Title: The experimental investigation of behaviour of expanded polystyrene (EPS)
Authors: Khalaj, Omid
Siabil, Seyed Mohammad Amin Ghotbi
Tafreshi, Seyed Naser Moghaddas
Kepka, Miloslav
Kavalír, Tomáš
Křížek, Michal
Jeníček, Štěpán
Citation: JIRKOVÁ, Hana ed.; JENÍČEK, Štepán ed. Proceedings PING 2019: modern trends in material engineering: 10.-13.09.2019, Pilsen. 1. vyd. Plzeň: University of West Bohemia, 2019, s. 72. ISBN 978-80-261-0879-5.
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: University of West Bohemia
Document type: konferenční příspěvek
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11025/35249
ISBN: 978-80-261-0879-5
Keywords: expandovaný polystyren;geopěna;rychlost napětí;jednoosé zatížení
Keywords in different language: expanded polystyrene;geofoam;strain rate;uniaxial loading
Abstract in different language: Low-strength substrates and anthropogenic soils are always an issue in civil engineering. Based on the soil layer types, several methods could be used to improve the basic/foundation layer however it would be difficult to make sure if the specified requirements are achieved. Nowadays, Expandable Polystyrene (EPS) as a lightweight material found as a substitution for traditional methods like soil replacement, soil mixing, using piles driving and other treatment techniques. This paper will demonstrate the static properties of EPS foams in a view point of construction material which will be a key for the future study of these materials. A series of compression tests were carried out on different types of EPS foam to study the effect of EPS geofoam density on the mechanical behaviour of these materials.
Rights: © University of West Bohemia
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