Displacements near the Face of an Advancing Shaft

Software:
FLAC 8.0
Example Write-Up:
Walk-Through: 
Runs in Demo: 
No
Level: 
INT
Consulting Service: 
Details and Description: 

FLAC simulates the excavation and installation of lining support for an advancing monolithic precast concrete shaft.  The simulation is performed using the axisymmetric geometry configuration in FLAC.  Three analyses are performed: (1) an unlined shaft is modeled and results compared to an analytical solution, (2) a concrete lining is added represented by zones, and (3) a concrete lining is added represented by axisymmetric shell structural elements.   

Keywords: 
  • Multistage excavation
  • lining support
  • concrete shaft
  • axisymmetry
  • shell structural elements
Materials: 
  • Chalk
  • Concrete
Analyses: 
  • Fluid Flow
  • Static