Reliability Analysis of Pile Foundation Using ELM and MARS

  • Manish Kumar
  • Pijush SamuiEmail author
Technical Note


In recent time, there have been significant advances in the reliability based design to take care of variability and uncertainty in the pile design. The principal objective of the study is to examine the applicability of Extreme Learning Machine (ELM) and Multivariate Adaptive Regression Spline (MARS) models for predicting the bearing capacity of a pile embedded in cohesionless soil and comparing their respective performances. The models are developed using numerical analysis and conventional equations. A comparative study is made between reliability indices obtained by First Order Second Moment Method (FOSM) and MARS and ELM based FOSM. The performance was evaluated using various performance parameters.


Pile foundation Reliability Extreme Learning Machine (ELM) Multivariate Adaptive Regression Spline (MARS) 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringNIT PatnaBiharIndia

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