PLAXIS 2D Training

Date 30/07/2019 - 31/07/2019
Location Singapore
Organizer Plaxis Asia Pte Ltd

The two days training is tailored for Civil and/or Geotechnical graduates, practising engineers and researchers, who are especially new users of PLAXIS 2D. The participants can now familiarize themselves with the most-relevant features of this powerful 2D finite element tool through this quick and effective learning, enriching their computational geotechnical knowledge and enhancing their solutioning to most complex ground engineering problems. Besides lecturing, the participants will also get acquainted with the proper use of PLAXIS 2D with hands-on exercises.


The program format consists of ten lectures and four exercises with full tutoring and discussion. The training will be conducted in English. The organisers reserve the right to make any necessary amendments to the format or schedule.


Tuesday, 30 July 2019

08:50 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:50 Getting started with PLAXIS 2D
09:50 - 10:10 Tea-break
10:10 - 10:40 Structural Elements
10:40 - 11:00 Embedded Beam Rows
11:00 - 12:00 Elasto-plastic analysis of a footing**
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch-break
13:00 - 13:20 Boundary Conditions
13:20 - 13:40 Meshing
13:40 - 14:20 Initial Stresses
14:20 - 14:40 Tea-break 
14:40 - 15:40 Eindhoven warehouse foundation**
15:40 - 16:20 Concept of Plasticity
16:20 - 17:00 Evaluation and discussion

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

09:00 - 09:40 Factor of Safety
09:40 - 10:00 Tea-break
10:00 - 10:40 Undrained A/B/C
10:40 - 11:30 Parameters Determination
11:30 - 12:00 Undrained Excavation** - Part 1
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch-break
13:00 - 13:30 Undrained Excavation** - Part 2
13:30 - 14:20 Modelling groundwater
14:20 - 15:20 Geotextile reinforced embankment**
15:20 - 15:40 Tea-break
15:40 - 16:20 Introduction to Hardening Soil model
16:20 - 17:00 Evaluation and discussion

* Lectures taught in English
** Hands-on Tutorial Exercises


Please note that lodging is not included in the course fee and registration. If necessary, participants must make accommodation reservations by themselves.


Bentley Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd
No. 1 HarbourFront Place
#18-01 HarbourFront Tower One
Singapore 098633


The total number of participants is limited to eight (8). Registration will be accepted in the order in which they are received. To register for the training, please complete the registration form and send it to before July 26th 2019. For registration and cancellation of the course our Terms & Conditions apply.


The cost of training is SGD 1000.00/- (subject to GST)*. The cost includes refreshments (no lunch), a full set of training manuals and the use of computer.

*Members of PLAXIS VIP may apply for a discount on the course fee. Please contact the course organiser for the conditions.

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