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CEEN 641 – ADVANCED SOIL MECHANICS HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT #27 1. Complete tutorial lesson 3 (Undrained River Embankment) for the finite element analysis program PLAXIS, and do the following: a. From the final stage of calculations, submit a plot of the deformations in terms of total increments using arrows and comment on what is to be inferred from the plot. b. Explain why you could not use the Ko-procedure for determining the initial stresses. c. Describe the difference between the “undrained” and “non-porous” types of behavior as defined in PLAXIS. Particularly explain how the term “undrained” is not synonymous
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Unformatted text preview: with a total stress analysis. 2. Complete tutorial lesson 4 (Dry Excavation Using a Tie Back Wall) for the finite element analysis program PLAXIS, stopping when you reach Section 6.4 (Using the Hardening Model). Do the following: a. Save a copy of this analysis for the next homework assignment. b. Submit plots for the final stage showing both the deformed mesh and the bending moment in the RIGHT diaphragm wall. c. Review Section 3.3.5 – Interfaces of the Reference manual. Compare this with what you did in the tutorial....
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