction Course Mixtures,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 403-410, ASCE, Washington, DC (2013).

Mansour, T.N. and Putman, B.J., “Influence of Aggregate Gradation on the Performance Properties of Porous Asphalt Mixtures,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 281-288, ASCE, Washington, DC (2013).

Putman, B.J. and Kline, L.C., “Comparison of Mix Design Methods for Porous Asphalt Mixtures,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 24, No. 11, pp.1359-1367, ASCE, Washington, DC (2012).

Zhao, W., Xiao, F., Amirkhanian, S.N., and Putman, B.J., “Characterization of Rutting Performance of Warm Additive Modified Asphalt Mixtures,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 31, pp. 265-272 (2012).

Xiao, F, Amirkhanian, S.N., Putman, B.J., and Juang, H.C. “Feasibility of Superpave Gyratory Compaction of Rubberized Asphalt Concrete Mixtures Containing Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 27, pp. 432-438 (2012).

Xiao, F, Punith, V.S., Putman, B.J., and Amirkhanian, S.N., “Effects of Long-Term Aging on Moisture Sensitivity of Foamed WMA Mixtures Containing Moist Aggregates,” Materials and Structures, Vol. 45, No. 1-2, pp. 251-264 (2012).

Putman, B.J., “Effects of Fiber Finish on the Performance of Asphalt Binders and Mastics,” Advances in Civil Engineering, Vol. 2011, Article ID 172634, DOI: 10.1155/2011/172634 (2011).

Xiao, F, Punith, V.S., Putman, B.J., and Amirkhanian, S.N., “Utilization of Foaming Technology in Warm Mix Asphalt Mixtures Containing Moist Aggregates,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 9, pp. 1328-1337, ASCE, Washington, DC. (2011).

Putman, B.J. and Neptune, A.I., “Comparison of Test Specimen Preparation Techniques for Pervious Concrete Pavements,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 25, No. 8, pp. 3480-3485 (2011).

Xiao, F., Amirkhanian, S.N., and Putman, B.J., “Laboratory Investigation of Rutting Resistance in Warm Mix Asphalt Containing Moist Aggregate,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Issue 2180, pp. 75-84, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. (2010).

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