Review article

On the problem of design and calculation of lightweight embankment structures constructed of polystyrene foam blocks on soft soils

UDC: 

625.7/.8.05

DOI: 

10.23968/1999-5571-2018-16-6-271-276

Pages: 

271-276

Annotation: 

The article discusses the problem of using expanded polystyrene at design, construction and reconstruction of lightweight embankments of general purpose highways on soft soils. As a result of the investigations, there were worked out recommendations on the choice of designs and calculations of the main parameters of road embankments using polystyrene foam blocks, which can form the basis of the industry road building technique. Various design solutions for the use of polystyrene foam blocks are presented, and the technical and economic feasibility of using them is shown.

Authors: 

Evtyukov S. A. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Medres E. P. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Medres E. E. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Matyusova E. U. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

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