Geotechnics/Tunneling

The extensive additional SOFiSTiK modules offer a wide range of functionalities for complex geotechnical analysis and design. These functionalities include the analysis of vertical deformations in semi-infinite solids according to the stiffness coefficient method and 3D ground simulations for soil-structure interaction analysis (HASE).

Additionally, the linear and non-linear deformation and stress can be determined according to the Finite Element Method for any formed plain structure, which are loaded in their plain as well as for axial symmetrical 3D structures (TALPA). For 3D volume model analysis (e.g. Tunnel Boring Machine simulation) additional SOFiSTiK modules are available (ASE4).

Highlights

  • Elastoplastic material models with associative/ non-associative flow and viscoplastic option (e.g. von Mise, Drucker-Prager, Mohr-Coulumb )
  • Advanced elasto-plastic model with optimized consolidation formulation (Hardening Plasticity Soil)
  • Drained and undrained soil conditions in 2D (TALPA)
  • Adaptive load incrementation with arc-length control (TALPA)
  • Automatic Phi-c reduction with arc-length control (TALPA)
  • Consideration of construction or excavation phases and primary states
  • Seepage, groundwater flow (HYDRA)
  • Tunneling (Open Construction (cut and cover), New Austrian Tunneling Method, Tunnel Boring Machine simulation, Sequential/Segmental Lining, dynamic analysis)
  • Slope failure
  • Hydraulic heave
  • Piled Rafts
  • Dynamic soil-structure interaction (SBFEM)

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Events

Mar
13

Bridges 2024 | Coventry UK

Now in its 32nd year, Bridges is the ultimate conference and exhibition for anyone who owns, manages, designs, builds, finances, maintains or supplies bridges.

Apr
03

BIM World PARIS | Paris FR

BIM World PARIS is the world leading event for digital transformation in construction, real estate industry and urban planning.

Apr
10

IABSE Symposium | Manchester UK

In April 2024 the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) is holding a major exhibition and symposium in Manchester.