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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2022, 5(2); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2022.050201.

Experimental Analysis of the Relationship Between Stem Diameter with Physical and Chemical Characteristics and Mechanical Characteristics of Plant Stem for Slope Protection


Guojian Feng1, Tingting Wang1, Jiamin Luo2, Zhaojin Li2

Corresponding Author:
Guojian Feng

1Faculty of Architectural Engineering, Kunming University, Kunming, China

2Sunway International Architect Design Co., Ltd., Kunming branch office, Kunming, China


In order to explore the relationship between the stem of slope protection plant and its mechanical, physical-chemical characteristics, the Bidens pilosa L. and Ophiopogon bodinieri Levl. were selected for sampling in Baoxiang river basin. The failure load and bending strength of the plant stem were obtained by applying vertical load in the middle of the plant stem, the mechanical indexes were analyzed by mathematical statistics, and the change interval of these indexes were obtained. The relationship between the plant stem diameter and the content of cellulose in the plant stem was analyzed. The results showed that the failure load and bending strength were increased with the increase of stem diameter, and the failure load and bending strength of Bidens pilosa L. were higher than those of Ophiopogon bodinieri Levl. The cellulose content of the plant stem was positively correlated with plant stem diameter.


Plant stem, Failure load, Bending strength, Cellulose

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Guojian Feng, Tingting Wang, Jiamin Luo, Zhaojin Li. Experimental Analysis of the Relationship Between Stem Diameter with Physical and Chemical Characteristics and Mechanical Characteristics of Plant Stem for Slope Protection. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 2: 1-6. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2022.050201.


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