Numeric Validation of the Inversion Model of Electrical Resistivity Imaging Method using the Levenberg-Marquardt Algorithm


  • Tuan Anh Nguyen STASD Research Group, Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport, Vietnam
Volume: 14 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 12806-12811 | February 2024 |


This paper introduces a new application of the Electrical Resistivity Imaging (ERI) method within the realm of structural assessment, deviating from its conventional use in geology. The study presents an innovative inversion model that incorporates the Levenberg-Marquardt algorithm, representing a notable leap in seamlessly integrating ERI into structural analysis. Rigorous validation of the inversion methodology is conducted through extensive benchmarking against simulated reference data, focusing on 1D and 2D resistivity distributions within timber specimens. By utilizing known resistivity fields, the paper quantitatively validates the accuracy of reconstructed models obtained through numerical simulations. Notably, both longitudinal and transverse surveys exhibit exceptional outcomes, showcasing a high correlation with the actual resistivity profiles, achieved within a concise 10-13 iterations. This meticulous validation process conclusively underscores the effectiveness and precision of the proposed inversion approach. Beyond its scientific contribution, this research expands the conventional boundaries of ERI application and establishes it as an invaluable tool for structural monitoring.


ERI, resistivity, Levenberg-Marquardt, numeric validation, inversion model


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T. A. Nguyen, “Numeric Validation of the Inversion Model of Electrical Resistivity Imaging Method using the Levenberg-Marquardt Algorithm”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 12806–12811, Feb. 2024.


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