Development of Strength Prediction Model for Lightweight Soil Using Polynomial Regression Analysis

- Journal title : Journal of Ocean Engineering and Technology
- Volume 26, Issue 2, 2012, pp.39-47
- Publisher : Korean Society of Ocean Engineers
- DOI : 10.5574/KSOE.2012.26.2.039

Title & Authors

Development of Strength Prediction Model for Lightweight Soil Using Polynomial Regression Analysis

Lim, Byung-Gwon; Kim, Yun-Tae;

Lim, Byung-Gwon; Kim, Yun-Tae;

Abstract

The objective of this study was to develop a strength prediction model using a polynomial regression analysis based on the experimental results obtained from ninety samples. As the results of a correlation analysis between various mixing factors and unconfined compressive strength using SPSS (statistical package for the social sciences), the governing factors in the strength of lightweight soil were found to be the crumb rubber content, bottom ash content,and water-cement ratio. After selecting the governing factors affecting the strength through the correlation analysis, a strength prediction model, which consisted of the selected governing factors, was developed using the polynomial regression analysis. The strengths calculated from the proposed model were similar to those resulting from laboratory tests (R2=87.5%). Therefore, the proposed model can be used to predict the strength of lightweight mixtures with various mixing ratios without time-consuming experimental tests.

Keywords

Regression analysis;Lightweight soil;Unconfined compressive strength;Dredged soil;

Language

Korean

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