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#### Chapter F – Geotechnical calculations

Chapter F – Geotechnical calculations Introduction Conventional methods for the design and dim...

#### F7. Modeling in Dynamics

F7. Modeling in Dynamics Because of the continuous and unconfined nature of geomaterials, the...

#### F6. Normative aspects: Principles of the Eurocode 7

F6. Normative aspects: Principles of the Eurocode 7 Numerical modeling always had a particular r...

#### F5. Uncertainties and recommendations

F5. Uncertainties and recommendations Uncertainties There are many sources of uncertai...

#### F4. Hydraulic effects

F4. Hydraulic effects Hydromechanical coupling Another peculiarity of geotechnical calc...

#### F3. Soil-structure interactions

F3. Soil-structure interactions Geotechnical structures often combine layers of soil with metal ...

#### F2. Material non-linearities

F2. Material non-linearities In geotechnics, it is very rare to be able to study a structure ex...

#### F1. Geometric aspects

F1. Geometric aspects One of the advantages of the FE method is the possibility of describing t...

#### Chapter E. Typical post-treatment in Civil Engineering

Chapter E. Typical post-treatment in Civil Engineering Introduction In civil engineering there ...

#### E3. The specific case of reinforced concrete

E3. The specific case of reinforced concrete Overview of the common methods for designing th...

#### Chapter D. Civil Engineering

Chapter D. Civil Engineering D.1 Civil engineering materials D.1 Civil engineering materials D...

#### D3. The different construction phases

D3. The different construction phases Studying the phases of construction has two objectives: ...

#### Chapter C. Static non-linear calculations

Chapter C. Nonlinear Static calculations Nonlinear calculations are generally time-demanding: a ...

#### C4. Convergence issues? Symptoms and solutions

C4. Convergence issues? Symptoms and solutions As opposed to linear elastic calculations, non-li...

#### B4. Specificities of the seismic analysis

B4. Specificities of the seismic analysis Spectral response – Specific case of earthquakes The ...

#### Chapter A. Introduction

Chapter A. Introduction When performing a FE calculation of a structure, the modeling assumption...

#### A3. Choosing the finite elements

A3. Choosing the finite elements Choosing the element is an important step. The goal is to selec...

#### A4. Interaction between the structure and its environment

A4. Interaction between the structure and its environment Taking into account the interactions b...

#### A5. Estimation of the quality of the approximated numerical solution

A5. Estimation of the quality of the approximated numerical solution The difference between the ...