International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017 | Rating: 6.1 / 10


Reinforcement of High Density Polyethylene Strips and Fibers

Vivek R [5] | Dr. Mariamma Jacob


Abstract: The amount of wastes has increased year by year and it is necessary to utilize the wastes effectively. This study presents a simple way of using the recycled plastic waste in the field of civil engineering as reinforcing material. This study describes a comparison on the inclusion of recycled high density polyethylene (HDPE) in the form of strips and fibers with clayey soil at different mixing ratios in percentage by weight respectively. A significant improvement in the strength is observed due to the inclusion of HDPE strips and fibers.


Keywords: soil, HDPE High Density Polyethylene, Reinforcement, Strength improvement


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,


Pages: 750 - 752


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