FLAC3D Introductory Training Course 2019

Course Language 
  • English
Related Software 


Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

April 15 - 17, 2019 Plus Optional 4th Day April 18

Three Days, $2,500
50% Academic Discount Available, Fourth Day Additional US$500

Details and Description 

Itasca Consulting Group is pleased to offer an upcoming introductory training course for FLAC3D, version 6. The course consists of three days of general feature training addressing basic concepts and recommended procedures for geotechnical numerical analysis.

Topics to be covered during the three-day course include:

  • Introduction to FLAC3D
  • Model Generation
  • Mechanical Modeling
  • Groundwater
  • Structural Support
  • Example applications including slope stability, supported tunnels and surface excavations.

This year we are also offering the option of a fourth day of training on an additional topic at a cost of $500. Choices include the following:

  • Griddle
  • Advanced FISH
  • Dynamics
  • One-on-One Session
  • Also for the cost of $500, you may choose four hours of one-on-one time with an Itasca employee to discuss topics that your individual needs. This option is subject to availability. 

If you are unsure which topic best suits your needs, you have the option of choosing or changing fourth day topics during the week of training.


Dr. Russell is a software engineer with a background in mechanics and fluid dynamics, both theoretical and computational. He has participated in the design of Itasca software for more than 10 years.

Zorica   Dr. Radaković-Guzina: Senior Engineer


Dr. Radaković-Guzina's research has focused on the areas of structural dynamics, non-destructive characterization of concrete, damage mechanics, and wave propagation. She is responsible for FORTRAN and C/C++ programming development and support for Itasca's FLAC and FLAC3D software, and she assists with the development and testing of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) for Itasca codes.


Dr. Varun is a geotechnical engineer with specialization in earthquake engineering and soil dynamics. He has experience with analytical and numerical modeling and has been involved with projects related to seismic hazard mitigation for waterfront structures, dynamic response of foundations, site response, and soil-structure interaction.

Who Should Attend? 

This course is suitable for new FLAC3D users as well as more experienced users who want to become familiar using the features available in FLAC3D version 6.

What to Bring? 

Each participant must have a computer with administrative rights and windows 7, 8, or 10.


The course will be held at The Depot, Renaissance Hotel:

225 3rd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55401

The Depot
225 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
United States