Geotechnical engineering

List of available tutorials

List of SSD tasks and general features

Workflow steps

  1. Create materials
  2. Define bore profiles
  3. Define system and loads
  4. Halfspace analysis to get the stiffnex matrix
  5. Linear or non-linear analysis
  6. Halfspace analysis for postprocessing (results)


Working through the available tutorials the user will learn the general SOFiSTiK geotechnical workflow.

Tutorial Name Objectives
Halfspace analysis
  • Start a new project
  • Define materials
  • Define bore profile layers
  • Define cross-sections inside Cross Section Editor
  • Generate system inside SOFiPLUS
  • Generate loads inside SOFiPLUS
  • Generate load combinations
  • Run analysis
  • Run design
  • Postprocessing and results