Standard Course on Computational Geotechnics

TypeStandard course
Date 18/06/2018 - 21/06/2018
Location Manchester
Organizer Wilde Analysis & Plaxis bv


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This standard course in the UK has a long tradition in advanced geotechnical engineering. Each year it is well attended by participants from consulting and contracting companies, public work bodies and universities. As usual, the forthcoming course consists of a balanced mixture of lectures and hands-on computer analyses.

As in previous years the lectures focus mainly on soil behaviour and advanced methods in geotechnical engineering and less on the use of the PLAXIS programs. Subjects are illustrated by practical case studies of for instance embankments and deep excavations. This way, the course offers an introduction to the modelling of geotechnical problems that are encountered in day-to-day engineering practice.

This year the introductory day is also scheduled on the Monday before the course. This day is intended for those who have little experience in using PLAXIS and want to know the software better before the actual course starts. The computer exercises are performed with the PLAXIS 2D code. As a consequence of the easy program operation, teaching and tutoring will focus on geotechnical aspects, which allows for the short course format of three days.


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VAT is charged for companies located in the Netherlands. For companies located in other EU countries VAT is not charged if a valid VAT-number is filled in. Companies located outside the EU no VAT is charged.

VIP Discount

For courses and workshops administered by Plaxis bv a discount on the course fee may be applied for VIP members. You can fill in your VIP Service Key in the second step of the subscribing process.


The Holiday Inn Manchester City Centre is right in the heart of Manchester, on the edge of the Northern Quarter. Manchester Piccadilly Train Station, 2 minutes' walk away, can be reached in about 15 minutes from the airport.

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