Earth Dam

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Version Notes:
FLAC 8.0

Level: Advanced
Runs in Demo: No

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This example presents a FLAC model that demonstrates a recommended procedure to simulate seismic loading of an embankment dam. This includes calculations for (1) the state of stress prior to seismic loading, (2) the reservoir elevation and groundwater conditions, (3) the mechanical behavior of the foundation and embankment soils, including the potential for liquefaction, and (4) the site-specific ground motion response.

Keywords:

  • Liquefaction
  • Reservoir
  • Dynamic Analysis
  • Dynamic wizard
  • Large strain
  • Mohr-Coulomb model
  • Finn-Byrne model

Materials:

  • Sedimentary Rock
  • Soil
  • Water

Analyses:

  • Dynamic
  • Fluid Flow
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