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Didier Lesueur

Director of the Centre for Materials & Processes at IMT Nord Europe
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A World Top2% Scientist (according to Stanford University / Elsevier - see, my research interests are: – Asphalt / bitumen and related materials (binder rheology, emulsions, fillers and mastics, asphalt mixtures, additives, durability, life cycle assessment…) – Lime-based construction materials (lime-treated soils, hemp-lime concrete, autoclaved aerated concrete, mortars and renders, lime pastes, durability, carbonation, life cycle assessment…) – Rheology (viscoelasticity, viscoplasticity, emulsions, suspensions, fillers, yield-stress fluids…) – Geosynthetics (geogrids, reinforcement…) – Polymers (asphalt modification, crumb rubber, flame-retardants,…)


Carbonation of a lime treated soil subjected to different curing conditions

J. Kleib , D. Lesueur , W. Maherzi , M. Benzerzour
Transportation Geotechnics, 2024, 44, pp.101174. ⟨10.1016/j.trgeo.2023.101174⟩
Journal articles hal-04495195v1

Development of a novel infrared methodology to assess the degree of blending in cold and warm recycled asphalt mixtures incorporating a bituminous or bio-based virgin binder

Sabine Vassaux , Marine Havel , Didier Lesueur , Julien van Rompu , Flavien Geisler
Construction and Building Materials, 2023, 403, pp.133103. ⟨10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2023.133103⟩
Journal articles hal-04307432v1

Rational design method for bituminous pavements reinforced by geogrid

Reuber Freire , Hervé Di Benedetto , Cédric Sauzéat , Simon Pouget , Didier Lesueur
Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 2023, ⟨10.1016/j.geotexmem.2023.04.008⟩
Journal articles hal-04160226v1

Linear viscoelastic behaviours of bituminous mixtures and fiberglass geogrids interfaces

Reuber Arrais Freire , Hervé Di Benedetto , Cédric Sauzéat , Simon Pouget , Didier Lesueur
Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 2022, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 50 (5), pp.961-969. ⟨10.1016/j.geotexmem.2022.06.003⟩
Journal articles hal-03880344v1
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Crack propagation analysis in bituminous mixtures reinforced by different types of geogrids using digital image correlation

Reuber Arrais Freire , Hervé Di Benedetto , Cédric Sauzéat , Simon Pouget , Didier Lesueur
Construction and Building Materials, 2021, 303, pp.124522. ⟨10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.124522⟩
Journal articles hal-03880351v1

The carbonation of a lime-treated soil: experimental approach

Dimitri Deneele , Anne Dony , Johan Colin , Gontran Herrier , Didier Lesueur
Materials and structures, 2021, 54 (1), ⟨10.1617/s11527-021-01617-w⟩
Journal articles hal-03139639v1
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Evaluation of the long-term effect of lime treatment on a silty soil embankment after seven years of atmospheric exposure: Mechanical, physicochemical, and microstructural studies

Geetanjali Das , Andry Razakamanantsoa , Gontran Herrier , Lucile Saussaye , Didier Lesueur
Engineering Geology, 2021, 281, pp.105986. ⟨10.1016/j.enggeo.2020.105986⟩
Journal articles hal-03169747v1
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Impact of the asphalt binder rheological behavior on the value of the ΔTc parameter

Didier Lesueur , Michael Elwardany , Jean-Pascal Planche , Don Christensen , Gayle King
Construction and Building Materials, 2021, 293, pp.123464. ⟨10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.123464⟩
Journal articles hal-03841927v1

Improving the durability of asphalt mixtures with hydrated lime: Field results from highway A84

Stéphane Bouron , Ferhat Hammoum , Hervé Ruat , Pierre Métais , Didier Lesueur
Case Studies in Construction Materials, 2021, 14 (11), pp.e00551. ⟨10.1016/j.cscm.2021.e00551⟩
Journal articles hal-04327620v1

Evaluating the Long-Term Durability of Lime Treatment in Hydraulic Structures: Case Study on the Friant-Kern Canal

Pavan Akula , Narain Hariharan , Dallas Little , Didier Lesueur , Gontran Herrier
Transportation Research Record, 2020, 2674 (6), pp.431-443. ⟨10.1177/0361198120919404⟩
Journal articles hal-03841918v1
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Influence of hydrated lime on linear viscoelastic properties of bituminous mastics

Cong Viet Phan , Hervé Di Benedetto , Cédric Sauzeat , Didier Lesueur , Simon Pouget
Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 2019, 24, ⟨10.1007/s11043-018-09404-x⟩
Journal articles hal-02378219v1

The DigueELITE project: lessons learned and impact on the design of levees with lime-treated soils

N. Nerincx , Stéphane Bonelli , Sylvie Nicaise , G. Herrier , Didier Lesueur
International Journal of Hydropower and Dams, 2018, 6, pp.10
Journal articles hal-02608375v1

Linear Viscoelastic Behaviour of Geogrids Interface within Bituminous Mixtures

Reuber Freire , Hervé Di Benedetto , Cédric Sauzéat , Simon Pouget , Didier Lesueur
KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 2018, 22 (6), pp.2082-2088. ⟨10.1007/s12205-018-1696-9⟩
Journal articles hal-03880348v1

Complex modulus and fatigue resistance of bituminous mixtures containing hydrated lime

Cong Viet Phan , Hervé Di Benedetto , Cédric Sauzeat , Didier Lesueur , Simon Pouget
Construction and Building Materials, 2017, 139, pp.24 - 33. ⟨10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.02.042⟩
Journal articles hal-01773718v1

Fire retardant behaviour of halogen-free calcium-based hydrated minerals

F. Laoutid , M. Lorgouilloux , L. Bonnaud , Didier Lesueur , P. Dubois
Polymer Degradation and Stability, 2017, 136, pp.89-97. ⟨10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2016.12.013⟩
Journal articles hal-03841923v1
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NMR observation of water transfer between a cement paste and a porous medium

Marine Fourmentin , Pamela Françoise Faure , Stéphane Rodts , Ulrike Peter , Didier Lesueur
Cement and Concrete Research, 2017, 95, pp.56-64. ⟨10.1016/j.cemconres.2017.02.027⟩
Journal articles hal-01784845v1

On the impact of the filler on the complex modulus of asphalt mixtures

Didier Lesueur , Marimar Lázaro Blázquez , Daniel Andaluz Garcia , Aurelio Ruiz Rubio
Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2017, 19 (5), pp.1057-1071. ⟨10.1080/14680629.2017.1288653⟩
Journal articles hal-03841915v1
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NMR and MRI observation of water absorption/uptake in hemp shives used for hemp concrete

Marine Fourmentin , Pamela Françoise Faure , Philippe Pelupessy , Vincent Sarou-Kanian , Ulrike Peter
Construction and Building Materials, 2016, 124, pp.405-413. ⟨10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.07.100⟩
Journal articles hal-01784862v1

The limits of partial life cycle assessment studies in road construction practices: A case study on the use of hydrated lime in Hot Mix Asphalt

T. Schlegel , D. Puiatti , H.-J. Ritter , Didier Lesueur , C. Denayer
Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 2016, 48, pp.141-160. ⟨10.1016/j.trd.2016.08.005⟩
Journal articles hal-03841906v1

A simple test method in order to assess the effect of mineral fillers on bitumen ageing

Didier Lesueur , A. Teixeira , M.M. Lázaro , D. Andaluz , A. Ruiz
Construction and Building Materials, 2016, 117, pp.182-189. ⟨10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.05.003⟩
Journal articles hal-03841892v1

Emploi de lait de chaux Asphacal TC en protection des couches d'accrochage

Didier Lesueur , Pascal Leconte , Yves Brosseaud , Alexandra Destree , Christophe Mabille
RGRA, 2015, 925, pp.34-37
Journal articles hal-01206628v1
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Rheology of lime paste - A comparison with cement paste

Marine Fourmentin , Guillaume Ovarlez , Pamela Françoise Faure , Ulrike Peter , Didier Lesueur
Rheologica Acta, 2015, 54 (7), pp.647 - 656. ⟨10.1007/s00397-015-0858-7⟩
Journal articles hal-01784886v1

Porous structure and mechanical strength of cement-lime pastes during setting

M. Foumentin , P. Faure , sandrine Gauffinet , U. Peter , Didier Lesueur
Cement and Concrete Research, 2015, 77, pp.1-8. ⟨10.1016/j.cemconres.2015.06.009⟩
Journal articles hal-04327498v1

Interfacial energy of heavy naphthenic bitumen in aqueous medium

Felipe Ii Guerrero-Barba , Carmen Moraila-Martínez , Didier Lesueur , Miguel Cabrerizo-Vílchez , Miguel Rodríguez-Valverde
Fuel, 2013, 112, pp.45-49. ⟨10.1016/j.fuel.2013.04.086⟩
Journal articles hal-04327678v1

Calcium-based hydrated minerals: Promising halogen-free flame retardant and fire resistant additives for polyethylene and ethylene vinyl acetate copolymers

Fouad Laoutid , Marion Lorgouilloux , Didier Lesueur , Leila Bonnaud , Philippe Dubois
Polymer Degradation and Stability, 2013, 98 (9), pp.1617-1625. ⟨10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2013.06.020⟩
Journal articles hal-03841897v1

The mechanisms of hydrated lime modification of asphalt mixtures: a state-of-the-art review

Didier Lesueur , Joëlle Petit , Hans-Josef Ritter
Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2012, 14 (1), pp.1-16. ⟨10.1080/14680629.2012.743669⟩
Journal articles hal-04327459v1

Cold mix design: A rational approach based on the current understanding of the breaking of bituminous emulsions

Didier Lesueur , Juan Josè Potti
Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2011, 5 (sup1), pp.65-87. ⟨10.1080/14680629.2004.9689988⟩
Journal articles hal-03841896v1

The Rheological Properties of Bitumen Emulsions Part II—Experimental Characterization

Didier Lesueur , Mahjouba Ezzarougui , Guillaume Hervé , Lionel Odie
Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2011, 4 (2), pp.169-184. ⟨10.1080/14680629.2003.9689945⟩
Journal articles hal-04327684v1

The Rheological Properties of Bitumen Emulsions

Didier Lesueur
Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2011, 4 (2), pp.151-168. ⟨10.1080/14680629.2003.9689944⟩
Journal articles hal-04327692v1

Skin Formation During the Drying of a Bitumen Emulsion

Didier Lesueur , Christine Coupé , Mahjouba Ezzarougui
Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2011, 2 (2), pp.161-179. ⟨10.1080/14680629.2001.9689898⟩
Journal articles hal-03841924v1

The colloidal structure of bitumen: Consequences on the rheology and on the mechanisms of bitumen modification

Didier Lesueur
Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 2009, 145 (1-2), pp.42-82. ⟨10.1016/j.cis.2008.08.011⟩
Journal articles hal-03841839v1

Foamed Bitumens: Foamability and Foam Stability

Didier Lesueur , Hélène Clech , Aline Brosseaud , Christian Such , Bogdan Cazacliu
Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2004, 5 (3), pp.277-302. ⟨10.1080/14680629.2004.9689973⟩
Journal articles hal-03841901v1

Coexistence of Liquid and Solid Phases in Flowing Soft-Glassy Materials

P. Coussot , J. Raynaud , F. Bertrand , P. Moucheront , J. Guilbaud
Physical Review Letters, 2002, 88 (21), pp.218301. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.88.218301⟩
Journal articles hal-03841828v1

Effect of Hydrated Lime on Rheology, Fracture, and Aging of Bitumen

Didier Lesueur , Dallas Little
Transportation Research Record, 1999, 1661 (1), pp.93-105. ⟨10.3141/1661-14⟩
Journal articles hal-03841886v1

Letter to the Editor: On the thermorheological complexity and relaxation modes of asphalt cements

Didier Lesueur
Journal of Rheology, 1999, 43 (6), pp.1701-1704. ⟨10.1122/1.551068⟩
Journal articles hal-03841910v1

Polymer modified asphalts as viscoelastic emulsions

Didier Lesueur , Jean-François Gérard , Pierre Claudy , Jean-Marie Létoffé , Didier Martin
Journal of Rheology, 1998, 42 (5), pp.1059-1074. ⟨10.1122/1.550918⟩
Journal articles hal-03841890v1

Mise en évidence d’une relaxation dur/mou dans un mélange bitume/polymère

Didier Lesueur , Jean-François Gérard , Didier Martin , Jean-Pascal Planche
Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des sciences. Série II. Mécanique, physique, chimie, astronomie, 1997, 325 (11), pp.615-620. ⟨10.1016/S1251-8069(99)80059-1⟩
Journal articles hal-03841936v1

A structure‐related model to describe asphalt linear viscoelasticity

Didier Lesueur , Jean‐françois Gerard , Pierre Claudy , Jean‐marie Letoffe , Jean‐pascal Planche
Journal of Rheology, 1996, 40 (5), pp.813-836. ⟨10.1122/1.550764⟩
Journal articles hal-03841854v1

Impact of Different Fillers on the Properties of Asphalt Mixtures

Adriano Teixeira , Didier Lesueur
ISBM 2020: RILEM International Symposium on Bituminous Materials, RILEM, 2021, Lyon ( virtual ), France. pp.101457, ⟨10.1007/978-3-030-46455-4_128⟩
Conference papers hal-04327733v1
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Digues résistantes en sol traité à la chaux : les apports du projet DigueELITE et les conséquences sur la conception

N. Nerincx , Stéphane Bonelli , G. Herrier , P. Tachkler , D. Puiatti
Digues maritimes et fluviales de protection contre les inondations - 3e colloque - Digues 2019, Mar 2019, Aix-en-Provence, France. pp.11
Conference papers hal-02609793v1

Lime Treated Materials for Embankment and Hardfill Dam

G. Herrier , Didier Lesueur , D. Puiatti , J.C. Auriol , C. Chevalier
International Symposium on Dams for a Changing World, Jun 2012, Kyoto, Japan. pp.6
Conference papers hal-02597320v1