Workshop on modelling undrained soil behaviour in PLAXIS

Date 06/06/2019
Location Delft
Organizer Plaxis bv

Price €695

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This workshop will be fully dedicated to modelling undrained behaviour of soil. The difference between the use of effective strength parameters and undrained shear strength is discussed as well the importance of using advanced soil models. The day will end with an exercise on how to compare Plaxis results with known undrained strength data.

Presentation topics:

  • Undrained soil behaviour
  • Undrained behaviour of clays
  • Consolidation
  • Shansep method


The course starts with registration at 8:45. The program format consists of four lectures (approx. 45 mins. each) and two exercises (approx. 75 mins. each) with full tutoring and discussion. The course will be completely in English. The organisers reserve the right to make any necessary amendments to the format or schedule.


08.45-09.00 Registration
09.00-10.00 Drained and Undrained soil behaviour
10.00-11.00 Undrained soil behaviour of clays
11.00-11.15 Break
11.15-12.30 Excavation in soft clay (Exercise)
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Consolidation
14.30-15.30 The Shansep model
15.30-15.45 Break
15.45-17.30 Evaluation of undrained shear strength (exercise)


The lecturers have a long time experience with the use of PLAXIS software. Besides giving courses they are also daily involved with the users through the Support Department.


The cost of the workshop is € 695. The cost includes lunch and refreshments. The course fee also includes a full set of instruction manuals and the use of a computer.

Course Venue

The course will be held at the Plaxis Office (Computerlaan 14, Delft, 2628 XK) or at the Westcord Hotel (Olof Palmestraat 2, 2616 LM Delft ).


The total number of participants is limited to 22. Registration will be accepted in the order in which they will have been received. To register for the workshop, please complete the registration through our webshop. Our Terms & Conditions apply to this workshop.

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