Table 3.

Regression analyses of number of weathering cycles and physical parameters of rock

TypeEffectEquationRegressive coefficientParameter
R2ykambn
Wave velocityFreeze–thawV = a1 × exp(−T/b1) + y10.990.560.3328.18
Dry–wetV = a2 × exp(−T/b2) + y20.990.520.344.81
AlternatingV = a3 × exp(−T/b3) + y30.970.550.3510.38
Compressive strengthFreeze–thawR = a4 × exp(−T/b4) + y40.98−9.6847.0121.18
Dry–wetR = a5 × exp(−T/b5) + y50.99−2.8539.0812.25
AlternatingR = a6 × exp(−T/b6) + y60.99−6.3043.0817.35