Just a Few More Tests and We'll Be Sure

by Gregory B. Baecher, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Probabilistic Characterization of Soil Properties: Bridge Between Theory and Practice

Abstract:

This short paper presents a practical approach to data analysis, with the intent of suggesting that simple statistical methods - when tailored to geotechnical problems - do in fact provide benefits. The first section following outlines a simple approach to analyzing site characterization data. Then to be specific, three examples are used to illustrate the ease of applying improved data analysis techniques.



Subject Headings: Site investigation | Data analysis | Statistics | Soil tests

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