Mr Lachenicht has 25 years’ experience in mining geomechanics ranging from consulting, research projects, studies to mine operational experience. Over the course of his experience, positions held include manager, senior geotechnical engineer, geotechnical superintendent and principal geotechnical engineer roles with associated levels of responsibility.
This hands-on, virtual training course is 16 hours total, spread over four days in a 1.5-week period, and covers the analysis of embankment dams using FLAC.
Analyses of embankment dams and slopes using FLAC
This course is developed for those with little or no FLAC experience. Attendance is limited to ensure maximum interaction between attendees and instructor.
16 hours total of synchronous hands-on training separated over four days over a 1½-week period.
Module 1: Numerical and Constitutive Modeling and FISH
Module 2: Advanced Constitutive Modeling
Module 3: Two-Dimensional Analyses
Module 4: Seismic Analyses of Embankment Dams
Itasca Consulting Group is pleased to collaborate with Dr. Richard Armstrong on this course.
Dr. Richard Armstrong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at CSU, Sacramento and serves as an on-call Senior Engineer at GEI Consultants Inc.
Specializing in geotechnical earthquake engineering, Dr. Armstrong has research and project experience in the seismic evaluation of dams and other water-resource structures.
He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanics, computer programming, and geotechnical earthquake engineering. He also provides training in geotechnical modeling using FLAC (Itasca Consulting Group).
Dr. Armstrong is a member of ASCE, EERI, ASDSO, and USSD. He serves as a committee member on the USSD Earthquakes Committee.
Zoom video conferencing
2 Feb. 2021 - 11 Feb. 2021
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