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Dec 25, 2019




  • PLAXIS 3D Three-dimensional reliability

    PLAXIS 3D Product Information

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    Introduction Page 3

    User friendly 3D geotechnical software Page 4

    Flexible and interoperable geometry Page 6

    Realistic simulation of construction stages Page 8

    Robust and reliable calculation kernel Page 10

    Comprehensive and detailed post-processing Page 12

    PLAXIS VIP Page 14

    PLAXIS 3D is equipped with features to deal with various aspects of complex geotechnical structures and construction processes. Geotechnical applications require advanced constitutive models for the simulation of the non-linear, time-dependent and anisotropic behaviour of soils and/or rock.

    In addition, since soil is a multi-phase material, special procedures are required to deal with hydrostatic and non-hydrostatic pore pressures in the soil. Although the modelling of the soil itself is an important issue, many projects involve the modelling of structures and the interaction between the structures and the soil.


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    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 this 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

    Twin tunnels & station

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    With PLAXIS 3D arbitrary geometry of soil and structures can 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

    Flexible and interoperable geometry

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    Realistic simulation of construction stages

    Rock bolts for a tunnel constructionThe 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

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    Robust and reliable calculation kernel

    Modelling of a subway station, two levelsThe 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

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    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

    Piled raft & strip foundation

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    PLAXIS VIP Valuable enrichment for your licence

    PLAXIS VIP is an additional subscription system on top of the traditionally perpetual licences. With PLAXIS VIP you benefit from the latest releases of your PLAXIS software, special extensions and technical support.

    Benefits of PLAXIS VIP for PLAXIS 3D • Access to 64-bit kernel • CAD Importing • Multicore Computing • User Defined Soil Models • Expert Menu with Command Runner

    Upgrading: PLAXIS VIP protects your investment in geotechnical tools because it will keep your PLAXIS software up to date.

    Latest Developments: The special extensions are modular enhancements to PLAXIS software products providing new functionalities and are exclusively available to PLAXIS VIP members.

    Special Services: You will get exclusive and priority support and you can benefit from additional discounts on our services like courses.

    Subscription: Subscription is possible per licence. The subscribed licences have an initial term of 3 calendar years and should be renewed yearly.

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