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Stay up to date on the most recent updates from Rocscience. See all news and events below, or filter to see upcoming courses, webinars, and conferences, plus new software product announcements, articles, and open job postings.

News & Events

Stay up to date on the most recent updates from Rocscience. See all news and events below, or filter to see upcoming courses, webinars, and conferences, plus new software product announcements, articles, and open job postings.

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Rocscience Congratulates Dr. Evert Hoek

On March 6, 2019, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia – Barcelona Tech (UPC) conferred an honorary doctoral degree on world-renowned engineer and rock mechanics expert Dr. Evert Hoek.

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Course: Istanbul, Turkey: October 2-4, 2019

A three-day course on 2D & 3D Numerical Modeling in Geomechanics led by Dr. Thamer Yacoub, President at Rocscience and Dr. Kemal Önder Çetin, Professor at Middle East Technical University; Dr. Anıl Yunatcı and Dr. H. Tolga Bilge, Geotechnical experts at GeoDestek Zemar Ltd. Şti.

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Soil Constitutive Models in RS2

The library of material models in RS2 has been expanding, and more constitutive models specifically for soils are now included in the package, for example the Hardening Soil model and Cy-Soil model. On top of built-in constitutive models, RS2 extends its material model library by implementing user-defined dll files.

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Wick Drain & Vacuum Consolidation in RS2

One of the new features in RS2 2019 is the ability to model wick drain installations when analyzing time-dependent soil consolidation with transient groundwater seepage analysis. The feature includes the optional use of vacuum consolidation, a soil improvement method often used in conjunction with wick drain installation.

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