BE44: Undrained Elastic Soil Layer Subjected to Strip Loading

The example concerns the behavior of the rectangular soil layer subjected to an uniform strip loading of intensity acting on the surface. Base of the soil is rigidly fixed while the sides are laterally constrained. Geometry, load and boundary conditions are depicted in the figure. The soil material is elastic, isotropic and saturated with water. Two soil conditions have been analyzed - drained and undrained. The drained and undrained displacements and stresses obtained by the finite element method are compared with
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Typ Benchmark Beispiel
Produktgruppe Statik / Dynamik / FEM
Anwendung Allgemein
Datum 27.06.2014
Keywords Benchmark example, quality assurance