Study on Mechanical Properties of Expand Polystyrene
American Journal of Civil Engineering
Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages: 11-15
Received: Dec. 5, 2017; Published: Dec. 6, 2017
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Zhongkun Zhang, College of Civil Engineering, Binzhou University, Binzhou, China
Denghua Zuo, College of Civil Engineering, Binzhou University, Binzhou, China
Wentao Shang, College of Civil Engineering, Binzhou University, Binzhou, China
Linlin Wang, College of Civil Engineering, Binzhou University, Binzhou, China
Jianbo Zheng, College of Civil Engineering, Binzhou University, Binzhou, China
Hui Ma, College of Civil Engineering, Binzhou University, Binzhou, China
Lu Chen, College of Civil Engineering, Binzhou University, Binzhou, China
Baohuai Yang, Nanjing Kentop Civil Engineering Technology Co., Ltd., Nanjing, China
Yusheng Qin, Beijing Construction Engineering Group Bohai Construction Co., Ltd., Beijing, China
Changming Wang, Beijing Wangxing Building Group, Beijing, China
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Abstract
Expand Polystyrene is simply written as EPS, and it is newly used as a kind of embankment filler. Based on abroad studies to EPS mechanical properties, a further research on EPS has been done in this paper. The triaxial test is used for the study. Duncan-Chang parameters of EPS are studied in the test. EPS block bearing test is studied by means of finite element method, and the Duncan-Chang parameters obtained from EPS triaxial test are proved to be right. The application value and the application extent are pointed out in conclusion, as is of valuable reference to real geotechnical engineering projects.
Keywords
EPS, Traxial Test, Duncan-Chang Parameters, Finite Element Method
To cite this article
Zhongkun Zhang, Denghua Zuo, Wentao Shang, Linlin Wang, Jianbo Zheng, Hui Ma, Lu Chen, Baohuai Yang, Yusheng Qin, Changming Wang, Study on Mechanical Properties of Expand Polystyrene, American Journal of Civil Engineering. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2018, pp. 11-15. doi: 10.11648/j.ajce.20180601.13
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