Sep 24, 2019 - Sep 24, 2019
Itasca Consulting Group is please to present a lecture on numerical modeling of masonry structures using 3DEC, distinct-element modeling (DEM) software for jointed and blocky material in 3D.
This seminar will provide a background about DEM software and review applications for it related to masonry structures such as columns, walls, arches and vaults, and complex architectural structures. The seminar will conclude with a questions and answers session. Topics will include rigid versus deformable blocks, contact models, quasi-static and dynamic analyses, pushover analyses, and meso-scale laboratory testing.
September 24, 2019 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Department of Civil and Building Engineering, and Architecture, Polytechnic University of Marche
via Brecce Bianche, 60131, Ancona, Italy
|Session 1||Introduction to Itasca (10 min)|
|Session 2||DEM codes: theory and background (30 min)|
|Session 3||Applications (45 min)|
|Session 4||3DEC 7: What’s Coming (10 min)|
|Session 5||Questions & Answers (25 min)|