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Components of Compaction Online Course

This lesson will teach you how different types of rollers compact hot mix asphalt through four basic forces of compaction. Understanding how rollers compact will make it easier for you to select proper rollers and troubleshoot problems in the field.

Online Course: Accessible for 365 days after purchase.
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Bulk discounts and corporate packages are available for this course.
For more information, please contact Pavia Systems at 206.428.3094, or email us at

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, the participant will be able to:

  • List the 4 basic forces of compaction and describe how each works
  • Discuss best practices related to each compaction force
  • Describe temperature’s effect on compaction
  • Describe the concept of "balanced compaction"
  • Troubleshoot unbalanced compaction scenarios


  • Overview
  • Forces of Compaction
    • Static Force
    • Manipulation Force
    • Impact Force
    • Vibration Force
  • Best Practices
  • Balancing Force Components
  • Troubleshooting
  • Summary

Online Course: You will be provided access right after you place the order and submit payment

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