Workshop PLAXIS 2D Basic

Date 20/03/2018 - 21/03/2018
Location Ho Chi Minh City
Organizer Plaxis Asiapac

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 amazing 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 Vietnamese/English. The organisers reserve the right to make any necessary amendments to the format or schedule.

Course Schedule

Tuesday, 20th of March 2018

08:00 - 08:30 Registration
08:30 - 09:30 Getting started with PLAXIS 2D
09:30 - 09:50 Tea-break
09:50 - 10:30 Structural Elements
10:30 - 11:00 Embedded Beam Rows
11:00 - 12:00 Elasto-plastic analysis of a footing**
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch-break
12:30 - 13:00 Boundary Conditions
13:00 - 13:30 Meshing
13:30 - 14:00 Initial Stresses
14:00 - 15:10 Eindhoven warehouse foundation**
15:10 - 15:30 Tea-break
15:30 - 16:30 Modelling excavation in PLAXIS
16:30 - 17:00 Evaluation and discussion

Wednesday, 21st of March 2018

08:30 - 09:10 Safety factor analysis
09:10 - 10:00 Undrained A/B/C
10:00 - 10:20 Tea-break
10:20 - 11:20 Parameters Determination
11:20 - 12:00 Undrained Excavation** - Part 1
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch-break
12:30 - 13:00 Undrained Excavation** - Part 2
13:00 - 14:00 Modelling groundwater
14:00 - 15:10 Geotextile reinforced embankment**
15:10 - 15:30 Tea-break
15:30 - 16:30 Introduction to Hardening Soil model
16:30 - 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.


PTI business school
Rivera Park Saigon Building
7/28 Thanh Thai street, 14th Ward, 10th District, Ho Chi Minh City


The total number of participants is limited to thirty (30). 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 the 10th of March 2018. For registration and cancellation of the course our Terms & Conditions apply.  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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