Regression Model for Predicting the Compressive and Tensile Strength of Reinforced Soil and Soil-cement

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Tehran university college of agriculture and natural resources

2 پردیس کشاورزی و منابع طبیعی دانشگاه تهران

3 Tehran University


In this research the effect of randomly reinforced soil and soil cement with different percent of cement and fiber and different length of fiber was investigated. Samples were prepared according to the maximum dry unit weight and optimum water content due to the corresponding compaction curves. Compressive and tensile strength were conducted on samples for different curing times. Regression equations were proposed based on the experimental data for prediction of the compressive and tensile strength of reinforced soil and soil cement. Comparison between the model predictions and the experimental results showed that the proposed model can predict the mechanical behavior of reinforced soil and soil cement satisfactory.  


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