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BEHAVIOUR OF UNREINFORCED EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE LIGHTWEIGHT

Behaviour of Unreinforced Expanded Polystyrene Lightweight Concrete . . . . 1601 Journal of Engineering Science and Technology December 2015, Vol. 10(12) contributes to the heavier wall panel, although lightweight concrete was adopted. Therefore, steel fibre was chosen as reinforcement due to its tensile resistance

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EPS-LWC - Journal of Engineering Science and Technology

BEHAVIOUR OF UNREINFORCED EXPANDED. POLYSTYRENE LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE (EPS-LWC). WALL PANEL ENHANCED WITH STEEL FIBRE.

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Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Cement-Eps-Marble

Oct 5, 2017 — Babu et al. investigated the mechanical behaviours of the mechanical properties of the light weight concretes with EPS and tragacanth resin 

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Changes of Mechanical Properties of Lightweight Cement

Behaviour of lightweight expanded polystyrene concrete containing silica fume. Cement and Concrete Research 33 (2003) 755-762. DOI: 10.1016/s0008-8846(02)01055-4 [12] D. Saradhi Babu, K. Ganesh Babu, W. Tiong-Huan. Effect of polystyrene size on strength and moisture migration characteristics of lightweight concrete.

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PDF] Lightweight Concrete Using EPS | Semantic Scholar

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) geofoam is a lightweight material that has been used in engineering applications since at least the 1950s. Its density is about a hundredth of that of soil. It has good thermal insulation properties with stiffness and compression strength comparable to medium clay. It is utilized in reducing settlement below embankments, sound and vibration damping, reducing lateral

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Steel–concrete bond behaviour of lightweight concrete with

Sep 4, 2013 — The lightweight concrete was obtained by substituting part of the traditional coarse aggregates with beads of expanded polystyrene (EPS).

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Hygrothermal behavior of ultra-lightweight polystyrene

The aim of the paper is to investigate the hygrothermal properties of a newly developed ultra-lightweight polystyrene concrete, based on

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Sustainability | Free Full-Text | Structural Performance

Nov 20, 2020 · This research aims to develop an optimal lightweight expanded polystyrene foam concrete (EPS-foam concrete) slab through a consideration of various parameters. The precast EPS-foam concrete half-shaped slabs were prepared with a density and compressive strength of 1980 kg/m 3 and 35 MPa, respectively.

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BEHAVIOUR OF UNREINFORCED EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE

Behaviour of Unreinforced Expanded Polystyrene Lightweight Concrete . . . . 1601 Journal of Engineering Science and Technology December 2015, Vol. 10(12) contributes to the heavier wall panel, although lightweight concrete was adopted. Therefore, steel fibre was

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AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON THE CREEP BEHAVIOR OF EXPANDED

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Geofoam has been used as a lightweight fill material in a diversity of geotechnical projects worldwide. Its low density, high compressive resistance and faster construction time, amongst other advantageous characteristics, makes it a popular lightweight fill material. For design using EPS, one of the

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Behaviour of Light Weight Brick with the Influence of EPS

Jan 5, 2020 — Expanded polystyrene (EPS) beads are the lightweight closed cellular plastic materials which constitutes of fine spherical shaped particles which 

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Vol. 4, Issue 4, April 2015 Behaviour Of Steel Fibre

ABSTRACT: Plain lightweight wall panels with steel fibre and expanded polystyrene (EPS) beads, used as lightweight aggregate are tested to ascertain the structural behaviour mechanism at ultimate state. Wall samples of four (4) different sizes are prepared comprising two (2) samples for each size.

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Behavior of the expanded polystyrene(EPS)geofoam on soft soil

Behavior of the expanded polystyrene(EPS)geofoam on soft soil conventional fill material with extremely lightweight EPS geofoam, may solve these problems.

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Experimental study of lightweight expanded polystyrene

Apr 27, 2010 — Behaviour of lightweight expanded polystyrene concrete containing silica fume [J]. Cement and Concrete Research, 2003, 33(8): 755–762.

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Properties, Performance and Design Fundamentals of

Expanded Polystyrene Packaging Expanded Polystyrene Expanded polystyrene (EPS) is a generic term for polystyrene and styrene copolymers that are expanded into a variety of useful products. EPS is sup-plied to molders in the form of a polystyrene bead; EPS beads are loaded with a blowing agent, usually pentane, and other chemical agents and

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Behavior of expanded polystyrene (EPS) blocks under cyclic

Feb 22, 2019 · This study introduces a mechanism for initial assessment and future development to improve understanding of expanded polystyrene (EPS) behavior as a super-lightweight material for road construction. Large scale cyclic plate load tests on model pavements were performed.

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Expanded polystyrene concrete – description

Apr 22, 2017 · Expanded Polystyrene Concrete (EPScrete, EPS concrete or lightweight concrete) is a particularly lightweight concrete with a porous structure, produced on the basis of a cement binder, with a porous granular aggregate (expanded polystyrene). The acceptable bulk density of the granulate – 15 kg per cubic meter of concrete, under special

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Lightweight Material Made with Gypsum and EPS Waste with

Huge volumes of expanded polystyrene (EPS) waste are landfilled every year, increasing the damage that the environment is suffering. The production of a lightweight construction material made with gypsum and EPS waste is an alternative method to reduce EPS waste landfilling.

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PDF Behaviour of Unreinforced Expanded Polystyrene Lightweight

Behaviour of Unreinforced Expanded Polystyrene Lightweight Concrete . . . . 1601 Journal of Engineering Science and Technology December 2015, Vol. 10(12) contributes to the heavier wall panel, although lightweight concrete was adopted. Therefore, steel fibre was chosen as reinforcement due to its tensile resistance

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Electrochemical and Mechanical Properties of Lightweight

Dec 2, 2014 — lightweight concrete with expanded polystyrene thermally modified different techniques to infer the behavior of the lightweight concrete with 

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Structural behavior of lightweight bamboo reinforced

Bamboo has been considered in many studies to replace steel in reinforced concrete elements. Further investigation has been carried out to obtain lightweight and eco-friendly reinforced concrete slabs by using bamboo bars as reinforcement and recycled materials such as EPS (expanded polystyrene

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Study on the Fatigue and Durability Behavior of Structural

Sep 6, 2019 — In addition, the commercially available EPS beads, with a particle size ranging from 2 to 3 mm, were used as lightweight aggregates. A 

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Steel–concrete bond behaviour of lightweight ... - CORE

The lightweight concrete was obtained by substituting part of\ud the traditional coarse aggregates with beads of expanded polystyrene (EPS). The addition of EPS in\ud the concrete mix could influence the bond behaviour with steel reinforcing bars, albeit the same strength of\ud a normal concrete is reached.

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Study of a New Plaster Composite Based on Dune Sand and

With polystyrene aggregates, the failure seems to be more gradual and compressible, which shows the good energy absorption capacity of the studied expanded polystyrene composite [1 K. Ganesh Babu, and D. Saradhi Babu, "Behaviour of lightweight expanded polystyrene concrete containing silica fume", Cement Concr.

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Behaviour of lightweight expanded polystyrene

Behaviour of lightweight expanded polystyrene concrete. Expanded polystyrene (EPS) beads are a type of artificial ultra-lightweight (density of less than 300 

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PDF Light Weight Concrete Brick using Expanded Polystyrene EPS

behavior of an idealized eps lightweight concrete: size effects and failure mode. Mechanics of Materials, 36:1031-1046, 2004. [4] K. Ganesh Babu and D Saradhi Babu. Behaviour of lightweight expanded polystyrene concrete containing silica fume. Cement and Concrete Research, 33:756- 762, 2003. [5] Ramazan Demirboga and Rustem Gul. Durability

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Experimental study and modeling on effective thermal

polystyrene (EPS) which is classified as ultra-lightweight aggregate is one of the density, compressive strength and stress-strain behavior of EPS concrete was 

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Study on Behaviour of Concrete Blocks with EPS and ... - Neliti

The aim of this report is to achieve a mix design for light weight EPS concrete with enough high compressive strength so that it can be used in construction 

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Sample Size Effects on the Behavior of EPS Geofoam | Soft

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) geofoam has now been used around the world as a remarkable lightweight soil substitute for a variety of geotechnical applications in soft ground construction. Property characterizations of EPS for determination of design parameters have relied on laboratory testing of

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STUDY OF EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE (EPS) BASED

material based on Expanded polystyrene (EPS) beads mixed with fly ash & cement, forms a light weight material. It is evident from the available literature that numerous studies have been conducted to understand the behaviour of lightweight fill material prepared using EPS beads, soil, and cement as binder material. However, not much

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Shear behavior of sand-expanded polystyrene beads lightweight

Effect of different mixing ratios of polystyrene pre-puff beads and cement on the mechanical behaviour of lightweight fill [J]. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 2006, 24(6): 331–338. CrossRef Google Scholar

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BEHAVIOR OF LIGHTWEIGHT EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE CONCRETE

behavior of lightweight expanded polystyrene concrete containing silica fume Lightweight concrete can be made by replacing normal aggregate with lightweight aggregate, either partially or fully, depending upon the requirements of density and strength.

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LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE WITH RECYCLED GROUND

Expanded polystyrene aggregate concrete (EPSAC) or the so called "Styropor-beton" was originally developed by BASF in West Germany during the 1950′s, shortly after their invention of expanded polystyrene. In 70’s lightweight aggregate concretes (LWAC) with EPS beads began to developbe ed and applied throughout the world.

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Behaviour of lightweight expanded polystyrene - manual

Interface strength behavior of expanded polystyrene (EPS) geofoam A. H. Padade* and J. N. Mandal In the present investigation, the interface strength behavior 

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evaluation of the fluidity and mechanical properties of light

expanded polystyrene polymeric beads on the properties of light-weight self- together with a low yield stress approaching to the behavior of a Newtonian fluid.

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