Experimental study on the behavior of a plasticine material

Wei Qiang Feng, Fei Tong, Xiao Ming Tao, Jianhua Yin

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This paper presents an experimental study, which includes the oedometer test and isotropic creep test, on the compressibility and the creep effect of the plasticine materials. The Compression Index (Ccε), Rebounding Index (Crε) and creep coefficient (Cαε) are obtained from the test results. However, it can be observed that there is almost no loop in unloading-reloading stages of stress-strain relationship, which is different from most soil test results. By means of the Scanning Electron Microscope, it could be found that the compression of the plasticine is mainly due to the porosity decrease and the structure flocculence, which is nonrecoverable.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBifurcation and Degradation of Geomaterials in the New Millennium - Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterials
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9783319135052
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015
Event10th International Workshop on Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterials, IWBDG 2014 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 28 May 201430 May 2014

Publication series

NameSpringer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering
ISSN (Print)1866-8755
ISSN (Electronic)1866-8763


Conference10th International Workshop on Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterials, IWBDG 2014
Country/TerritoryHong Kong
CityHong Kong

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
  • Mechanics of Materials

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