Archive: March 2014

PFC 5.0 Coming Soon!

A completely new PFC will be released very soon. If you currently own PFC 4, you have one week left to pre-purchase the upgrade at a substantial savings! Amongst many new features, the new version of PFC allows you to:

Run larger models faster; Construct models more simply and quickly; and Incorporate multi-physics into your models.
Now Featuring Interactive Meshing

Minneapolis, MN (March 20, 2014) Itasca is happy to announce the release of the latest version of its KUBRIX Geo suite of mesh generation tools for earth sciences. KUBRIX Geo works in concert with Itasca’s 3D geomechanical software products. Many improvements have been made to the tetrahedral/hexahedral and convex blocking capabilities of KUBRIX Geo that place it at the forefront of today's mesh generation tools.

Itasca launches the newest version of its Universal Distinct Element Code

Minneapolis, MN (March 18, 2014) Itasca announces today the release of UDEC Version 6, a geomechanical numerical modeling software for use in discontinuous media. UDEC is a very popular two-dimensional product that excels in modeling jointed rock and blocky structures. Joint models and properties can be assigned to individual or multiple sets of discontinuities.

Itasca’s spring training is fast approaching and there is still some space available. Training schedules and registration material can be accessed here. These introductory software courses are geared toward practicing engineers who routinely deal with problems in areas such as soil, rock mechanics and groundwater. The courses are project-oriented, and walk attendees through practical examples while sharing expert tips and recommendations on best practices.

Itasca is happy to announce the Itasca Education Partnership (IEP) software training scholarship application is now available online. This scholarship is for students who are interested in attending our spring software training courses in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The application form is available for download here www.itascainternational.com/about/education.php.