Automated Model And Parameter Selection: Incorporating Expert Input into Geotechnical Analyses

by Ronald B.J. Brinkgreve, Ph.D., Manager of the Competence Centre Geo-Engineering of Plaxis in the Netherlands, r.b.j.brinkgreve@tudelft.nl,


Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2019, Vol. 23, Issue 1, Pg. 38-45


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: Excavation for construction of MIT Stata Center in Cambridge, MA. This complex soil-structure interaction problem required advanced numerical methods and soil constitutive models. A) PLAXIS 3D model of intermediate excavation stage; B) Model settlements at intermediate stage; C) Photo showing intermediate excavation stage; D) Model settlements at near-final state. Graphics courtesy of Zhandos Orazalin and Andrew Whittle.

Subject Headings: Three-dimensional models | Automation | Geotechnical models | Parameters (statistics) | Geotechnical investigation | Excavation | Construction methods | Numerical methods

 

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