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Numerics in Geotechnics and Structures

ZSoil & Structures – selected contributions from 2007 to 2021

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CONSTITUTIVE ASPECTS

Andrzej Truty
Krzysztof Podles
Cracow University of Technology and ZACE Services
Analysis of RC concrete structures subject to elevated temperatures in ZSoil v2018

A. Truty
Cracow University of Technology and ZACE Services
Krzysztof Podles
Cracow University of Technology and ZACE Services
Extension of plastic damage model to handle fire problems. Recent developments

A. Truty
Cracow University of Technology, ZACE Services Ltd
Modeling fire problems in ZSoil

A. Truty
Cracow University of Technology and ZACE Services
T. Zimmermann
ZACE Services
Krzysztof Podles
Cracow University of Technology and ZACE Services
Jan Szarlinski
prof.em. Cracow University of Technology
Creep and aging in nonlinear models for concrete

A. Truty
ZACE Services Ltd
New damage-plastic model for concrete in ZSoil 2016

R. Obrzud
GeoMod ing. conseils SA
Constitutive Virtual Laboratory or assistance in parameter determination in ZSoil v2016

Aleksander Urbański
Cracow University of Technology
Filip Pachla
Cracow University of Technology, KROZ
Karolina Wartak-Dobosz
KROZ
An orthotropic elasto-plasticdamage model of masonry. Implementation as ZSoil user model

R. Obrzud
GeoMod ing. conseils SA
Parameter determination in Zsoil 2014. New toolbox for an automated parameter identification from laboratory curves

R. Obrzud,
GeoMod ing. conseils SA
Parameter determination for advanced constitutive models in ZSoil Part 1

R. Obrzud
GeoMod ing. conseils SA
Parameter determination for advanced constitutive models in ZSoil Part 2

A. Truty,
Cracow University of Technology & ZACE Services Ltd
Hoek-Brown model for description of short and long term behavior of rocks

Liang SUN,
Laboratory of Rock Mechanics(LMR), EPFL
Micromechanism Investigation of Geomaterials using Particle Manifold Method (PMM)

A. Truty,
Cracow University of Technology & ZACE Services Ltd
Constitutive aspects in time history analysis. ZSoil 2012

M. Hofmann,
ALPINE BeMo Tunnelling GmbH,Iinnsbruck, Austria
Modelling aging shotcrete: parameter identification and application

M. Hohberg,
IUB Bern
Softening in rock mechanics – a useful concept ?

R. Obrzud,
GeoMod ing. conseils SA
On the use of the Hardening Small Strain model

A. Truty,
ZACE Services Ltd
Hardening Soil model with small strain stiffness

A. Truty,
ZACE Services Ltd
Calibration of Modified ECP-Hujeux model

A. Mellal,
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, P. Bellwald, Aigle
Implementation of a user-defined constitutive law for shales in Z_Soil

DAMS

Yin Ji
LI Xiang
Shanghai Geotechnical Investigation & Design, co,.ltd.
Prelimilary Slope Stability Analysis in Kenya
Karimenu II Dam Water Supply Works Project

A.Mellal, Stucky Ing. Conseils SA
Static and Dynamic Analyses of Concrete Dams

A.Mellal, Stucky Ing. Conseils SA
Evaluation of the behaviour of an arch-gravity dam featuring a pre-existing crack

A.Mellal, Stucky Ing. Conseils SA
Seismic safety of a buttress dam and appurtenant structures – 3D static and dynamic analyses

A.Mellal, Stucky Ing. Conseils SA
Heightening of an existing gravity dam – static and dynamic analyses

A. Urbański, Cracow University of Technology & ZACE Services Ltd
Modeling of thermal, filtration and mechanical phenomena in selected sections of a gravity dam

S. Commend and F. Geiser, GeoMod ing. conseils SA
Case study. Stability of an earthdam

F. Geiser and S. Commend, GeoMod ing. conseils SA
Seismic verification of a dam

DYNAMICS & PUSHOVER ANALYSIS

M. Preisig ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Lausanne Dynamic soil-structure interaction analysis: Case study of a 6-story building.

M. Roby
GeoMod,  France
Nonlinear transient seismic analysis of harbours

M. Preisig
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Time history dynamic analyses of geotechnical structures

A. Truty
Cracow University of Technology, Poland & ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
Dynamic simulations using Domain Reduction Method for single and two-phase media

S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Pushover analysis with ZSOIL taking soil into account

M. Preisig
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Time history dynamic analyses of geotechnical structures

S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Seismic assessment of embankments and breakwaters through pseudo-static analysis with ZSOIL

S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Pushover analysis with ZSOIL

A. Truty
Cracow University of Technology, Poland & ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
Dynamics in ZSoil 2012/2013

A. Truty
Cracow University of Technology, Poland & ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
Geodynamics in ZSoil 2012

S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
3D push-over analysis of a motorway exit

A. Truty
ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
Dynamics in Z_Soil 2010. Current stage and future development

T. Zimmermann
ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
Nonlinear Dynamic Finite Element Analysis in Z_Soil

EXCAVATIONS

D. Vernay, R. Obrzud
Karakas-Français, Lausanne, Switzerland
An integrated framework for adaptive design and monitoring of deep excavations based on advanced data visualisation.

R. Obrzud, T. Meynet
Karakas & Francais SA, Switzerland
Tunnel displacements induced by a deep excavation.
Comparison of large scale model predictions and measurements for the O’Vives metro station (CEVA) in Geneva

Yin Ji,  Wei Jiaqi
Shanghai Geotechnical Investigation & Design, co, Ltd, China
Effects of deep excavation on adjacent tunnels

S. Wattel
GeoMod ing. conseils SA
Using AI to predict excavation behaviour without calculations

Yin Ji,  Wei Jiaqi
Shanghai Geotechnical Investigation & Design, co, Ltd, China
Numerical analysis of a shaft excavation considering installation and joint permeability of diaphragm wall

R. Obrzud
Karakas & Francais SA and Rafal Obrzud Ing. Conseil
ZACE Services, Switzerland
A. Truty
Cracow University of Technology and ZACE Services, Switzerland
Krzysztof Podles
Cracow University of Technology and ZACE Services, Switzerland
Large scale modeling and simulations with ZSOIL

R. Obrzud
Karakas & Francais SA, Switzerland
Examples of large-scale simulations of soil-structure interaction with ZSoil

S. Hartmann, R. Obrzud
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Selected aspects of designing deep excavations using ZSoil.PC

R. Obrzud
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
The use of ZSoil for complex, large scale 3D simulations of a deep excavation in soft soils

A. Truty
ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
Application of HS-small model to deep excavations and foundation rafts

F. Geiser, S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Numerical Simulation of Earthworks and Retaining System for an Excavation

FOUNDATIONS

R. Obrzud, D. Vernay
Karakas & Français SA, Switzerland
K. Podles
Zace Services SA, Switzerland & Cracow University of Technology, Poland
Modelling of raft foundations accounting for global rigidity of a building structure and time effects.

Yin Ji
GEOFEM Shanghai, China
Foundation optimal design of complex super high-rise with zsoil.pc

Yin Ji
GEOFEM Shanghai, China
Settlement prediction of super highrise
Settlement prediction of super highrise – Animation

S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Tackling liquefaction problems with ZSOIL

Yin Ji
GEOFEM Shanghai, China
Geotechnical Investigation & Design, co,.ltd.GEOFEMSolve complicated geotechnical problems caused by design changing of a high rise building under construction with Zsoil.pc

Yin Ji,
GEOFEM Shanghai, China
Excavation and foundation settlement analysis of a 700m+ high-rise

R. Obrzud
GeoMod ing.conseils SA, Switzerland
C. Chappuis
IUB Engineering, Switzerland
Settlement prediction of a pile foundation for bridge abutment. A large scale 3D modelling using ZSoil

R. Obrzud,
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Concrete foundations for pipes and turbines FE modelling of complex 3D geometries in ZSoil

Yin Ji
Shanghai Geotechnical Investigation & Design, co, Ltd.GEOFEM, China
Settlement Prediction of a 606m Super high-rise

A. Truty
ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
Modeling large foundation rafts

F. Geiser and S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Case study. Settlement analysis of an industrial building

MUDSLIDES

M. Preisig
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Coupled hydro-mechanical landslide simulation

Th. Zimmermann
ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
M. Preisig
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Mudslide and debris flows simulations

M. Preisig and Th. Zimmermann
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Switzerland
Numerical simulation of mudflows

M. Preisig and Th. Zimmermann
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Switzerland
DEBRIS FLOWS & MUD SLIDES: A Lagrangian method for two-phase flow simulation

DEEP FOUNDATIONS

A. Truty
Cracow University of Technology, Poland and ZACE Services, Switzerland
Modeling piles/barettes as 1D inserts in 3D continuum yielding limited mesh dependency effect.

A. Urbański, M. Grodecki, Ł. Cabak
Cracow University of Technology, Poland
Pile systems securing roads against landslide

U. Ekdahl
Ekdahl Geo, Sweden
B. Berggen
Berggren Tech, Sweden
JET GROUTED COLUMNS – A CASE RECORD

Yin Ji
Shanghai Geotechnical Investigation & Design, co, Ltd., GEOFEM, China
Practice of Pile Foundation Treatment Based on ZSOIL.PC

S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Ph. Menétrey
INGPHI SA, Lausanne, Switzerland
3D pile test with loading frame

ROADS

Yin Ji
Li Xiang
Shanghai Geotechnical Investigation & Design, Co, Ltd , China
Numerical analysis of a road construction above a tunnel based on the construction procedure and tunnel measurement data

R. Sonney, M. Hohberg
IUB Engineering, Switzerland
Refurbishment of Road Infrastructure ‒ FE Analysis in Steep Slopes

F. Geiser, S. Commend,
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Ph. Menetrey
ingPhi SA, Lausanne, Switzerland
Ph. Schwab,
De Cérenville,Géotechnique SA, Ecublens, Switzerland
Comparison between predicted and measured settlements on a road project

SLOPES & WALLS

A. Truty
Cracow University of Technology, Poland and ZACE Services, Switzerland
On consistent nonlinear analysis of soil structure interaction problems using ZSoil.
Diaphragm wall case study

S. Kivell
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
ZSwalls, a standalone software dedicated to the analysis of stability and deformation of retaining walls

A. Trut, K. Podleś
Cracow University of Technology and ZACE Services, Switzerland
Analysis of influence of creep and damage on stress resultants and deformations in diaphragm walls

A. Truty
Cracow University of Technology, ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
In situ stress disturbance caused by diaphragm wall installation in overconsolidated quarternary cohesive soils

M. Hohberg
IUB Engineering, Switzerland
Modelling anchors in retaining walls

M. Hohberg
IUB Engineering, Switzerland
FEM analysis of anchoring an old retaining wall against earthquakes

A. Urbański
Cracow University of Technology & ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
Saving a building structure in a landslide. ZSoil simulation and EC-based design procedure

A. Urbański
Cracow University of Technology & ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
2D/3Danalysis of soldier pile wall(„Berlin”type). Case study of a disaster

B. Kister
HSLU, Lucern, Switzerland
Analysis of the as-is-state of old natural stone barriers

U. Ekdahl
LTH, Sweden
The landslide at Småröd in december 2006. Why did it happened?

A. Truty, K. Piotrowski and K. Dziewoński
Cracow University of Technology, Poland
3D Modeling of Progressive Deformation of Kościuszko’s Mound at Kraków

TUNNELS

M. Hohberg, IUB Bern, Switzerland
Prediction of Deformations and Dimensioning of Lining for a Deep Tunnel in Squeezing Rock.

S. Kivell
Geomod SA, Switzerland
Rhino with ZSTools & Gmsh as alternatives for geometry / mesh generation.

M. Brandtner
IGT Geotechnik und Tunnelbau, Austria
Complex Design Situations require complex model assumptions

Ch. Berger
Emch+Berger AG Bern, Switzerland
Non-Linear Deflection-Force Application. Underground Train Station of Berne

A. Mellal, C. Cekerevac
Stucky SA, Switzerland
T. Hoch
Gruner AG, Switzerland
Structural effects of the settlement of a multi-storey building due to an urban tunnel excavation

P. Jemec, D. Frank, A. Levicar
ELEA iC d.o.o. Civil engineering and consulting, Slovenia
Zsoil in today’s projects

M. Hohberg
IUB Engineering, Switzerland
Tunnel Analysis in Debris & Soft Rock – some tricks and …

M. Brandtner
IGT Geotechnik und Tunnelbau, Austria
Design of unreinforced Inner Linings in Tunnels with ZSOIL Nonlinear Beams

M. Monfared, L. Fournier-Bidoz, E. Rigaud, E. Garin, T. Kazerani
BG Consulting Engineers, Switzerland
Finite element simulation of a tunnel excavation in an urban environment: case study of the CEVA project

S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Two-dimensional FE analysis on the influence of jet grouting on displacements around a tunnel

Françoise Geiser
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Cut and Cover study: 2D and 3D analyses

R. Obrzud
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, E. GARIN, BG Ingénieurs Conseils, Lausanne, Switzerland
Excavation analysis of a large-scale underground power plant cavern: 2D and 3D FE analyses

D. Tendon, A. Bisetti and J. L’Eplattenier
GVH ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Graitery Tunnel– Use of Zsoil for complex excavations

F. Geiser and S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
J. Crisinel
De Cerenville, Switzerland
Cut and cover tunnel study with ZSOIL 3D

B. Correia, L. Leal and L.R. Sousa
University of Porto, Portugal
An Innovative Underground Power Sheme, Numerical Modeling

OTHER CASE STUDIES

D. Vernay
Karakas & Francais SA, Switzerland
Improving simulation predictions of wind around buildings using measurements

O. Koc
IGT GmbH, Austria
Daily work flow using Python and ZSoil Python API

M. Preisig
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
ZSBridge: A ZSoil pre-processing tool for Rhino 3D

M. Hostnik
Elea IC, Slovenia
Very large & complex 3D models

S. Kivell
S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Large 3D model to estimate the impact of a construction project on groundwater flow

A. Urbański
Cracow University of Technology, Poland
K. Podleś
Cracow University of Technology, Poland and ZACE Services, Switzerland
The 2D/3D method of filtration and stability analysis of a slope with dewatering wells

A. Urbański
Cracow University of Technology, Poland
Multi-scale analysis of a flow to drainage tubes

K. Hedkvist
S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
P. Lestuzzi
IMAC-EPFL, Switzerland
Damage detection via eigenfrequencies: numerical simulations and in situ experiments

M. Preisig
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
Interpolating geological layers with Kriging

A. Urbański
A. Truty
Cracow University of Technology, Poland
Stability of heavy machinery moving on a weak subsoil

A. Truty
ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
Large strain analysis in ZSoil

T. Kazerani, M. Monfared, E. Garin, N. Nilipour
BG Consulting Engineers, Switzerland
Underground Modelling by Zsoil:A Practical Experience over the Software’s Strengths and Development Requirements

E. Vargas Jr.
PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
R. Leal e Sousa
MIT, Cambridge, USA
L. Ribeiroe Sousa ,
Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, Beijing, China
H. Manchao,
Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, Beijing, China
Contributions on Numerical Modeling and Risk Assessment of CO2 Injection Processes on Carboniferous Formations

M. Wszołek , P. Milczarek, K. Ryż,
Cracow University of Technology, Poland
A. Urbański,
Cracow University of Technology, Poland & ZACE Services Ltd, Switzerland
Analysis of folded steel shell-earth bridge

U. Ekdahl,
PEAB
Prediction of vibration and design of vibroisolation for the next generation Swedish synchroton radiation facility MAX IV

S. Commend
GeoMod ing. conseils SA, Switzerland
D. Pahud
SUPSI
J.C. Hadorn
Base Consultants SA
C. Cornu
Bonnard+Gardel SA, Switzerland
Ground heat storage pre-dimensioning

LANDSLIDES

I. Ripoche, C. Jost
HEFR, Fribourg, Switzerland
Towards real-time FE modelling of rain induced slope instabilities.