Effect of shearing conditions and initial aggregates’ state on the mechanical behavior of cellular glass foam
Layal Jradi, Bassel Seif El Dine, Tahar Ayadat, Saidur Schowdhury, Andi Asizdownload PDF
Abstract. Cellular glass aggregates made from recycled glass are increasingly being used in civil engineering and infrastructure applications. This contemporary material is relatively new in civil engineering applications. This paper investigates the effect of shearing conditions and initial aggregates’ state on the mechanical properties of cellular glass foam. A series of monotonic large-scale triaxial tests (300 mm diameter and 600 mm height) was performed in order to investigate the influence of initial dry density, initial aggregates’ state (i.e. flawless, weathered, and compacted), and consolidation stresses on the mechanical behavior of cellular glass foam. The material’s behaviour observed under monotonic shear is of contracting type, with significant evolution of the material during shear (grain crushing) and a strongly strain-hardening character. The failure criterion of the studied material is similar to the failure criterion used for granular soils for which a shearing resistance angle and apparent cohesion is perceived.
Cellular Glass Aggregates, Triaxial Testing, Monotonic Shear, Dry Density, Mechanical Properties
Published online 8/10/2023, 10 pages
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Citation: Layal Jradi, Bassel Seif El Dine, Tahar Ayadat, Saidur Schowdhury, Andi Asiz, Effect of shearing conditions and initial aggregates’ state on the mechanical behavior of cellular glass foam, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 31, pp 66-75, 2023
The article was published as article 8 of the book Advanced Topics in Mechanics of Materials, Structures and Construction
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