Index: Examples

All example problems in the FLAC3D 6.0 documentation are indexed here, for reference, by group.

Example Applications Structural Liner Examples
Verification Problems Constitutive Model Tests
Dynamic Analysis Creep Verifications & Examples
Factor of Safety Calculations Thermal Verifications & Examples
Structural Beam Examples Zone Interface Examples
Structural Cable Examples Zone Attach Examples
Structural Pile Examples Fluid Verifications & Examples
Structural Shell Examples PFC-FLAC3D Coupled Examples
Structural Geogrid Examples Geometry Data Examples
Mechanical Example Applications
Axial and Lateral Loading of a Concrete Pile
Dewatered Construction of a Braced Excavation
Impermeable Concrete Caisson Wall with Pretensioned Tiebacks
Influence of Slope Curvature on Stability
Installation of a Triple-Anchored Excavation Wall
Embankment Loading on a Cam-Clay Foundation
Excavation in a Saturated Soil
Excavation and Support of a Shallow Tunnel
Grid Generation for Intersecting Tunnels
One-Dimensional Consolidation Considering Secondary Compression
Pillar Loads at Intersecting Tunnels
Prediction of Borehole Closure in a Salt Formation
Pressurized Cylindrical Cavern
Reinforced Tunnel Excavation
Simulation of Pull-Tests for Fully Bonded Rock Reinforcement
Subsidence above Horizontal Cut
Undrained Cylindrical Cavity Expansion in a Cam-Clay Medium
Wheel Load over a Buried Pipe
Punch Indentation of a Bonded Material
Mechanical Verification Problems
Infinite Cylinder in a Mohr-Coulomb Media
Infinite Cylinder in a Hoek-Brown Media
Rough Strip Footing on a Cohesive Frictionless Material (Prandtl’s Wedge)
Smooth Circular Footing on an Associated Mohr-Coulomb Material
Smooth Square Footing on a Cohesive Frictionless Material
Uniaxial Compressive Strength of a Jointed Material Sample
Drained and Undrained Triaxial Compression Test on a Cam-Clay Sample
Lined Circular Tunnel in an Elastic Medium with Anisotropic Stresses
Hydrodynamic Pressure Acting on a Dam
Development of Plastic Hinges in a Statically Loaded Beam
Simply Supported Isotropic Rectangular Plate under Combined Lateral and Direct Loads
Simply Supported Orthotropic Plate
Cylindrical Concrete Vault
Simple Beam — Two Equal Concentrated Loads — Beam Elements
Simple Beam — Two Equal Concentrated Loads — Shell Elements
Cantilever Beam with Applied Moment at Tip — Beam Elements
Cantilever Beam with Applied Moment at Tip — Shell Elements
Buckling of an Axially Loaded Beam
Axially Loaded Pile
Isotropic Rectangular Plate with Applied Pressure
Simple Test of Liner-Zone Interface Behavior
Free Vibration of a Cantilever Beam
Shear Wave Propagation in a Vertical Bar
Simple Slope in Hoek-Brown Material
Dynamic Problems
Procedure for Dynamic Mechanical Simulations: Dam Foundation
Procedure for Dynamic Coupled Mechanical/Groundwater Simulations: Dam Foundation Wet
Natural Periods of an Elastic Column
Comparison of FLAC3D to SHAKE for a Layered Linear-Elastic Soil Deposit
Comparison of FLAC3D to SHAKE for a Layered Nonlinear-Elastic Soil Deposit
Slip Induced by Harmonic Shear Wave
Artificial Viscosity
One-Dimensional Earthquake Excitation of a Uniform Layer
Spacial Variation in Damping
Hydrodynamic Pressure acting on a Dam
Block Under Gravity — Examining Damping Options
One-Zone Sample Loaded in Shear with Strain Rate Reversal
One-Zone Sample Exercised at Several Cyclic Strain Levels
Shaking Table Test: Simulation of the Liquefaction of a Layer
Shear Wave Loading of a Model with Free-Field Boundaries
Shear Wave On Stiff Wall In Soft Soil: Dynamic Multi-Stepping
Shear Wave Propagation in a Vertical Bar
Cyclic Undrained DSS Tests with P2PSand Model
Free Vibration of a Cantilever Beam
Factor of Safety Calculations
Failure of a Slope with a Complex Surface Profile in a Mohr-Coulomb Material
Influence of Slope Curvature on Stability
Simple Slope in Hoek-Brown Material
Automatic Calculation of a Stable Pit Slope Angle
Factor-of-Safety Contours
Structural Beam Examples
Tutorial: Braced support of a vertical excavation
Simple Beam — Two Equal Concentrated Loads — Beam Elements
Cantilever Beam with Applied Moment at Tip — Beam Elements
Buckling of an Axially Loaded Beam
Plastic Hinge Formation in a Beam Structure
Dewatered Construction of a Braced Excavation
Development of Plastic Hinges in a Statically Loaded Beam
Impermeable Concrete Caisson Wall with Pretensioned Tiebacks
Free Vibration of a Cantilever Beam
Structural Cable Examples
Reinforced Beam
Soil Nailing
Simulation of Pull-Tests for Fully Bonded Rock Reinforcement
Installation of a Triple-Anchored Excavation Wall
Impermeable Concrete Caisson Wall with Pretensioned Tiebacks
Excavation and Support of a Shallow Tunnel
Structural Pile Examples
Axially Loaded Pile
Laterally Loaded Pile
Simulation of Pull-Tests for Fully Bonded Rock Reinforcement
Reinforced Tunnel Excavation
Structural Shell Examples
Simple Beam — Two Equal Concentrated Loads — Shell Elements
Cantilever Beam with Applied Moment at Tip — Shell Elements
Plastic Hinge Formation in a Shell Structure
Isotropic Rectangular Plate with Applied Pressure
Advancing Lined Tunnel
Cylindrical Concrete Vault
Simply Supported Isotropic Rectangular Plate under Combined Lateral and Direct Loads
Simply Supported Orthotropic Plate
Excavation and Support of a Shallow Tunnel
Reinforced Tunnel Excavation
Wheel Load over a Buried Pipe
Sleeved Triaxial Test of a Bonded Material
Structural Geogrid Examples
Simple Test of Geogrid-Soil Interface Behavior
Geogrid Pull-out Test
Geogrid-Reinforced Embankment
Structural Liner Examples
Simple Test of Liner-Zone Interface Behavior
Demonstration of Large-Strain Sliding
Advancing Lined Tunnel (Slip at Liner-Soil Interface)
Liner-Reinforced Beam
Embedded Retaining Wall
Dewatered Construction of a Braced Excavation
Lined Circular Tunnel in an Elastic Medium with Anisotropic Stresses
Zone Interface Examples
Axial and Lateral Loading of a Concrete Pile
MohrT Model: Subsidence above Horizontal Cut
Reinforced Beam
Installation of a Triple-Anchored Excavation Wall
Zone Attach Examples
Procedure for Dynamic Mechanical Simulations: Dam Foundation
Procedure for Dynamic Coupled Mechanical/Groundwater Simulations: Dam Foundation Wet
Installation of a Triple-Anchored Excavation Wall
Reinforced Tunnel Excavation
Fluid Verification and Example Problems
Unsteady Groundwater Flow in a Confined Layer
One-Dimensional Filling of a Porous Region
Steady-State Fluid Flow with a Free Surface
Spreading of a Groundwater Mound
One-Dimensional Consolidation
Consolidation Settlement at the Center of a Strip Load
Transient Fluid Flow to a Well in a Shallow Confined Aquifer
Pressuremeter Test
Semi-confined Aquifer
Creep Verification and Example Problems
Maxwell/Burgers Model: Parallel-Plate Viscometer
WIPP-Type Models: Parallel-Plate Viscometer
Power Model: Cylindrical Cavity
Power-Mohr Model: Cylindrical Cavity
WIPP Model: Cylindrical Cavity
Power Model: Spherical Cavity
Maxwell Model: Oedometer Test
Kelvin Model: Oedometer Test
Maxwell/Kelvin/Burgers Model: Compression Test
Burgers-Mohr/Power-Mohr Model: Loading/Unloading Compression Test
WIPP-Drucker Model: Comparison with Drucker-Prager Model
WIPP-Drucker Model: Compression Test Showing Localization
WIPP-Salt Model: Hydrostatic Compression Test
WIPP-Salt Model: Shear Compression Test
Soft-Soil-Creep Model: Triaxial Consolidated Undrained Loading
Thermal Verification and Example Problems
Conduction in a Plane Sheet
Conduction in a Hollow Cylinder
Infinite Line Heat Source in an Infinite Medium
Thermal-Pore Pressure Coupled Response
1-D Solution of Thermal Transport by Forced Convection and Conduction
Steady-State Convection in a Saturated Porous Medium Heated from Above
Steady-State Convection in a Saturated Porous Medium Heated from Below
Hydration: Concrete Inclusion in an Elastic Medium
Hydration: Concrete Wall on Elastic Base Plate
Constitutive Model Tests
Mohr-Coulomb Model: Oedometer Test
Ubiquitous-Joint Model: Uniaxial Compressive Test
Double-Yield Model: Isotropic Compression Test
Modified Cam-Clay Model: Isotropic Consolidation Test
Hoek-Brown-PAC Model: Triaxial Compression Test
Hoek-Brown Model: Triaxial Compression Test
CYSoil Model: Isotropic Compression Test
CYSoil Model: Oedometer Test
CYSoil Model: Drained Triaxial Test - Constant Dilation
CYSoil Model: Drained Triaxial Test - Dilation Hardening
CYSoil Model: Undrained Triaxial Test
CHSoil Model: Drained Triaxial Test - Constant Pressure
PH Model: Comparison with Mohr-Coulomb Model
PH Model: Comparison without and with Small-Strain Stiffness
PH Model: Isotropic Compression Test
PH Model: Drained Triaxial Test
PH Model: Undrained Triaxial Test
PH Model: Oedometer Test
Swell Model: Single Zone Swell Test
MohrT Model: Single Zone Loading-Unloading Test
MohrT Model: Subsidence above Horizontal Cut
Soft-Soil Model: Undrained Triaxial Test
NorSand Model: Undrained Triaxial Test
PFC-FLAC3D Coupled Examples
Punch Indentation of a Bonded Material
Sleeved Triaxial Test of a Bonded Material
Geometry Data Examples
Geometry Data and Group Assignment
Command Filtering (Geometry Data as Part of a Range)
Increasing Discretization (Densifying) with Geometry Data