Validation report of PLAXIS MoDeTo based on the Dunkirk sand PISA field tests

05 March 2019
Date modified 05 March 2019
Author E. Minga, H. Burd
Applications PLAXIS 3D, PLAXIS MoDeTo

This document describes a validation example for the PISA design method, implemented in PLAXIS MoDeTo, for monopiles embedded in dense sand. This validation example is based on the soil conditions at the Dunkirk site that was employed during the PISA project. The calibrated PLAXIS MoDeTo model is shown to provide a close representation of the performance of a pile with arbitrary dimensions, within the calibration space.

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