The modulus is one of the primary asphalt mixture properties used for the mechanistic performance prediction of asphalt pavements. Dynamic modulus testing is a common method of measuring mixture modulus as a function of loading frequencies and temperatures. This paper presented the results of a ruggedness study of dynamic modulus testing in indirect tension mode to evaluate the factors that were most likely to affect the final results. Specimen thickness, air void content, gauge length, test temperature, and horizontal strain level, which are the critical factors that affect the dynamic modulus of asphalt concrete, were selected for the ruggedness analysis. Two different asphalt mixtures with the participation of two laboratories were used in the study. Based on the selected values for the different variables, air void content was found to be the significant factor that affected dynamic modulus testing and dynamic modulus values. The other factors did not appear to have a major impact on the test results; however, reasonable tolerances were obtained for the other parameters investigated in this paper.
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