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Flexible and Smooth Strip Footing on Stratum of Clay

Application ID: 2203


A common verification model for geotechnical problems is of a shallow stratum layer of clay.

In this model, a vertical load is applied to the clay strata top surface and the static response and collapse load are studied.

The clay is modeled as an elastic-perfectly plastic material and the Mohr-Coulomb yield condition under plane strain conditions is used. The response is studied using an associated as well as a non-associated flow rule.

Ce modèle a été construit avec les éléments suivants:

Geomechanics Module

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