PLAXIS

Plaxis Software is the leading FEA Program intended for 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional Geotechnical Analysis of Deformation and Stability of Soil Structures, Groundwater and Heat Flow, and in Geo-Engineering applications such as Excavation, Foundations, Embankments, and Tunnels.

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PLAXIS 2D , 3D is a finite element package intended for the two dimensional and 3 dimensional analysis of deformation and stability in geotechnical engineering

GEO5 is a software suite allowing to solve geotechnical problems, including slope stability, finite element analysis, retaining walls, digital terrain model, sheet piling, tunneling and underground structures

 

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The brief details of  Software packages are listed below.

PLAXIS 2D 2010

The PLAXIS 2D Program including the PLAXIS Dynamics and PLAXIS PlaxFlow Modules makes up a Finite Element Package intended for the Two Dimensional Analysis of Deformation and Stability in Geotechnical Engineering. It is a Robust and User-Friendly Finite Element Package developed for Geotechnical Engineering. It offers the tools professionals need in today's world of High-Tech Building to analyze Complex Projects. The brief details of the Program are given below.

  • Logical Geotechnical Workflow
  • Easy-to-Use Graphical User Interface
  • Automatic Recognition of Soil Layers
  • Structural Elements; Plates, Geogrids, and Anchors
  • Unlimited Combinations of Point Forces and Distributed Loads
  • CAD Import Facilities
  • Advanced Soil Models: Compression and Shear Hardening, Creep Behaviour, Cam-Clay Model, Elasto-Plastic Behaviour for Structural Elements, Hoek Brown Model, Small Strain Stiffness Method Soil Test

Calculations:
The Staged Constructions Mode enables a realistic Simulation of Construction and Excavation Processes by activating and deactivating Soil Clusters and Structural Objects, Application of Loads, Changing of Water Tables, etc. The well-proven PLAXIS Calculation Kernel distinguishes between a Plastic Calculation, a Groundwater Flow and Consolidation Analysis, and a Phi-C Reduction Analysis. These calculations can be performed with updated Mesh to take into account, large deformations.

  • Convenient and Intuitive Phase Explorer
  • Realistic Assessment of Stresses and Displacements
  • Automatic Regeneration of Construction Stages
  • Well-Proven and Robust Calculation Procedures

Results:
An extensive range of facilities exists within the PLAXIS Output Program to Display the results of a Finite Element Analysis.

  • Contour, Shading, Iso-Surface and Vectors Plots
  • Extensive Report and Movie Generator
  • Animations
  • Curve Manager
  • Hint Boxes
  • Resulting Force View

DYNAMICS ( Add On To PLAXIS 2D)

The Dynamics Module offers the Tools to Analyze the Propagation of Waves through the Soil and their influence on Structures. This allows for the Analysis of Seismic Loading as well as Vibrations due to Construction Activities. PLAXIS Dynamics offers the possibility to perform Dynamic Calculations in Individual Calculation Phases. This Module can be used for the following applications.

  • Single Source Vibrations
  • Earthquake Simulation
  • Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction
  • Evaluation of Natural Frequencies and Resonance
  • Embankment Stability under Dynamic Loading
  • Machine and Traffic Vibrations
  • Impact Loading
  • Structural Response to Earthquake Loading
  • Racking of Tunnel Lining

PLAXFLOW ( Add On To PLAXIS 2D)

PlaxFlow Program can be used for the following applications.

  • Simulations of Unsaturated Soil Behaviour
  • Earth and Rockfill Dams (Time Dependent Problems)
  • Staged Construction in Time
  • Analysis of Rapid Drawdown Situations
  • Slope Stability Analysis (Landslides, Effect Of Environment (Rain, Flooding Etc.) on Slope Stability)
  • Soils with Collapse Risks (Compacted Soils)
  • Calculation of Centre of Rigidity and Centre of Mass

PLAXIS 3D

PLAXIS 3D is a Finite Element Package intended for Three-Dimensional Analysis of Deformation and Stability in Geotechnical Engineering. It is equipped with features to deal with various aspects of Complex Geotechnical Structures and Construction Processes. Geotechnical applications required advanced Constitutive Models for the Simulation of the Non-Linear, Time-Dependent and Anisotropic behaviour of Soils And/Or Rock. The Brief details of the Program are given below.

User Friendly 3D Geotechnical Software:
PLAXIS 3D is intended to provide a Flexible 3D Tool for practical Analysis to be used by Geotechnical Engineers who are not necessarily numerical specialists. Plaxis has addressed the issue by Designing Robust and Theoretically Sound Computational Procedures.

  • Logical Geotechnical Workflow
  • Easy-to-Use Graphical User Interface
  • Borehole Wizard for Soil Modelling
  • Real 3D Interaction

Flexible and Interoperable Geometry:
With PLAXIS 3D Arbitrary Geometry of Soil and Structures could be defined in two different Modes. These Modes are specifically defined for Soil or Structural Modelling. Independent Solid Models can automatically be Intersected and Meshed.

  • DXF, DWG, 3DS and Terrain Geometry Import Facilities
  • Model Explorer offering Direct Access to all Objects
  • Commands Runner and Model Replay Functions
  • Intersect and Combine Tools for Complex Shapes

Realistic Simulation of Construction Stages:
The Staged Constructions Mode enables a realistic Simulation of Construction and Excavation Processes by activating and deactivating Soil Volume Clusters and Structural Objects, Application Of Loads, Changing of Water Tables, etc.

  • Convenient and Intuitive Phase Explorer
  • Multi Object Editing
  • Realistic Assessment of Stresses and Displacements
  • Automatic Regeneration of Construction Stages for Geometric Changes

Robust and Reliable Calculation Kernel:
The Well-Proven PLAXIS Calculation Kernel distinguishes between a Plastic Calculation, a Consolidation Analysis and a Phi-C Reduction (Safety Analysis). All types of Analyses can be performed with Updated Mesh to take into account, Large Deformations.

  • Well-Proven and Robust Calculation Procedures
  • 64-Bit Calculation Kernel
  • Parallelization of Independent Calculation Phases

Comprehensive and Detailed Post-Processing:
PLAXIS Output consists of a full Suite Of Visualization Tools to check details of the Complex Inner Structure of a full 3D Underground Soil-Structure Model.

  • Contour, Shading, Iso-Surface and Vectors Plots
  • Movable Cross-Sections
  • Advanced Data Slicing
  • Extensive Report and Movie Generator

3D TUNNEL

3DTunnel is A Geotechnical Finite Element Package which is specifically intended for the Three-Dimensional Analysis of Deformation and Stability in Tunnel Projects.

3D FOUNDATION

3DFoundation is a Finite Element Package intended for the Three-Dimensional Deformation Analysis of Foundation Structures.

PLAXIS VIP

PLAXIS VIP is an additional Subscription System on top of the traditional perpetual licenses. With PLAXIS VIP, we benefit from the latest releases of  Plaxis Software, Special Extensions, and Support From Plaxis Technical Experts.

Upgrading:
PLAXIS VIP protects our investment in Geotechnical Tools because it keeps the Plaxis Software up to date. Every time a New Version of Plaxis Software is released, it is automatically available for the user. It can’t get any easier. Minor update packs will be available for downloads on our Website and Major Upgrades will be shipped to the user automatically.

Latest Developments:
The special extensions are Modular Enhancements to Plaxis Software Products and are exclusively available to PLAXIS VIP Members. The Extensions provide new functionalities fully compatible with the base product and are easy to learn. For the members of PLAXIS VIP, there are several extensions available in PLAXIS 2D and PLAXIS 3D.

For PLAXIS 2D 2010, Special Extensions are:

  • CAD Interfaces
  • New Material Models
  • User Defined Soil Models
  • Multiphase Calculations

For PLAXIS 3D 2010, Special Extensions are:

  • Access to 64-Bit Kernel
  • CAD Importing
  • Multicore Computing
  • User Defined Soil Models
  • Expert Menu with Command Runner

Special Services:
Furthermore, the user gets exclusive and priority support and can profit from additional discounts on services like courses and workshops.

Top Five Benefits Of PLAXIS VIP:

PLAXIS Output consists of a Full Suite of Visualization Tools to check details of the Complex Inner Structure of a Full 3D Underground Soil-Structure Model.

  • Effortless and Immediate Access to Latest Developments
  • Extra Feautres; 64-Bit Kernel, UDSM, CAD Interfaces (For Upcoming Versions)
  • Exclusive and Priority Support
  • Discounts on PLAXIS Courses and for PLAXIS Expert Services
  • Flexible Licensing and Free Exchange of Dongles

E-PLAXIS

The following information can be accessed at www.Plaxis.Com

  • Plaxis Bulletin
  • Plaxis Bulletin
  • Reports
  • Dissertations
  • Benchmarking

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