Category Archives: Geotechnical Software

Oasys Xdisp for building and utility damage assessment arising from ground movements

Oasys Xdisp has transformed the ease and speed of calculations of ground movements arising from tunnelling and embedded wall excavations, and of subsequent building and utility damage assessments.

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Geotechnical Innovation

Mike Devriendt (Associate, Arup) presented at the Technology and Geotechnics Seminar of the Ground Engineering Infrastructure Summit 2016. In his presentation (linked below) he outlined the challenges the geotechnical industry faces in embracing technology. He also discussed the future of … Continue reading

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Ground Engineering: Talking Point (August 2012)

BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING (BIM) IS BEING USED ON MANY MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, BUT WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR THE GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN INDUSTRY? NIGEL REES OFFER HIS VIEW. BIM , ¬† adhered to ¬†correctly, ¬† will create cost savings and a … Continue reading

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Frew 19.1 – Single Stage Stability Check

Frew 19.1 has just been released. It includes a host of new features: Integral bridge analysis Updated Eurocode 7 support Partial factors included in stability analysis Single stage stability check Check out the new Single Stage Stability Check feature here:

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EC7 Seminar Summary (Session 2 – Application of EC7 to Slope Stability Analysis and Retaining Wall Analysis)

Overview This session covered the application of EC7: Slope Stability analysis with a verification case study. Retaining Wall analysis with a discussion of how EC7 was implemented using soil structure interaction and finite element analysis to the Florence Rail Station … Continue reading

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EC7 Seminar Summary (Session 1 – Introduction to EC7, Dr Brian Simpson)

Overview This session introduces Eurocode 7, the basis of Geotechnical Design and the applications of Eurocode 7 to spread foundations and retaining structures.

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New Video Case Studies

We have put together a number of video case studies to showcase some excellent work that our customers have been doing with our software: Case Study Video Overview – Single Piles A video presentation showcasing some projects that have utilised … Continue reading

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Case Study: The Copenhagen Metro Circle Line

The Copenhagen Metro Circle Line consists of a 15.5km metro line with 17 underground stations. The stations are constructed as cut-&-cover structures using top-down construction technique and retained within a station box of either secant piles or diaphragm walls. The … Continue reading

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