Proper design and implementation of waterproofing – theory and reality

Vol. 535 (3) 2017 / poniedziałek, Październik 22nd, 2018

(in Polish)

R. Jaskulski,
W. Kubissa

DOI: 10.15199/33.2017.03.11

Volume 535: Issue 3
Pages 42-46
Accepted for publication: 31.01.2017

The results of forecasting the strength of 61 concretes made with the use of recycled concrete aggregate were presented. The ready-made model in the form of a decision tree generated by an algorithm M5’ was used, which is based on composition parameters of the concrete mixes. Due to unsatisfactory consistency of calculated values and results of the strength tests proposes a simple modification of the model was proposed. The modified model takes into account explicitly the quality of the used recycled aggregates and allowed better estimationof the strength of the tested concretes. The average error of estimation decreased from 16.4% to 11.6% and the number of mixes for which estimation error was less than the average increased from 26 to 32.

Keywords:concrete, RCA, compression strength, decision tree.
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  • dr hab. inż. Arkadiusz Madaj, prof. PP, Politechnika Poznańska, Wydział Budownictwa i Inżynierii Środowiska
  • mgr inż. Katarzyna Mossor, Politechnika Poznańska, Wydział Budownictwa i Inżynierii Środowiska

dr hab. inż. Arkadiusz Madaj