• PLAXIS 2D Suite

    Geo-engineering projects made easy

Complete 2D Geotechnical Software package

Perform two-dimensional analysis of deformation and stability in geotechnical engineering and rock mechanics with PLAXIS 2D Suite. This powerful and user-friendly finite element package is used worldwide by top engineering companies and institutions in the civil and geotechnical engineering industry on projects of all types, ranging from excavations, embankment, and foundations to tunneling, mining, and reservoir geomechanics. 

PLAXIS 2D Suite also includes the following modules:

  • Create finite element models

    • Efficiently create models with a logical geotechnical workflow. Define everything from complex soil profiles or geological cross-sections to structural elements, such as piles, anchors, geotextiles, and prescribed loads and displacements. Import geometry from CAD-files. Automatically mesh to create a finite element mesh almost immediately.
  • Analyze the effects of vibrations in the soil

    • Analyze the effects of man-made or natural seismic vibrations in soil with PLAXIS 3D Dynamics. Perform analyses on the effects of vibrations in the soil from earthquakes, pile driving, vehicle movement, heavy machinery, or train travel.
  • Perform time dependent groundwater analysis

    • Assign time-dependent variation or fluxes to water levels, model boundaries, or soil boundaries to simulate various complex hydrological conditions.
  • Account for the effects of heat flow

    • Consider the effects of heat flow on the hydraulic and the mechanical behavior of soils and structures in your geotechnical designs. Perform thermal analysis to anticipate and react to potential stability issues, such as foundation challenges in arctic areas.
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