Workshop on Slope stability in PLAXIS

       
TypeWorkshop
Date 19/06/2019
Location London, UK
Lectures Dennis Waterman
Organizer Plaxis bv

Price £

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This workshop is tailored towards practitioners in the industry to provide a good understanding of the use of Plaxis programs (both 2D and 3D) in the field of slope stability and factor of safety. It is intended for practising engineers who do already have some prior experience in using PLAXIS products and who are willing to improve their modelling skills and knowledge in the field of slope stability modelling with PLAXIS. An introduction on the use of PLAXIS 3D for slope stability will also be provided.

Slope stability in PLAXIS

In this workshop you will learn more about:

  • The principles of the Factor of Safety analysis with PLAXIS (Strength Reduction Method)
  • Slope stability with the use of structural elements
  • Relation with Design Approach in PLAXIS 2D
  • The PLAXIS 3D modelling workflow
  • 2D vs 3D slope stability

Format

The workshop starts at 8:45. The program format consists of 4 lectures (approx. 45 mins each) and 3 exercises (approx. 75 mins each) with full tutoring and discussion. The workshop will be completely in English. The organisers reserve the right to make any necessary amendments to the format or schedule.

Program

08.45-09.00 Registration
09.00-09.30 Introduction: Factor of Safety
09.30-10.00 Structural Elements in PLAXIS
10.00-10.15 Break
10.15-11.30 Slope stability analysis with PLAXIS 2D: Stability of a road on a hill                       (exercise)
11:30-12:15 Design Approach in PLAXIS 2D
12.15-13.15 Lunch
13.15-14.30 Exercise 2: Exercise on Design approach (exercise)
14.30-15.00 PLAXIS 3D modelling workflow
15.00-15.15 Break
15.15-16.45 Slope stability analysis with PLAXIS 3D (exercise)
16.45-17.15 Live demonstration: – Live demonstration: 2D vs 3D Slope Stability                       Analysis

Lectures

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.

Cost

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:
Bentley Systems (UK) Ltd.
20 Gracechurch Street, 9th Floor
London
EC3V 0BG
United Kingdom
Tel: 0808 101 9247

Registration

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.

Registration and special pricing:

 This this workshop is part of a series of 3 successive workshops for which we have a special pricing:

  • Attend 1 workshop  : £600 per person
  • Attend 2 workshops:  £1050 per person
  • Attend all 3 workshops: £1400 per person

 

18 June: Workshop on modelling undrained soil behaviour in PLAXIS
20 June: Workshop Road embankments on soft soil

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