EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 249, 2021Powders & Grains 2021 – 9th International Conference on Micromechanics on Granular Media
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|Published online||07 June 2021|
Structure and compressive behavior of Lightweight Clay Aggregate particle: experiments and numerical simulations
School of Transportation Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing 210009, China
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Published online: 7 June 2021
Lightweight Clay Aggregate (LWCA) is a kind of highly porous granular particle which is often used as lightweight backfilling geomaterials. However, the easy breakage of LWCA particle plays a negative role in its geotechnical application. This study focuses on the internal structure and compressive behavior of single LWCA particle using experiments and numerical simulations. The uniaxial compressive strength and loading stiffness of the LWCA particle is attributed to its special porous internal structure. The results could enrich our understanding in particle crushing.
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