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The Soft-Soil and Soft-Soil Creep Model

March 3, 2021

The term ‘soft soil’ is associated with fine-grained soils (mostly normally-consolidated clays). Here in The Netherlands, clays often include organic..

The Hardening Soil model

February 24, 2021

In my previous blog I mentioned the importance of using advanced soil models for your geotechnical finite element calculations. The Hardening Soil..

Hats Off to Engineers

February 23, 2021

My father was a classic engineer. If you asked him the time, he’d tell you how to build the watch.

On the Importance of an Appropriate Soil Model

February 18, 2021

Numerical modelling of geotechnical applications requires appropriate soil models to obtain realistic and accurate results. In this respect, a..

Success Story | Complex Tailings Dam Stability Analysis

February 2, 2021

One of the greatest challenges in performing 3D geotechnical numerical analysis is in creating a model of the geometry of a particular site. A..

BENTLEY IoT Geotechnical Stability Capabilities

January 26, 2021

        Slope stability analysis is a commonly performed type of analysis in the geotechnical profession. Such analysis is typically performed using..

Numerics in Geotechnics: PLAXIS Users and Their Projects

January 25, 2021

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) in geotechnical engineering has become increasingly important for a good 30 years. It has been used in many fields of..

Big Service for Small Firms: Virtuoso Subscription

December 14, 2020

Bentley Systems, Incorporated launched Virtuosity, a Bentley Company, to accommodate small and mid-size firms that need Bentley’s world-class design..

"Keys" to Success: Get the most out of your software investment

November 5, 2020

It's important to know the ins and outs of the software you are using quickly so that you get the most out of your investment. When training is not..

Best Software License Option for Small and Medium Engineering Firms

November 3, 2020

New Licensing Model Offers Flexibility, Predictability and Training. When did software licensing become so complicated and costly—and isn’t there a..