Ms. Nelson has over 20 years with Itasca Consulting Group serving as Coordinator of Itasca’s Software Services and Administrative Support Manager.
FLAC3D TMis a numerical modeling code for advanced geotechnical analysis of soil, rock, and structural support in three dimensions. FLAC3D is used in analysis, testing, and design by geotechnical, civil, and mining engineers.
This FLAC3D V7.0 training course accommodates new and experienced users. It will be based on examples that attendees will develop and run by themselves to better grasp the mechanics of using FLAC3D V7.0, the key underlying calculation principles and the spectrum of available features. Attendees are encouraged to bring one of their specific cases that may be discussed.
The upcoming 70th annual Highway Geology Symposium will be held in Portland, Oregon, October 21st through October 24th, 2019.
Jim Hazzard is a geological engineer with a Ph.D. in geophysics. He has extensive experience in software development for geomechanics and he is currently the Software Manager at Itasca Consulting Group, as well as product manager and primary developer for 3DEC.
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
U.S. MinneapolisItasca Consulting Group, Inc.
office: +1 (612) 371-4711
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Ryan has experience in the design of underground excavations for utilities and occupancy. He also has experience in the design of the rehabilitation of underground tunnels including repair of tunnel liners and grout design for void filling.
He conducts vibration assessment and monitoring; planning, installation and monitoring of structural and geotechnical instrumentation; in-situ soil modulus measurements; and design of underground construction in soil and rock.
B.S. (Geological Engineering), 2001
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Member and Past President: Minnesota Geotechnical Society
American Society of Civil Engineers