RS2 can be used to analyze stresses, displacement, and settlement beneath embankments, foundations, earth dams, and surface loads. With the coupled fluid-solid analysis option, consolidation settlement can also be calculated.
See each of the listings below for more details:
For details see RS2 Tutorial #14:
RS2 Tutorial # 14 – Geotextile Reinforced Ramp
For details see Verification Problem #24 in the RS2 Stress Analysis Verification manual (Part 1):
RS2 Stress Analysis Verification Manual (Part 1) - Verification Problem #24
For details see Verification Problem #21 in the RS2 Slope Stability Verification manual (Part 1):
RS2 Slope Stability Verification Manual (Part 1) - Verification Problem #21
For more information see the Consolidation article from the Fall 2014 RocNews.