TITLE

Predicting the Deformability of Expanded Polystyrene in Short-Term Compression

AUTHOR(S)
Gnip, I.; Kersulis, V.; Vaitkus, S.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Mechanics of Composite Materials;Mar2005, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A regressive model is presented for the relationship between the compressive stress and strain of expanded polystyrene (EPS) on a 0-35% strain range. On the whole, the model agrees well with experimental data. A practical way is suggested for determining the coefficients of the model from the known density of EPS plates and their compressive stress at a 10% strain. The model allows one to predict the critical compressive stress and the elastic modulus of EPS.
ACCESSION #
17108883

 

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