Study on Modulus of Elasticity of Reinforced Clay

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Reinforced soil has been among the most effective soil modification materials. Its use has been expanded rapidly into civil engineering, geotechnical engineering and pavement engineering. Reinforcing subgarde in pavement systems has always been an issue. This study focuses on effect of fibre inclusion on the modulus of elasticity of subgrade material. Plastic fibre was used for this investigation. Fibre contents and aspect ratio have been changed during these tests. The fibre percentage varied from 0 % (for unreinforced samples) to 6%. Clay was used as sub grade material. Unconfined compression tests were carried out to investigate behaviour of the composite under different condition. The fibre length and fibre content found to play important rule on the modulus of elasticity of fibre. Furthermore it was observed that ductility of sample increased by fibre inclusion.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 243-249)

Edited by:

Chaohe Chen, Yong Huang and Guangfan Li

Pages:

5885-5889

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.243-249.5885

Citation:

A. Chegenizadeh and H. Nikraz, "Study on Modulus of Elasticity of Reinforced Clay", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 243-249, pp. 5885-5889, 2011

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May 2011

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